I want new make up bag contents...
So what make up does everyone wear? :-)
Foundation, powder, blush/bronzer?
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- 27-03-2011 22:42
- 27-03-2011 23:01
Bare Escentials foundation in fairly light-mineral foundation is the best foundation I've ever used. Primer and eye primer by bare escentials too.
Blusher is Ruby and Millie face gloss or benefit dandelion depending on how I feel.
Concealer is miss sporty- pale enough for me even if it isn't the best.
I have a mix of eyeshadows, lipsticks and glosses. Models own eyeliner atm, which is pretty good.
- 27-03-2011 23:04
anything nars,bobbie brown etc!
- 28-03-2011 03:43
Bourjois Healthy Mix foundation or MAC Face & Body.
Collection 2000 lasting perfection concealer - such a bargain with brilliant coverage.
Bourjois chocolate bronzer.
Collection 2000 Big Fake mascara.
Urban Decay eyeshadow.
- 28-03-2011 03:59
I don't wear all of these at once obviously buuuut:
Mac strobe cream
Laura Mercier silk creme foundation
Mac loose powder
Mac Select Cover up
Bobbi Brown corrector
Natural Collection lip gloss
No7 eye shadows
Mac eye shadows
No7 tinted moisturiser
Sleek gel liner
Gosh lip liners
No7 + Barry M nail varnish
- 28-03-2011 07:24
MAC Face & Body
- 28-03-2011 12:28
I use a few different brands.
I use Chanel for lipstick and translucent powder.
MAC for eyeshadows and fluidline liner.
Barry M for basic black pencil eyeliner.
Estee Lauder mascara.
Benefit benetint blusher.
- 28-03-2011 13:25
I don't wear make-up, but I do find using a face scrub, followed by Toner stuff, followed by Matt Moisturiser (stops skin looking shiny ) works ok
Doesn't clog up your pores and is totally natural - maybe that's worth a go??
- 28-03-2011 13:29
- 28-03-2011 13:31
No7 Matte foundation.
Benefit Boing concealer.
Too Face Injection mascara/Bourjois mascara.
Maybelline gel eyeliner.
Urban Decay eyeshadow with primer.
- 28-03-2011 13:47
Primer is the best thing ever - makes foundation look ten times better! Benefit's PoreFessional is amazing and well worth the money. It's beige coloured too (as opposed to white like most) but suits all skin tones - I use this on my nose and cheeks. Clarins Instant Smooth primer is good too, although I use this more on my forehead and chin. Both don't feel greasy
I use Benefit's 'That Gal' occasionally too - a good investment, although I only use it on my cheeks - not best on the T-zone.
Another staple that improves the look of foundation is Clarins Beauty Flash Balm - every girl should own this product! It 'sets' foundation so it won't move all day. I've got oily skin and this is amazing. Best way to use it is to put a thin layer on then put foundation on straight away but it sinks in (although if you use PoreFessional it won't sink in at all).
Foundation wise I've just brought L'Oreal roll-on foundation - the first time I used it I hated it but once I experimented I found it gave flawless coverage, staying power is good too. I don't like the roller thing, so may see what else they've got in their range. I was using Matte Morphose (can't remember brand, sorry) - it's not fantastic, no staying power.
I use Clinique's Almost Powder face powder to set my make-up again - I put it on with No7's kabuki brush
I use 'Confessions of a Concealaholic' for concealer (Boi-ing and Erase Paste). I never put concealer on my spots though, I'd rather it hurry up and die rather than prolong it by slathering it in concealer - the above are usually enough anyway. Would recommend this kit! Great for if you're staying out etc.
Blush wise I use SugarBomb by Benefit -EVERYONE SHOULD OWN THIS. It's flexible and gorgeous! Someone brought me Hoola by Benefit too, and I like that, I only use a tiny bit though! I've got a Smashbox bronzer too - that's nice
Maybelline's new EyeStudio Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner 24H is very, very good - I'd invest in that! L'Oreal Volume Million Lashes - yes yes yes yes yes.
MUA's £1 eyeshadow's are brilliant - you can pick those up from Superdrug. Benefit's Dandy Brandy eyeshadow is a good natural daytime look.
It's worth investing in some good primer, foundation etc as you don't want to be reapplying constantly etc. I do a lot of researching before purchasing the more expensive brands so I don't waste money - I'd hate to spend £20/£30 on something and never use it. Also, I only buy things I know I need.
If you want a more thorough review on any product, just ask The bold products are ones I'd recommend over and above the rest.Last edited by *BB*; 28-03-2011 at 13:49.
- 28-03-2011 19:43
Rimmel eyebrow pencil in one of the brown shades, Natural Collection curling mascara in brown, black eyeliner on my lower lashes with dark blue eyeshadow on top and Vaseline.
- 28-03-2011 21:54
My daytime make up:
Natural Collections tinted moisturiser
Rimmel pale gold eyeshadow (its practically a shimmery skin colour!)
Barry M eyeliner
Collection 2000 big fake mascara
My evening make up:
Rimmel Matte Mousse foundation
Collection 2000 bronzer
A smokey eye shadow pallette
Barry M liquid eyeliner
Barry M eyeliner
Collection 2000 big fake mascara
Clinque lipgloss or lipstick
- 28-03-2011 21:56
On a daily basis I wear:
Maybelline Mineral Concealor
ELF mineral powder foundation
If I am going for a night out, I go the whole hog and do a full face of makeup, favourite foundation is Bourjois Healthy Mix cos it has healthy ingredients and smells delish, and I use the Sleek Storm pallette to do a neutral smokey eye.
- 29-03-2011 00:51
I'm looking at getting some new make up too, possibly mac
At the moment i use:
Rimmel lasting 25 foundation in Ivory.
Barry M Natural dazzle blusher...although just read its actually bronzer, oops!
Rimmel lash accelerator mascara until i lost it so now im stuck with X10 volume flash mascara by rimmel which i dont like until i get more money!
And i usually use a powder over my foundation which is a cheapy one from boots, not sure who its by
Anddddd some pink vaseline on my lips.
Looking at getting maybe some eyeliner and eye shadows from mac, although i cant apply eyeliner at all
- 29-03-2011 00:53
nars foundation & concealer (breaking out )
l'oreal liquid liner
- 29-03-2011 00:56
maybelline gel eyeliner
vaseline on lips
thats all haha
but i have loads of make up, just dont wear it.
- 29-03-2011 01:03
Some really good products in my opinion are,
-Chantecaille eyebrow pencil
-Shu uemura gel eyeliner +eyeliner brush
-Lancome - hypnosise mascara - AMAZING
-Laura Mercier tinted moisturiser
-Nars Blush in orgasm
-Body shop foundation
-Natural Selection blush - Sugar Plum
-Most Loreal mascaras
-Benefit hula bronzer
have fun xx
- 29-03-2011 01:05
- 29-03-2011 01:11
Max Factor lasting performance foundation (I swear by this - has amazing coverage and lasts for ages. I haven't bought another brand for years)
GOSH mascara (got it in a gift set for Xmas and thought it'd be rubbish but it's amazing! Makes my eyelashes look so long )
Max Factor or Bourjois blusher
Max Factor lipstick/lipgloss/lip balm (depending on how i'm feeling!) or good old Carmex
...that's about it. I'm a Max Factor kinda girl