I love makeup and recently have purchased a bunch of new products that changed up my routine and I looove them so I thought I would share!
my makeup drawer all divided up by category – love!
First, I apply the Pixi Flawless and Poreless Primer (found at Target)
This is probably my favorite new product! I never applied primer before but after buying and using this product I’ll never go without primer again. Let me tell you, if you don’t use a primer your mind is about to get blown! It makes such a huge difference in the way my makeup looks when I use the primer versus when I don’t.
Next, if I am going out/applying nighttime makeup I apply the tinted moisturizer – I think I saw this product on Shasta’s blog
This product is pretty good, it evens out your face pretty well and sets a good base.
Then I use the Pixi eye bright kit (found at Target). AMAZE. this is my other favorite product. I almost freaked when it went missing last week. There are four different colors I mostly just use the brightest white one for under my eyebrows and in the crease of my eyes. It really brightens up my eyes- I have always used a highlighter under my eyebrow but this one you can actually see for hours and in pictures! and sometimes I use the pink if I want to highlight my cheek bone.
Then I set with a dash of powder bronzer and contour my cheeks
I use the E.L.F. contour brush (LOVE- Target)
and Cargo Bronzer – this giant thing is only $32
Next, I apply a dash of my NARS orgasm blush with this new E.L.F. blush I bought and looooove the look. The NARS is a great bronzed blush look but this brighter E.L.F. color brightens up my cheeks a lot! perfect for summer!
Then I start doing my eye makeup! I know you are really supposed to do your eyes first but I like to do them last….make sure to knock off excess shadow on your brush so it doesn’t ruin your face makeup!
I use my new E.L.F. brushes, o.m.g. big THANK YOU to Lindsey aka The Bargain Blonde for introducing me to these amazing tools found at Target. Why are they so great, you ask? 1. The length: They are really long, I love loooong brushes I feel like I have more control. 2. Every brush has the name on it so you won’t ever forget what its used for
3. The quality: LOOK at that contour below.
4. the PRICE! great quality brushes for $1-2 a piece! How can you beat that??
I use a variety of different cheapo eye shadows but this one from Rimmel is my favorite.
Then I put a little eyeliner only on top
And then apply my new favorite mascara
Cover girl Lash blast. Love the big wand this stuff makes my eyelashes so full and long!
Here is me out this weekend with all of these products on
So there you have it! All of my favorite makeup products! And even better… they are all affordable! I love makeup but cannot stand to empty my wallet on items that I feel you can get the same look for so much cheaper!
What are your favorite affordable products?