My Everyday Makeup Routine

Happy Thursday loves! Today I’m bringing you a really exciting post, which is my everyday makeup routine. I wear a variation of this look most of the time when I wear makeup. I will sometimes change up my eyeshadow or lip color, but this is pretty standard for me!

I start by moisturizing with my Benefit Cosmetics Total Moisture Facial Cream, which I apply to my entire face. I then apply the Benefit Porefessional face primer to the areas of my face where I have large pores, and the E.L.F Shadow Lock Eyelid Primer to my eyelids.

 

Next, I use the Maybelline MasterCamo Color Correcting Kit to correct and conceal. I use the yellow tone under my eyes to hide my under-eye circles and the green tone on areas of my face that are red and patchy. Then I use the lighter of the two concealer colors to cover up the yellow and green.

 

After concealer, I use the L’Oreal Infallible Total Cover foundation. I love this foundation because it’s lightweight and you only need a tiny bit to cover your whole face which is super great for day-long makeup.

 

For my eyebrows, I use an old Maybelline eyeshadow quad which has a nice dark brown powder. I use and angled brush to apply the color to my brows and shape them a bit. Then I use a little spoolie to distribute the color more evenly and help my hair fall into place better.

 

I use two eyeshadow palettes/collections for my eyes. The first is the Colourpop Mile High kit which I love. I use Truth on my entire lid with a fluffy lid brush.

 

Next, from the Covergirl trunaked Nude palette, I apply Cocoa, a matte brown into my outer corner and crease with a buffing eyeshadow brush, and blend with a blending brush.

 

I also use Sable, from the same palette that is a matte black with a wide angled brush to line my upper lash line. I also blend this out a bit with the same blending brush.

 

Up next I curl my lashes and use the Benefit Roller Lash mascara. My lashes are long but they stick straight out, and so this mascara is perfect because it gives my lashes a boost and helps them hold a curl.

 

And here’s my finished eye look!

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Next I contour, blush, and highlight. I use the contour powder from the Maybelline MasterContour palette with a flat topped contour brush under my cheekbones, on the high points of my forehead, and under my jaw.

 

Then I use the Benefit Dandelion blush with a fluffy blush brush on my cheekbones. I love this bright pink for summer because it gives me such a nice glow.

 

For highlight, I use my Nyx Strobe of Genius palette, which I’ve reviewed here. I use the bottom right color, which looks kind of golden but actually goes on a nice bright white highlight. I use a very fluffy highlight brush to give a super dewy look.

 

And here’s my finished face look.

 

The last step of my everyday makeup look is lipstick! Recently I’ve been wearing the Revlon Balm Stain in 001 honey.

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And here is the completed look!

 

I love this look because it’s light and still looks nice and put together. I feel comfortable wearing this look to school, parties, or out with friends.

What are your essentials for your daily makeup routine?

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