It might not be spring, but your makeup bag could do with some spring-cleaning. We tend to accumulate trendy, fad-worthy, makeup over time. But they aren’t really products you use on a daily basis. If you think about it, you only need a few, versatile products, to create a diverse multitude of looks. Source Beauty is here to provide you with some inspiration to guide you on your path to building the perfect makeup bag.
Moisturizer: Rhea Beauty, Dermaging Collagen Cream
The most important step of any makeup routine is the one you do right before. Prep your skin correctly with a super hydrating moisturizer so that you get that from-within glow. This one from rhea beauty will hydrate and will help you tackle those fine lines and wrinkles.
Primer: Huda Beauty, Complexion Perfection Pre-Makeup Base
Create a smooth base with this Huda Beauty Primer. The ultra hydrating formula will moisturize your skin and create a base that will grip makeup to your skin and improve wearability.
Concealer: Bourjois, Radiance Reveal Concealer
Brighten your under eyes with a product that’s (at most) two shades lighter than your natural skin tone. Concealers can also work as highlighters for the high points of your face and can help give you a naturally sculpted look without heavily contouring.
Blending Sponge: Beauty Tools, The Traditional Baby Pink
A sponge is a necessity to complete any makeup look. They help you blend, contour, and create a flawless complexion. This sponge has a precision tip that is perfect for narrow area applications and its wide curves are great for dabbing the product onto the skin.
Blush: Essentials, Cream Blush in Pink Berry
This cream blush will help you create a dewy, youthful glow. The buildable, blendable and incredibly long-lasting formula delivers perfect color and a gorgeous glow.This is a very handy product that doesn’t require a brush, and can easily be thrown into your bag.
Bronzer: Huda Beauty, GloWish Soft Radiance Bronzing Powder
A bronzer is a flexible, multi-purpose product. It can be used as blush, to contour, or as an eyeshadow. A soft brown colour works very well swept over the eyes and is universally flattering. You can even use it to give your cheeks a soft, sun-kissed glow.
Brow Gel: Revitalash Cosmetics, Hi-Def Brow Gel in Dark Brown
Even if you aren’t wearing anything else, frame your face properly. A good eyebrow gel can transform your look in seconds. So if you’re in a rush this is the perfect way to look groomed in a flash.
Eyeliner: Luna, Eyeliner
Some girls prefer liquid or gel liners to pencils. However, pencils are much easier to control, and can create a variety of looks, and can also be used on your waterline. Anything from cat eyes, to smokey eyes, a good pencil liner can do it all.
Mascara: Luna, Volumizer Mascara Black
Mascara opens up your eyes and completes any look. Depending on the occasion you can build up the application. Go for a waterproof one if you want your mascara to last from day tonight.
Lipstick: Rimmel London, Stay Matte Liquid Lipstick Pink Bliss
A lipstick is a great way to tie a look together, and more often than not it’s the one product you will keep reapplying. This liquid lip will perfectly transition from day to night, and will help you achieve a natural luminous look.
Setting Spray: Huda Beauty, Glow Coco Hydrating Mist
A setting spray is an essential product when it comes to making sure your makeup lasts all day and night. This one from Huda Beauty is a 3-in-1 that primes, sets, and refreshes for super glowy and dewy finish.
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