Looks: Everyday Casual

I love makeup but I haven’t been wearing much lately. Basically, I’ve just been too lazy to get up and do it before I go to work. Makeup makes me feel good, though, so I’ve been trying to wear more. At least when I really feel like it. This is a look that I’ve been doing lately because it’s easy, quick, and it’s a simple look. I work early morning shifts so I don’t really want to pull out all the dramatic stops for 6:00am.

Step One: Base
I haven’t really use foundation and concealer in a long time. I don’t like the way it sits on my skin, I don’t like the way it feels, and it takes far too long to apply it all in the morning. Recently, however, I got the Glossier Skin Tint and Stretch Concealer. So far, I am really liking it. It’s a really sheer foundation so don’t expect a lot of coverage from it. It feels more like a moisturizer and it helps to even out your skin tone but it doesn’t cover you. So it still looks like you, which I like. It allows my freckles and all the little things shine through.

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Step Two: Lip Care
When I know that I’m going to be doing lipstick, I’ll throw a lip balm on while I’m doing the rest of my makeup so that my lips are prepped. I really like this lip mask from Laneige.

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Step Three: Eyes
Once I get my base on, I move to my eyes. For everyday makeup, I like a simple matte brown buffed gently onto my lid and crease. I’ll take it down onto my bottom lash line and then use a lighter shade in my inner corners. I’ve been using this palette, the Burgundy Bar from Maybelline and I’ve circled the two shade that I used. I then use my favourite mascara, Better Than Sex from Too Faced

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Step Four: Base 2.0
So the foundation is on, my eyes are done, and I move onto the extra base stuff. I put this bronzer from Too Faced on, just to warm up my skin a bit. Then I use this blush from Tarte and highlighter from Fenty.

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Step Five: Lipstick
This is the fanciest lipstick that I have ever bought myself and it feels like such a treat every time I wear it. It is a beautiful nude and feels so good on my lips. It’s Charlotte Tilbury’s Matte Revolution in Pillowtalk and it is iconic.

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Step Six: Finishing Touches
Today, I left my hair natural but spritzed a bit of Ouai’s Wave Spray and then finished it all off with Ouai perfume in Rue St Honore.

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So that’s the final look! It’s simple and it feels good. What is some makeup that you have been loving recently?

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