Chill Day Cosmetics: No Makeup Makeup

24.11.15




Despite being an aspiring makeup artist, and in contrast with some of my instagram looks, on a day to day basis I don't really wear much makeup at all. I have sensitive skin, and I find that when I overload my face, it just doesn't feel right on me. There are those days where I want to create an intense eye or lip look, but these makeup products here are my go to for a more 'chilled out' day. For me, this is my usual routine for when I'm at college, out running errands or at work. It's comfortable, simple and still makes you look like you put some effort in; and is suitable for anyone who likes makeup - pro or not. 

BASE
I don't prime my skin every day, but if I feel that I need it I tend to go for Benefit Porefessional, it does a great job at filling in large pores and smoothing out the surface of the skin. For my base, I like to use the Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser. It has SPF 20 and evens out the skin tone whilst providing some coverage and moisture - perfect during the winter months! To conceal my dark circles and any blemishes I may have, I use the Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer. It's the cheapest of cheap but has the most incredible coverage and longevity - I recommend this to anyone and everyone, especially those of you who may be starting out in makeup!

FACE
To add a subtle definition to my face - as well as preventing me from looking like a legit ghost, I use the Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit. I mix all of the contour shades together and place the product in the hollows of my cheeks, on the jaw line, the forehead and down the nose. It brings life back into my previously ghoulish complexion (pale problems). If you've seen any of my makeup looks, you know I can't live without my highlight! The ABH Starlight Illuminator is my favourite for bringing that dream glow!

BROWS
Finally, on days where I don't want a strong brow, I use my ABH Brow Wiz to create a more natural look. To finish, I use my ABH Clear Brow Gel to hold all my brow hairs in place, this really does set my brows and keep them looking great all day.

As you can see, this little routine I've conjured up isn't too tasking or extensive, only involves a few simple products and takes approximately 5 minutes!

What are your favourite products to use on a 'chilled' day?
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  1. I love a good tinted moisturizer or CC cream with SPF to give me a nice base! :]

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    1. I love how light on the skin they are! I prefer it to foundation most days x

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  2. The Collection concealer is also my go to on most days! The Laura Mercier tinted moisturiser sounds amazing :)

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    1. It's so good isn't it! I love how affordable it is for the quality! It is great, I definitely need to buy the full size x

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  3. Tinted moisturiser and concealer are what I use when I want an effortless look. Collection concealer is one of the best drugstore concealer! x

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    1. They're so quick and easy aren't they!x

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  4. Such a great post, thanks for sharing this! xx

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  5. What a cute post! I love tinted moisturiser as a lighter wear sometimes too
    -Morgs x
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  6. First off - you're so stunning! I have like 4 Collection Lasting Perfection concealers in my stash because they're cheap and cheerful. Super handy for days when you're feeling meh and just want a bit of coverage! x

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    1. Thank you so much! I've never even really strayed from my collection concealer, I just don't see how it can get any better than such a great product for an amazing price!x

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  7. I feel the same way as a makeup artist. You don't always have to pile on makeup - some times the best kind are the most simple makeup days. I love multipurpose products and the more minimal on a day to day basis the better especially with mornings where you have to get ready fast or on the go. xx

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