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What make-up do you wear day to day?

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Skinheadmermaid Fri 28-Jun-13 13:57:30

I used to be quite arty and always approached make up as a type of painting-i'm oft surprised at the number of ladies that go bare faced.
So may i ask what make up do you wear day to day?
I usually only have ten minutes to throw on a full face in the mornings so i wear :

Two concealers- one to smooth bumps and scars, the other to cover spots.
Eyeshadow in a neutral shade ( i sadly don't have time to blend coloured ones on work days)
Black liquid eyeliner
Lipstick-fushia looks best on me
I don't fill in my brows or anything as they're already really thick.

How about you, what do you wear? smile

Lottapianos Fri 28-Jun-13 14:01:18

Rimmel foundation (Match Perfection or Wake Me Up - both lovely)
Fill in eyebrows with shadow
Sometimes eyeshadow + eyeliner, sometimes bare lids
Lip gloss

I love make up smile

loopyloou Fri 28-Jun-13 14:04:41

I have very sensitive skin so only wear mascara, blusher and lippy when at work or out, otherwise nothing. I am experimenting with foundation but being very careful.

Must admit, can't be bothered to spend time putting makeup on if I can avoid it.

rubylovescheese Fri 28-Jun-13 14:05:08

OP my regime is the same as yours but I don't wear eyeliner and I do fill my brows. takes ten mins max often done at kitchen table whilst encouraging the dc to eat.

onetiredmummy Fri 28-Jun-13 14:10:26

Too Faced linen glow, the best bb cream ever. Benefit dandelion powder as blusher, neutral eyeshadow, black mascara , touch of powder on nose and red tinted lip balm. Takes 5 minutes and its healthy looking rather than looking made up,

Aetae Fri 28-Jun-13 14:11:03

I find there's not a dramatic amount of difference to my face between Mac-counter-style full face of makeup and my quick slap-it-on version. I just don't have one of those faces that utterly transforms with makeup. So daily I go with:
- Tinted moisturiser (Terry Light Expert) and sometimes concealer if I have a spot (Mac)
- Eye shadow (Too Faced Naked Eye palette usually, I use the dark shadow and an angle brush to do liner)
- Mascara (Maybelline Full n Soft)

Brows don't need filling in, blush looks ridiculous on me (freckles plus I get easily flushed) and I have skinny lips so lip gloss is a no go.

That's it usually. Sometimes I add lip tint (Stila pomegranate crush) but usually I can't be bothered with more than blistex.

mrspaddy Fri 28-Jun-13 14:15:05

Normally for work it is very minimal. I always use dark brown pencil Rimmel on brows/line with this too.. mascara
Max Factor Crème Puff powder - medium beige
Bronzer - either St Tropez or if I can't get that - Sunshimmer.

If I wanted a bit more - black eyeliner, mascara, sweep of Urban Decay - naked palatte, lipfinity lipstick. Double wear foundation, Vichy dermablend concealer.

I have a lot of the benefit stuff - High Beam, cheek tint etc but never really bother.

somewheresomehow Fri 28-Jun-13 14:23:34

Nowt and never have

Keztrel Fri 28-Jun-13 14:50:28

SPF 40 Clarins sunblock as a primer
Givenchy Subli'mine Sculpt Light foundation - ridiculous name, lovely sheer dewy foundation, sadly discontinued but I have some stockpiled. I just put it on my nose, chin and forehead, don't like a full face of foundation.
Mac creme eyeshadow in Blackground as a thick-ish line of eyeliner on my top lid
Max Factor mascara
Benefit Benetint blusher
Lipbalm or a sheer lipstick
Mac blot powder

Takes 5-10 mins and never varies, even if I'm going out in the evening (or getting married grin)

MrsBertMacklin Fri 28-Jun-13 15:00:43

The only item I wear on my face every time I wear makeup is eyebrow pencil. If I put on makeup, then don't put eyebrow pencil on, it looks unbalanced. I always, always curl my lashes, even if not wearing makeup.

My everyday look for a routine day at work, or Saturday daytime is
- Light base; either BB/CC cream or YSL teint eclat foundation, also applied as undereye concealer
- Bobbi Brown corrector under the eyes if I still have shadows coming through
- Maybelline Full 'n' Soft mascara, or Clinique High Impact Curling mascara
- Maybelline Master Smokey pencil in grey, or Clinique Cream Shaper for Eyes in Chocolate Lustre, used to tightline upper eye & add very subtle definition to lower lashline
- Mac cream blush
- NARS setting powder
- Lips: whatever I fish out of my handbag first, I have the whole Burt's Bees range knocking about in there and a couple of lip-coloured liners.

EccentricElastic Fri 28-Jun-13 15:06:35

None! I have tried it but felt very uncomfortable with it on my face (as though I'm not being true to myself), but I must admit that I enjoy putting moisturiser on it several times a day....though my skin isn't dry and never has been.

KatoPotato Fri 28-Jun-13 15:11:59

Foundation - Rimmel 25hr
Benefit Hello Flawless powder,
Hoola Bronzer
la Bamba Blusher
Brown eyeliner and a smokey eye using UD Naked 2 Palette.

KatoPotato Fri 28-Jun-13 15:12:23

Oh, and 'They're Real' Mascara.

Whole thing takes 5mins.

KatoPotato Fri 28-Jun-13 15:13:00

Oh, and brows filled with a brow eyeshadow

JennySense Fri 28-Jun-13 15:27:48

Bb cream - Roche posey or dr Brandt
Black eyeliner
Mascara - dreamweave
Neutral shadow mua
Bourjois cream blush
Loreal lip butter in Berry ?
This is if going somewhere though

amessagetoyouYoni Fri 28-Jun-13 15:38:05

Smashbox primer.
Estee Lauder Doubelwear Light foundation - not too much.
Touche Eclat around the eyes and edge of lips to stop lippie bleeding.
A dab of Nars Orgasm Illuminator on cheekbones.
Loreal Telescopic carbon black mascara, bit of any old cheapo black kohl liner around eyes.
Nude Rimmel lipliner, then either Clinique Chubby Stick or Super Balm in various shades (Raisin, caramel etc) or a Stila nude glossy colour.

Trills Fri 28-Jun-13 15:47:46

Most days?

This benetint ripoff for blusher (the pink one)
Bobbi brown gel eyeliner
Clinique High Impact curling mascara

Wildwaterfalls Fri 28-Jun-13 15:51:19

Bareminerals foundation powder
Maxfactor mascara

No one ever taught me how to put on makeup properly, and I look silly with eyeshadow or lipstick. I have never successfully been able to put on eyeliner.


ScooseIsLoose Fri 28-Jun-13 16:22:46

Primer - Lancome la base
Foundation - loreal lumi majique
Touche eclat
Loose powder- Clinique blended powder
Blusher - bobbi brown
Eyeshadow- urban decay naked 2 palette or smoked palette depending on my mood
Eyeliner - mac felt pen one
Mascara - benefit they're real
Lipgloss - usually urban decay lip junkie

God it sounds like I wear alot of makeup but I don't trowel it on honest!! I'm obsessed with makeup tho don't think there's anything I haven't tried!

EMUZ Fri 28-Jun-13 16:25:16

Urban decay naked foundation
Illamasqua concealer
Benefit coralista blusher
Elf high def powder

Some form of eyeshadow, today is a black base with mac coppering over it
Maybelline black gel liner
Urban decay big fatty mascara
Asda brow pencil

Today also have revlon just bitten chubby stick on in lovesick (bright pink!)

MrsBertMacklin Fri 28-Jun-13 16:25:43

KatoPotato, what finish does the Hello Flawless powder give? my NARS stuff is extremely mattifying, I'm planning to get something else when it's finished. I'd like the Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow, but don't have the funds to buy it, so looking for a similarly dewy finish.

stopusingmynicknames Fri 28-Jun-13 16:27:52

Lord I am such a slob!
'FULL' make-up for me is eye shadow (Avon)
eye liner (Avon)
lip balm

That, for me is the full on works.

ScooseIsLoose Fri 28-Jun-13 16:29:22

Forgot I also use urban decay eyeshadow primer and benefit browzings wax and powder on my eyebrows

SingingSilver Fri 28-Jun-13 16:32:14

Right now

Gosh Velvet Touch primer
Healthy Mix foundation applied with a RT face brush
Healthy Mix concealer under eyes
Bourjois 01 cream blush
Set with v.light dusting of MAC MSF Natural

MAC Painterly to hide the veining on my eyelids
Lancome Doll Eyes mascara

And then whatever lipbalm is to hand.

I'm workign on a farm so going crazy with eye make-up and lipgloss would look a bit silly!

Ethlinn Fri 28-Jun-13 16:38:24

Smashbox primer
Dior Forever foundation
Rimmel concealer
Some sort of cheap eyebrow pencil
Gosh eyeliner
Dior show mascara

If I have time - eyeshadow. I love make up and because I am pretty fair even though I can hardly remember my natural hair colour my eyebrows and eyelashes are invisible without make up and that's my excuse for using loads of it grin

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