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What makeup do you wear?

(63 Posts)
FluffySlippers21 Thu 22-Mar-18 16:23:41

Looking for inspiration to shake up my current routine! 🙈
Garnier summer body applied every other night
Marc jacobs remarcable foundation
Rimmel stay matte powder
Mac warm soul blush
Makeup revolution bronzer
Primark pro definition mascara (better than ANY expensive one I've ever used!!)
Mac pattiseire lipstick
Rimmel lipgloss not sure of colour
Rimmel brow pencil in dark brown

Been using this routine for donkeys and looking to shake it up with some new products - anyone got any holy grails to recommend?

I also love hearing other people's makeup routines so also partly being nosey 😊

TheEndOfTheBottle Thu 22-Mar-18 16:38:33

None. But probably I should try to look human

stressedoutfred Thu 22-Mar-18 16:53:16

I don't wear it everyday but if I do...

Eye liner
Tiny bit of blush
Occasionally clear lip gloss

Most of my stuff is Avon! If I wore it more often I'd justify a more expensive brand, but most of the time it starts turning yuck before I've even run out grin

Yazoop Thu 22-Mar-18 16:59:44

For typical daytime makeup, I'm currently using:
Eve Lom tinted moisturiser & loose powder (both recently discontinued sad)
Estée Lauder double wear concealer
Glossier cloud paint blusher
Stila compact eyeshadow (neutral colours)
Collection 2000 black eyeliner pen

If I can be bothered I'll add a lipstick / chubby stick and and some black mascara (currently just a boots one)

Bluesheep8 Thu 22-Mar-18 17:18:56

Foundation-bare minerals
Blusher-benefit dandelion powder
"Powder"-bare minerals mineral veil
Highlighter-benefit shybeam

Bluesheep8 Thu 22-Mar-18 17:20:06

Oh I forgot lips! Rimmel liner all over the lips with any old lip balm on top

RiskIt4Biscuit Thu 22-Mar-18 17:36:47

Today I'm wearing:

Mac Oil Control Lotion (in the T-zone) and Cover FX illuminating primer (everywhere else).
Estee Lauder Double Wear.
Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer.
Elf under eye setting powder and Mac Mineralize skin finish natural.
Becca liquid highlighter.
Kevyn Aucoin blusher.
Kevyn Aucoin contour.
Mac Relentlessly red lipstick (it's pink, not red grin)
Mac Grain, Guerlain bronzer and a peachy blusher from Freedom (got it as a freebie - it's a cheap brand, but this blusher is really nice) used as eyeshadows.
Clinique tubing mascara

CountFosco Thu 22-Mar-18 18:36:30

None, I CBA. No animals have died looking at me yet.

BlueEyedWonder Thu 22-Mar-18 19:32:50

Day to day I wear:
Clinique super double face powder
Bourjois blush in a pinky peach shade
Benefit mascara
Clinique chubby stick red lip colour or the same in a nude colour

DextroDependant Thu 22-Mar-18 19:37:53

Some days I wear none at all, some days I wear primer, mascara and blush and if I get up early enough I go the whole shebang:

Avon eyeshadow primer
Urban decay eyeshadow - cut crease
Pen eyeliner - Steve Laurent
Avon mascara
False lashes

Face primer - whatever I got in my glossy box
Estee lauder double wear foundation
Benefit Boing concealer
Avon loose powder

Powder contour
Bang cream blush

Eyebrow pencil

Lipstick- Avon

Setting spray

Babdoc Thu 22-Mar-18 19:40:09

None. How on earth do people find the time (or inclination) to plaster all those chemical products on their faces on a daily basis?!

Ellapaella Thu 22-Mar-18 19:43:57

Foundation - I have an obsession so use lots of different ones and often mix them together for the perfect texture/colour match. Favourite is ELDW.
Eyebrow definer (pencil)
Eyeshadow - a blend of 2 neutral shades, urban decay Naked Basics 2
Bronzer - benefit hoola or blusher
Brown eyeliner.
For a night out I do a more smoky eye with black eyeliner and use a highlighter (I like Anastasia Beverly Hills as is very subtle and not too shiny).
I always wear lipstick and currently like the Rimmel long lasting, it literally stays in for 12 hours +

SheGotBetteDavisEyes Thu 22-Mar-18 19:46:22

How on earth do people find the time (or inclination) to plaster all those chemical products on their faces on a daily basis

I'm no expert, but many people can apply make up in a couple of minutes, which most people can find time for...

I'm not sure that a bit of mascara qualifies as 'plastering chemicals' all over. Chemicals are fairly hard to avoid these days. I doubt a bit of bronzer is going to make much difference to most people's toxic load.

Chrys2017 Thu 22-Mar-18 19:46:49


DextroDependant Thu 22-Mar-18 19:49:16

I like how I look with it on. smile

rainbowcakes Thu 22-Mar-18 19:56:12

For everyday:

B. primer (superdrug brand)
Loreal infallible foundation
Freedom HD setting powder (superdrug brand)
NYX blush in spanish rose
Rimmel eyebrow pencil
2 mascaras - loreal telescopic and a cheap rimmel one

Change some products for going out:

Estee lauder double wear concealer & foundation
Laura mercier setting powder
Hoola by benefit bronzer
Mac eyebrow gel
Eyeshadow- morphe or urban decay cosmic metals

Any lip liner or lipstick by NYX or mac!

I am pretty crap at applying it in fairness, trying to practice more 😂

rainbowcakes Thu 22-Mar-18 19:58:02

Oh and urban decay setting spray is fantastic! I only use that for going out though - for everyday i use one of my (much) cheaper NYX ones (one is matte finish, other is dewey finish)

FluffySlippers21 Thu 22-Mar-18 20:11:02

Ooh how do you find the nyx setting sprays?! I ran out of my urban decay one a couple months ago and haven't got round to replacing it yet! I absoloutet looooved it but deffo up for a cheaper alternative! 😄

FluffySlippers21 Thu 22-Mar-18 20:11:22


stoplickingthetelly Thu 22-Mar-18 20:16:15

Today I wore:
Nip & Fab primer
Bourjois serum foundation
Clarins and bobbi brown concealer
No7 powder
No7 eyebrow pencil
Bobbi brown bronzer, but often use body shop honey bronzer too
Bobbi brown cream eyeshadow in bronze
Kevyn Aucoin blusher in shadore
Mac soft and gentle highlighter
Burts bees tinted lip balm

Sounds like loads written down, but it doesn't look much when on.

stoplickingthetelly Thu 22-Mar-18 20:17:10

Almost forgot, I used a bourjois mascara too. Not keen to be honest.

Cheesymonster Thu 22-Mar-18 20:26:59

Garnier BB cream
Maybelline age rewind concealer
Body shop honey bronzer
Benefit cream eyeshadow
Eyelure brow pencil
NYX brow mascara
Stila liquid liner
L'Oréal baby roll mascara
Burts bees lip balm

Lucked Thu 22-Mar-18 20:40:46


ELDW light foundation
Maybelline under eye eraser
Benefit Hervana blusher
rosie for autograph eyeshadow pencil
Eyeco long and tall mascara
Benefit girl meets pearl highlighter
Chanel mademoiselle lipstick
Eve lom powder

OakIsBetterTho Thu 22-Mar-18 20:50:32

Everyday look;
Nivea moisturiser
Nyx primer spray
Borjois healthy skin foundation mixed with a bit of Rimmel superstay foundation - perfect colour and staying power
Nyx contour palette
MUA or soap and glory highlight
Soap and glory supercat eyeliner pen (winged)
MUA eyeshadow, probably two different shades
Soap and glory archery eyebrow pencil
Elf translucent powder
Maybelline mascara
Nyx lip lingerie
Elf setting spray

Sounds like a hell of a lot but it's quite natural looking I swear 😂

rainbowcakes Thu 22-Mar-18 21:32:21

@FluffySlippers21 theyre pretty good for the price! I think they're about £5 a bottle. I use the matte one over the loreal infallible matte finish foundation, and the dewey one over the loreal infallible stay fresh foundation. I usually alternate each day 😂 definitely worth a go if you dont want to splash out on the urban decay one (hence why i only use that one when im going out in the evening!). Im pretty obsessed with NYX in general!

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