My Daily Makeup Routine

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So I just thought I would make a post about what products I use on a day to day basis so everyone can get an idea! From cleanser to finishing powder this is what goes onto my face!!

Alright so first up lets talk cleanser! I LOVE Lush products and swear by my ‘Dark Angels’ Fresh Cleanser.

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It is perfect for my combination skin, and it removes all the dirt, sweat and grime from my pores. It has a gritty texture and is black, I just take a small pea size bit and mix it with some water in my hand. It is amazing, I highly recommend it! So this is the first stage of my routine, this prepares my skin and gives a fresh slate for me to work on.


Next is face lotion! I think this is my most important step of all.

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Another Lush product I couldn’t live without is their ‘Charity Pot’ hand and face lotion. It smells delish, and has the best consistency for a moisturiser I’ve ever seen. Pros, it’s vegan! I put this on as soon as I have washed my face. It restores moisture and soothes any dry skin patches. My skin just drinks this stuff up!


Alrighty babes, next comes the actual makeup – I use Australis ‘Paparazzi Perfect HD’ foundation in nude.

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I apply this all over my face & a little on my neck with my Furless foundation brush (pictured) and it really gives a good even & light coverage. It really adjusts to your skin tone, so even if you are a shade different than the bottle it matches perfectly to give you a flawless finish every time.


Next is concealer, I use another Australis product, ‘3 in 1 Powder Creme Foundation’. So this may not technically be a concealer but I use it as one anyway!

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I apply this product mainly under my eyes to combat my under eye circles. I also apply some to my t-zone (forehead, nose, chin) with a beauty blender. Using the beauty blender gives it a flawless airbrushed look in my most troubling areas. I bought the beauty blender from Priceline for around $8 AUD. I have found it invaluable to make my face feel really professional looking.


Eyebrow time! This is probs what takes the longest in my routine! I have very sparse eyebrows to start with so I really never go out of the house without doing this step, it’s crucial to my face!

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Right now I use Estee Lauder eye shadow in ‘Bronze Club’, it was my grandmothers, and then she gave it to me. I know it is not cruelty free but I plan to buy a new cruelty-free one soon. But for now it does the job well! I apply it with my slanted Furless brush, doing lines on the top and bottom, then filling in the rest.


Next is powder. Once again I use an Australis product, ‘Fresh & Flawless Pressed Powder’ in Deep Natural.

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I find it really makes the rest of my foundation stay in place for longer, and it has a lovely matte finish. I use the Furless multipurpose powder brush to apply this product, once again mostly in my t-zone and neck & chest area.


After the powder is on I apply a generous amount of lip balm to my lips. I use Lush’s ‘Ultrabalm’.

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This stuff is amazing! It can be used anywhere you need a bit of extra moisture. It is also great for colder climates and it’s vegan & cruelty-free!!


Blush! I’m in the market for a new cruelty-free blush but fornow this is what I use; BYS duo blush.

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I use this in conjunction with my Furless contouringbrush, I find it is perfect for applying blush!


So the next part is optional, sometimes I do it, sometimes I don’t! It’s basically highlighting. I use a Natio ‘Eye shadow Duo’ in Ocean Delight.

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I use this with the eye shadow brush from Furless Cosmetics. I apply to the middle of my nose, inner eyelids, top of lip, chin and just above my blush line. It has a slight sparkle to it but nothing to crazy. It’s great for picking up light in pictures as well.


ImageFor a little extra glow I also sometimes use Nude by Nature’s Mineral Bronzer. I Use it just as a contouring helper, mostly on the outer parts of my nose, sides of forehead and under my blush area.

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Lastly is my mascara. I use Lush’s ‘Eyes Right’, it’s vegan, and a breeze to put on. I coat the top and bottom of my lashes in this stuff and it works great, it isn’t waterproof and that is the only downfall I have with this product.


And that’s all it takes to create my day to day face! here’s a finished picture so you can kind of see how it all comes together. In the near future I would love to do a video tutorial with a slightly more nigh-time/club look, so keep an eye out for that too. Also if you guyswould like a link to any of the products I have mentioned feel free to comment and I’ll get them for you! ^.^

 

-xx Meggie

 

 

 

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