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Chronicles of a Junkie: Makeup Edition

For everyone who is constantly asking me what makeup products I use...this is the post for you!  Now, as a junkie I obviously have tons of stuff but when I'm in a rush & need to jet out the door, these are my tried and true 'go to' products that are bomb (and easy on the wallet, yea!)

1.  bareMinerals Mineral Veil:  I am OBSESSED with this stuff, not only is it a light weight setting powder, it doesn't feed 'cakey' & doesn't make you look too matte (you can find it here)

2. bareMinerals original foundation:  I have tried MANY many (did I say many?) formulas of foundation, the expensive and the inexpensive.  I cannot say enough good things about this product.  It is easily blendable & doesn't require too much product to get full coverage.  I use a cute little kabuki brush & make light circular motions until my skintone is even.  Those compliments on my skin? 70% is because of this! (you can find it here)

3. Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion:  I'll admit that I have oily skin & by the end of the day my eyeshadow is looking like a hot mess.  This little tube of miracles saves me from having to touch up....ever!  Even when I am short on time I NEVER miss this step. (you can find it here)

4.  Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage Concealer:  Since I started using this product, I haven't looked back.  It has a tacky texture & is great at covering dark circles, redness & blemishes, highly highly recommend (you can find it here)

5.  Revlon Photoready Primer:  Every makeup routine should probably include a primer.  All primer does is simply even out the skin tone & fills in those pesky lines that you don't want anyone to see!  In a pinch I will skip this but if I'm taking my time, I will for sure dab a little all over my skin (you can find it here)

6.  Sonia Kashuk Brushes:  Ok, so brushes are really important but we all don't have millions to drop at Sephora or MAC all the time.  When I want sturdy brushes that are soooo cute I turn to Sonia's. I also am very fond of the Eco Tools brushes (you can find them here)

7.  Loreal Telescopic Mascara in Carbon Black:  If you ladies haven't tried this I'll pretend not to know.  This is the BEST mascara, it is amazing at separating your lashes & making them look long & chic! love love love (you can find it here)

8.  Maybelline Bouncy Dream Blush:  I just started using this (after being a huge fan of NARS) and I have to say that I was very surprised...pleasantly surprised actually.  This light weight cream blush is perfect at giving your cheeks some natural color (you can find it here)

9.  Revlon Colorstay Liquid Eye Pen:  I love a good cat eye and create this look...OFTEN.  I have tried everything from gels to wands and nothing gets the look I am going for like this pen.  It is long lasting & doesn't smudge, in a word: perfection (you can find it here)

10.  NARS Bronzer in Laguna:  Since I no longer live in sunny California, I've depended on this stuff to look like a normal human being (no joke).  I love this color & use it often if I'm contouring (you can find it here)

11.  NARS blush in Orgasm:  Until this little blush came along I never truly understood the power of the perfect cheek color.  Orgasm is flattering on everyone, lasts a very long time and has a slight shimmer which is amazing (especially in summer).  Needless to say you will never catch me without this! (you can find it here)

12.  Maybelline Eye Quad in Give me Gold:  Last but not least, eyeshadow!  While I own TONS of eyeshadow, this little quad is among my faves.  If I have time, I usually pat the lightest color on over the entire lid, blend the next light goldish color in the upper crease, then take the bronze color and in wiper motions blend it back & forth in the crease.  Lastly (& after I put on my eyeliner) I use the darkest color for my bottom eyeliner.  Then using a pencil brush I add some to the outer crease and blend blend blend (you can find it here)

Voila!  A full proof make up arsenal...I am ready for my day (and probably my wedding day too!)

Comment & let me know which makeup products you die for!


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