Today we have the truly beautiful Amelia Liana who writes over at Liana Beauty (such a great well written blog with the most amazing photos, I really love her beachy photos at the moment)
sharing the contents of her daily make-up bag.
My make- up bag changes all the time depending on current skin type, season and of course my taste! Currently I’ve managed to pack all my favourite items into one bag that I take with me on the go. Everything from nail polish to foundation, Here's what I’m loving using…
I’m a firm believer in a good base and for oily skin gals like myself, a primer is totally necessary to avoid make-up slipping around. Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer is a total godsent as it provides the perfect base for foundation. My skin is left feeling smooth and flawless as well as helping prolong make-up longevity by miles!
The next step is foundation and concealer - Dior DiorSkin Airflash is a spray foundation that provides a much more natural finish, as opposed to powder or liquid. The spray lightly mists the face to leave a semi-matte but glowing finish that lasts hours! I particularly love the lightweight feel on my face.
I’m an avid fan of By Terry - everything I’ve tried from her range is exquisite and the Touche Veloutee concealer is no exception. A weightless formula, gives full coverage and has the perfect amount of highlighting and brightening qualities. This covers my horrendous dark circles around the eyes and a little redness around my nose and chin brilliantly. The last step is blending everything in with a Real Techniques Buffing Brush which is my perfect tool for a flawless face!
For cheeks, I’m using Une Healthy Glow Mineral Powder in the shade H07 which is similar to Nars Laguna Bronzer, especially the formula. Mac Style has been my recent blush of choice as it’s the perfect awakening peach shade with a frosty finish so it doubles as a highlighter too. If I feel like some extra glow, Jemma Kidd Radiance Cream in Rose Gold is what I reach for - it provides an incredibly natural highlight without being too shimmery.
I can't rave enough about L’Oreal Colour Infaillible Eyeshadows. They are absolutely incredible. Extremely pigmented, amazingly creamy, blendable and they come in many lovely shades. The two I love for creating a smokey eye are, 021 Sahara Treasure and 012 Endless Chocolate, paired with Avon SuperShock Gel Liner in Black and Max Factor False Lash Effect Mascara is my answer to smokey eye combo.
What’s a make-up bag without a host of lip products? For nourishing lips there’s Bioderma Moisturising Stick, for adding some colour there’s Revlon Lip Butter in 080 Strawberry Shortcake and for adding gloss there’s Chantecaille Brilliant Gloss in Lucky. The shade my nails have been supporting is Nails Inc Kensington Park Road, I’m not usually one for bright polishes but this has converted me!
So there you have it, my favourite make-up items of the moment!
What do you have in your makeup bag?
Check out Amelia Liana's blog here