Saturday, July 6, 2013

Tag: Must-Have Makeup Products

Must-Have Makeup Products
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While my MakeupStorage Video is a bit old, I still store my makeup the same now as I did then, with the exception of The Makeup Mug.  I store my Must-Have Makeup Products- the ones I use every time I do makeup- and a few eye and lip products in this mug.  The goal with this set of makeup items is to make getting ready for work in the morning quick and decision-free.  I know that anything I grab out of this cup will look fine with anything else I grab.  So here’s a quick rundown of the products:

Here's a rundown of all the products on the mug: 

Sonia Kashuk Eyelash Curlers

Clinique Naturally Glossy Mascara- Jet Brown:  This is my go-to mascara. I already have very long lashes and quite a few of them at that.  However they are very light so they need a little coloring to show up. Naturally Glossy in Jet Brown gives them that definition without adding too much volume or length so it keeps the look subtle.

*Estee Lauder Sumptuous Color Bold Volume- Garnet:  Because I have red hair red color of this mascara actually looks pretty natural on me.

Physician’s Formula 2-in-1 Lash Boosting Eyeliner- Brown andBlack:  These have a calligraphy pen tip so they will get between the lashes to fill in that Mascara-Eyeliner Gap.  While they aren’t waterproof, I don’t have problems with them smudging or fading.  I can’t speak to the Lash Boosting claim because I've always had pretty awesome lashes anyway.

Must-Have Makeup Products
Must-Have Makeup Products

NYX Jumbo Shadow Pencil- Cottage Cheese:  A great brightening and shimmery cream color base for any eye look.

*Clinique Quick Eyes Cream Shadow- Sparkling Nude:  A superfast one-color eye look.  It’s got some shimmer so it brings a little somethin’somethin’ to the look while still remaining completely tame and demure.

Urban Decay 24/7 Shadow Pencil- Midnight Cowboy:  This is my favorite go-to lid color.  It’s got some silver bling so it just amps up the look a bit more.  It’s like Sparkling Nude’s crazy cousin.

LA Splash Eyeshadow Sealer/Base:  Best product out there to hold down pigments and glitters, and its cheap too!

NYX Roll On Shimmer- Salmon:  A touch of this adds some glam and drama but the color keeps it office-friendly. I popped off the stopper/ball mechanism so now its just a big jar that I can stick my Real Techniques Detailer brush into to get the amount of product I need.

Fresh Sugar Lip Balm- Sugar:  I use this to condition my lips while I work on the rest of my face.  It is my absolute holy-grail lip care product.

What are some of your Must-Have Makeup Products? Do you keep them with the rest of your makeup or do you separate them for easy reach? Let me know in the comments below! Also, bonus points if you can name the movie the mug is referencing! ;)

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