Basic Daytime Makeup Look

Basic Daytime Makeup Look

imageThis is my ideal simple makeup to look like I didn’t try when I majorly did. I wore this to my hair appointment where being over the top really wasn’t necessary. I wanted to be a little glammed up because when you have wet hair and a black cape on, any makeup helps.  I feel like this is a look that “normal” people would like- those with just a makeup bag of products rather than a full IKEA Alex drawers collection.

Simple makeup can be the hardest for me.  Why is a smokey eye easier? Practicing constraint is difficult when you have a major passion for makeup. Usually when I try to do this I end up with a bold lip and beaming highlight.  This time I accomplished the look I was going for- a nice base with a simple eye just to enhance my face- nothing attention grabbing or bold about it.  This would be something I wear to a business meeting, work, church, family event, or anything more conservative. Check out the products I used to create this look.



Murad Oil Control Mattifier SPF 15+ as a base

Makeup Forever Ultra HD stick foundation

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment

Lorac Porefection Baked Powder to set the whole face

MAC Studio Fix Powder in a light shade to brighten and set under the eyes

Urban Decay Beached Bronzer

Tarte Sensual Blush

Hourglass Incandescent Strobe Lighting Powder on cheekbones and inner corner

Lancome Absolue Golden powder to lightly blur and blend everything

Urban Decay De-Slick Setting Spray


MAC Prep + Prime 24-Hour Extend Eye Base

Tarte Swamp Queen palette Big Baby all over lid and brow bone as a base

Bobbi Brown Camel to lightly define crease and lower lash line

NYC Liquid Eyeliner to create a mini wing

L’oreal Miss Manga Rock mascara

Sephora White Shadow & Liner Pencil in waterline

L’oreal Voluminous Lash Primer on brows to thicken

Colourpop Brow Colour in Arched Auburn to define


Too Faced Perfect Lips Nude liner

MAC Kinda Sexy

Rimmel Enchantment liner on lower lip to exaggerate the size/shape

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