Makeup of the Day: Understated Glam

Hi Beauties,

I’ve been a bit quiet on the makeup of the day post, mainly because I tend to wear the same makeup. But I’m so happy with this makeup look, what I call understated glam that I wanted to share it with you. I’ll show some slightly different variations so you can see how you can mix it up.

Cover FX Blurring Primer*  

Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Wear Foundation*

This has been my go to foundation for coverage and longevity. I’ve done a full review here in case you want to check it out.

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Becca Under Eye Brightening Corrector*

The Becca Under Eye Brightening Corrector is my first foray into brightening products and I finally understand all the fuss. Its creamy, easy to use and it actually works! Great to use on days you don’t want to wear makeup but also want some brightness under the eyes.

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Makeup of the Day: Bridal Makeup

Hello beauties,

As most of you know, I decided to do my own makeup for the wedding. I’m such a control freak and know what I like so I wanted to do my makeup myself. No offence to makeup artists, but whenever I’ve had my makeup done I feel its too heavy and I don’t look like myself. On my wedding day, the key was to look like myself. So get a cup of tea, coffee or wine, its gonna be a long post!

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Cover FX Blurring Primer*

Kat Von D Lock It Foundation* and Nude by Nature Flawless Foundation*

Unexpected combo but I really liked it. Both are medium to full coverage and last really well when used together. I mixed about a pump of each which was more than enough.

Thin Lizzy Crème Concealer- Pacific Sun*

Anastasia Beverly Hills Cream Contour Kit- Light*

Of course I wanted some extra chisel, so I used the dark shades to contour under my cheek bones and lightly on my forehead and jaw line.

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Makeup of the Day: Hen’s Lunch

Hello lovelies,

You would have seen a couple of weeks ago I had my Hen’s lunch and of course I had to do a special makeup look for the day. For the outfit I found a beautiful blush toned playsuit and wanted to do gold/ rose gold eyes. Other than that the only other requirement was that my makeup had to last all day and night.

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