My Favorite Makeup Essentials

NARS velvet lip matte pencil in ‘Cruella’ / Urban Decay ‘Naked 2’ eyeshadow palette / NARS blush in ‘Dolce Vita’ / Two Faced ‘Born This Way’ foundation in ‘Ivory’ / Bobbi Brown gel eyeliner / Anastasia ‘Brow Wiz’ eyebrow pencil in ‘Dark Brown’Filorga ‘Nutri-Filler’ cream / Bite Beauty luminous creme lipstick in ‘Mulberry’Two Faced ‘Hangover’ face primer / Shiseido ‘Ibuki’ refining moisturizer

I don’t talk about makeup that much on the blog, but I’ve slowly become somewhat of an enthusiast. Chalk it up to the hours of YouTube tutorials that I’ve watched, where I’ve learned everything from applying liquid foundation to filling in my eyebrows with an eyebrow pencil – all in the course of this past year. I’m definitely still learning the techniques, but what’s even more fun: I’m discovering all of my favorite tools like my favorite matte lip pencil (I own it in Cruella, Damned and Mysterious Red) to an ultra-moisturizing night cream that I can’t get enough of. I’m thinking about filming my own video on my YouTube channel, but for now, I’m sharing with you my current beauty essentials of the moment. I’m always on the hunt for new products, so feel free to share your favorites in the comments section below!

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  1. Wow, nice article and nice products!
    I want to try “Born this way” I heard a lot of good things about this foundation! 🙂
    Thank’s for sharing beauty!

    xx Sindi |

    Posted 1.20.16 Reply
  2. charlottesroad wrote:

    Ooh you should definitely film a YouTube video! The NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Red Square is my favourtie lipstick of all time and I really want to try out Cruella and Damned next. I’ve heard such amazing things about the Hangover Primer too – definitely need to pick up a tube 🙂 x
    Charlotte’s Road

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  3. asallows wrote:

    Oh man, I need so much help in the makeup department haha! I’m hopeless. You always look so natural and amazing! I love the bronzy colour palette of those eyeshadows

    Posted 1.20.16 Reply
  4. Maggie wrote:

    I need to try Too Faced cosmetics! I’ve heard so many great things 🙂

    Posted 1.20.16 Reply
  5. Nidhi wrote:

    I also love seeing the different techniques and products used by the makeup vloggers, you should try it! These picks look great!
    An Unblurred Lady

    Posted 1.20.16 Reply
  6. Urban Decay eye shadows are some of my favorites! I have the original Naked palette but have been wanting to try the Naked2!

    xx Anna

    Posted 1.20.16 Reply
  7. I just finished that foundation and it was amazing!! Also that blush is one of my favorites! xo, Biana –BlovedBoston

    Posted 1.20.16 Reply
  8. Christina wrote:

    Nars blushes are the only ones I use – my favorite! Same with the Naked palette but I’m hooked on the first one!

    Posted 1.20.16 Reply
  9. Awesome round up! The UD Naked Palettes are my all time favs <3
    Green Fashionista

    Posted 1.20.16 Reply
  10. Jacqueline wrote:

    Love that brow duo! I have been using it for the past 2 years! That is one product that I keep purchasing over and over!
    Stylin In St. Louis

    Posted 1.20.16 Reply
  11. Elle wrote:

    I love all Nars products and Born this way, sounds it will be on my buy list! Great post! Hope to see you up on YouTube!
    xx, Elle

    Posted 1.20.16 Reply
  12. I love and swear by a lot of the same products! Is there anything better than Brow Wiz?! I spend way too much time watching YouTube tutorials. I watch YouTube more than normal TV. I’m so glad you commented on my blog which lead me to discover yours. I love your style and I’m glad to be following along now!

    Posted 1.21.16 Reply