Over the last year I have found a few beauty products that I really love. They are products that suit my skin type and colour.
A favourite brand of mine is Rimmel. It’s not overly expensive but it is better than dollar shop makeup products.
I particularly like the Lasting Finish Rimmel Primer and Concealer.
The primer covers well and makes it a lot easier to apply the concealer. The concealer is matched to my skin tone too, so that means it doesn’t make my skin orange or really pale.
The other products I like to use are:
No 7 felt tip eyeliner.
Isabelle Dupont foundation.
The foundation and the powder have lasted a very long time. I got the foundation at a makeup store – it was matched to my skin tone. I only ever use a little bit of foundation because my skin is clear enough. So I don’t really need to wear a huge amount of concealer or foundation.
I never put the foundation directly on my face. I put a bit on my hand and then dot it onto my face before brushing it in. I find putting a little bit of foundation on at a time means that I don’t end up applying too much makeup.
I also only put a little bit of powder on because I don’t want to make my face look too dry and powdery. The powder is just used to set my makeup.
The W7 Eye lid primer or eyeshadow base is a product I have had for about a year. I didn’t start using it again until recently. It is a matte primer and makes it so easy to put eyeliner on (I just use it on my top lid). I very rarely wear eyeshadow these days. I tend to just wear eyeliner. The primer makes creating a cat-eye so much easier.
The No 7 felt tip liner pen wasn’t a product I really liked at first (see my post about it here). I found it tricky to apply. However, over the last 6 months I have found it increasingly easier to apply. It’s probably one of my preferred liners now.
And last but not least – my clear mascara. My only product from a dollar store. It isn’t that bad – I’ve actually been buying it since the mid-2000s. I just don’t want to spend over $20 on a mascara that is clear. I like clear mascara for everyday use. I also use it on my eyebrows to keep them in place.
Does anyone have any makeup products they can’t live without?