Thursday, May 19, 2016

What's in My Make Up Bag

Today I'm sharing some of my favorite every day make up products!

Most of these items I've been using for years and some I have newly discovered. I've tried a lot of different make up products over the years and have come to love these! FYI, I didn't include a few of my daily products in this post, like eye shadow and blush. I currently wear Bare Minerals blush and Physicians Formula eye shadow. If you have any questions, comment below! :) 

Physicians Formula Conceal RX (natural light) // on sale for $5.99!

I've been using Bare Minerals matte foundation, bronzer and blush for years now. I love the coverage I get from mineral make up and it looks really natural. Bare Minerals is a little pricey, but they last a looong time! I apply the Physicians Formula Concealer under my eyes and to cover blemishes, then I use the Bare Minerals products (foundation first, then a little bronzer all over, then blush). 

*More colors available here
M.A.C. 'The Matte Lip' Lipstick (Flat Out Fabulous) // $17
M.A.C. Lip Pencil (Heroine) // $16.50

These are some of my favorite spring and summer lip colors. First, the Bare Minerals Moxie Lip Glosses are amazing! They are a thick/shiny gloss with the perfect amount of color. I have two moxie lip glosses, 'It Girl' and 'Hot Shot' (a pretty coral color). The color pictured above (It Girl) is discontinued in stores but it's on sale on Amazon! I love this hot pink color for summer. 

I'm a huge fan of M.A.C. matte lipstick and liner. The 'Flat Out Fabulous' lipstick and 'Heroine' liner are a perfect match. The color is a vibrant and fun purple! I use the M.A.C. Prep + Prime before applying liner and lipstick. It's a great primer that hydrates and smooths the lips and prevents lipstick bleeds. 

For a less expensive lip gloss, I recommend Almay Color + Care Liquid Lip Balm. You can get this gloss at any drug store. I have a few of the colors and use them often! The orange/peach color in my photos is really fun for summertime and the beach. 

I usually wear Physicians Formula mascara (currently 40% off at CVS) but I treat myself from time to time with the Laura Geller DramaLASH Mascara. Since I go through mascara pretty quickly, I try not to spend a lot each time. Due to allergies, I have to wear all hypoallergenic eye make up. Both Physicians Formula and Laura Geller make up are hypoallergenic and geared toward sensitive eyes. Physicians Formula mascara works pretty well, although I have to apply several coats. Laura Geller make up is amazing! The DramaLASH mascara thickens and lengthens my lashes so much!! Since I can't try a lot of mascaras, I was thrilled to discover her make up line. 

Laura Geller Calligraphy Liquid Eyeliner is THE BEST. I wear this liner on my upper lids every day. It glides on easily and you can apply it as thick or thin as you want. It dries fast and stays in place all day! I've had this liner for over a year and it's still going strong.

For brows, I use Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade. This product is creamy and glides on easily. A little goes a LONG way and it lasts forever!! I use a brow brush to draw a thin layer (following my brow line) and then I brush over my brows with a spooley. This blends the brow liner and gives a more natural look. I HIGHLY recommend this liner- they have tons of color options available! 

Hope you enjoyed this post! What are your favorite make up products??


  1. I've been curious about that brand of lip gloss. Is it sticky? I think my daughter uses that same eyeliner. Great bag of products!

    1. Which gloss are you talking about, the bareMinerals?