Tag Archives: makeup bag

What’s in my Make-up Bag?: Back-to-School Edition

4 Sep

Hello everyone! Today I have a fun post regarding what sort of makeup that I will be using for the Back to School season. I know that I have a lot of eyeliners… don’t judge me.

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Face: Lieole Water Drops BB Cream, Tarte Amazonian Clay Finishing Powder, NARS Stick Concealer in Custard, Covergirl Fresh Complexion Under eye brightener in Buff Beige, Hard Candy Concealer Pencil, Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Fantastic, Benefit Watts Up Sample, Benefit Girl Meets Pearl, MAC Mineralized Blush in Rings of Saturn, Too Faced Chocolate Soleil

Eyes: Shiseido Eyelash Curler, Covergirl Liquiline Blast in Grey, Annabelle Smoothliner in Navy, Etude House Drawing Eyebrow pencil, NYX Slide on pencil in Gunmetal, Tarina Tarantino Black eyeliner, Covergirl liquid eyeliner, Sephora+Pantone Brown retractable eyeliner, MAC Electric Cool Eyeshadow in Pure Flash!, MAC Mineralized Eyeshadow in In the Sun, MAC Single in Era, Maybelline Megaplush Mascara, Too Faced Shadow Insurance sample, Bare Minerals Primetime Primer Sample

Lips: Shiseido Lipstick sample, Milani Rose Hip Lipstick, Maybelline ColorWhisper in Pin up Peach, Tony Moly Bunny Gloss Stick, Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain in Charm, Honey, ELF Lipgloss in Blossom

My cosmetics bag is from City Color Cosmetics and it’s really cute!

Another note is that I actually use more eyeshadows than what is pictured the eyeshadows and lip colors changes every two weeks so that I get to rediscover anything new in my collection.

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Makeup as a gift?

10 Aug

Hi everyone! So I get asked a lot by my friends about getting other people makeup as a birthday present or Christmas or whenever you give presents. And I am kind of on the fence for this question. I’m going to present some thoughts that go through my brain if I was going to give makeup to my friends as presents.

1. Do NOT give makeup to friends

Reasons

– You don’t know their color likes and dislikes or you could totally pick a wrong color for their skintone.

– If your friend is a makeup collector (like me) they could possibly have the same color or product in their collection.

2. Give makeup to your friends

Reasons

– Get a makeup bag and fill it up with some goodies and if they don’t like something they always have something else.

– Give them new products to try out such as an outrageous eyeshadow color or a new lip color without them having to commit to a full-sized product.

For me I only give makeup for those starting out with makeup so for those going into highschool or prom. That is where I do the works and go shopping with them to test out shades of color and such. For those who are already into makeup I give them hard to find items (or items they wouldn’t think about getting themselves) or products that are a staple in makeup collection.

Foundation, face powder, and concealer are extremely hard to match to a person so I would stay away from them. Everything else is fair game!