What's In My Makeup Bag 01

11 February 2014

What's In My Makeup Bag
Lately I've been raving about a lot of products on my blog. Some of those are now staples in my makeup bag, so I thought it was about time I shared the contents with you.

Base wise, I've returned to an old favourite - Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua. This gives lightweight, flawless coverage, with just the right amount of glow. I've been covering any blemishes or redness with MAC Pro Longwear Concealer.  This is the newest addition to my collection, and does a great job of concealing without looking heavy. To cancel out any dark circles underneath my eyes, I'm still using my trusty Bobbi Brown Corrector.

Cheeks are easy peasy. I'm still loving my NARS One Night Stand Palette, it houses everything I need. My complexion is warmed up with Laguna, the perfect bronzer, and then I add a flush of Barbie pink blush with Mistinguette. This shade looks really pretty against a tan. Finally, I've managed to drag myself away from my beloved MAC Soft and Gentle to highlight with another shade in this palette, Devotee. This adds a really natural light to the skin.

I've been making more of an effort to wear eye makeup, but still keeping it simple so I'm not having to get out of bed too early. Firstly I prime with the NARS Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base. This smooths my lids out, creating a perfect canvas for my shadow of choice. Currently, that's the Clinique Chubby Stick Shadow Tint for Eyes in Ample Amber, as it's so easy to wear and a beautiful colour. I add a flick of winged liner with my Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner, and then give my lashes some volume with my current mascara of choice, Make Up For Ever Smoky Lash. I've recently had my eyebrows tinted, so I'm holding them in place with my Anastasia Beverley Hills Clear Brow Gel.

For the finishing touches, I'm skipping lipstick in favour of my Nuxe Reve De Miel balm. This leaves my lips feeling super soft. Finally, I spritz my face with a little MAC Fix +, to soften any heavy handedness and hold everything in place. Et voila - one happy face, and one full makeup bag.


  1. Is there such a thing as make up bag envy,because I definitely have it!

    Maxine, xx

  2. Love this post ^^ I think you're really good at writing, you make it so interesting! Also love your photography!!

    xx Anine

  3. I love the Bobbi Brown corrector, great post x


  4. I love your makeup bag! And I'm so obsessed with that palette by Nars, a favourite of mine xxxx

    Verity | Life of Verity

  5. You have such a good selection of make up bag products! My friend recently bought that NARS palette and I can't stop using it! xx


  6. I love these type of posts coz i always want to know what products other people are using.
    xx Stephanie (www.stephaniesstyleblog.com)

  7. Love this! I've been meaning to try out one of the chubby stick for eyes, love the look of ample amber. Also where's your makeup bag from? It's really cute! xx

  8. You have some amazing products there!


  9. i want to have this nars palette too :( :( it's gorgeous !


  10. Great products! The NARS palette looks amazing x


  11. The Bobbi Brown corrector is the best:) Never found anything that compares to it!

    Esmé ~ CloudEsmé

  12. I love your make up bag its so simple and cute, and im lusting over that nars palette now! xx

  13. Love the NARS One night stand palette and so sad for not snapping one up :)

    Greetings from London,


  14. Love the look of that NARS palette
    Daniella x


  15. I have the Nars Palette as well, and it is amazing! Love your picks!


  16. The NARS One Night Stand palette is gorgeous! I've been trying to find it in Canada but it's been a challenge.
    Celina | The Celution | Bloglovin’

  17. The NARS blush palette looks gorgeous! I wish NARS wasn't so expensive! Lovely post xx Rena Kiss and Make Up

  18. Your makeup bag looks amazing, that NARS palette is lush! x

    Evelyn @ We Were Raised By Wolves

  19. That NARS palette looks amazing! Is it limited edition?

    Ray | Obey Ray

  20. i really want to try out the Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua Foundation, i love light coverage bases and usually only stick to tinted moisturiser or bb creams. This is definitely on my 'to buy' list.


  21. great post!
    i love the chanel foundation!

  22. Aarrgh I want that Nars palette so bad! They don't sell Nars over here :(

  23. So I pretty much want everything in your makeup bag! The Stila eyeliner is amaaaazing! :)

    Tash xx



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