Everyday Make Up Look

Sunday, 1 April 2018

I did write an Everyday Make Up Look post a couple of years back - but since then my beauty knowledge has come a long way (and I wear a hell of a lot more these days too!) I've seen a few posts floating about recently so I thought I'd update mine a little and share my favourite products for everyday use.

My go-to look at the minute is a pretty, dewy pink look, I've never been a huge fan of contouring and strobing and other things, and I find that pinks suit me a lot more and look a little more natural. Plus my routine is super easy!


I tend to start with Figs & Rough Soft Focus Pore Perfect primer. I've only recently discovered this product in March's Glossybox, but I'm finding myself reaching for it most days ever since. It just glides onto the skin so smoothly and creates the perfect base for my make up time and again.

Next up is Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue Foundation. I've never been one for heavy or 'full-coverage' foundation, I don't know what it is about my skin but they never seem to sit right and just make me look like I'm caked. I much prefer a more dewy look and Complexion Rescue does just that - gives lovely coverage and evens out my skin without sitting too heavy on my skin.

I've recently got my hands on the concealer that everyone's been raving about from Make Up Revolution, and I was desperate to see if it lived up to all of the hype. It definitely hasn't disappointed - and I now use this most days... and makes me wonder why I have been spending £20+ on concealer for all this time. The shade C3 matches my skin perfectly, and covers up my dark circles with no trouble whatsoever.

To finish my base, I've continued my long-standing love affair with Rimmel's Stay Perfect pressed powder - and I don't think I'll ever use anything else.


I kinda wanted to slap my silly 22 year old self in the face when I looked back at my previous Everyday Make Up Look post and realised that I didn't do anything with my eyebrows. Ever. At all. You'd think I'd have known better. Luckily though, I've now realised the importance of having tidy brows and how they can frame your face (thank god!). For me, it's all about Benefit for brows, no other brand has ever compared. I start by using a touch of Precisely, My Brow Pencil to give myself a little bit of depth and map out the shape, followed by Ka-Brow creme gel to make them bold and defined. To finish, I pop on a little bit of Ready, Set, Brow, a clear gel which helps the colour last all day.

Urban Decay's Eyeshadow Primer Potion is my absolute holy grail, I don't know how I ever lived without it! Just a tiny bit of this magic stuff keeps my eye make up on all day, even through a stuffy office, a three mile walk and a gym session! If you've never tried it, I couldn't recommend enough!

I've recently started wearing eyeshadow most days just because I love experimenting with palettes and creating lots of different looks. Urban Decay's Naked 3 palette is my all-time favourite, the colours are just so flattering and the palette can be used to put together so many looks ranging from subtle daytime to night out-worthy. I love that I'm getting a little more brave with my make up!

I still haven't found an eyeliner I love as much as Benefit They're Real! Push Up Gel Liner - I've cracked how to do winged eyes thanks to this lovely little product! For mascara it's either Benefit Rollerlash or Too Faced Better Than Sex for me - they both create pretty, fanned out lashes without clumps or 'spider leg' lashes - perfect!


I recently reviewed the Barry M Liquid Chrome highlighter and I'm still just as in love with it! I use it every day along my cheekbones and blend it really well to give myself a subtle glow. I top that with Make Up Revolution Blush Queen palette - which is currently my go-to. It has eight shades of pretty pink blushes (I've never been a bronzer kind of girl) , ranging from subtle to strong depending on your mood! The powders are so pigmented and last all day (and it's only £8, so a bargain too!)

What are your favourite products for day-to-day wear?

Love,
Sian xo

12 comments:

  1. I’m all about budget beauty for everyday as my face goes through a lot everyday at work. So this post is perfect for me. New beauty to add to my list!

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    1. Ahh I'm so glad you enjoyed! I'm also getting into my budget beauty - and I'm finding so many good buys! xo

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  2. I adore that Barry M Cosmetics highlighter, it's one of my favourites. Some of these products sound so wonderful. Thanks for sharing beautiful. ­čîŞ✨

    With love, Alisha Valerie x

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    1. Mine too - I love it! Glad you enjoyed reading babe xo

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  3. I really want to try the Barry M liquid highlighter!

    Love, Amie ❤
    The Curvaceous Vegan

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    1. Omg you should def try it, it's so stunning! xo

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  4. I wish I suited pink more but I'm quite pinky skin toned anyway so it just makes me look a bit flustered haha! My go-to at the moment is super simple and just a basic cream shimmer on my eyelids with some sparkly gold, which isn't too "out there". Great post!

    Jenny
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    1. Oooh I love a simple look - and I love gold looks too! xo

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  5. I don't do anything with my eyebrows, maybe I should start doing so?

    Amy | hookedonthemusic.com

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    1. If it's something you want to have a go with hun, do! Sometimes it surprises you the difference it makes! xo

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  6. I bet this combo looks beautiful on. for me my go to daily products are pretty much the Nars sheer glow and their creamy radiant concealer.

    Julia // The Sunday Mode

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    1. I've heard so many good things about Nars but have yet to try them! xo

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