While I love trying out new makeup, these are the products that I have found myself using the most over the past weeks and months and I don't think I could ever be without them. One or two are newer products that I have got in the last month or so but they have quickly made it into my makeup bag and have me seriously impressed!
I used to find that I would only like higher end foundations for my skin type and tone but the L'Oreal Infallible Total Cover Foundation is the best foundation I have used in years. I find myself comparing every foundation I try to this and nothing ever compares and I always regret not using it when I am trying new ones out. This has crazy amazing coverage but it doesn't feel or look heavy on the skin and it is very long lasting too.
As as I quite pale, I always need a good bronzer to warm up my complexion to make me look a little more alive. A lot of bronzers look either too dark/muddy on my skin or too orange and that is why I am obsessed with the Butter Bronzer from Physicians Formula as it is my perfect shade! This is a very soft and blendable bronzer which not only smells amazing, it smells pretty strongly of coconuts but it gives the skin the prettiest sunkissed look. It never leaves me looking too dark and it is very long lasting on the skin with a natural demi-matte finish!
I am a huge fan of setting sprays and makeup mists so after hearing Olivia Jade absolutely rave about the Mario Badescu Rosewater Facial Spray, I had to try it for myself. I use this for many different uses and I love it that much that I have recently ordered the new green tea and cucumber version! I have been mainly using this to set my makeup, I do wear full coverage foundations and a lot of powder to keep it in place so this helps make everything look a little more natural while adding some hydration into the skin.
In the past couple of months, my love affair with Too Faced has got a little out of hand and I just can't seem to stop using their products! Both of the Chocolate Bar Palettes, both the original and Semi-Sweet versions are something that I use every single morning. They smell amazing, I wish all palettes smelt as good as these and the colours are so wearable. Even if I am using other products on my eyes, in one way or another I always use one of these palettes. Another must have product for me from the brand is the Better than Sex Mascara. Mascara's are one of my favourite products to try and this one from TF is one of the best ones I have ever used. I love it that much, I am on probably my fourth tube and I hardly ever repurchase mascaras! It adds so much length, thickness and volume to the lashes without ever making them look clumpy.
The last makeup must have is from the new collaboration between Fleur de Force and Eylure which is the Brow Tamer. This features two brow gels, a clear and a tinted version and is available in three different shades, I use the Dark one. These are two of the best brow gels I have used in that they keep the brows in place but they also prolong the wear of any other brow products I use before but they don't leave the brows feeling crunchy.
I have become a shower gel snob and all I will ever use is Bath and Body Works. There is something about these shower gels which leave the skin feeling moisturised unlike any other shower gel, I tried to use some of my high street favourites and I hated how they make the skin feel, they left the skin feeling dry! I have that many different scents so I am definitely going to be stocked up for at least most of the year. They lather up well on the skin and the scent does linger on the skin.
What are your holy grail products?
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