What’s In My Makeup Bag

It’s been a few months since I posted what’s in my makeup bag.  I’ve makeup routine by using some new brands.  Here’s what I’m using:
smashbox photo finish-smashbox photo finish foundation primer
1. Smashbox Photo Finish Primer: This product is essential in establishing a smooth look.  It softens and smoothes your face which helps your foundation look flawless.  I apply this before I apply my foundation.
bareminerals original foundation-bareminerals original foundation broad spectrum spf 15
2.  bareMinerals Original Powder Foundation:  I’ve been using this for about 10 years now.  Being that I have sensitive skin, this foundation works great with my skin.  I’ve tried a couple of other department store brands, but they made my face break out and itch.  I’ve stayed with bareMinerals.
bareminerals mineral veil-bareminerals mineral veil
3.  bareMinerals Mineral Veil: It looks like a powder and sets your foundation.  I’ve used this for about 10 years as well.
urban decay naked basics palette
4.  Urban Decay “Naked Basics” Eyeshadow: I’ve been using this for about a couple of months now.  It’s a great nude eyeshadow pallete that basically works well for everyone.  It stays on all day.
nars blush
5.  Nars blush in “Deep Throat”: I just received this blush from Sephora last week in the mail and I love it!  The color looks great with all shades of lipcolor and stays on all day.  I’ll be using this one for a long time.
estee lauder lip conditioner
6.  Estee Lauder Lip Conditioner: I apply this before my lipcolor for super soft lips.  I also use this when I’m not wearing lipcolor to keep my lips from getting chapped.
MAC Lipstick
7.  MAC lipcolor in “Lady Bug”: I just bought this lipcolor at the MAC store a couple of weeks ago.  I love the color!  As with all MAC lipsticks, it’s super smooth and the color is vibrant.
nars velvet matte lip pencil
8. NARS Velvet Matte lipcolor in “Cruella”: I received this in the mail from Sephora with my blush, as a birthday gift.  I love the color!  When I saw the name of the lipcolor “Cruella”, I immediately thought of Cruella deVil from the Disney movie; how fitting for a color as deep red as this one.  
I didn’t include my brow definer and mascara as I purchase these at the local Walgreens.  I use Cover Girl and Maybelline brands.
* Here’s a tip: If you like to shop at Sephora, sign up for their VIP rewards card.  I’ve been a member for several years now.  With each purchase you accumulate points.  You can spend the points on their promotional items.  During your birthday month, they’ll offer you a couple of items to choose from.  This month was my birthday month, so I picked the set of two NARS lipcolors, one being my favorite shown above.  I’ve gotten other free products too like a bareMinerals mini color set, perfume, and more!  Plus, if you buy online they always offer you to pick 3 free samples to include with your order.  Happy Shopping! 
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  1. I love seeing what makeup products people use. I am so plain and have been using bare minerals for years! Sharing! Thanks for sharing at Totally Terrific Tuesday last week! Can't wait to see what you have been working on this week!

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