Beauty

Autumnal MakeUp Menu

Autumn really is the best time of year.

I did a makeup menu for each season last year and you all seemed to love them, but this year, they seemed to have fallen through the grid.

I did do a holiday makeup post so that’s kinda the same thing, right?

Many of you have asked for this particular post, so here it is..

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You’ve all seen what’s inside my makeup bag about a million times, but each season, I do try and mix it up so I’m getting the most of out each product.

I wanted to keep these photos very simple with a little bit of a set up on the kitchen table (the light in there is pretty incredible) so I hope you don’t mind that they’re not the best.

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For the base, you all know that I don’t wear foundation so for me, concealer is my best friend when it comes to putting on the first layer. I have two trusty products: Rimmel Wake Me Up and Collection Lasting Perfection. These give me such a brilliant coverage for all day use and I very rarely top up, unless I’m going out for dinner etc.

For powder, I’ve been using the Rimmel Stay Matte Powder for quite a few months now as during Summer, my previous powder just wasn’t cutting it. This one, however, is flipping brilliant for all day use and I don’t think I’ve ever topped it up.

I completely forgot to include my MakeUp Revolution Flawless Eyeshadow Palette in this photo (oops) as I’ve been using that quite often for a cranberry smokey eye. But of course, I’ve been forever reaching for MAC ‘Era’ eyeshadow for an every day look.

I mean, do I even need to tell you which liquid eyeliner I’ve been using? It is of course, the L’Oréal Ultra Precision Super Liner. I honestly swear by this product every time I spot someone in Boots or Superdrug holding it up. It gives my eyes the most defined look and it’s so easy to control. I just bloody love it.

Since Corfu, I’ve been wearing the Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara pretty much every day and I just adore it. I did a full review of it not too long ago and I’m actually surprised by how much I’ve been liking it. Hopefully my best friend got the hint when I said I wanted the big version for Christmas.

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Guess who found a Charlotte Tilbury dupe and didn’t realise until people starting commenting on her IG post? Me, that’s who. I shared my thoughts on the gorgeous MakeUp Revolution Renaissance Glow Palette not too long ago and holy Dumbledore, it’s such a beautiful duo. I can’t even cope with how much I enjoy using this. The bronzer (which I use for contour) is such a light pigment which is easy to build up and don’t even get me started on the highlighter because we’ll be here for days.

For blush, I’ve been using a Max Factor Crème Puff Blush in the shade ‘Lovely Pink’ for about 2-3 years (switching it up with others, of course) and it adds such a little subtle rose colour to your cheeks.

Finally, in terms of lips, I’m just going to direct you towards a recent blog post all about which three lipsticks I’ve been wearing the most during Autumn.

EL xx
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