There are truly endless makeup products out there. It seems like every single day, something new comes out that is meant to fix and perfect a different part of your face. There is foundation, contour, bronzer, blush, highlighter, mascara… just to name a few. But even if makeup is not necessarily your thing, it is always a good idea to have a couple of essentials on hand. Doing your makeup can actually be really fun, as long as you have the right products. You do not need to go and buy out Sephora. Just make sure you have a couple of essentials to quickly do your makeup with. Here are six essentials to add to your makeup collection:
1. Face Makeup
Let’s face it: we all deal with a pimple or two from time to time. Don’t deny it. We are only human. And when a pimple strikes, you are going to wish you had face makeup to cover it up. There are countless types of face makeup out there for every skin type. You can get a full coverage foundation, something more sheer, or even just concealer to cover up specific problem spots. You can get a BB cream, a tinted moisturizer, or even a skin discoloration cream that will cover pigmentation on your skin. The right face makeup will keep your skin looking healthy and glowy all day long.
2. Go-To Blush
There are truly countless blush shades and types out there, but you definitely do not need them all. One solid, go-to blush will suffice. If you are struggling with what color blush to choose, look at your skin tone. For more fair skin, go for a pale pink color. For medium skin tones, a warmer shade will be most flattering. For olive skin tones, go for something with a warm undertone, like rose or peach. And for darker skin tones, a more bright shade of red or pink will look best.
3. A Good Mascara
If eye makeup really is not your thing, don’t stress. A good mascara is really all you need. A makeup look of just foundation, blush, and mascara can be quite flattering. Mascara is an everyday necessity that is needed for pretty much every makeup look. There are endless types of mascaras out there, from waterproof to thickening. Find a good one that works for you and stick with it.
4. Eyebrow Gel
Eyebrow gel is definitely an essential to add to your collection because you can wear it without any other makeup. If you are going for a more barefaced, natural look, quickly fill in your brows with an eyebrow gel, and you will instantly look more put together. You never realize just how much of a difference eyebrow gel makes until you use it every day and then forget to put it on one day. You will never make that mistake again!
5. Lip Gloss
When in doubt, put on lip gloss. A lip gloss will truly become your best friend. Lip gloss easily pulls together a look and makes your lips look full and luscious. If you are ever feeling insecure, put on some lip gloss. Trust me. It will instantly boost your confidence.
6. Setting Spray
To finish your look off, all you need is a quick spritz of a setting spray to lock your makeup in for the whole day. When you move around all day, you do not want to look at yourself in the mirror at the end of the day and realize your foundation and eyebrows have completely wiped off. Setting spray is essential to ensure your makeup won’t come off by lunch.
You do not have to break the bank to have a complete makeup collection. You just need to invest in a couple of key products. Putting together a makeup look does not need to take up your whole morning. These simple six products will take less than 10 minutes total and leave you looking flawless.
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