Go and buy these things…you won’t be sorry. Seriously.
Bare Minerals Foundation/Bisque Concealer – I love this stuff, I really do. I think it has amazing coverage without giving you that “God I’ve got to get this stuff off my face” feeling. Try it.
IT Cosmetics Celebration Foundation – If you prefer a pressed powder to a loose one, this is your gig. Comes in great colors, easy to match, not cakey or heavy but gets the job done. It’s got a matte finish but buffs into my skin beautifully!
CoverGirl Ready Set Gorgeous Foundation- If you are more of a liquid kind of gal, here it is. This foundation is seriously, well, gorgeous. It’s a medium to full coverage and leaves my skin with a very nice finish. Love it.
Milani Baked Flush in Luminoso – This is a really beautiful blush! It applies softly with a silky veil of peachy glow. An everyday color.
Clinique Blushwear Cream Stick- This is a creamy blush which goes on sheer but really pops the apples of your cheeks with gorgeous color! Plus, it comes in a chic little tube. You’ll want to apply blush out in public just so people can see it!
Laura Geller Tahitian Glow Baked Body Frosting – This is a really cool bronzer which also provides a luminescence (big word, I know. Means glow). It’s spendy but comes in a HUGE compact that will last you years. I mean, years.
NYC Sunny Bronzer – Cheap. Super cheap. And bronze. Beautifully bronzed. And cheap.
Lips (Man, oh man, lips)
Maybelline Color Sensational Vivids in Vivid Rose – Oh, I love this formula! This is a satin-finish, bright and bold rose that is extremely wearable and creamy. It will last on the lips forever and wear off with a nice stain left behind. Go get you one.
Maybelline Color Sensational Vivids in Brazenberry – Purple lips anyone? I love this color. Has all the distinctive qualities I listed above with a cool toned wearable purple hue. Step out of your box and try it!
Clinique Almost Lipstick (Black Honey)- This has been around forever and is still going strong. The dark color of the lipstick is, at first, a little intimidating but it is actually a very wearable, lightweight, glossy shade. It’s my reach-in-the-purse and apply-without-a-mirror lipstick.
Burt’s Bees Lip Shimmer (Watermelon, Rhubarb, Fig)- I always have a couple of these around. Although they do not contain any SPF they do contain peppermint oil so they give your lips a little zing while providing beautiful sheer color.
Jordana EasyLiner for Lips in Rock ‘n Rose and Baby Berry – These are amazing liners at a very low prize. Retractable and long lasting, they will be the only liners you use.
CoverGirl Lash Exact- I have really grown to love this stuff. Gives me Bambi eyelashes. Adds a certain level of hotness.
Jordana Best Lash Extreme – This is an amazing formulation that won’t break the bank. It volumizes, lengthens, blackens and gives your lashes the vavoom they need while still being the right kind of natural. Get it.
Clinique Quickliner for Eyes – I love, love, love this stuff. And it is the only one I’m mentioning because IT ROCKS. Try it.