Makeup is having a moment (if you can call 5 years a moment, lol) . But the infinite amount of makeup products available now can feel like a blessing and a curse. I find something I love and I want to keep buying it over and over forever more, then out of the blue I find something else that I love more ( or just as much) and I want to have that too !!!! Thus continues the never ending tension of wanting to have a reasonable amount of makeup, and wanting to have ALL THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS !!!
But over time you learn that moderation is necessary and that having an infinite makeup draw actually has some drawbacks. ( Who would have thought?)
So, like in dating, when people usually try to find “the one”, you try to find the equivalent of this in your makeup. Just as “the one” is “stable”, compatible, life enhancing, and someone you can enjoy almost every day- so too are your LTR (long term relationship ) “makeup partners”.
These are my current LTR makeup partners and why I love them :
1. L`Oreal Colour Riche Le Kajal Eye Pencil
Dark, rich, smooth. (Doesn`t that sound like a coffee commercial? lolol) . I love this pencil. I randomly picked it up in the duty free section of an airport and luckily it worked really well. I don`t know if I would say it`s my favourite black eye pencil of all time, but it`s what I`m currently using and I really like it !!
2. Revlon Colorstay Foundation
Light enough to make it look as though you don`t have on any make up at all, but weighty enough to totally cover any blemishes. And as the name says, it stays all day long !! I can put this foundation on at 8:00 in the morning, and when I get back home at 4:00pm it`s still there. This foundation is fantastic if you want to feel confident that your face is staying put during the day.
3. L`Oreal Voluminous Original Waterproof Mascara
I bought this because it`s gotten so many great reviews online. I was really curious. I actually didn`t mean to buy the waterproof version but I did. I wasn`t impressed with it when I first tried it but it grew on me, and now I love it. One of the reasons why I love it is precisely because it is waterproof. I can put it on and forget about it. I don`t have to worry about when I absentmindedly wipe my face, or if I get wet for some reason. Once I put on my mascara, I know it will stay on for the rest of the day. Yes Gaawwdddd !!! Praise God for waterproof everything !!!!
4. Milani Color Statement Lipstick Teddy Bare
Every time I think I have found my “forever” perfect lipstick nude, I find another one that I feel is even more perfect. My current bae : Milani Teddy Bare. The perfectest, brownish pink creamy lipstick. It`s true love !! I`m actually thinking about it as I write this and wishing I could take it out and just admire it !!! It glides on so easily and I also love the scent.
I am treasuring every moment of this beautiful shade until I have to decide whether to re-purchase it or go off on another “perfect pink nude” lipstick adventure.
5. Sacha Eyeshadow in Matte Brown
Guys. I just have to say, I actually could not find the link to this product anywhere online ! I hope they still sell this in stores, but I`m actually not sure as I haven`t checked recently. But I use the Sacha Eyeshadow in Matte Brown for my brows. What I posted below is the Sacha Blush in Matte Brown which to me looks very similar to the eyeshadow. I use a little bit of eyeshadow powder with an eyebrow brush to fill them in, then I feather out the brow with a spoolie.
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