Wednesday, December 26, 2012

What's in my make up bag!



I use this totally cute bright make up bag on a daily basis to hold all of my essential goodies. I am yet to find a smaller one with a chic print for my handbag however find that I don't necessarily do too many touch ups throughout the day apart from my lipstick. I find the bag itself to be a perfect size for my daily products and comes in handy if I'm on the run (generally 99.9% of the time!) 
Here is what it holds <3 






To prime and for even skin tone: Estée Lauder idealist even skin tone illuminator - I have only just started using this product so don't feel I can give a really good review on it however can say that it's a beautiful and light feeling cream that allows your skin to breathe, really useful for my skin type as I have acne prone skin with hyper-pigmentation.

Daily foundation: Estée Lauder double wear liquid foundation in 2N1 desert beige and the double wear pressed powder in 2N2 fresco - I have raved about these products time & time again so will save my breath the time around :)

Bronzing powder: Clarins pressed bronzing powder in copper sun - I got this product on sale at my local chemist and actually really love it! I find it a really good colour for contouring as it doesn't have that pretty, sparkly component to it. 

The eyes: To get the classic winged eyeliner I use Napoleon perdis Neo noir Liquid eyeliner in black and love it, I find it really easy to apply and is a really good quality product. If you follow my instagram page you will know that in my recent haul I purchased a new eyeliner to try, It is still a liquid liner however is by Chanel so will give a proper review on that in the coming weeks.  I generally use fascinating eye kohl in white by Mac on my bottom lid to brighten my eyes and make them appear bigger. I like to alternate eye shadow colors currently I am using shady lady eye shadow by sports girl in neutral browns/golden colors I really like this product especially if you're on a budget. To finish this look I use an eyelash curler and finish with maybelline the falsies volume express mascara in black. I have been using this mascara for a long while and tried others however keep coming back to this baby!

Eyebrows: Napoleon perdis kohl eyeliner in brown I apply this with an angled brush and use this as I like the colour against my hair and complexion. 

Pro tip: I use Napoleon perdis brush cleaner to clean my brushes when I'm on the go when i don't have time to shampoo them, this helps with break outs and keeps your brushes hair in tact and also helping the application of your makeup products. 

I hope you all enjoyed this post if you have any recommendations on products/brushes etc i would love for you to leave them for me in the comments box below and If not what are your favorite beauty products of the year?

- Jacqueline xx

9 comments:

  1. I like my Nude mineral foundation powder, having said that, this happens to be the only makeup I own, along with mascara and eyeliner.. this was very interesting, something I think would be awesome is going on a venture to all the chemists and Myer ect and making a comparison list or a list with cheapest yet best quality make up out there, for those on a budget.. :) and it would be fun to go between all the shops and taking snap shots of the awesome deals you find.. C xx

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  2. I really enjoyed this blog post as it always gives me ideas about new products I should try.
    My fav products for the year have to be real techniques brushes, my naked 2 palette and the laguna bronzer by Nars.
    Looking forward to reading more of your work. Brand new follower over here :-)

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    1. The naked 2 palette is next on my wish list!! Thanks for following my blog

      J xx

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  3. I love your makeup bag. great color. I'm a red lipstick fanatic, so my recommendation is Mac's matte lipstick in Ruby Woo.

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  4. Great post! I love your makeup bag - so bright and fun!
    & This post inspires me do something similar, always nosy into what people carry in their makeup bags! xx

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  5. Hi Jacqueline
    Iam so excited i found a fellow Aussie !!! As you my fav blogs are HRH collection she was the first blog i ever seen/ watched and my other fav chloe morrello. So obessed now. Love the Whats in my makeup bag blog !!!


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    1. I'm glad to hear you like my blog!! Please feel free to post any suggestions or things you would like to see

      - j xxx

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