FOTD pics

Here’s a few FOTD pics from the past week or so. My eyes look a little washed out, but I promise it looked nicer in person!
Most pics were using my everyday favorites from my makeup bag.
I usually use Missha M perfect cover BB cream #21 as a primer, with Revlon Colorstay in buff for foundation.
MAC Prolongwear concealer is my current fave for covering acne scarring. I use a bit of MAC MSF in my t zone. For bronzer and contour I almost always use Benefit Hoola. It’s my go to shade, as it looks good on my fair skin in any season. For blush I have been loving a peach combo (for some reason I can’t wear many peach toned blushes) with NYC cheek glow blush in Sutton Place Peach topped with MAC mineralize blush in Amber Glow.

 

To highlight I use Benefit high beam on my cheekbones, down the center of my nose, cupid’s bow and a touch above my brow. I also have been liking Hard Candy tiki baked bronzer. It’s very pretty, but way too light for a bronzer. I’ve heard its a dupe for LORAC’s spotlight.

 

Under my eyes I have been using NYX HD concealer in Light after I tap on a little bit of pixi beauty peach correcting concealer. I always set it with a light dusting of powder to prevent creasing.

My favorite eye primer is Painterly paint pot from MAC. My eyelids tend to be dry and this is very emollient, and it never creases my shadows. I almost always use some combination of eyeshadows from my Urban Decay Naked 1 and 2 palettes. I love Naked, Buck or Tease in my crease. I think in one of the pics I used purple tones from the palettes. Foxy is a great blending out color for my skin tone. I don’t really care for the velvet texture, but it works!

 

I’m obsessed with Rimmel’s scandaleyes kohl liners. I wear the dark brown on my upper lash line (and to tightline) almost everyday. The Nude is lovely on the waterline for brightening your eyes. I have contacts, and fairly sensitive eyes and never have irritation with these liners.

 

For my brows I have been using the ELF brow duo in medium. It’s not my HG shade (which I have yet to find) but it’s good. I love the wax side, because I have these obnoxious browlicks (yeah, cowlick in my brows) and this tames them a bit.

 

My lashes are a little weird right now. I’m loosing so much hair (on my head and lashes) from my Lyme Disease, so I have some bald spots. (Ummmm seriously, why cant I loose the obnoxious random chin hairs?!) I like Cover Girl’s Clump crusher mascara, and I sometimes layer it with L’Oreal telescopic water proof. That holds a great curl like nothing I’ve tried (I have stick straight lashes) but it is a PAIN IN THE ASS to get off.

Lips are easy! I almost always grab one of my NYX butter glosses. They are the best lip product EVER! Seriously, if you haven’t tried them, you need to! I like them more than any other gloss/butter/lipstick/stain out there.

What are your go-to make up choices for everyday? I’d love to hear some favorite products, and see pics!

xo Amber

 

 

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In the eye pic I had used UD YDK with MAC Fix+ on my lid, tease in the crease, Toated and hustle in the outer v. I have MAC Prunella eye kohl on.

  • http://www.myRitualBeauty.com Dawn

    Your eyes are so pretty. I usually go for a nude eye as well with brown eyeliner but lately I’ve been playing around with color for the liner – green, blue or black. I have stick straight lashes too so I spend most of my time curling and applying mascara. I was using L’Oreal Voluminous forever but have recently tried Maybelline Rocket Lash. It’s very nice but also awful to remove so I will probably go back to L’Oreal.

    • http://daydreamingbeauty.com daydreamingbeauty

      Thanks Dawn, that totally made my day! :) You know, I got Maybelline Rocket a few months ago. I tried it twice and it was so wet and irritated my eyes I haven’t tried it again. Sometimes I notice if I put a new mascara away for a while then try it again, I like it more. I don’t really like wet formulas!
      Mally’s mascara is great, volumizing and easy to remove. For a more natural look, I like Maybelline full n soft and it somewhat holds a curl! Have a great Friday!

  • http://www.unprofessionalbeautyblog.com/ Angela @ The Unprofessional Beauty Blog

    I love this look that you created. It’s really gorgeous and is very wearable even for daytime.
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      Thanks for checking it out!

  • Karrie Smith

    You look so pretty!! Your makeup looks really, really good ;) And your blue eyes are so pretty!

    • http://daydreamingbeauty.com daydreamingbeauty

      Thanks so much Karrie! Have a great day!

  • http://beautybyarielle.blogspot.com Arielle

    I have been using the NYX & Pixi together too! What a coincidence. Your eye look is very pretty!

    • http://daydreamingbeauty.com daydreamingbeauty

      Arielle, it was your review of the pixi corrector that turned me onto it! I love it. :)