September 21, 2013

FOTD #1 Natural Look for High School


I love this combination as an every day high school look. In the morning, I usually give myself about 30 minutes to get ready before I'm out the door. This includes putting in my contacts, getting dressed, and eating breakfast. For make up specifically, I usually allow myself 5-7 minutes. If I've wasted too much time, I'll usually skip the rest of the products for that given day. For this blog post, I decided to list the products in the order that I use them-- aka most important to least important. Hope you enjoy!



Maybelline Fit Me Concealer 
I've found that blending this baby in with the Real Techniques Stippling Brush gives the most natural finish! I like to apply this around my chin area-- which has the most discoloration. This product works is pretty build-able and lasts all day without any sort of setting powder. The only bad part is that I've been getting SO TAN lately, so I think I'm going to be needing this product in a darker shade soon.

Nyx Eyebrow Cake Powder
I have very light and thin eyebrows, so I can't leave the house without making them a little darker and more noticeable! This kit comes with two different shades and a wax to keep your brows in place. I usually use the dark powder to fill in all my bald spots, blend it all in with the spooly, and seal it all in with the wax.

Revlon Eyelash Curler
Let me just say that I've been using this curler for 2-3 years now, and I haven't even needed to replace the red squishy bit (I have absolutely no idea what it's called) at the bottom of the clamp. I think that's pretty impressive :) I usually just pump this thing a few times and I'm ready for the next step.

Dolly Wink Eyeliner
If you haven't read my full review, you can find it here. Now that I'm a little more experienced, this eyeliner is great for a cat eye! I love how black this eyeliner is-- it makes my eyelashes look noticeable which is always great. or as my generation puts it, gr9.

Burts Bees Lip Balm
I love prepping my lips for color with the peppermint lip balm! I've gone through countless sticks of this product and I absolutely love it to DEATH. Because I apply my concealer around my mouth, it can some times overlap onto my lips-- so I like putting something on my lips to bring them back to life-- and to make my lip color less drying.

L'Oreal Colour Riche Caresse
To brighten up my complexion, I love using this tinted lip stain. Beware-- if you use this product how it's advertised, it can leave you with some awkward mix matched patches. I remember when I first bought this product, I applied the first layer and blended it in with my fingers, then applied another coat with the brush. Upon application, it gave a beautiful rich opaque red color but, about an hour later when the lip color started to wear off, it became incredible uneven around the edges of my lips :( HOWEVER, if you just dot this product onto your lips with the brush and pat it in with your fingers, it gives a beautiful, natural lip stain.

Stila Convertible Color Trio Warm
I originally bought this product for Gerbera which I had heard so much about, but the winner turned out to be Camellia! It gives a really natural flush to my cheeks which I am such a fan of. This is a creme blush, so theres no need to worry about this product caking up on your skin. That being said, this product doesn't wear very long :(

Majolica Majorica Lash King Mascara
Last but not least, mascara! I usually save this step for the end, just in case I run out of time. I have a full review here. This mascara is perfect for school because it doesn't smudge at ALL but it easy to remove after a long day.

41 comments:

  1. a great tutorial! alot of highschool girls have trouble with an appropriate daily makeup routine

    xx

    http://spoonfulofdiamonds.com
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  2. This is great, love some of these products but especially the Real Techniques Stippling Brush, couldn't live without that!!

    Lisa x
    http://uniqueornbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. agreed. It gives such a natural finish :)

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  3. I also use the maybelline fit me concealer if I need a thicker coverage and I LOVE the Burts bee's mango lip balm. Use it all the time :)

    xx

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    1. I've tried the peppermint and honey (yuck-- did not like this) lip balm, but have never tried mango. I think I'll try it out when I run out :)

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  4. I really want to try the Burt Bee's Mango Lip Balm and the Real Techniques Stippling Brush. Lovely post :) xx


    http://alexandrae94.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. it is SO worth the money! It's actually the only brush that I own (i'm hoping to expand my collection) but I absolutely love it.

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  5. burts bees lip balm is the best! ^^

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  6. I love this tutorial! I am well out of high school and still prefer the natural look for the casual days! Great tips and post!

    Lauren,
    http://atouchofsoutherngrace.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thanks for stopping by-- I'm glad you enjoyed reading!

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  7. Such a great natural look for everyday! I love peppermint lip balms as well

    x karen
    www.thechicndamned.blogspot.com

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    1. it really is the best lip balm that I've found! thanks for commenting :)

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  8. Ooooo I love the photo on top and the little descriptions are so nice. I don't know if I could have the guts to wear reb lipstick to school but this look defiantly sounds awesome! :D

    http://stephaniedong.blogspot.com/

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    1. It's very build-able so you can really play with it. But I love wearing bold lip colors to school-- if thats your thing, DOOO ITT <3

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  9. Great pics and lovely photo!

    www.makeupmonster.ie

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  10. thanks a lot for your nice comment :)!
    I just followed you too, you have a cute blog!

    I really love the maybelline fit me concealer as well.

    xx Vivi
    http://frostedpearl.blogspot.com

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    1. thank you so much :) love your blog.

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  11. How do you like the NYX Brow kit? I am thinking about trying it!


    Followed back :)

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    1. I love it! It's very easy to use and pretty forgivable. I would recommend it :) My friend and I each bought it together on Ulta.com. They seem to always have some sort of deal.

      thanks so much!

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  12. ooh those are some great choices!! i love a lot of those products.

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  13. Ooh I really want one of those Stila trios, they're my favourite blushes <3

    Jennie xo | sailorjennie.com

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    1. I love this palette to DEATH. They look so natural on the skin! I originally bought the stippling brush to use with the cream blushes, but I found that I like blending it in with my fingers more. Thanks for commenting <3

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  14. I have the Stila Trio in cool, it's so gorgeous! I love everything you chose xx

    Gemma | Miss Makeup Magpie

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    1. It was such a hard decision for me choosing between the two because I had heard so much about Lillium-- but I decided to go with the warm palette because of Gerbera. How do you like it?

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  15. I LOVE your blog so much! The layout is amazing.
    I'm your newest follower via google (33).
    I'd love it if you could check out my blog and follow me back as well Also,
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    1. Thank you! I will check out yours :)

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  16. I have that stila convertible colors trio but in cool because I want lilium!! ai ma following you because i love your blog!! would be nice if you follow me back!! :-)
    http://theleakycauldron-fatma.blogspot.nl/

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  17. ive always been on again off again with the fit me foundation but never tried the concealer ;0 might try it out xx nice post

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  18. Great post, I love anything Burt's Bees!!

    www.makeupmonster.ie

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  19. I love your cosmetics ! I use mascara maybelline ;)

    Following ;) Feel free to myself - can also observe and comment on? It will be a pleasure for me;)
    http://imagine-day.blogspot.com/

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  20. I love your blog! Would you like to follow each other? Just let me know on my blog!

    allthingsglitterandbeauty

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  21. I can't believe that it takes you so little time to finish your morning routine. I'm super jealous! By the time I usually drag myself to the kitchen for breakfast I'm already late, haha.

    xx.
    Stephanie | fashion and tea

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  22. I wish i had the foort to glam myself up for school...but i can't! haha. I hit the snooze button WAY too many times to have time to do any of that :( nice post though xx

    CharlotteHavs

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  23. Aww such a lovely tutorial (: , love all the product that you listed above! You're such an expert to be able to do all that in the morning! x

    http://birdiethgirl.blogspot.com

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  24. A great really useful post! And I love your blog ^_^
    excited to see more posts :P
    The Blushing Giraffe| The Blog Loving
    xxx

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