I recently started wearing makeup again. With that said, I want to share my everyday makeup routine with you. But before I go into the details of my everyday makeup routine. I want cover why I said “again”, meaning that there was a point in time where I wasn’t wearing makeup at all.
A year ago, I got rid of all of my makeup during the summer and decided to go natural.
Did you know that makeup has a shelf life? I didn’t. I couldn’t remember when I bought what, so I just got rid of it all. Another reason why I decided to go natural was because I felt like I had to wear makeup in order to feel comfortable in my skin.
When I decided to go natural it felt weird at first. The first week was uncomfortable, but after a while it got easier. Sometimes I would forget that I didn’t have makeup on. That is until I saw my reflection in the mirror. Over time, my skin got clearer and I felt more comfortable going without makeup. It also made getting ready effortless. I went three months without wearing makeup.
When I started my YouTube channel. I didn’t wear any makeup at all in my videos. I figured this is me and I wanted everyone to see me as I am. After a while, I did a few sit down videos where I was primarily talking to the camera. That’s when I decided to start wearing makeup again. I wanted to look a little bit more presentable.
Since I had thrown out all of my makeup. Instead of going back to the brand that I had previously used. I decided to research healthy makeup brands. As I did my research, I found a handful of companies and narrowed it down to Tarte Cosmetics. I decided to go with Tarte Cosmetics because I liked that the makeup was oil-free and made in the U.S.A. They are also cruelty free and don’t use the following; parabens, mineral oil, phthalates, triclosan, sodium laurel sulfate, and gluten.
My Everyday Makeup Routine
If you read my Skin Care Routine, you would know that I like to use Palmers Cocoa Butter Moisturizing Body Oil. I put a dime sized amount on my face before I put on any makeup. It makes my skin feel soft and helps my makeup glide on more easily.
When I go to put on my base, I alternate between using a BB Tinted Moisturizer and a Full Coverage Foundation. If I want to go more natural then I’ll use the Amazonian Clay BB Tinted Moisturizer in Medium. Or if I want more coverage, then I’ll use the Amazonian Class Full Coverage Foundation in Medium Tan Honey. Next, I put on blush. I like use a the Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush in the color Dazzled. It’s a very light pink that I think is pretty and compliments my complexion really well.
Then, I use that torture device called an eyelash curler and curl my eyelashes before I put on mascara. I like to use the Gifted Amazonian Clay Smart Mascara in Black. Followed by chapstick and or lipstick. The lipsticks that I wear vary from different colors and brands that I have collected over the years. So I won’t list any. But that’s my everyday makeup routine in a nutshell.
Not wearing makeup for three months. Has made me feel like I can go with or without makeup and still feel comfortable in my skin. I don’t wear makeup everyday. Just every once in a while for an event, special occasions, and or for when I film YouTube videos. I’ve listed the Tarte Cosmetics products that I use below;
- Amazonian Clay BB Tinted Moisturizer
- Amazonian Clay Full Coverage Foundation
- Medium Tan Honey
- Gifted Amazonian Clay Smart Mascara
- Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush
I filmed my everyday makeup routine on my YouTube channel to compliment this blog post. If you want to watch me do my everyday makeup routine then click the link below.
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