My everyday foundation routine
I am very simple when it comes to makeup, for one because my husband HATES it when I wear makeup and two nobody has time to put on a whole face every day… at least I don’t! 😉
The first thing I do every morning and night is wash my face. In the evening I use face wash to get rid of all my makeup and in the morning I just use warm water. I only use water in the morning to prevent over drying my skin. In middle school I started drying out my face with tons of face washes and oil free creams, to the point that my skin reacted by producing tons of oil. This then lead to acne, more aggressive face washes and the cycle just continued. Until finally I realized that my problem wasn’t that I had oily skin, but instead that I had extremely dry skin and I needed to moisturize it. Hallelujah! My skin problem was resolved!
After I wash my skin I apply Nivea creme (again this is because of my dry skin). In the evening I go full on crazy with the stuff and lather it up. In the mornings I just apply a light coverage. I let the cream soak in for a couple of minutes ( I typically eat my breakfast during this time), and then I apply my foundation.
I switch off between Bobbi Brown and it cosmetics.
- Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Spf 15– I use shade warm beige. This is very lightweight and has a very watery consistency. I would say the coverage is light – medium. This is my go to foundation in the hot summer months.
- Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick – I use shade warm beige. This is very similar to the liquid foundation above, but since it is a stick form, it is definitely creamier and not as light weight. I would say coverage is light – medium. This foundation is great for applying makeup on the go. This was the foundation I brought to Europe this summer, since I didn’t have to worry about airport security taking it 🙂
- It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC Cream with SPF 50+ – I use shade medium. I would say coverage is medium – full. This is currently my go to! Not only do I love the smell, but I like that its good for my skin too! I am honestly OBSESSED.
- It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Anti-Aging Concealer– I use shade medium tan. This is obviously not a foundation, but I included it here since I use this in combination with all my foundations. I love how well it covers the dark circles under my eyes and makes me look fresh and awake!
To finish off my face I throw on some mascara and I’m done! Like I said I am very basic when it comes to makeup.
Have a wonderful day!
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