Tuesday, February 25, 2014

current cosmetic favorites

Even though most days I don't wear makeup, I still have a small bag of my essentials and favorites that's easy to throw in my purse or suitcase at a moment's notice. Over the years I've accumulated quite a few different products (it's hard to resist the sales, the pretty packaging, and the sexy names that include words like smoldering and voluminous), but these are the ones that I always have on my dresser and in my cosmetic bag. I didn't realize until I sat down to write this post that the majority of the products featured here are from L'Oreal. As a consumer, I am very brand loyal - when I find a product that works for me I stick with it. So I guess L'Oreal has just been the best quality for the price I've found for the most part. That being said, I have only ever purchased my makeup from drug stores or department stores rather than specialty stores - that's just been what has been most convenient and cost effective for me. If you have any questions, feel free to ask in the comment section below or you can tweet me (@Fab_Factor) and I will respond toot sweet!

makeup bag - Signature via Beach People, Door County // blush - Revlon Powder Blush in Wine With Everything // lipstick  - Revlon in Wine With Everything // lip balm - Burt's Bees in Red Dahlia // eye shadow - L'Oreal Infallible Eye Shadow in Smoldering Plum // cream eye liner - L'Oreal HIP Color Truth Cream Eyeliner in Black // brushes - Eco Tools eyelash/eyebrow brush, shadow brush, smudging brush // eyeliner  - L'Oreal Voluminous Smoldering Eyeliner Pencil // eye shadow duos - L'Oreal HIP Metallic Shadow Duo in Charged (left), L'Oreal HIP Concentrated Shadow Duo in Saucy (right) // lip liner - L'Oreal Colour Riche Anti-Feathering Lip Liner in Forever Rose (top) and Burgundy (bottom) // mascara - L'Oreal Voluminous False Fiber Lashes Mascara Black Lacquer (top), and L'Oreal Waterproof Voluminous in Carbon Black.
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14 comments

Ana Meyer said...

Great post, great items :) x

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Marlen said...

i'm always so nervous buying stuff at drugstores- since you can't try it on it's always a hit or miss. which is why im just like you- once i find something that works i stick with it :) these are all great products!

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i.s. said...

great selects! love that mascara x
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Svetlana said...

Nice items :)
the cat is super cute :)

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Fleur said...

girls love their essentials <3
I looooved the pictures in your previous post by the way! Forgot to comment on it, oops!
xx

Becca said...

Oh man, I swear by that Burt's Bees lip balm in rose. It's the best stuff ever. I love that your cat always wants to model!

XOXO
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Danielle Morgan said...

I have the same Burt's Bees tinted lip balm! Regular lipstick is a bit too high maintenance for me, but I do dream of one day donning bright red lipstick like no one's business.

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Simona Huidiu said...

I don`t know much about make up, that`s why I think the cat, in the last picture, is awesome! great post<3
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Dominika Sęk said...

I don't wear make-up on a daily basis. Only sometimes, when I feel that I might need some extra help I put corrector, black eyeliner and lipstick.

Elisabeth @ Bella said...

love the nautical bag - and thanks for sharing your favorites - I'm always on the hunt for great products :)

Akshara Vivekananthan said...

Burt's Bees lip balm is the best! Love the tinted ones too! Can I just say that your anchor make-up bag is truly the best. And so is your adorable cat! Happy Wednesday! :)

Ivana Petrovic said...

I need to refill my makeup bag so this post came at the perfect time!!

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Priya said...

I always love getting a peak inside someone's make-up bag! Like you, I don't spend alot of time/money with make-up, and buy mostly all my stuff at a drugstore (though more expensive stuff is something I'd like to experiment with). Agreed, make-up is always tempting to buy with those adjectives, haha! I would still love to find the best, drugstore mascara. I haven't found one I really like so I pretty much just buy a different one everytime! One of my girlfriend's is a fan of this same one though, so maybe I'll try that one next

♥ perfectly PRIYA

AnnaLise Coble said...

The Loreal HIP line is my absolute favorite drugstore eye shadow line!!

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