Makeup Bag Minimalism | #8 Eyes

April 10, 2015

Most days, my eye makeup is complete with a couple of coats of mascara, but I do have a few other eye products in my makeup arsenal, which I whip out for my slightly less “everyday” looks. I still keep it pretty simple though. So I’ve listed them below in vague order of use (after mascara), depending on how […]

Makeup Bag Minimalism | #7 Brows

February 20, 2015

Even when I’m not wearing a full face of makeup I often still “put my brows on”. I’m quite lucky – my brows don’t need too much help. I have them threaded once every couple of weeks to keep them neat, and my brow kit consists of a pencil for filling in sparse areas, a spooly […]

Makeup Bag Minimalism : #6 Mascara

February 1, 2015

If I could only use one makeup product for the rest of my life, it would be mascara. I’m not sure wearing mascara on it’s own even counts as wearing makeup (OK it does, but barely!!) I’ve always stuck to drugstore brands because there are some great ones out there. And it gets used up/goes […]

Makeup Bag Minimalism : When To Chuck

January 25, 2015

Not everyone knows that makeup expires – I was reading an article that said some women admit to owning eye shadow that’s over 14 years old!! I wouldn’t be surprised if my mum had a few items in her collection that are older than me… But it’s important not to keep makeup past its use-by date […]

Makeup Bag Minimalism : #5 Contouring Basics

January 21, 2015

Contouring has been getting so much airtime recently, what with the Kim K selfie and youtube videos like this. I wouldn’t say my contour kit is a makeup bag essential. It’s definitely not part of my everyday routine, but on those special occasions when I want to look a bit more “done”, I whip out a […]