You already know your basic beauty needs. Items like foundation, neutral eyeshadows, mascara, and lip tints are just few of the staples. On the other hand, there are special items you can play with on days when you want to look extra. Here they are:
1. Contour and highlight stick
Define your facial features by adding shadows and highlight. A stick type will grant you that Kardashian-approved contour (or should we say kontour?). Don’t forget to blend to avoid looking muddy.
BYS Contour & Highlight Duo Stick, The SM Store
If you want your foundation to stay on your face longer, or you’re hyper-aware of your pore size, smooth on a primer to get these issues resolved.
Revlon Photoready Anti-Shine Balm, P795, The SM Store
3. Bold lipstick
On special occasions when you want to look a little bit different with less effort, swipe on a rich-hued lippie.
Slay Lip Color in Boudica, P599, slaycolors.com
4. Lip gloss
If you think a bold lipstick is too much, put on a metallic gloss (hey, it's back!) just on the center of your mouth for a 3D pout.
Smashbox Be Legendary Lip Gloss in Rose Gold, P1,050, Beauty Bar
5. Facial mist
This has multiple uses: preps your face for makeup application, sets it, and reboots the skin before retouch.
Human Nature Hydrating Face Mist with Aloe, P250, The Landmark Department Store
6. Lavender eyeliner
Make your orbs look larger than life by rimming your waterline with a liner in a shade close to your skin tone. If you want to fake an eight-hour sleep, slide a lavender pencil to hide the redness.
Make Up For Ever Aqua XL Eyeliner in Matte Pastel Purple, Greenbelt 3
7. Dry shampoo
You can’t control the odors that can stick to your hair. Whether it’s caused by food, cigarette smoke, or amoy araw, turn to dry shampoo to smell fresh again.
Dove Volume+Fullness Dry Shampoo, P299, The SM Store
8. A set of brushes
Sure, you can apply makeup using your fingers, but it sure looks super polished and profesh-looking when you use brushes.
Real Techniques Core Collection, P1,050, KalmCosmetics.com
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