Aside from practice and experience, the key to always nailing your look is having products that will actually work for you. Here, 7 no-fail makeup essentials that will help get you ready in just a few minutes.
A no-fail base
You can never go wrong with a long-wearing base that will leave your skin still looking like skin. Keep oil at bay with a liquid powder foundation that'll make you dewy, not shiny.
Maybelline White Super Fresh Liquid Powder P399, Watsons
Get flushed cheeks
Warm up your face with a sweep of color using a soft pink blush. Instead of applying it directly on the apples of your cheeks, try brushing it on the high points of your face for a soft contoured look.
Covergirl Cheekers Blush, price available upon request, Landmark
Instead of going for plakado brows, opt for soft, natural-looking arches. These days, it's all about bushy, sabog brows.
Maybelline Fashion 3D Contouring Palette, P299, Watsons
Contour with ease
Contouring can look harsh during daytime, so it's best to use this technique when you're out on a dinner date. Use a cream contour stick, which is super easy to blend—you can just use your fingers!
Happy Skin Glisten Up! Contour Cheek Stick in Taupe, P799, Beauty Bar
Put on a faux glow
Look like a glowing goddess by blending in a cream highlighter onto the high points of your face. Using your ring finger, press the product onto the inner corner of your eyes, which will make your eyes sparkle.
MAC Cream Color Base in Luna, P1,400, SM Megamall
Draw attention to your eyes
Make your brown eyes pop even more by opting for a purple eyeliner rather than traditional blacks and browns. Work some of the product onto the outer third of your lower lashline for an instant smoky effect. Ganda lang!
Estee Lauder Doublewear Infinite Waterproof Eyeliner in Indigo, P1,260, SM Shangri-La
Swipe on a MOMOL-friendly lippie
You never know if some smoochin' action will happen, so we say to ALWAYS be prepared with a sexy budge-proof lippie.
MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour in High Drama, P1,650, Rustan's Shangri-La
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