My Everyday Makeup Routine

When it comes to getting ready in the morning (and most days those mornings begin at 4-5:30 AM) my makeup routine has to be pretty simple. Most of the time it’s a quick blend of BB cream on the face, concealing any blemishes, setting with a matte powder, filling in the eyebrows (a must for me!), a swipe of shimmery nude eyeshadow (so it doesn’t have to be perfectly–and painstakingly–blended) and a little bit of mascara +/- eyeliner.

These are my favorite products that do the job oh so well:

Tom Ford Brow Sculptor in Blonde | MAC Eyeshadows in Naked Lunch (all over) & Trax (crease) | Skin79 Super+ BB Cream | Maybelline Mega Plush Mascara | Avon Kohl Eye Liner in Black | Rimmel Stay Matte Powder | Nars Blush in Sin | Urban Decay 24/7 Concealer Pencil in DEA

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27 Comments

  1. 10.11.2012 / 12:39 am

    This looks like a great makeup routine! I need to try this BB cream everyone is talking about!

  2. 10.11.2012 / 1:48 pm

    pretty much my routine I have the same steps but different products but the mascara. That one is the best.xo
    Rachelle
    http://pinksole.com

  3. 10.11.2012 / 1:52 pm

    DYING for that tom ford brow pencil! A less expensive option is the Smashbox brow tech to go, which I think might be even better because of having a spoolie on the other end it has a clear brow gel. It’s still $25 so not exactly affordable, but since I just dropped $50 on a Tom Ford lipstick, I’m going to wait before splurging again!

  4. 10.11.2012 / 3:15 pm

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  5. 10.11.2012 / 3:22 pm

    Nice and simple colors. Now if only I could find a similar routine but with all organic makeup I’d be so happy.

  6. 10.11.2012 / 3:42 pm

    My make-up routine is pretty similar! The brows are a must for me as well 🙂 Thanks for sharing! I enjoyed reading this!

  7. Natalie
    10.11.2012 / 3:43 pm

    Trax is my absolute favorite mac shadow and since discovering mine in a shattered mess the other day, I’ve been hoping it wasn’t a discontinued shade!

  8. 10.12.2012 / 12:46 am

    RESPECT!! I was always way too exhausted to care about make up in the morning before work .. though I managed to put on some BB cream. =)

  9. 10.12.2012 / 1:33 am

    My routine is almost the same- and I’ve been looking for a matte powder for ages- I’ll certainly be checking that Rimmel pressed powder out!

  10. 10.12.2012 / 2:36 pm

    I’m def going to try the brow sculptor! I need to fill to and with a new puppy and my work schedule the faster the make-up routine the better! Thanks for the share.

  11. 10.12.2012 / 3:15 pm

    LOVE NARS blush! Great products. Thanks for sharing! xo, Julie

  12. 10.12.2012 / 4:16 pm

    There’s always also something MAC in my make-up look LoL 😉

  13. nikki
    10.12.2012 / 4:56 pm

    Kristina, have you tried a number of BB creams? I am so confused as to which one to try. Maybe a future post on your experience and everyone’s favorite. Thanks for the tips and advice.

  14. 10.12.2012 / 8:24 pm

    I still haven’t gotten on board with BB creams yet. Although I also have and adore the MAC Naked Lunch eye shadow. You always look so pretty and glowy. So must be on the right track with your routine!
    http://www.theharrissisters.blogspot.com

  15. 10.12.2012 / 9:34 pm

    That BB cream looks soo pretty, the packaging is lovely and so bright! Loveee that blusher too, NARS really does have such a fabulous selection of blushers, the colours are always divine.

  16. 10.15.2012 / 12:42 am

    I love reading & learning about everyone’s makeup routines : ) I don’t have one I stick too, it just depends on how much time I have!

  17. 10.15.2012 / 5:59 pm

    I like Missha BB cream. Have you checked it out? Skin79 works great for me too. Love Nars blushes too. Thank you!

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