Skip to main content

LOTD: My Current Makeup Routine




LOTD: My Current Makeup Routine


My typical weekday starts with my alarm going off at 6:50 am and me putting it on snooze without fail... I am finally up by 7:15 am and out of the door for my tennis lessons by 7:40 am... It's with clockwork precision that I follow these times... After an hour of tennis I dash off to my workplace where I shower and get ready to face the day!




Since my makeup is generally a hurried 7 minutes affair at the sink in my office's washroom, it needs to be quick, easy and effective. Today I plan to share my current makeup routine that I have been doing over the past month or so...

1. Base Makeup

As much as I like keeping my base makeup to a minimum I have been going the full foundation and concealer routine this past month. This is because I somehow feel that doing makeup on a tanned complexion is a lot of fun and a novel experience and since I have tanned a lot these past months there couldn't have been a better canvas for me than myself!
I try to keep my foundation as sheer as possible and use my fingers to apply and blend it. I use a little concealer on the under area simply to create a little dimension and set it all with a mattifying powder. 

Maybelline Fit Me Foundation Matte + Poreless
Maybelline Fit Me Stick Foundation
L'Oreal Paris Mat Magique Transforming Powder

2. Eye Makeup

I have always loved playing up the eyes whenever I do my makeup and my current routine is no different. I use a cream eyeshadow as my base and apply a shimmery nude powder eyeshadow on top of it. This combination keeps my eyeshadow from creasing and keeps it on for the whole day. I then heavily line my eyes with black kohl and also smudge a little of it on my eyelids to create a little more drama. I finish off the look with generous coats of mascara.

Shiseido Shimmering Cream Eyeshadow - BE728
MAC Patina Eyeshadow
Lakme Eyeconic Kajal
Maybelline The Falsies Push Up Drama Mascara

3. Lipstick

This generally keeps on changing but lately I have been getting drawn to pinks like nobody's business and so I opt for a sheer and a very moisturising lipstick so that my lips don't start feeling dry in the middle of the day.

Bobbi Brown Sheer Lip Color in Hot Raspberry

4. Finishing Touches

Finally, I complete my look with a hint of blush, a touch of highlighter on the bridge of my nose and filling in my brows.

Maybelline Eyebrow Pencil
Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Bronze
Sleek 3-in-1 Blush Palette in Lace

What does your daily makeup routine consist of?


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

REVIEW: L'Oreal Paris Infallible Blush Paint Longwear High Impact Stick - Fuchsia Fame

Review of L'Oreal Paris Infallible Blush Paint Longwear High Impact Stick - Fuchsia Fame
Right now am sitting at the dining table trying to figure out a way to start this post in an "interesting" way... I am obviously struggling... There are these times when your mind just goes blank and you can't think of anything, right? Yeah, I am having one of those moments...

So, I guess I'll directly dive into the review and not mull around. I bought the L'Oreal Paris Infallible Blush Paint Stick on a whim... I was out window shopping at Shoppers Stop and I just happened to glance at the L'Oreal counter and this cute little stub caught my fancy... The moment I swatched it I knew I had to buy it...




Price of L'Oreal Paris Infallible Blush Paint Stick It costs a whopping INR 999/-

There is nothing much to talk about the packaging. It is exactly what it looks like, a rotating chubby stick with a cap. The plastic doesn't seem cheap and is pretty sturdy. I have d…

REVIEW: Johnson's Baby Lotion on Adult Skin

I am itching to do some makeup EOTDs and LOTDs since a while now but with guests at home I am not getting any time... So for a while you guys are stuck with me doing reviews. Not that my reviews do not need much efforts but as compared to EOTDs and LOTDs, reviews are a little bit less demanding where time constraints are concerned... Don't you agree? :)

Today I shall be reviewing the Johnson's baby lotion and before you raise your eye brows and say to yourself "WTF" let me make it absolutely clear that I bought it when I was out of a moisturiser and needed one pronto! This was the only one available and so I just bought it. I figured if it was good for babies, how could it be bad for me? The truth? Read on ;)

Johnson's Baby Lotion is Clinically proven to be mild and mild it sure is. It has a soft and soothing fragrance, which I love. Once applied it gets absorbed really fast and does not leave a residual oiliness or greasiness. It would be perfect for normal ski…

How I Wear My Denim Jacket To Be In Trend for 2018

How I Wear My Denim Jacket To Be In Trend for 2018 Denim is forever. It's versatility makes it a classic and in the form of a jacket it not just looks dapper and en vogue but is also comfortable and convenient... I love denim jackets because they are perfect for Pune's so called Winters and because they are the best accessories for any kind of outfit...




Going through some of the Fall Winter 2017-18 collections from the likes of Calvin Klein, Christian Dior and Stella McCartney, denim on denim seemed to be the trend in boxy and boyish silhouettes. I am not a very big fan of denim and denim and hence I prefer to pair my boxy denim jacket with a flowy, floral dress that makes the look strike a balance between feminine and androgynous.






 Faded Denim Jacket: Westside Floral Dress: Marks & Spencer Red Shoes: Zara Black Bucket Bag: Zara