I find it really interesting to see what other girls use on a daily basis so I thought I'd share my basics with you. This is also what I would take with me when I go home for the weekend - maybe with an additional lipstick for the evening if I think about going out.
My current foundation is the YSL Touche Eclat foundation (I wear BD 10). I really like it because it has light coverage and looks very natural on the skin. It is also insanely expensive in Austria so I am not sure if I treat myself to it a second time when it is finished..
I set my foundation with the Clinique Superpowder (07 Matte Neutral) but only in the T-zone as my skin is quite dry on my cheeks but I get oily during the day on my forehead, nose and chin. If I feel like I have dark circles I will use a concealer (MAC Studiofinish Concealer palette in 'light') but on most days I just don't bother.
Then I define my brows a bit using the Alverde Eyebrow gel in '01 Blonde'. I have brunette hair but I find that the darker colour is too dark and 'Blonde' is just fine for everyday.
After that I create some sort of eyeshadow look with my MAC palette but sometimes I skip eyeshadow altogether and move straight on to eyeliner.
I use the Clarins 3-dot-liner on my upper and lower lashline and a black Khol pencil (by Catrice) only on my upper lashline.
To finish up I use the MAC lash curlers and either Essence I love extreme or Maybelline Falsies Mascara.
The brushes I use are the Paris Berlin 29 Foundation brush (I LOVE IT), MAC 217 and 239 and a Kabuki brush by Alverde.
I really do not like to wear too much make-up during the day, I hate to have to worry about touch-ups and possible smudging and these products have been working really well for me.
In the evenings I like to wear bolder looks as I tend to not be very experimental with my clothes and just stick to a few pieces I know that suit me and go for a red lip or darker eye looks instead.
I hope you enjoyed reading about my basics - I would love to hear about yours! So leave me a comment or a link to your post!Have a lovely day,