first i start with a clean face. i like to use aveeno's clear complexion cream cleanser as my face wash that i use whenever i shower, and daily i use neutrogena's makeup remover cleansing towelettes for my eye makeup, and neutrogena's alcohol-free toner on a cotton pad for my face makeup. being a mom, i don't have the time to do a huge beauty removal routine in order to get in bed, i just want to crash, so these are super quick and easy for me.
to moisturize i use one pump of aveeno's clear complexion daily moisturizer, mixed with one pump of bare minerals prime time neutralizing primer. i use this lotion because it came with my face cleanser and I've seen good results and enjoyed both, and i use this primer because it is tinted yellow so it helps with my uneven red splotchy-ness.
i forgot to mention that daily i apply a coat of LiLash eyelash serum when my face is clean to make my eyelashes grow. it works amazing, and i will be doing an entire post on that product soon.
next i apply my bronzer for some contouring. i like to use the victoria's secret bronzer in gold crush. i feel like it is more brown than orange and so it gives a more natural look with my skin tone. i love that it is highly pigmented so i don't have to layer on the bronzer, this only works well if you have a great brush to apply it with though, so if you find that it doesn't blend well, or appears streaky, then invest in a good bronzing brush.
the blush i used today is a coral colored one by mac, technically called style (frost) but, on the days when i am rushing out the door i use a bare minerals blush called the confession to do both my bronzing and blush, it is a brownish-rose color and so i find that it will do both jobs well in a hurry.
next is mascara on both upper and lower lashes. i use they're real by benefit. it's a new product to me and i have been using it because of so many people's suggestion and good reviews, but, i'm not 100% sold on that either. i think i might try lash domination by bare minerals next.
then lastly, i apply my lipstick or lip gloss. today i used bare minerals marvelous moxie lip gloss in maverick. i will be doing a more in depth post all about lips soon.