FOTD 9.14.14 | Sunday Shopping & A Few New Products

FOTD 9.14.14

Most Sundays I’m content to go grocery shopping and run my errands bare faced, but this week I had a few products I couldn’t wait to try out.  This week my orders from Hakuhodo and Makeup Geek arrived so I had a bit of a play with eyeshadows, blush, and new brushes.  I went fairly light on foundation since I usually try to give my skin a break on weekends.  The eyes are a very warm, almost orangey brown with my typical half stripe of black liner.  For cheeks I used a warm pink blush and on the lips I used one of my favorite bright lipsticks from Bobbi Brown.  It’s a very easy and quick look that would be suitable for the majority of skin tones.  If you’re darker you may need some darker browns on the eyes but the shadows from MUG are very pigmented so they may work for you after all!

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EltaMD UV Clear Broad Spectrum SPF 46

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Sunscreen!  It’s one of those products that everyone knows they should wear on a daily basis to prevent signs of aging as well as skin cancer, but many of us don’t like it.  Common gripes against sunscreens are smell, greasy texture, causing breakouts, and leaving a white residue on the skin.  I’ve been wearing sunscreen everyday since I was about 13 years old.  I’ve gone through many different kinds over the years, but the UV Clear by EltaMD is the one I’ve stuck with since I found it.  Previously I had only ever used chemical sunscreens.  The “sunscreen” smell had always annoyed me and when I went through my skincare routine after working out the sunscreen started to sting my skin, so I wanted to try a physical sunscreen.

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