My Everyday Makeup Products

It's safe to say that most of us have more products than we will ever actually need or fully utilize. That said, it seems that there are always those items that you keep coming back to, you always reach for or you can't live without. This post is about those must-have pieces. These are my current day-to-day makeup products.


No I don't use pumpkins everyday. Like many humans, I just enjoy having them around in the fall. I have a few products from E.L.F. because I find that their quality is quite superior for the price. So let's get to it...

For daily wear, I use the sleek black E.L.F. Powder Brush for my powder. I've had it for a year or two. It's soft, works well, & applies the product evenly. The only negative thing is that it's kind of starting to detach a little bit, but you can't beat paying $3 bucks for it. 

The E.L.F. Total Face Brush is perfect to apply blush. However, it needs to go into retirement soon because it's old & about to fall apart. Time for new brushes!

I also have an oil free E.L.F. Maximum Coverage Concealer in the shade Sand. It's a decent concealer that covers up blemishes & things I don't want the entire world to see.

My blush is by MAC in the color Summer Rose. It came out a couple years ago & was a really cool rose shape. As you can see, I hit the pan. I've really utilized it. When I mean "everyday product" I do use this nearly every day. :]

Up next is the Maybelline Dream Wonder Powder in 040 Nude Chair. Dream Wonder is a lightweight powder I put on my face to provide light coverage & eliminate any shine. Works like a charm. However, it's not long lasting. Keep that in mind.

Rimmel London's ScandalEyes Curve Alert is my current mascara. I love the curved brush which lifts your lashes with minimal effort. No need for an eyelash curler. It works very well as far as mascara drugstore brands.

The Cynthia Rowley eyeliner was actually a sample from Birchbox. It was one of my favorite products from the subscription company. The eyeliner is dark, long-lasting, & pigmented.

The featured lipstick is Revlon Colorstay Ultimate Liquid Lipstick in Brilliant Bordeaux. Sometimes I use this by itself or layer on top of a lip balm for a lighter tint. This stuff works brilliantly. The color lasts for hours without any touch ups.

Well, that's it folks. I just wanted to give you some insight into my daily face. It's relatively simple & casual. What are your go to items? Are any of my everyday makeup products in your collection? :]

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61 comments

  1. Oooh everything looks so lovely and pretty colours too! :)

    Layla xx

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  2. The Colourstay lipstick is such a gorgeous colour! The Cynthia Rowley eyeliner sounds lovely :)

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  3. It is so true. I collect way more than i need. Very helpful post. Thank you Carmen.

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    1. Collections can turn dangerous! Thanks for stopping by. :]

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  4. I've never heard of Elf makeup before. My go-tos are Laura Mercier Primer, Diorskin Forever foundation and They're Real mascara by Benefit. x

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    1. ELF is so cheap! Definitely give them a browsing. Is the primer any good for oily skin? :]

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  5. Bordeaux lip shades are the best. The richer, the better!

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    1. The richer, the better! This is especially true in winter/fall. :]

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  6. Great picks!! I personally don't get on with the scandal eyes mascara. Knowing my luck I probably got a bad tube of it haha :) x

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    1. Really? Did you try the curved one? You never know. Not all products are created equal for every person. :]

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  7. hehe giggled at the "no I don't use pumpkins everyday" bit :) I don't personally wear makeup myself, so I don't know the name of anything, but the maroon-purple thing (two to the right of the eyeliner) is such a pretty color! c:

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    1. Haha. Thanks for laughing along. :p The maroon-purple thing would be some sort of lipsticky lip stain type of product. I'm a minimalist myself, so I like little touches like mascara or lipstick. :]

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  8. The Mac blush is such a pretty shade, no wonder you've hit the pan!

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  9. Love the blush shade! and I agree Elf products are good quality for the price :)

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  10. Yay for e.l.f. and Rimmel - two of my favorite brands!

    xx

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  11. Glad to hear the ELF brushes are good- I've thought about picking some up because the price is amazing. Rimmel is one of my fave brands :)

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    1. For the price, they last pretty well. I wouldn't say ELF brushes are amazing or anything. :]

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  12. So obsessed with MAC blush, will never try anything else! Love the blog!!

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    1. Thank you for visiting me. MAC blushes are perfect. :]

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  13. I like the sound of the Rimmel mascara...they never really go wrong for mascaras! At the moment, i'm using Bourjous 123 CC cream every day, along with a baked blusher and honey bronze from The Body Shop, Bourjous mascara and Rimmel Wake Me Up concealer! I should probably do my own 'everyday' makeup post lol! Danielle x

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    1. I am pleasantly surprised -- definitely a top contender for me as far as drugstore mascaras. I want to try the Bourjois CC cream!! :]

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  14. Great picks! I really want to try elf products!

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    1. ELF has such great products for that price! :]

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  15. Totally agree, a collection can get out of hand... I have made it a habit to change my routine every sunday, introducing something new from my stash into my everyday makeup. That way, all the products get some love.

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    1. That's such a fantastic idea, otherwise it's easy to get stuck in a rut. :]

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  16. My day-to-day makeup is mostly pretty affordable too. My current fave is a Bourjois lip crayon in Plum Russian that I bought last year. My favourite eyeliner is a cheap soft kohl pencil from Rimmel. I use the latter most days.

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    1. I've got to try some more Bourjois products. I like eyeliner or mascara as a go to product -- more so mascara. :]

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  17. That MAC blush looks gorgeous! Thanks for sharing :)

    x Kat
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  18. I wish I had some go to items. I am just all over the place when it comes to makeup.

    Tracy @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

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    1. True true. I never thought of that. Different problems! :]

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  19. My basics look pretty much like yours. Those two brushes look great!

    Bella Pummarola

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    1. The brushes are high quality for a low price. :]

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  20. You're absolutely right!! I have a lot of cosmetic products but I keep buying anyway!
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  21. that MAC blush is such a perfect shade! so pretty

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  22. The Mac blush is amazing! :) nice pics!
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  23. I love Rimmel`s ScandalEyes, such an amazing mascara! The Mac blush has such a nice colour, I`d definitely try it.

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    1. Oh yeah, ScandalEyes is practically a miracle worker for me. :]

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  24. I've just bookmarked this page as I want all those product so badly, I've used products from all the brands but not those ones in particular! Thanks for the amazing suggestions!
    Mary-Ann xx
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    1. Thank you for reading, Mary-Ann. Hope you find something you enjoy. :]

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  25. I am so into those Revlon Colorstay liquid lipsticks! I usually use the shade Top Tomato, but I am definitely interested in this one too!

    xo, Michelle
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  26. I love these products especially the MAC blusher and Revlon Colorstay liquid lipsticks

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  27. The mac blusher is a really pretty colour i love mac
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  28. I've never tried MAC blush before, but it sounds great!

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  29. I love the dream wonder powder! It is so nice!

    XO, Erica

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  30. I love to hear about people's beauty products! I am obsessed with makeup brushes. I don't even want to know how many I own at this point. And yet, I only use about five on a regular basis, and maybe two or three on rare occasions.

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  31. Love this post darling. Will have to try this MAC blush.Have amazing day. Kiss, Mel
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  32. These look like great products, some I've never used before. The MAC blush looks great :)) Hope you have a great day xx

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  33. I love that Mac's colour! Also the brushes :)

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  34. I really want to try the ELF brushes! Also how pretty is the MAC blush! So dreamy!

    Hayley-Eszti ♥
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  35. I love the fact that you used mostly drugstore stuff, it's helpful for peeps like me.

    Reflection of Sanity

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  36. Elf brushes are so nice and affordable. I have the flat top one and use it daily.

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