Not all of these items are "HG" or my favorite favorites - they're simply what I'm using right now or when I'm pressed for time - something easy to fall back on.
CONCEALER AND BASE
|Bobbi Brown Corrector in Peach, MAC MSFN, Annabelle BB Compact Makeup, Real Techniques Buffing Brush, EcoTools Kabuki,|
Pat corrector on the undereye area (I use my ring finger), lightly brush MAC MSFN or Annabelle BB Compact Makeup over this area and then all over the face.
|Tarina Tarantino Wonderful Palette, Becca Vicuna, L'oreal Sahara Treasure, theBalm Nude'Tude palette|
Vicuna goes on first to prime lids and give them a faint shimmer. Go-to neutrals are L'Oreal Sahara Treasure, the non-green shades in TT Wonderful, and Snobby, Stubborn, Stand-offish, Schitzo and Sleek from the Nude'Tude palette.
EYE LINER AND MASCARA
|Shiseido curler, Benefit Magic Ink, Urban Decay Bourbon, L'oreal Voluminous Power Volume Collagen Waterproof Mascara|
If I'm in a rush, I skip mascara. If I want to impress, I give it a go. But always: eye liner.
|MAC Fresh Honey, MAC Early Morning, Senna Cosmetics Très Jolie, Real Techniques Blush Brush|
Flattering powder blush + fluffiest brush in the world = easy peasy.
|Annabelle Coralista, Dior Orange Pareo, Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment|
In the winter especially, gloss and balm are key - I like moisturizing ones that don't gunk up with time or reapplication. I hate the mini Fresh balms and love the big ones (packaging!) but I have the free Sephora gifts to use up, so that's what I'm using.
That wraps this up. What are your easy go-tos? Do you usually stick with a tried and true look when you're in a rush or trying to impress?