Beauty SOS: Let Your Makeup Work Overtime

Hi Lovely Readers,

I hope your week has started off well. Today I'm talking about those days where you can't be bothered to drag the suitcase that is your makeup bag everywhere with you. I have had friends look at my makeup bag in shock at the sheer amount of products that I carry around with me each day. I can't help it, I just never want to be caught off guard. However, I was having a think about products that will work overtime if you were only allowed to carry a few items around with you or if you forgot the majority of your makeup at home.


1. Mascara
Mascara is great as it can double up as an eyeliner. If you have your eyeliner brush, just dip it into the mascara and apply as usual. Another tip is if you have those mini eyeshadow applicators with the sponge tip, I normally pull the sponge tip off to reveal a pointy tip. I then use that to apply the eyeliner. I used to do this years ago when I was still experimenting with makeup.

2. Blush
Depending what colour blush you have, you could also use it on your lips and as an eyeshadow. It's exctremely versatile.

3. Lipstick
Similar to the blush, your lipstick could also work as your blush and also as a cream eyeshadow. Once again it all depends on the shade.

4. Foundation
If you aren't wearing that much makeup, you may want to tone down the amount of foundation you're using and just embraced the fresh faced look. You can just use the foundation to touch up/cover any blemishes. 


There you have it. Let your makeup work overtime!

What other tips do you use to make your makeup work?

Thanks for reading!

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11 comments:

  1. Great tips! I like using lipstick as a blush when I don't have a blush with me. It gives a little highlighter too, when the lipstick is shiny!

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  2. Love this!! Thanks for them! x Becky

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  3. I love mixing different foundations together for heavier or lighter coverage depending on how I feel! x

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  4. Fab tip, I carry quite a lot around with me too xx

    http://beautyqueenuk.blogspot.co.uk/

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  5. @Beautyqueenuk ~ Ha! Glad to know I'm not alone. Thanks for your comment! x

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  6. I very often just wear a little mineral powder foundation and a coat of clear mascara as pregnancy really took its toll on me and I was too tired to apply a tonne of makeup!

    Louise x

    Confessions of a Secret Shopper

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