28 Beauty Products You Need If You Wanna Be Your Own Makeup Artist
With eyeshadow shields, brushes, and tools to achieve the perfect winged liner — you’ll be applying makeup like a pro in no time.
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Color Cleaner Sponge works wonders when switching between different eyeshadow colors. You know that ONE eyeshadow brush you love so much and want to use it for multiple colors for the same eyelook? This will make it easy to swap between different colors without mixing them!
Maybelline SuperStay Ink Crayon provides a rich layer of long-lasting color (up to eight hours to be exact), and it’s smudge- and transfer-proof. Makeup artists everywhere would def approve of this for a red-carpet ready look that stays on all night.
Glossier Ultralip adds gloss and shine to lips with the perfect hint of color. Not sure where to start when it comes to lipstick selection? These lippies feature a hydrating formula and a smidge of tint so if you’re intimidated by bright lipstick colors this will be a great jump off point.
Stila Stay All Day Liquid Eyeliner features a waterproof formula that doesn’t budge even through sweat. The sharp felt tip applicator makes it easy to perfect your wing-drawing skills so you’ll be a pro asap.
Or Lovoir Eyeliner Stamp Pen assists if you need a quick and easy way to pop on the perfect winged liner in case you’re not confident free-handing a wing just yet.
NYX jumbo eye pencil doubles as a liner and an eyeshadow base for brightening colorful pigments. If you want to start experimenting with cut crease eyelooks this pencil will make it easy to carve out a precise line.
Touch in Sol No Poreblem Primer soothes and smoothes pores so your makeup will have the perfect base for application. If you’ve ever gotten airbrush makeup done, this will give you a similar effect underneath your foundation.
Heated Eyelash Curler lifts lashes in place of expensive perming for the most glam of lashes. Pop on your favorite mascara on top then get for loads of people asking where you get your lashes done…
Kim Chi Thailor Blush brings the pink for a flirtatious cheek color in two mixable shades to achieve your perfect color. Having two shades will expand your makeup collection without having to invest in a huge palette. Wear them separately, or mix them together like a true artist.
Too Faced Cinnamon Swirl Palette offers the perfect array of neutral tones for natural to bold eyelooks. I’m obsessed with the left side of the palette since I tend to gravitate towards natural, shimmery looks but it’s a great starter palette if you want a great range of wearable shades. A bunch of the shadows can even work as eyeliners!
Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer covers up dark under-eye circles pre-powder baking. Conquer a more awake, lifted eye area with a few swipes and a few stipples of this top-notch concealer.
And Coty Airspun Loose Face Powder sets makeup for a long-lasting look that comes in both translucent and color shades. Bake your under-eye area like a true pro.
LA Girl’s Beauty Brick Nude Eyeshadow Palette showcases an array of blendable colors that are great to keep on hand for formal events like weddings and outings. Use its gradual left to right transitional shade range to steer you in the direction of the look you want to achieve from romantic to fully smoked-out looks.
Eyeshadow shields easily stick on to the under-eye area to prevent shadow fallout and are also the perfect guide to drawing winged liner. Nothing is worse than that stunning glitter getting stuck to your cheeks and peeking through your foundation.
AJ Crimson Lipstick replaces lipsticks of years past with its creamy and opaque formulas. When exploring deeper shades, you can utilize them as an opaque lipstick or as a stain by applying gentle swipes and a bit of blotting with a tissue for longer-lasting wear.
Refy Gloss Highlighter makes cheekbones pop with a natural shine for a supermodel glow. To say I’m obsessed with this would be an understatement. You also don’t have to worry about overapplying, a little goes a long way.
NYX Setting Spray comes in a matte or dewy finish and locks in makeup all day. Nothing compares to ~finally~ finishing your entire look and topping it off with a few spritzes of a magical mist that’ll keep your hard work in place for longer. Keep both versions on hand so you can cater your spray to your look-of-the-day.
E.l.f. Lip Laquer glosses lips with serious shine. Wear it on its own or over your favorite matte lippie for a juicy pout. Keeping this handy will instantly expand your lipstick collection by allowing your matte lip products to also be utilized as glossy lip products with this as a topcoat.
Schick Dermaplaning Razors assist in shaping brows and smoothing skin (bye-bye peach fuzz) when you use them post shower. I highly suggest using some moisturizer as a make-shift shaving cream to make the process much easier. Post dermaplaning, your skin will be prepped and ready for a smooth makeup application.
Makeup sponges perfectly blend makeup and cream products (like contour) for an airbrush finish. You can even use them to apply powder and “bake” the under-eye area for a mattified look.
Onset Eyebrow Soap Kit keeps brow hairs in place that look precisely groomed. This particular kit features zero color, so if you’re just beginning to embark on eyebrow grooming, you won’t have to worry about overfilling the hairs with the wrong color. This kit will make it easy to play around with your brow shape so you can decide exactly how you want them to lay.
Professional makeup brushes ensure you’re always prepared for any makeup look you set your mind to. This set features 12 makeup brushes, makeup brush cleaner, a beauty sponge, and a travel brush holder to keep everything organized.
And Makeup brush-cleaning shampoo keeps brushes sanitary and ready for each makeup application. These tools can hang on to so much old, gunky makeup and need a good cleaning at least once every two weeks.
Stila Glitter and Glow Liquid Eyeshadow adds a glimmering sheen to the lids without all that nasty fallout that comes from loose glitters. These are easy to apply and stay put for the most glamorous of eyelooks. Everyone needs a shimmery eyeshadow in their collection for those ultra-glam moments.
Saie Glowy Super Gel adds a shimmer anywhere your heart desires. Mix it in with foundation or tinted SPF for a glowing complexion or apply on legs and arms for some dewiness. A true makeup-artist hack is popping this on the collar bone and shoulders for a sweet shine.
Essence Lash Princess Mascara lifts lashes to new heights with its buildable formula. Not quite ready for falsies application? Don’t fret! This mascara will give you the same effect and is much easier to apply!
Thick Clear Gloss glides on to lips for a hydrating shine that includes *zero* pigment so you can use it elsewhere too. Want to try out a glossy lid? Clear gloss. Add some shine to the highbones of your cheeks? Clear gloss. A pout that would put your seventh-grade-Lip Smackers-loving-self to shame? Clear gloss.
Makeup Mixing Palette comes in handy when blending the perfect lip color or foundation shade. Stop using the back of your hand and opt for this handy palette instead.
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