Gary and I rarely go out on Friday nights, but when we do, I like to go for an easy, yet night-time appropriate look that includes a dewy finish. I like to start off with covering imperfections. For this, I use the Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer and apply to areas of redness. After the concealer is applied to any redness, I bounce the concealer into the skin with a beauty blender. To give a flawless look to the skin, I apply a dewy base like Nars Sheer Glow Foundation. I apply a pump onto the back of my hand for the product to warm up and then use a buffing brush to really work the product into my skin. If any redness is still showing through, I like to take a detailer brush with a bit of concealer on it and go back over the redness.
To keep the skin dewy, I skip powder and go straight for bronzer. I apply bronzer to the natural hollow of my cheekbones, around my forehead, and down my neck. After bronzer has been applied, I go for a cheek stain. I apply the cheek stain to the apples of my cheeks and use my beauty blender to bounce the cream into the skin.
For short nights out, I like to use an easy eyeshadow. I still really enjoy using Maybelline’s metal color tattoos – my favorite is the shade #70 Barely Branded. I apply this with my ring finger lightly all over the eyelids. Afterward, I curl my lashes and then go in with a black liquid liner. While the liner is drying, I start to work on my brows. I don’t like too much color in my brows since they have started naturally filling themselves in, so I use the NYX tinted brow mascara.
After the liner has dried and eyebrows are done, I apply Maybelline’s the Rocket mascara. I then go in with a little more concealer for my always purple under-eyes. After the bags under my eyes are concealed, I apply Benefit’s Watt’s Up highlighter to the tops of my cheekbones, down my nose, and on my cupid’s bow. To complete the look, I use my small-sized Nars satin lip pencil in Rikugien.
What does your Friday night out makeup consist of?
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