8 Must Have Makeup Items
Makeup depends a lot on our complexion, skin type and face structure, but there are few makeup products which suit everyone regardless of all these factors. Today, I’ll just go through 8 of those products, which need to be owned by all self-proclaimed makeup addicts out there!
1. Purple Eye Shadow:
Red suits the dusky ladies and blue is for the fair-skinned girls, so a mix of those two – purple – will surely suit everyone. While many would agree it’s great for night outs, but it’s perfect for daywear too. Just vary the shade from a pastel purple to a deep purple. Go for the richer looking shades.
2. Peach Blush:
Peach-shaded blush will suit all skin tonnes, being a hybrid between the pink and the plum shades. Fair-skinned people can apply it directly on the apples of their cheekbones to give the flushed look while dark-skinned women can brush it up on the cheekbones so it acts more like a highlighter.
3. Blue Eyeliner Pencil:
Blue eyeliner has the ability to make eyes look bigger, regardless of your skin tone. While black dulls out the eyes, the blue will automatically bring out the whites in the eyes and make them look bigger. Pick a shade of bright turquoise for the wild night and a deep navy for the day out. The pencil will last longer and gives true colour.
4. Gold/Bronze Eyeshadow:
Gold is THE metallic shade that suits everyone. Bronze does too, but it gives a duller effect which is more suited for daywear. Make sure that your gold eyeshadow has a pearlescent finish since matte will give a chalky effect, especially on darker skin tones. You can do heavy application for parties while just a subtle highlight for the glowing day look.
5. Red Lipstick:
Red lipstick always reminds me of the old world glamour with a dash of sexiness, but you must stick to the true red shade, otherwise the lipstick would no longer suit every one.
With winters arriving, a little bronzer on the face will go a long way! Bronzers are chosen generally a shade or two darker than the skin tone. Buy ones with a touch of shimmer in them and they will work for all skin tones. For fair-skinned women, it should be gently brushed everywhere the sun would naturally hit – temples, cheeks and chin. For dark-skinned women, they again use it as a highlighter, applying it on the top of the apples of their cheekbones and curving it out.
7. Sheer Lip Gloss:
You can’t go wrong with a sheer lip gloss. Some people like to buy it a little tinted, such as in light pink or rosy shades. It looks like your natural lip colour even if it’s not and the shine brightens up the face instantly.
8. Eye shadow Palette of Warm Shades:
Brown eyeshadow is the basic eye makeup. These shades complement each and every skin tone, defining and emphasising the eyes. Women with dark skin can use the lighter shades as a highlighter under the brow and the darker shades as everyday eyeshadows. Those with fair skin can create soft or smokey looks. A good palette would have a range of shades from espresso to taupe.
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22 thoughts on “8 Must Have Makeup Products”
:yes: :yes: :yes: nice post.
i’m not a fan of purple but i love the shades of purple in the 1st pic 😀
Peach blush,blue pencil,gold bronze eyeshadow and clear gloss :love: :love: :love: :love: :love:
not sure abt purple eye/s
but rest :waytogo:
I love purple but it makes me look like someone punched both my eyes :idk: :idk:
nice post :thumbsup: though im nt quite a make-up person… 🙂
for almost 10 minutes i kept wondering if that last pic has been clicked by me. :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: I am not a huge purple eyeshadow but I like more plums or dark wine colors to eb specific. totally loving wearing reds these days :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: good post arty! :))
ooooohhhh my bronzer.. 🙂 nice post arty
i have all of them. yeee!!! :pompom: :makeup:
I have them all except a peach blush – i actually stay away from red/orange/peach/coral blushes because my skin has a natural tendency towards redness 🙁
Im not sure why purple eye shadow is part of this list … but i wont complain since ive got a few :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle:
and its interesting that your list doesnt include foundations, primers, compacts, GOOD BRUSHES … without which all of the above would be wasted :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono:
I have been regularly following this very useful website filled with lovely cuties since I decided to do away with my tomboy image…. and this informative posts finally urged me to send some appreciation…
Great Post keep them coming Arty…
I have I have….. now I have to make a nice look out of these :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: :pompom:
Not sure about the purple eyeshadow as well. I feel like that’s too bold. But LOVE peach blush! Hehe. :yahoo:
Hey great post!!! Loved the purple eye shadow concept… :thanks: :thanks: :thanks:
I love all of these!~ And yes,these are must haves in any girl’s vanity. 😀
Alas,purple eye shadow makes me look like someone punched my eyes. 🙄
Great post! :thumbsup:
oh wow..Besides the Blush, none of the products from your list made the cut to mine. am not much of an eyeshadow person.
My 9 must haves –
2. pressed powder
6. Brushes – foundation and blush
8. peach lipgloss/lipstick
if I could include a 9th must have it would have to be an eyebrow pencil/maybelline chai latte.
i m totally agree with this post :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: I have all these except Bronzer……..searching a good bronzer for dry skin….. :mirror:
Hello sim sim and Pooja….good morning :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot:
Good morning ji………… :puchhi:
I have all yayyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
yay!!! i have them all!!! FINALLY!!! :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:
Nice article Arty.. :thanks: the red lipstick, purple shadow , peach blush n bronzer are definitely on my next shopping list :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: