I like things simple. I also like to feel pretty. I like to spoil myself, and at the same time I am perfectly aware that beauty comes from within. But everything is related to everything. I have noticed that if I look at myself in the mirror, talk to myself, and laugh with myself while putting on some tinted lip balm, I feel prettier.
When I use my lip balm it feels like I’m saying, “My pretty lips, you deserve my attention.”
It is not about the products we use as much as the love and attention we give ourselves. I like to use beauty products to help me love myself.
Below you will find the list of the products that I use. I am not a makeup artist, and I can’t explain to you how to do perfect makeup. It is quite possible that after reading this, my good friend, who actually is a makeup artist, will be mad at me. But, that’s ok. I am not paid for advertising these products and I bought them myself. I use them with pleasure to pamper myself and to highlight my natural contours.
1. Tinted moisturizer from 100% Pure.
This brand fascinates me because they use only pigments from fruit and flowers. Most of the beauty products are vegan (some use beeswax, so those are not vegan). The moisturizer is stored in a glass jar, and I apply it with my fingers after my morning skincare routine. After I put it on, I can hardly tell that anything is on my face, but my skins looks more even.
Cocoa powder, cinnamon, white clay. Yes, I am serious and, no, I’m not baking a cake. With only these three ingredients you can easily mix the shade you need. Cinnamon is also an antibacterial ingredient. My skin is quite oily and often mischievous, so adding cinnamon and white clay is very beneficial. I apply it with a brush to my cheeks and forehead, and enjoy the cocoa smell.
I use one from the brand Elate. I bought it in the USA and am quite happy with it. I use it mostly on my pimples, which, yes, I still get. But what can you do? I choose to love them and take care of them.
I use an two-in-one lipstick and blush from the brand Han. I only use lipstick occasionally, and I don’t use blush very often either. So, it’s convenient to have one product for any quick “put myself together” moment. The only unfortunate thing is its plastic container. When this product runs out, I will definitely look for a replacement. Which one do you use?
5. Eye pencil from 100% Pure.
The pencil I have includes two colors, champagne and chocolate. To make my eyes pop significantly, I usually use chocolate shade in the outer corners of my eyes. If I am attending a more important event, I use both colors and play with them a little.
Mascara is my most used product. I have used mascara from Alverde, Lavera, Zuii, and now I have chocolate mascara from 100% Pure. It smells amazing, and by now you can probably tell I like chocolate :). I need to check it sometimes throughout the day to make sure it stays in right place, but I usually have to check it a few times no matter what natural mascara I use.
And that’s all. Do you have you favorite makeup product that you want to share here? What do you always use before going out?
Always supporting natural beauty,
Translation with the help of Ellie Farrier