MY MAKEUP BRUSH AND SPONGE COLLECTION

My collection of makeup brushes for an average makeup wearer is both embarrassing and something I’m proud of – I guess I can only be as good as my tools! So, I’m going to get into all the different brushes and sponges I have and what I use them for.

I’ve included pictures of the brushes as a whole and then close up so you can see their density and size. Also, please excuse the lack of cleanliness lol (in my defense, they’ve only been used once since cleaned last week so aren’t due another yet haha)

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BEST EYESHADOW PALETTES FOR BROWN SKIN

After searching long and hard, and going through some pretty rubbish palettes, I have found my two holy grail eyeshadow palettes that are pigmented enough for brown skin and compliment my skin tone perfectly!

I’ve included an example look from each palette to show the pigment, and starred the shadows I used in the palette. My eyeshadow skills really aren’t amazing, and my looks could be a lot more adventurous, but I hope it simply shows that the shadows have so much potential and do an amazing job even with me!

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MY FAVOURITE BRAND – NYX

There is one brand who I absolutely adore that I keep coming back to and that is (surprise!) NYX! Although not all my makeup is from there (obvs) I use many of their products in my go-to makeup routine.

Here’s a rundown of my favourite products and let me know if there’s anything you swear by that I need to try out!

I own a ton of lipsticks by NYX, but I’m saving them for a lipstick collection post, so stay tuned!

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UNDERRATED FOUNDATION – THE BODY SHOP MATTE CLAY

Choosing a foundation for me is a big task, with my skin type being an issue, as well as my shade. However, one of the foundations I love to use to keep my skin looking matte is The Body Shop Matte Clay Skin Clarifying Foundation in the shade 055 Moluccan Nutmeg.

About the foundation:

  • Full coverage
  • Matte finish
  • Contains tea tree oil
  • £10.00 for 30ml
  • Comes in a squeezy tube
  • 100% Vegan

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