What's in My Current Makeup Bag

January 14, 2015

As I received a new makeup bag for Christmas, I thought it was about time I updated the products that i'm currently using on a daily basis as I haven't done a post like this for quite some time now and I love having a nose into other peoples makeup bags also.
My current makeup bag is from MAC's most recent holiday collection, and my Dad/Step Mum kindly got me one, which i'm absolutely loving as it's just the right size to fit all of my day to day bits in it.

So onto the products within the bag, and a few of these have made some recent appearances on the blog but i'm still loving a lot of them. Starting with base products, and my current go to primer is the Laura Mercier Foundation Primer (£29), which I am loving so far. I haven't used it enough to really say much about it, but i've noticed my makeup is definitely lasting a little better, rather than just drying into my skin. Onto foundation, and yes i'm still loving the Bourjois 123 CC Cream (£9.99). It's the perfect everyday base that is light and just makes me look more alive in the mornings, but it also lasts really well throughout the day and just covers any blemish or dark circles. Concealer wise, i'm still loving the L'oreal Lumi Magique (£8.49) as it's work pretty well to give my skin that little glow, especially around my eye area if i'm having a pretty bad dark circle kind of day. It's not that great for blemishes, but luckily my skin is behaving at the moment. 

Onto brows and i've found the perfect combo I think, i'll usually fill in my brows with the HD Brows 'Foxy' Palette (£25) and then go over with the Benefit Gimme Brow (£17.50) to just set everything in place. I've noticed that my brows are lasting really well throughout the day and setting them has made a huge difference to their appearance. When it comes to my eyes, i'm loving just a simple winged eyeliner and mascara look, i'll sometimes whip out my Urban Decay Naked Palette (£37) but recently i've just been using the Collection Fast Stroke Eyeliner (£2.99) and then covering my lashes with the Makeup Revolution Viper Mascara* (£3)

Onto the powder products, and i've really rekindled my love for The Body Shop Honey Bronzer (£13) as I hadn't been using it all that much recently, but i'd forgotten how much I loved this product. How I haven't hit pan on it yet, I don't know but it's just a great bronzer and would suit any skin tone. Onto blushers, and I have two on the go at the moment. The Benefit Rockateur Bronzer (£23.50) i've been using as a blush/highlight duo and then using the Milani 'Luminoso' Baked Blush (£9.71) to add a little more pink to the cheeks (and thank you to Alexandra for sending me this, I love it!). Lastly, in order to set everything in place the Vichy Dermablend Setting Powder* (£17) has been my go to. For a loose powder, it can be a tad messy but it works great and just keeps everything in place and my face from looking so shiny.

What products are you loving at the moment?

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  1. I ADORE Rockateur. I'v absolutely been obsessed with blush and bronzer. So beautiful. I love to see what's in other people's makeup bags too!

  2. Hey great collection! I'm loving Bourjois 123 CC cream! The Body Shop Bronzer is something I NEED to try - heard so many raves about it.

    Great post!


  3. Definitely need to try that CC Cream, forgot all about it! x

    A Little Treat | Beauty & Lifestyle Blog

  4. I have the laura mercier primer on my wishlist, i must try it soon!

    xprincessjas | ♥

  5. I love the L'oreal lumi too, great picks :) x


  6. Charlotte Greenhalgh14 January 2015 at 13:40

    Fab picks! :) I love Bourgois' CC Cream, for the price this is a really fab base :) I really want to give the Body Shop bronzer a shot as I like that it's a little paler so I don't have to risk looking orange :)

    Charlee XO | CharmedCharlee

  7. Gimme Brow is one of my new staples. I absolutely love the stuff. I really want to try the Body Shop Honey Bronzer. Everyone says how amazing it is. I must pick it up next time I'm near a Body Shop x

    Mapped Out | Fashion, Beauty, Lifestyle

  8. Love your makeup bag and these products all look lovely.

    Jackie | fashionxfairytale | bloglovin' |

  9. The Bourjois CC cream is just so great! I still haven't managed to try the Rockateur blush, it looks like the perfect brown-y pink shade :)

  10. That is one gorgeous make up bag. Lovely products featured, I really want to try The Body Shop bronzer x


  11. I really want to buy the honey bronzer. I swatched it in the shop and really liked it. For some reason never picked it up though x


  12. I've got that primer on my dresser waiting to be tried, I'm going to try it tomorrow eventually! I also love the benefit blush x

    Through New Eyes | Beauty Blog

  13. i am still needing to try the hd brows , evryones gone nuts over it

  14. I've just hit pan on my Body Shop Honey Bronzer that I'm also using in combination with Benefits Rockateur! xx

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  15. Charlotte Morgan15 January 2015 at 14:30

    I love the bronzer, how i haven't hit pan yet I do not know! xx

  16. Charlotte Morgan15 January 2015 at 14:30

    They are so good and the newer version of the palettes look so good! xx

  17. Charlotte Morgan15 January 2015 at 14:30

    You need to give it a try, it's so good! xx

  18. Charlotte Morgan15 January 2015 at 14:31

    Yes, it's amazing for pale skin! I have shade 3 and even that is pale enough for me xx

  19. Charlotte Morgan15 January 2015 at 14:31

    You need to, it's so good especially on pale skin xx

  20. Charlotte Morgan15 January 2015 at 14:31

    It's a lovely blush shade, perfect for winter and it also highlights at the same time xx

  21. Charlotte Morgan15 January 2015 at 14:32

    It's definitely my favourite at the moment, and it'll be great for summer xx

  22. Charlotte Morgan15 January 2015 at 14:32

    It's great isn't it, just fills everything in! It is really amazing, and so affordable xx

  23. Charlotte Morgan15 January 2015 at 14:33

    Couldn't agree more! It's great for pale skin, go give it a swatch xx

  24. Charlotte Morgan15 January 2015 at 14:33

    It's so good, and such a light base that you can't really feel that you're wearing it xx

  25. Charlotte Morgan15 January 2015 at 14:33

    Thanks! It's so good ins't it, so light! xx

  26. Charlotte Morgan15 January 2015 at 14:34

    Lovely blush shade, and I love that it highlights also xx

  27. I have the Laura Mercier Foundation Primer to try out, I can't wait heard so many great things about it.


  28. I'd love to try some Laura Mercier products! x


  29. Some great choices :) I have recently posted a few favourites in mine, do let me know what you think :-) www.shehearts.net

  30. Great collection <3 love all the things



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