Daily Makeup #1

Last Saturday I woke up sporting a rather fresh face with some seriously glowing skin. *pats self on the back* Despite deeming it a good skin day, I couldn’t help but go for the “more is more” approach when doing my makeup. It seems stupid but sometimes I can’t help by taking advantage of a really great skin day by going to town at my dressing table.

I’ve been loving smokey eyes recently, which is the main contributor to my “i’m most definitely wearing makeup” look. Mac’s Soba and Clinique Black Honey eye shadows are where it’s at for an autumnal everyday smokey eye, working beautifully with the Collection Fast Stroke Liquid Liner (for winged liner) and the L’Oreal Gelmatic gel liner (for tight lining). I generally go quite light on the brows if I’m going to go eyeshadow heavy, but this time I applied my Bobbi Brown brow kit before I decided on my eye shadow – so things were a little heavier than I would have liked…

I kept my skin looking fresh and flawless using the YSL Touche Eclat Foundation and the Estee Lauder Brush on Glow BB Highlighter, with the Tarte Full Coverage Amazonian Clay Powder Foundation (longest name ever) to set things and matte things down slightly where I’m more oily.

I’m obsessed with the Maybelline Dream Sun Bronzer/Blush combo at the moment, and use the bronzer everyday, but for real smokey eye days I’ve been using the Rimmel blush in Santa Rose to add the most natural, subtle flush to my cheeks.

To finish things off, I pop a tiny bit of nude liner in the inner corners of my waterline to brighten things up – especially with the reddy tones of Black Honey on my eyes and line my lips with the Charlotte Tillbury Lip Cheat in Pillow Talk. Et voila!

I wouldn’t exactly call this an everyday makeup look, but I’ve been doing this a fair bit recently and I’ve been loving it. I think I might make an effort to do more Daily Makeup posts on here as I’ve quite enjoyed documenting the days where I play around with my stash a little. Next up: red lips for work! Woah there…

53 Comments

  1. 16 Oct 2014 / 7:12 am

    Your skin always looks so beautiful!

    Salt and Chic // UK Fashion Blog

  2. 16 Oct 2014 / 7:18 am

    You look lovely as always Suzie πŸ™‚ I really need that YSL foundation! x

    SophiesMakeupBlog

  3. 16 Oct 2014 / 7:27 am

    Looks stunning! Swear your skin always has a good day aha x

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  4. 16 Oct 2014 / 7:37 am

    Your skin is GORGEOUS <3

    I'd definitely love to see more daily makeup looks! πŸ™‚ xx

    Little Miss Katy | UK Lifestyle & Fashion

  5. 16 Oct 2014 / 7:39 am

    Suzie do you ever take a bad photo? Stunning as always!!!

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  6. 16 Oct 2014 / 7:46 am

    I wear something similar to this for work – a lot of products but still with a fairly natural look. Love your makup like this it really suits you x

  7. 16 Oct 2014 / 7:54 am

    You look lovely !

    Sara,
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  8. 16 Oct 2014 / 8:02 am

    You look absolutely beautiful! This is such a nice look πŸ™‚

    xx Mimmi, Muted Mornings

  9. 16 Oct 2014 / 8:12 am

    Great Post, your makeup always looks flawless. X

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  10. 16 Oct 2014 / 8:38 am

    Gorgeous look! You look stunning

    Alana | alanawise x

  11. 16 Oct 2014 / 8:57 am

    You're so pretty and I love this look!! Just wish I could do my eye liner like yours! x

  12. 16 Oct 2014 / 9:04 am

    This is such a beautiful look and since you are so pretty, anything looks elegant on you! πŸ™‚

    Diana P. | Cups & Roses

  13. 16 Oct 2014 / 9:24 am

    this is flawless, but you're such a babe how could you not look amazing?!

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  14. 16 Oct 2014 / 10:47 am

    Beautiful!! Lilly xx http://alittlelilly.blogspot.nl/

  15. 16 Oct 2014 / 11:06 am

    This is such a stunning look, and your skin looks amazing!

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  16. 16 Oct 2014 / 11:07 am

    lovely post!!

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  17. 16 Oct 2014 / 11:51 am

    Love this make up look! You look beautiful as always!!
    Alice xo
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  18. 16 Oct 2014 / 12:49 pm

    You always rock the best looks, Suzie! Killer eye makeup xx

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  19. 16 Oct 2014 / 12:51 pm

    Would love to get that Real Techniques brush in the pictures πŸ™‚

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  20. 16 Oct 2014 / 1:19 pm

    This makeup looks so pretty! Perhaps a video on it if you haven't already? X

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  21. 16 Oct 2014 / 2:06 pm

    This is a really beautiful and wearable look! You look gorgeous, especially love the brows πŸ™‚

    Emily
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  22. 16 Oct 2014 / 2:19 pm

    I love this look and it really suits you x
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  23. 16 Oct 2014 / 2:38 pm

    This was a really great post πŸ™‚

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  24. 16 Oct 2014 / 3:20 pm

    Looks so nice! I really want to try Charlotte Tilbury products ^_^

    Laila from Townhouse Palette

  25. 16 Oct 2014 / 3:31 pm

    Love the winged liner! I really want to try the Tarte clay powder foundation to, looks flawless! πŸ™‚

    Life As Lissy

  26. 16 Oct 2014 / 3:43 pm

    I love the smokey eye look on you, so pretty!

    Maddy, xo // UNSTITCHEDD

  27. 16 Oct 2014 / 5:01 pm

    Oh! Your eyeliner always looks so perfect!
    Love this look. πŸ™‚

    Melody, www.hernameiseve.com

  28. 16 Oct 2014 / 5:19 pm

    LOVE this make-up look

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  29. 16 Oct 2014 / 5:49 pm

    Such a gorgeous makeup look! I really want to try out some of those products, particularly The Tarte powder! Great post x

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  30. 16 Oct 2014 / 6:27 pm

    I love this look! You look stunning! I really want to try the tarte foundation!

    Sophia // sophiebysophia.blogspot.com

  31. 16 Oct 2014 / 6:30 pm

    Oh my god, Suzie, you're always so stunning I just. Can't. Cope!

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  32. 16 Oct 2014 / 8:15 pm

    Your skin looks so flawless here! I really want to try the Tarte Foundation! Your makeup looks stunning here!
    Jodie xo // La Lune Song

  33. 16 Oct 2014 / 9:09 pm

    I neeeeeed that Maybelline bronzer! You're always such a stunner, Suzie β™‘

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  34. 16 Oct 2014 / 9:19 pm

    I am SO jealous of your brows! πŸ™‚
    Marissa Jamie : Faithfully, Marissa β™‘

  35. 16 Oct 2014 / 9:52 pm

    Beautiful, I love this look xx

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  36. 16 Oct 2014 / 10:36 pm

    I have been dying to try the Estee Lauder brush on glow, especially as it looks so good on you!

    Annabel β™₯
    Mascara & Maltesers

  37. 16 Oct 2014 / 10:52 pm

    So pretty! x

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  38. 17 Oct 2014 / 2:07 am

    I seriously LOVE your pictures!! What camera do you use?! Beautiful

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  39. 17 Oct 2014 / 9:54 am

    β€œGoing to town at my dressing table” love it! lol Your makeup looks gorge here, as per! The Santa Rose blush is a fave of mine at the moment; I need to get my hands on that CT lip liner though!!

    Hayley xo | Sailor Stories

  40. 17 Oct 2014 / 4:31 pm

    I love the defined eyes against fresh, nude skin – you look gorgeous, and a fab range of products

    Lauren x
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  41. 17 Oct 2014 / 6:03 pm

    I looooooove this make up look! So pretty! πŸ™‚

  42. 17 Oct 2014 / 9:51 pm

    Always admire your effortlessly pretty makeup look Suzie! πŸ™‚

    LAURAKATHREN | a Little Lifestyle Blog

  43. 17 Oct 2014 / 10:32 pm

    Love your make up. Thank you for sharing your favorite products!You look stunning!
    X
    Miri
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  44. 17 Oct 2014 / 10:42 pm

    looking beaut as always http://rebekahmaryx.blogspot.co.uk/

  45. 18 Oct 2014 / 10:50 am

    You're beautiful πŸ™‚
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  46. 18 Oct 2014 / 3:03 pm

    Keep doing the daily makeups, they're really fun to read! x

  47. 18 Oct 2014 / 11:50 pm

    It certainly looks gorgeous ! I love the way your smokey eye looks with the winged liner

    Andrea,
    GUCCI&POLA.

  48. 19 Oct 2014 / 10:25 am

    You look SO pretty! x
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  49. 21 Oct 2014 / 11:16 am

    The Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk lip cheat is a gorgeous product, I love it, and intend to get more of them.

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  50. 29 Jan 2015 / 3:19 am

    Oooh I love posts like this – you should do some more!!

    -Lisa
    everydayelevated.blogspot.com

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