Simplifying My Make-Up Kit

This year is all about simplifying my life. Who needs a complicated life anyway, right? 

My old make-up kit is this plastic container which contains make-up I bought when I was still working. Oh, I love my brands - Shu Uemura, Bobbi Brown, etc. Buying these brands can get pretty expensive. I have several palettes  of eye shadows, blush, lipstick. My husband knows how expensive these things are when I asked him to buy me make-up brushes from Shu Uemura. I bet he's very happy I don't use that much make-up now.



My lifestyle definitely changed when I became a stay-at-home mom. I hardly had time to fix myself and put on make-up when Javi was very little.  

But now I want some color on my face so hello make-up again. I am not an expert in putting n make-up and all those make-up products.  I put on make-up for only 5-minutes and I've always loved the "no-make up look". For special occasions where I need to be fully made-up, I just go to a salon.  

I looked at my old make-up kit and found that I have so many beauty products that I couldn't even empty out. And I am pretty sure they are all expired and breeding bacteria now.  

I have this small pink make-up kit which I use when we travel. Well, it is now my simplified make-up kit which will contain only the essentials.  

My simplified make-up kit from Beabi 

L'Oreal eyeshadow brush
Shu Uemura blush brush
Shu Uemura eyeshadow brush
Body Shop tweezers
Shu Uemura White Eye Light pencil
(to open up the eyes)
Maybelline gray eyebrow pencil
MAC eyeliner in Slate
Laura Mercier eye pencil in Special Brown
(favorite)
Clinique Color Surge Eyeshadow Duo in Beach and Plum
(I have always loved the texture of Clinique eyeshadows on my eyes.)
 
Maybelline Hyper Curl Volume Express in Very Black
Shu Uemura eye lash curler
(favorite)

NARS blush in Orgasm
(favorite)

Kiehl's lip balm
(favorite)
MAC Sheen Supreme Lipstick in Bare Again
(Love this!!)
Clinique 07 Sheer Petal lipstick
(Love this. This came in a set and can't be bought individually.)
That's it!! I will stick with these until I used them all up or they've expired.

How about you, what's in your make-up kit?

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