Filling your first make-up bag is very exciting, but it can also be overwhelming because you’re so spoiled for choice. There are so many awesome make-up products in stores, but when you don’t have any experience using them, you might not know which ones to choose! We’ve compiled a handy guide and included five products we think every girl needs in her first make-up bag.
Tinted moisturiser / BB cream
Prepare your canvass and get a perfect, even glow with a tinted moisturiser or BB cream rather than a full-face of foundation. It enhances young skin while still looking natural. We love the Pond’s Flawless Radiance BB cream. It’s a light, non-oily, multi-benefit cream that gives you instant natural coverage. It also protects your skin from UVA and UVB rays with the added SPF30 and provides a natural, even coverage for your skin. Winning!
If you’re struggling with spots and imperfections, you can use a bit of concealer to cover them up – look out for concealers that treat the skin while covering it.
Accentuate the prettiness of your eyes with a brown or black mascara – you’ll be amazed at how “wide awake” it makes you look. If you’re ready to take a risk and love experimenting with colour, opt for a blue mascara or colour liner. Make-up is fun, so play around with a few #lewks in front of the mirror.
Tinted lip balms and gloss
These are great because they add a bit of colour while moisturising your lips. And an added bonus is most tinted lip balms include an SPF too!
Most of us played around with the princess-inspired nail polish when we were younger, but now that we’re ‘older’ peel-off varieties are not ideal. Invest in quality polish in colours that match your skin tone. Try to find the perfect neutral and bold colour for you, so it makes shopping easier and less overwhelming, because WOW.
Nail polish is a great way to experiment with colour and take your look to the next level. If you’ve been wearing pretty polish and it’s nothing new, why not try a bit of nail art? Much like all things in life, practice makes perfect!
Win with BSA and Ponds
We would love to be part of your journey with make-up! Here at BeautySouthAfrica we’re all about the beauty basics, experimenting with make-up and using brands you can trust. One lucky beauty will win a trendy make-up bag filled with a Pond’s Flawless Radiance BB cream to get you started, and one of each of our favourite essentials. Simply complete the form below.
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