Daytime Makeup for the Weekend

Hey, everyone!  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  I wanted to share with you the makeup I chose for a bridal shower I attended on Sunday.  I wanted my makeup to look more special than what I normally choose for everyday, so I added a few unique touches.   The most outstanding difference is my lipstick choice-  I usually prefer a natural lip, but I wanted a little extra sparkle.  What is ironic is that to achieve my “sparkle”, I used a super bright matte lipstick.  I actually received it in a bonus sample from Clinique, and I LOVE it.  Totally out of my comfort zone, but it made me feel especially comfortable in my own skin!  Check it out HERE!

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I thought the color would be too much, but I decided to just own it and make it work.  Not much trouble there- I am sure this lipstick would suit just about anyone!  And it stayed put ALL day.  It is almost like a lip stain!  It didn’t hardly budge after nibbling decadent snacks and sipping on mimosas.  I never thought I would like a matte lipstick, but I was completely wrong!

I kept most of my other makeup pretty simple, although I added a little extra eyeliner and dark shadow in my eyelid creases and at the corners of my eyes.  And of course, you can never have too much highlighter on your cheekbones!

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Here is the complete list of the makeup I wore:

This makeup look only takes about 10 minutes to apply and looks like a million bucks if you ask me!  Do you have a special makeup routine for weekends??

Sidenote:  I love the outfit I wore in these photos, but that is a post for another day.  Stay tuned!

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