My Go-To Fall Makeup Look: Bold Brows and Berry Lipstick
Is it groundbreaking? Hardly. Quick and pretty? Absolutely!
Deep lipstick is pretty much as ubiquitous in autumn as bronzer is in summer. But hey, there must be a reason it’s so popular, right? Personally, I love berry lipstick because I am lazy and I like things that make me look like a much more put-together human than I actually am. And if I can achieve that look in less than five minutes, even better!
My go-to look is as simple as it gets: a groomed brow, concealer, mascara, and a berry lip stain. (And, of course, moisturizer and sunblock!) Here’s what I use:
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I alternate between these three products, depending on how many times I hit the snooze button. When I’m in a hurry, I swipe on the Maybelline brow mascara for a subtle but groomed look. If you have very thin brows, though, this product might not be for you, since the wand tip is quite large.
I also really like the Sephora brow pencil because it has a super thin tip for precise application. The Soft Charcoal color is great for my black hair/brows because it’s not as severe looking as black and doesn’t look too red like some brown pencils do.
When I have a little more time to get ready, I like to use the Anastasia DipBrow pomade in Ebony. This gives me the most dramatic (but still believably natural) eyebrows.
NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer -$12-$29
Lately I’ve been trying to focus on perfecting my skincare routine and as a happy result, I’ve been using less foundation. I still do get blemishes here and there, though, so I’ve been testing out different concealers. My favorite is the NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer (in Custard); it’s not too runny or too dry, it blends well, and it stays put all day! Unfortunately, it’s pretty pricey, and I recently ran out of the $12 travel size one I bought.
To tide me over until I get a refill (looking at you, VIB sale!!), I tried out the Maybelline Fit Me concealer in Sand, which is supposed to be a dupe for the NARS one. I find the consistency a little too fluid (which makes it harder to only conceal a small spot) and it does crease a little, but for the price, I’m pretty happy with it! It also works well as an undereye concealer.
This little baby is my new favorite lip product! I have a couple of the other Revlon Balm Stains (Honey is a perfect “my lips but better” shade) but I just recently snagged this hue on a Target run. It’s a saturated wine color that starts out hydrating and slightly glossy and fades evenly throughout the day, leaving behind a natural-looking cranberry stain.
According to a classmate who complimented me on this lip color, it’s a good dupe for Glossier’s Generation G in Jam. And it’s only a third of the price!
What did you think?
Do you like berry lips? What’s your go-to makeup look? Let us know in the comments!
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