Your Makeup Essentials!

Start building your kit with these!

By  | Jun 22, 2020, 01:43 PM  | Drama

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Is it just us or is everyone starting a makeup YouTube channel now? With this trend on the rise, more of us are starting to see that looking like Mihlali isn't too far off with some help.

Starting the face beat life can be overwhelming. Beginners may be confused by the thousands of products on the cosmetic shelves. From eyelash curlers to kabuki brushes, there are so many on the market that it can be tough to figure out exactly what you need in your makeup kit.

If you're ready to step your selfie game up but don't want to waste money on unnecessary items, we've got your back. We've rounded up the basic essentials for every makeup kit to get you started!

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Moisturizer and Primer
Great makeup begins with great skincare. Your makeup needs a smooth canvas for the best results. Taking care of your skin should be a top priority from now on. Prep your skin with a tandem slathering of moisturizer and primer. The duo will ensure a flawless base that keeps makeup in place all day.

Product Suggestion: BYS Face Primer with Vitamin E

Concealer and Foundation
Beginners who don't know how to use heavier foundations should opt for light concealer to their kit. When a good concealer is paired with your foundation, no one will be able to tell where your skin ends and the makeup begins. If Foundation is too heavy, also opt for a BB Cream for a lighter feel.

Product Suggestion: Pudaier Liquid Cream Concealer, YARDLEY Stayfast Foundation, Flormar Professional Makeup BB Cream.

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Blush and Highlighter
Do you know that glow that all the MUA bloggers have on YouTube? You can't get that in the sun! Add a healthy color and a subtle glow to your skin with a classic blush and highlighter.

Product suggestion: GOSH Blush Drops, Revlon PhotoReady Highlighting Pallete. 

Brushes and Tools
Just like building a house, the best face beats are made of the best tools. In order to put apply your makeup properly, you’ll need to use the right makeup brushes to get the right finish. The Beautyblender is another must-have tool. It is perfect for effortlessly blending foundations, blush, and concealer.

Product Suggestion: Happy You Unicorn Makeup Brush Set


main image credit: Mihlali N on YouTube
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