the beauty tag

taryn5

I saw this tag while reading a few blogs and I thought it would be fun to do to help you gain a little more insight into my taste. What do you love about makeup? Let me know in the comments down below!

xxTaryn 

 

 

 

Do you remember your first makeup item?
When I was in middle school I received a “Hard Candy” eyeshadow quad (back when Hard Candy was still a more pricey brand) and a “Benefit” Kitten Powder puff which is kinda of the equivalent of the “Fenty Beauty” Fairy Bomb now – it was the coolest thing ever.
Describe your perfect mascara. Have you found one that fits your specifications?       I don’t have a perfect mascara, I’m constantly trying new ones but I really like the “Ciate” Wonderwand and the “Too Faced” Better Then Sex – both have similar brush heads that give crazy volume .
What kind of coverage do you prefer from a foundation?
Because I have such dry skin I prefer lighter more luminous and dewy foundations and spot conceal any problem areas.
Favorite high-end brand?
Oohh tough, I really like Marc Jacobs Beauty and have been an Urban Decay loyalist since the beginning of time
What cosmetics brands have you always wanted to try but still haven’t?
La Mer, it’s so expensive
Favourite drugstore brand?
NYX.
Do you wear false lashes?
I have on special occasions but thankfully I was blessed with pretty decent lashes so I don’t need to
Is there any kind of makeup you can’t leave the house without?
I walk around make-up free all the time but if my eyebrows fade (I dye my hair dark and I’m a natural blonde) I will fill them in to match my dark hair
What is your most cherished beauty product?
My “Charlotte Tilbury” Bronze and Glow, I think I use it daily

black makeup brush with palette
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How often do you shop for makeup? Do you like to pick up an item here and there, or get lots of goodies at once?
I will usually pick up an item here or there, but if there is a sale I will usually stock up BIG TIME
Do you have a “beauty budget” or do you spend freely?
I don’t have a beauty budget, but I try not to let my addiction get out of control lol
Do you utilize coupons, reward cards, and sales when you shop for cosmetics?
OFCOURSE
What type of product do you buy the most of?
Skincare now that my needs have changed a bit, but probably eye makeup
Is there a brand you absolutely can’t stand?
Not that I can think of
Do you avoid certain ingredients in cosmetics, like parabens or sulfates?
I do as my skin has become sensitive
Do you have a favorite place to shop for makeup?
Sephora, Ulta, Beautylish, Dermstore and Bloomingdales
Do you like trying new skin care products or do you keep a certain routine?
I change up as my skin needs it, recently I’ve switched a few products around in my night routine
Favorite bath and body brand?
I don’t really have one, I spend so much on makeup and skincare that I usually go with Olay or Aveeno drugstore products for my body
What brand do you think has the best packaging?
Pat McGrath – hands down
Which celebrity always has great makeup?
Gwen Stefani
Do you belong to any online makeup communities?
Not yet
Favorite beauty gurus
I love Kandee Johnson, and Marlena Stell from Makeup Geek – they are OG. I also adore Pixiwoo and Lisa Eldridge
Do you like multi-functional products like lip and cheek stains?
I don’t use any
Are you clumsy in putting on makeup?
Usually not, thats my “me” time – however there have been some early mornings before work that have been quite the struggle lol
Do you use makeup base/primer for the eyes?
When I do an intricate powder shadow look yes, mostly just concealer though
How many hair products do you use on a typical day?
My hair is made up of 99.9% dry shampoo on a daily basis
What do you apply first, concealer or foundation?
Foundation otherwise you are just caking on product, I’m a fan of lighter coverage foundation and spot concealing after
Would you ever consider taking makeup classes?
Yes, I used to free lance when I was younger but I would love formal training
What do you love about makeup?    
I think I love the power of makeup as a transformer, I love doing a women’s makeup and you can just see their confidence level rise. I love experimenting with different looks, colors, and textures, I love the artistic expression, I love how powerful it can make me feel, like when you go outside and your flick is so sharp you could cut a b**** lmao I LOVE THAT FEELING

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