Inside My Mum’s Makeup Bag. Products I Have Chosen

My Mum doesn’t wear makeup. Only lipstick sometimes. But recently she decided to change her hair style, got some new clothes and asked me if I could select some makeup for her.

Wow! I definitely approve 😉

Makeup for my Mum Daniel Sandler Max Factor YSL Clarins BECCA

She has light skin, dark hair and eyes, so here are the basics that I have chosen. She doesn’t need that many products simply because she won’t even use them – so, knowing her taste and requirements, here is what I’ve chosen:

Face

I am  not yet 100% sure about the foundation that will suit her the best. So far she liked this Bourjois one (shown on the photo). But if  you have suggestions for a lady around 50 with dry skin, feel free to share. And thanks to everyone on Twitter for their recommendations!

Blush is a must have in a makeup bag of any girl, in my opinion, as it instantly changes the appearance. This Max Factor blush is one of my personal favourites and I know that it will look great on her, too. Will have to pick up another one soon, as I am giving away my personal one.

Eyes

My Mum doesn’t mind a  wash of colour on her lids, so  Daniel Sandler palette in Sheer Beauty would be perfect for her. I may get her grey and brown eye pencils in the future. But right now I don’t think that she will be using those. I did put BECCA’s Line + Illuminate Pencil in Belize in her makeup bag just in case though.

And, of course, mascara! I have decided to give her the Illamasqua one, as it gives  nice volume and length for the lashes and that’s what every woman wants.

Lips

Cool toned pinks and reds would suit my Mum’s colouring and skin tone the best. So I will  just pick up some from my collection for her to keep. So far I  have chosen: Carmex, Clarins and YSL.

 

4 COMMENTS

  1. Aww how cool of your mom! I think if shes up for it, the serum infused sort of foundations would be great for her. Like Giorgio Armani Maestro or Teint Visionnaire

  2. Well in my case I use to pick a color for my mom cause i know what’s best for her looks and skin too. And we both enjoyed it..It’s one of our special bonding moments.

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