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“Mom” Makeup Must Haves 

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I use the term “mom” loosely because I have used all of these things pre/post kids. But I am a mom and these are still my all time favorites. I will try to get a video/routine up soon!



Aveeno Clear Complexion Moisturizer 

My skin type is “combination” which some how results in random acne outbursts from who knows where. Clean face + moisturizer = happy skin. I’ve been using this specific type for a few years now and the breakouts are very minimal.


Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser 

I’ve tried a few different primers which usually end up doing some major pore clogging. A tiny amount goes a long way for me and this stuff is great. Also, a great eyeshadow primer 👍🏻



NYX Total Control Drop Foundation 

This is a new find for me but it is hands down my favorite. I do the bare minimum when it comes to makeup because I usually have two other people that need attention and I’ve got to be quick. This has given me a completely “done up” look in a short amount of time. It comes with a little dropper so the more drops, the more coverage. Easy peasy. I use the color true beige.



Urban Decay NAKED Eyeshadow Palette
Urban Decay NAKED Basics
Urban Decay NAKED Flushed
Urban Decay Perversion Mascara
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Eyeliner 

Maybe I should be a spokesman for Urban Decay! Ha! I have all of the palettes because they are the best! Right now these are my favorite. And you’ll be able to see what colors are my favorite also! Quick eyeshadow, blush/bronzer, eyeliner and mascara. The basics has some great neutral colors and also matches my eyebrows perfectly. Triple win!

I do top eyeliner only right now, and go over with some black eyeshadow. This stuff does not come off easily. I’ve cried through it, been sweaty, and rubbed with no problems at all. It’s seriously 24/7.

My sister gave me this mascara for Christmas a few years ago and I don’t have the heart to switch, it does wonders!



NYX Matte Finish Setting Spray

Another new find for me! I know a lot of people like the “dewy” finish but it makes my semi-oily skin look sweaty. I prefer a matte finish and this stuff keeps my “face” on. Got me through a wedding, no problem!



There ya have it. An easy mixture of high end/drugstore brands that get the job done for this mama. I have mastered the look in a decent amount of time but one day when little hands are digging in my eyeshadow, I’ll have time to switch it up. 😂
What are your favorite “must have” products? Am I missing something?!



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13 thoughts on ““Mom” Makeup Must Haves 

  1. I use the same setting spray! Something I literally can’t go without is the laura mericer powder. It is AMAZING. Makes everything else go on so smooth and keeps skin from getting oily!

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