I am SO not an expert on anything makeup and beauty related, but I get this question a lot, so I figured why the heck not?! 🙂

Full disclosure though: doing this is kind of tough for me because I NEVER do anything without makeup. I’d barely walk to the end of my driveway without it because I’m permanently traumatized from having horrible horrible skin as a teenager. No one made fun of me exactly, but I got random comments about how “bad” it was and I spent a lot of time feeling so hideous and embarrassed that I hardly wanted to be seen in public. It might sound dramatic, but anyone who’s ever struggled with acne knows how much of a toll it takes on your self-esteem. It took me a a few years after that to adjust to the fact that I have freckles, so this felt like a big step!

Phew. Okay, how about we get to it? 🙂

This is sped up, but my whole routine takes about 5-minutes and this is what I do almost every day. I’ll include the brands I use below so you can check them out.

Not pictured: I use a moisturizer and sunscreen EVERY single day no matter what, and I apply Burt’s Bees lip balm like it’s my job.

Foundation: Makeup Forever HD Foundation
Concealer: Lancome Maquicomplet
Contour: NARS Contour compact in Olympia
Bronzer: NARS “Laguna”
Blush: NARS “Orgasm”
Eyeliner: Sephora brand (whichever was cheapest in Black)
Mascara: Clinique High Impact Mascara in Brown Black