Beauty Staples


  • PrimerNARS Pore Refining Primer, Oil-Free
  • FoundationChanel Vitalumière Aqua (shades BR20, B30), Laura Mercier Oil-Free Tinted Moisturizer (Porcelain)
  • ConcealerClinique Line Smoothing Concealer (shade 03, Moderately Fair), Laura Mercier Secret Concealer (#1)
  • PowderM.A.C. Studio Fix Powder (NW20)
  • CheeksNARS Blush in Mata Hari, M.A.C. Sheertone Blush in Peaches, Laura Mercier Second-Skin Cheek Color in Rose Petal
  • BronzerNARS in Laguna
  • EyesM.A.C. Paint Pot in Painterly, Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner in Chocolate Shimmer Ink, MUFE Aqua Eyes in 18L, Clinique Lash Power Mascara in Black Onyx, M.A.C. Matte Eye Shadow in Charcoal Brown (eyebrows) 
  • Lips: NARS Pure Matte Lipstick in Vesuvio, Chapstick Medicated Lip Balm
  • ToolsReal Techniques Expert Face Brush, Buffing Brush, Stippling Brush, Blush Brush; M.A.C. 138, 217, 266, Bobbi Brown Fine Liner Brush, M.A.C. Lash Curler
  • Nails: Butter London “La Moss”, Deborah Lippmann “I’m Not Innocent”

Skincare (for combination/oily, sensitive, acne-prone skin-I’ve got the trifecta of skincare problems!)

  • Tools: Clarisonic Mia Skin Cleansing System with the acne-prone skin brush head
  • Face: Cetaphil Anti-Bacterial Cleansing Bar, Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser, Mario Badescu Oil-Free Moisturizer SPF 17, Dr. Weil for Origins “Plantidote” Face CreamEstée Lauder Advanced Night Repair, Estée Lauder Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator
  • Eye: Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Cream, Visine Tired Eye Relief Eye Drops, Visine-A Allergy Relief Eye Drops
  • Extras: Mario Badescu Strawberry Face Scrub, Origins Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask

Hair (for thick, curly, dry, & color-treated hair)

  • Shampoo: Redken All Soft Shampoo, Redken Real Control Shampoo
  • Conditioner: Redken All Soft Heavy Cream, Redken Color Extend Rich Recovery Treatment, Neutrogena Triple Moisture Deep Recovery Hair Mask
  • Styling: Redken Fashion Work 12 Versatile Working Spray, Beyond the Zone Noodle Head Curling Cream 
  • Tools: I am in the process of growing out and repairing my hair, so I no longer use hot tools to style or dry my hair; I don’t even use a brush! Check back later!

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