July has come and gone and you know what that means…it’s favourites time. July was a super busy month for me so I did have many makeup-less days, but when I got a chance to wear makeup I had some clear favourites that I really want to share.
Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation + Too Faced Born This Way Foundation
I discovered new favourite foundation combination in the month of July that I have been obsessed with. Although I wouldn’t say that I really have a tan, I have been noticing that my chest is slightly more yellow than my face right now and it was making my regular foundations look a little off. Most of my foundations are pretty pink-toned since that matches me the majority of the time, so none of these were working for me. I decided that I needed a bit more yellow in my foundation to match my chest, so I picked up my Too Faced Born This Way foundation, since it is by far the most yellow foundation that I own; usually it’s too yellow for me. I wasn’t sure if this was too yellow on its own, so I mixed in the MUFE Ultra HD, which has a neutral undertone. Together the colour match of these is perfect for me and these blend together to be basically flawless. This combination creates a natural finish that is full coverage and long-lasting even in heat and humidity. I will likely be wearing this combination for the rest of the summer; I love it that much.
Nars Dual-Intensity Blush- Frenzy
In July, I treated myself to a Sephora haul and this blush was one of the products I picked up. I have swatched these so many times and put them back, but this time I decided to go for it. I picked up the shade Frenzy, which is a gold highlight and an almost blood orange coloured blush. I loved each of these separately, but mixed together is what sold me. Together these shades make a super glowy coral shade that I am totally obsessed with. I like the flexibility that I get with this product; I can use the highlight and blush on their own, wet or dry or I can use it together. I will say that this blush does need to be built up a bit to get the colour pay off I like, but it does look pretty for just a light wash of colour as well.
Make Up For Ever Star Powder- 975
In the month of July, I was still using my ABH Modern Renaissance Palette to death, but I was also trying to switch things up a bit. I bought this pigment in NYC back in February and I hadn’t played with it a ton. I busted it out this month and it’s one of my favourite lid shades. This is a super glittery rose gold shade, that gives a really metallic look to the eye. In direct sunlight, this has a ton of multi-coloured reflects that make it really beautiful and unique.
Soleil Tan de Chanel
You know it’s summer when I pull this out of the drawer. In the summer this bronzer is my go-to to bring some warmth to my skin. This might look a bit intimidating at first, as it is super warm, I find if I use this in controlled areas it brings a beautiful summer glow to my skin. Even as pale as I am, I can still wear this and it doesn’t come across orange. I will wear this buffed under and on my cheeks and around my hairline. I just watch to make sure I don’t blend it too far down, because that’s when it starts to look a bit too warm on my skin. This was in my July favourites last year as well, it just really is a go-to summer product for me. In the summer I can’t stop using using this, but in the winter I never reach for it. Does anyone else have products like that?
Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops- Celestial
My last favourite for the month of July probably won’t come as a shock to anyone, as I have been wearing these non-stop. I already wrote a full review on these, so definitely check that out if you want all the details. I have really been enjoying these and I think I want another shade that is a little more warm toned since most of my looks are warm.
There you have it! Let me know what products you loved in the month of July in the comments below!
Bye for now!