I’ve received a few requests for my makeup must-haves based on my makeup tutorials.
For those that have the right products, but are unsure of how to begin, my tutorials consist of a one-on-one lesson of a basic day/night makeup application using your existing makeup and adding to your kit.
Recommendations depend on skin type and skin colour.
L’Oreal Paris Nude Magique BB cream, R130 Clicks
Micro-pigment capsules self adjust upon contact, transforming your skin. Flawless, ultra light coverage for the perfect nude skin look. 24HR hydration, SPF 12
MAC Mineralize Concealer, R230
Enriched with minerals and nourishing botanicals, this creamy, easy-to-blend Concealer covers and perfects while moisturizing the skin. Comfortable and longwearing. Provides medium coverage with a natural luminous finish.
MAC Prep + Prime skin base visage, R290
An ultra-fluid lotion formulated with special-effect silicones. Calms and soothes the skin, blots away excess oil, and evens out skin redness. Improves the laydown and application of foundation or powder.
MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation, R310
A one-step powder and foundation that provides a smooth, flawless, all-matte, full-coverage finish. Long-wearing, velvety texture allows skin to breathe. Available in a wide range of colours
MAC Mineralize Skin Finish Natural, R305
A luxurious domed face powder with minerals, provides a dimensional yet natural-matte finish and perfect low coverage. Use to set and fix foundation or as a touch-up throughout the day.
MAC Powder Blush in pink swoon, R220
Colour for the cheeks and face. Various formulas. Different looks.
MAC Tinted Lipglass, R175
A unique lip gloss available in a wide variety of colours that can create a high gloss, glass-like finish or a subtle sheen. Designed to be worn on its own, over Lip Pencil or Lipstick, Tinted Lipglass is the perfect product for creating shine that lasts. It’s pigmented, very shiny and can impart subtle or dramatic colour. It contains Jojoba Oil to help soften and condition the lips. Tinted Lipglass is packaged in a convenient bottle with a sponge tip applicator that provides a quick, smooth, even application.
MAC Zoom Lash, R185
Major drama. Lasts all day. Creamy, velvety formula builds density and conditions. Feels light, supple. Ultra-sculpted brush has three-sided fibres to embrace and separate each lash, hugging every curve. Coats in one stroke from root to tip. No smudging.
MAC Fluidline, R185
Ultra-smooth, Fluidline’s gel formula provides the precision of a liquid liner with a silkier, softer finish. Goes on “foolproof” with a brush in an easy dip-and-stroke action. Long-wearing. Smudge-proof. Lines up in a rich array of colours and finishes. Brush sold separately.
MAC Lipstick in Russian Red, R185
Colour plus texture for the lips. Stands out on the runway. Simmers on the street! What made M·A·C famous.
MAC Prep+Prime Transparent finishing powder, R290
A silky finishing powder that provides an invisible way to set makeup. Reduces shine while optically minimizing the look of pores, lines, imperfections. Available in one universal colour that suits all shades. Wear over makeup or on bare, moisturized skin.
Fix plus spray, R210
An aqua-spritz of vitamin and minerals, infused with a calm-the-skin blend of green tea, chamomile, cucumber, topped off with the fresh, natural, energizing scent of Sugi. Adds radiance, finishes makeup. Spray it on. Skin drinks it up!