The Makeup Bag... The Lunchtime Touch Ups

Friday, 26 April 2013
Caudalie Beauty Elixr // Elf Kabuki Brush //  No7 Lipstick // Rimmel Stay Matte Powder // Elf Concealer // Elf Powder

There comes a point in every day where a touch of of makeup is essential for me, well not essential for how I look necessarily but it is just something that is part of my daily routine. It also helps eat some minutes into my lunch hour which can sometimes get a little boring. I now don't work in the center of town, which meant I shopped loads, my lunchtime does drag on. It's not the prettiest of staff rooms to sit in either! Anyway back to the makeup...

The makeup touch up always occurs at the end of my lunch break. I tend to use the last ten minutes to completely refresh my appearance so I am ready for the final few hours of my day. I always want to have a nap right after my lunch, which obviously I can't do so first off a spritz of the Caudile Beauty Elixr is a must. I'm still not 100% sure what this does or even whether it has an effect on my skin. The one thing I can guarantee is that it does wake me up. I love the minty scent.  

Next up is touches of concealer, I'm trying to use the ELF one up because quite frankly I've had it for ages and it's going to go off soon. I touch up under my eyes mainly because that is where my glasses rub, rubbing off my concealer that I put on in the morning!

Finally for the skin is a combination of the Rimmel Stay Matte Powder to get rid of any shininess and the ELF complexion powder to contour. Finally there is the very important step of adding a lip colour. To me wearing a lip colour completes my make up so a slick of colour and I am ready to go, well, that and my afternoon coffee.

Whats your touch up essentials?



Leanne is here for the weekend woooo!


  1. I always touch up my powder, slick on more lipstick and brush through my hair - I'm usually in too much of a rush to do much else! xx

  2. I'm always one of those people who are far too lazy to touch my make up throughout the day, even though sometimes it would be a good idea haha. It's always interesting to see what other people use though =D x

  3. Lovely post! I'm tempted to try Claudalie beauty water but i've heard mixed reviews about it so have been a bit put off as it's pretty pricey.

    Kimberley x

  4. Love the colour of the lippie!

  5. I love the caudalie beauty elixir too, there's something about the scent that's a real pick me up and gets me through the last few hours of the day!

    Jennie xo |