In the summer, I prefer natural makeup where I can be out the door in under five minutes—after all, most of it melts off in the 100° F days we had this year—but as soon as it's fall, I tend to drift towards a little bit more of a dramatic makeup look. By adding a few simple touches—like eyeliner and some light contouring—I'm able to transition my makeup, along with my wardrobe, into a palette more appropriate for fall. Here's what my makeup routine looks like this season:
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Pre-video skin prep: Joanna Vargas Daily Serum
Primer: Smashbox Photofinish Primerizer
Headband: J.Crew (similar here)
Tinted Moisturizer: Laura Mercier Broad Spectrum 'Natural'
Concealer: Nars Concealer in 'Cannelle' Light 2.75
Brush: Kat Von D Brush
Brightening Powder: Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder
Contour/Highlight Palette: Kevyn Aucoin The Contour Book The Art of Sculpting + Defining Volume II
Makeup Sponge: Beauty Blender
Eyelash Curler: Utowa Eyelash Curler
Mascara: NARS Audacious Mascara
Liquid Liner: Lancome Grandiose Liquid Liner
Brow Pencil: Kevyn Aucoin Gel Pencil in 'Sheer Dark Brown'
Eyeshadow Stick: Laura Mercier’s Caviar Stick in 'Burnished Bronze'
Lipstick: Bobbi Brown in 'Mod'
Earrings: Shashi Huggie