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31 Oct

Our Going Out Secret Weapons!

long lasting makeup secrets

Whether you’re out partying, on date night or after work drinks, your makeup should be the least of your worries. Here are our “going out beauty secret weapons”!


Longwearing, Transfer-Resistant Foundation……..No matter your skin type, a longwearing foundation with good coverage and a matte finish is a party essential. Look for a foundation that doesn’t transfer on your clothes as well, because you don’t want to ruin yours or your date’s while dancing the night away!

Our Favourites

Yves Saint Laurent All Hours Foundation SPF 20
This is a new 24-Hour, full-coverage foundation that instantly blurs pores and fines lines and provides uninterrupted flawless wear that looks and feels just applied, all-day and night. The 24-Hour advanced formula won’t cake, dry, flake, or fade is transfer-proof, oil-free and non-pore clogging.  This foundation stands up to makeup meltdowns by combining move-with-you flexible pigments and skin-loving ingredients for better flawless coverage and skin that feels fresh and comfortable from day to night.

The blurring formula instantly conceals and erases imperfections, pores, dullness, and unevenness. Skin looks flawless for up to 24 hours thanks to the highest concentration of ultra-fine, oil absorbing pigments that cover and smooth perfectly yet resist fading, heat, humidity, dryness, and touch. The formula is also infused with a black tea antioxidant complex for additional skincare that combats the signs of dullness and fatigue while protecting skin from pollution.



Yves Saint Laurent All Hours Foundation SPF 20 - # BR30 Cool Almond Makeup


Becca Matte Skin Shine Proof Foundation
This is a beautiful creamy, medium coverage foundation that controls shine throughout the day or night and leaves an exceptionally smooth, matt, long lasting soft-focus effect. This long-wearing foundation features a unique microfine powder that absorbs oil so your complexion remains fresh and shine-free throughout the day while minimizing the appearance of pores and fine lines.


Becca Matte Skin Shine Proof Foundation



Must Use Waterproof Brow Products…….of all the things on this list, your brows should be the most party-proof!

Benefit Goof Proof Brow Pencil
This is a foolproof brow pencil with a custom tip that instantly shapes, defines, and fills in brows. This super easy-to-use, brow-filling and shaping pencil creates naturally full, beautiful brows and the spoolie-brush effortlessly blends the 12-hour waterproof color.


Benefit Goof Proof Brow Pencil -



A Blush You Could Swim in…..stain your cheeks with a waterproof blush to keep your flush in check!

TheBalm Instain
This blush collection offers various shades to complement different skin tones. Containing intense pigments, it comes in matte and satin textures for different looks. This blush stands up to the elements, heat, humidity, water and a long day or night!  It delivers unparalleled long lasting wear.


TheBalm Instain


Benefit Bene Tint Rose Tinted Lip & Cheek Stain
The original—and still the best—rose-tinted cheek and lip stain. Benefit Benetint is the sexiest flush you can get from a bottle. A kiss-proof and smudge-proof, indelibly sheer tint, it gives an innocent yet provocative glow to keep everyone guessing all night!


Benefit Bene Tint Rose Tinted Lip & Cheek Stain


Prime Your Eyes…… eyeshadow primer provides a barrier between the skin and your eye makeup, so if you have some on your lids, sweat and oil are less likely to ruin your look.

Make Up For Ever Eye Prime Long Wear Eyelid Prime
An eyelid primer that reinforces eyeshadow hold and intensifies its color. Enriched with waxes and mineral powders, Eye Prime creates a long lasting, even base for eyeshadow application. Its lightweight, non-drying texture blends seamlessly into the skin allowing a true-to-color eyeshadow result that will not crease or fade.


Make Up For Ever Eye Prime Long Wear Eyelid Primer Makeup


Smudge Proof Eyeliner Is a Must……..if you’re going to commit to wearing eyeliner to a party, make sure that it won’t smudge. You don’t want the panda eye look!

Yves Saint Laurent Dessin Du Regard Waterproof Stylo Long Wear Precise Eyeliner
A bold waterproof eyeliner that creates precise liner looks. This pencil delivers lasting hold and intense color payoff, and the selection of high-impact colours is amazing! It is a smudge-proof and comfortable glide-on application that stays put hours after hours.


Yves Saint Laurent Dessin Du Regard Waterproof Stylo Long Wear Precise Eyeliner - # 1 Noir Ivresse Makeup


The Ultimate “Luxe” Stay Put Lip…….touching up your lipstick is a hassle, especially if you don’t have access to good lighting and a mirror all the time. So even before you leave the house, swipe on a lip that you trust will stay put!

Chanel Rouge Allure Ink Matte Liquid Lip Colour
In the war of matte liquid lipsticks, Chanel’s Rouge Allure Ink Matte comes out on top. To be honest, it’s not your typical matte liquid lipstick. It glides on like a gloss but dries down to a smooth velvety finish. Made with plant oils, polymers, and waxes, it’s pretty moisturising and feels comfortable on your lips all day long — this isn’t one of those formulas that feels like shrink-wrap! And… lasts and lasts.

Chanel Rouge Allure Ink Matte Liquid Lip Colour - # 148 Libere Makeup


Makeup Setting Spray Is Not Negotiable……never, ever forget to set your makeup before going out, and a generous spritz of a setting spray is key to budgeproof makeup that doesn’t look cakey.

Urban Decay All Nighter Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray
A weightless setting spray that keeps makeup looking just-applied for up to 16 hours. Developed in an exclusive partnership with SKINDINÄVIA, this groundbreaking, clinically tested formula is suitable for all skin types and features patented Temperature Control Technology. It actually lowers the temperature of your makeup to keep foundation, eyeshadow, blush, and concealer in place—even in hot and humid or cold and windy conditions. The result? Smoother-looking skin and vibrant makeup that lasts all day (or night) without melting, cracking, fading, or settling into fine lines.

Unlike similar products on the market that feel sticky or tight on your skin, the sprayer delivers a microfine mist that goes on so light, you’ll hardly feel it—and once you’ve applied it, you won’t even know it’s there.



Urban Decay All Nighter Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray



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