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Aloha Friday Favs: Beauty Basics

I am pretty simple when it comes to my beauty routine. I typically play up a more natural look with a subtle smokey eye and a bit of mascara. I’m a less-is-more kinda gal and try to stick with what I know (which is pretty basic). I thought I would share some of my everyday go-to products. These are items I consistently need to replenish.

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Hello Flawless Powder Foundation
I use this light foundation powder everyday. It does a fantastic job of evening out my skin tone. I don’t use any other foundation product. This is enough.

Boi-ing Concealer
This concealer is perfect for under eye coverage as well as blemishes. Pairs great with Hello Flawless. It goes on really smooth and is lightweight.

Longwear Powder Shadow
This is a great neutral matte shadow. It gives a great base to blend in a kohl eyeliner to create a subtle smokey eye. Lasts all day without creasing.

Mac Kohl Eyeliner
I use this eyeliner daily. Sometimes only on my top lid and then smudge/blend it to create a sort of smokey look. Go as dramatic or subtle as you want.

Smashbox X-Rated Mascara
Fantastic, easy to handle mascara. Go as dramatic as you want, just keep layering. I have really light eyelashes so mascara is a must have for me.

See a few more favs below. What are some of your go-to, everyday beauty products?

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9 Comments

  • Reply
    Jaclyn Quinones
    August 28, 2017 at 2:53 AM

    I really want to try that Smashbox mascara!

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    Nancy
    August 25, 2017 at 1:31 AM

    Great recommendations. I need a new mascara in a bad way!! I made the mistake of going cheap with my last purchase and now I know why it’s worth the extra few dollars to get the good stuff. I’ll check this one out for sure.

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    Bailey
    August 24, 2017 at 8:07 PM

    I haven’t tried the smash box mascara before but it looks fantastic!

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    Raina
    August 24, 2017 at 7:08 PM

    Love these beauty recommendations! I love the NARS bronzer but haven’t tried the others. Thanks for sharing!

    • Reply
      julie@alohalovely.com
      August 24, 2017 at 8:37 PM

      Thanks Raina!

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    Harmony, Momma To Go
    August 24, 2017 at 11:20 AM

    I could use some new make up and face products! I stick with the same old for sure!

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      julie@alohalovely.com
      August 24, 2017 at 5:16 PM

      I am so guilty of this but I’ve been trying. I even got a Birchbox subscription, lol.

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    Denisse | Le Petit Eats
    August 24, 2017 at 10:01 AM

    I LOVE Nars Laguna bronzer. It’s one of my holy grail products!

    • Reply
      julie@alohalovely.com
      August 24, 2017 at 5:15 PM

      Yes!! I love it!

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