The Effortless Holiday 6-Product Face



I'm kind of high-maintenance so going on holiday doesn't always mean going makeup-free however this is my version of a fuss-free holiday look. Funny story but I think I might be changing the date of my holiday to July, as the weather forecast isn't good for next week... But I will keep you posted and of course I will carry on with my daily holiday-themed posts this week!

For my base I go for the Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturiser (£29, post here), as it doesn't slip and slide even over my combination skin. I feel as though it nicely reduces any redness and evens my skintone whilst still being a really light coverage. I then also use the Maybelline Instant Eye Erase Concealer (£7.99, post here), as it's so easy to apply. It practically blends itself and really reduces my dark circles without being too heavy.

It was going to be a 5-product face however unfortunately my beloved e.l.f. brow gel and clear mascara is discontinued so I've found some alternatives. For eyelashes I have the Seventeen Clear Definition Mascara (£4.69). Personally I find wearing heavy black eye makeup really uncomfortable in the heat as it tends to melt, drip in my eyes and really irritate them! So for a subtle bit of something without the discomfort, I go for this. Obviously it's not going to give you 'wow' lashes but it's just a nice little boost. For my eyebrows I have the Eylure Brow Control & Shape Gel (£6.25) as I find a clear gel makes my brows look a little more groomed and fuller without going to the effort of filling them in. I also love that this doesn't leave my brows feeling stiff, it just gives a very natural hold.

Finally I have the Pixi Shea Butter in Honey Nectar (usually £8, currently £6) and the Seventeen Instant Glow Golden Bronze Shimmer Brick (£4.99). The Pixi lip balm is a really nourishing formula and the shade is a fuss-free natural nude. The Seventeen Shimmer Brick has seriously impressed me! I haven't tried the Bobbi Brown ones but I probably won't given how great Golden Bronze is in particular. You can swirl all the shades together and apply to the top of your cheekbones and brow bone to add a bit of colour and a natural, dewy glow. You could also take the individual shades to use as eyeshadow.


What's your go-to effortless holiday look?
 


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42 comments

  1. I am almost the same when I am away, around the pool I just don't bother but for days out and in the evening, it is just BB cream, mascara and a lipgloss type product :)
    Hope you do get to go away and have been loving these posts :)

    Pams Stuff and Things

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    1. Thank you :) glad you enjoyed them! xx

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  2. Oh no, what a bummer with the weather! But I hope you'll manage to go on holidays as planned! BB/CC cream for hot, sunny days is the best alternative to foundations. I do have to wear mascara though as my lashes are pretty invisible without it, lol! x

    Mummy’s Beauty Corner

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    1. Forgot to say that I like the new blog template and the blog name :) x

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  3. This Seventeen Gold Bronze looks beautifully pigmented!

    Mademoiselle-Lala.com

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  4. I think i'm pretty much in love with your blog :')
    How is the eyebrow gel for you? Do you notice more fallout of the hair?
    I get so worried with my brows, I only use shadow to fill them because I know using a pencil makes them fall out more. Never used a gel though!

    Roxy xox | www.splashesofvogue.com

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    1. Aww thank you so much! It's one of the best I've used, keeps it all in place and looking full but not stiff at all! xx

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  5. All of these products sound so perfect for a holiday! The Seventeen Gold Bronze just looks beautiful!
    Jodie xo // JodieLoue

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    1. It really is - such a great budget find! xx

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  6. I love the new blog name and look Jasmine :) I tend not to wear too much makeup on holiday - I like to use the opportunity to give my skin a bit of a break. If we are going out in the evening, I might put on some BB cream, lippy and mascara but not too much more :)

    Brenda BusyBee

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    1. Aww thank you! :) and yeah it's nice to keep things light in the sun! xx

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  7. This is such a lovely look for your holiday! I love it x
    OhjustAlice.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. Love the redesign! Very pretty and modern :)

    RachelShuchatMakeup

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  9. That Seventeen shimmer brick looks lovely!! I also have annoying combination skin so I might have to give that NARS tinted moisturiser a go! Great picks and liking the new header, simple yet classy! x

    Toni x
    clarkecouture.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. It's really fab - well worth checking out for a fiver :) and thank you so much! xx

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  10. I love the Pixi lip balms for fuss-free make-up, they're great!

    shewhoisshort.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. They really are lovely and so easy to wear :) xx

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  11. Oh, Jasmine, you have no idea how much I love your honest reviews, they are all fantastic. The bronze is to die for, what a beautiful colour! I'm also trying out the concealer, I have only heard good things about it! Thank you so much for sharing!

    http://alemint.blogspot.com/

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    1. Aw thank you :D they really are amazing products! xx

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  12. I've never seen the Seventeen Shimmer Brick before but it looks beautiful! Such a lovely post and great photography :)

    - Grace's Beauty Space xo

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    1. They're well worth checking out and thank you :D xx

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  13. always want a simple, light holiday look this is perfect!! <3
    Chloe xx
    chloebee1.blogspot.co.uk

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  14. I wish I was high maintenance enough to do makeup on holiday but I can just never be bothered (hence barely any evening photo's!) I definitely need to take a leaf out of your book hun, love this look for a natural, pretty holiday glow :) P.S Love the new layout.

    Elle
    www.theellenextdoor.com
    xx

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    1. I wish I was low-maintenance enough not to haha and thank you :D xx

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  15. The seventeen shimmer brick looks amazing! I have a pinkish one by collection and I never thought of using it as an eyeshadow but now I need to try this! xx

    That Girl Rhianna

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    1. It's really amazing and definitely give it a go! xx

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    1. So great and lightweight isn't it :) xx

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  17. Yes, that Maybelline concealer is perfect! It works so well to brighten my eyes. Even when I don't do a full face I like to pop some on. A definite go-to product!

    xo, Michelle
    Neon Rattail

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    1. It's so light but gives nice coverage :) xx

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  18. The Gold Bronze shade looks gorgeous! Really pigmented. I love gold tones and also pinks on my eyes with a shimmer. Lovely picks. www.shehearts.net

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    1. It's such a great find and a real bargain :) xx

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  19. Ooh I love the Shimmer Brick and the concealer! The Eylure brow gel sounds great too :). I hope you have a lovely holiday!

    Emily // Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

    xx

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  20. I am so the same way. I needed so many things, so cutting down my daily face meant a lot had to get taken out! haha

    Angie x | Chocolate & Lipstick || UK Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

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  21. I've heard great things about most of these products! Especially the NARS tinted moisturizer. Lately I've been trying to get away from heavy powder and just do bb cream or tinted moisturizer and a little powder. I'm a new follower on bloglovin btw! Really like your site!

    www.shadowlinergirl.com

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    1. Yeah definitely so much more fuss free. And thank you :) xx

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