A Beauty Chat with Mum | Her Favorites in Makeup and Skincare

Bobbi Brown Foundation Stick, MAC Paramount lipstick, MAC Touch Lipstick, MAC Viva Glam 6 lipstick, Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge blushed rose, MAC Brun, Bioderma Sebium pore refiner, Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Sunblock Longchamp le pliage Pouchette Vichy Normaderm

Before I begin, I touched 200 followers on Bloglovin’ today and I am so thrilled! Thank you everyone who have shown so much interest and  appreciation for the blog, it makes me really happy! For those of you who haven’t I love you as much! 🙂

My parents are visiting us and that gave me the perfect opportunity to post about my mum and her makeup bag! She isn’t as crazy about makeup or beauty as I am and she is amused where I get this obsession from.. lets not try and explain! 😛 Most of her stuff has been my doing over the years, but she has come to really like them now and they suit her skin very well. I wish she had written the post herself, but for the busy woman she is (even on vacation!!) I asked her a few questions (celebrity style) and she answered them while making the best Pani Puri ever!

Me: Ma, are you ready for this?

Ma: Of course not!

Me: Moving on.. ( 😛 ) Ma, are you following your skin care routine I asked you to?

Ma: *laughs*, yes about thrice in a week! not everyday. Me: *shocked expression* | Ma: But I do use the murky face wash we got (Sunday Riley Ceramic Slip). It doesn’t smell nice, but leaves my skin feeling good. I use it both times a day if I remember to.. I have given it a spot in the front row so that I see it everytime I go to the bathroom.

Bioderma Sebium Pore refiner, Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry Touch Sunblock, Vichy Normaderm, The Body Shop Wild Rose Handcream Kiehls Rare Earth deep pore cleansing mask clarins lotus face oil Estee Lauder Idealist illuminating face serum

Me: Whats your everyday routine like.. which you actually follow!

Ma: Morning after cleansing, I use the Estee Lauder serum, feels quite velvetty on the skin.. I used to use an orange one from The Body Shop which I really liked. I think i’ll buy that again once this gets over. I feel guilty spending so much for the same thing.(Mums!)

After that I use a moisturiser with spf, one from Clinique. When I do have some time in the night, I use the night cream which goes with it. What I always do is take care of my hands.. and I like this hand cream from The Body Shop. I like the smell a lot.

Me: What about the Clarins oil?

Ma: I have been using the face oil occasionally if there is a pimple. It really works in winters. Once in a while I use the face mask from Kiehl’s and also their face scrub. I use the two together.

Me: How do you do your makeup everyday?

Ma: I don’t do much of makeup, but just before leaving for work, I use the Vichy moisturiser, the pore cream, some sunblock, and conceal with a little bit of MAC concealer. For my eyes I use a brown pencil you got me. If time permits I touch up my brows with brun. Lipsticks are a must for me, I feel I look dead without it! Although I rarely match it with my outfit, I wear brown for work.

Me: Your favorite lipstick?

Ma: MAC Verve! I finished it, we just got Touch which I use everyday now. I also like Paramount, and one from Shiseido which they don’t sell anymore.

Me: Ok tell me, if I took away everything from your makeup bag, which 1.., ok 3 things you’ll keep!?

Ma: Sunblock, one lipstick and the foundation stick! I will press you to let me have my eye pencil too!

Me: Ma when you dress up for a party, what “extra” do you do?

Me: Ummm, a non-brown lipstick, may be a bit of blush and foundation for coverage if the event is at night. 

Me: Which foundation do you use?

Ma: Studio Tech (MAC). Its finished I need to get another one. Me: yeah I really like that one too.

Me: Do you read my blog? 😛

Ma: Oh yes! everytime, every post, every comment. (Me: aawww) I am happy the way its shaping, I told all my students about it! (My Mum is a professor at a University)

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I hope you liked this little post!

We had an awesome time this weekend. Had a little getaway and stayed at a beautiful resort! I took a lot of pics which i’ll put up soon!

More beauty talk coming up this week, stay tuned, till then have a great weekend!! 😀

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