Liverpool beauty blog summer makeup routine

I can be a little bit boring when it comes to makeup, I don't tend to switch it up often and you won't often see me sporting a mad rainbow on my lids or trying out any ~Instagram~ techniques. However, over the past year or so I've started to take my makeup a little more seriously, and the same goes for my skincare. As a result, my collection has increased tenfold, and even though my day to day look doesn't change all that much, I've learned my lesson to move with the seasons. In summer, I prefer a simpler makeup routine with less steps, less hassle and more protection. 

This is my current summer makeup routine:

- Tonymoly banana sleeping pack moisturiser - it looks and smells just like a banana, so you'd expect it to just be a gimmick, but I love this stuff. I need more! It makes my face feel so nourished when I put it on. Plus the packaging just fits in so well with the summer vibe. Most might use it of an evening, but I love it so much I put it on of a morning, too

- La Roche Posay anthelios spray on sunscreen* - I reviewed this in my La Roche Posay first impressions post, and I'm still using it, because as I said in my mole removal video, look after your bloody skin!!

- Nivea factor 30 lip balm - don't forget to protect your lips from sun damage too, because nothing is quite as painful as burned lips. This was super cheap and perfect for throwing in my bag


Liverpool blogger review of tonymoly banana moisturiser

pix by Petra flawless and poreless primer and Paul and Joe creme blush

I'm not quite sure why the blush is appearing as this colour, I gave up trying to fix it! See it in the picture below for a truer match!

- Pixi by Petra flawless and poreless primer* - I love the fact this primer isn't too siliconey but still makes your makeup stick. Unlike a lot of primers, this doesn't make me feel like it's clogging up my skin, which is always a bonus. Since writing this post I've also kindly been given their flawless glow primer, which I tried out on my Instagram stories - so far, so good!

- Tarte shape tape concealer - Jesus Christ guys, this is worth the hype. Without a doubt the best concealer on the planet. I raved about it in my beauty faves video and I'm still obsessed and will definitely be stocking up when I'm over in the US

- Paul & Joe creme blush* - another product I mentioned in my beauty faves video that I'm still using on a daily basis. It's so easy to use and has a lovely subtle colour, perfect for a pick me up when I'm skipping the foundation

- Urban Decay naked illuminator highlighter - this might be a bit too chunky for some, but I love it's flashing sparkle, perfect for those summer evenings with perfect selfie lighting


Liverpool blogger summer makeup routine 2017

- Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette - this is definitely my most used eyeshadow palette. On a daily basis, I'll use limit and nooner, occasionally with burnout over the lid for a little shimmer. Then I'll add darker tones for a night time look, like if my summer was Instagram perfect and I was always heading out to rooftop bars, when in reality I'm in bed watching Netflix

- Marc Jacobs highliner eyeliner in earthquake* - I talked about this in my previous makeup videos; it's just so easy to use. The formula is somewhere between a pencil and gel, making it easy to apply and smudge, because even I can't be arsed to do a full on flick every day in the summer

- Smashbox full exposure mascara - I've tried many a mascara, but this is the one I keep coming back to. It's got just enough volume and length, which I prefer in the heat over thick, voluminous lashes, because who needs that in sweaty heat? Not me gal, not me

- NYX dewy finish setting spray - I'm never a fan of powder anyway, but especially so in summer. It may be because my skin isn't particularly oily, but I much, much prefer setting spray over powder. This one leaves skin feeling dewy, which hopefully looks more glowy than sweaty..

And that is my current summer makeup routine! While you're here, check out some of my other beauty blog posts to see what else I'm loving.

Good vibes guys ✌🏼

*Items marked with an * were PR samples gifted to me. I haven't been paid to include these items, and all opinions are my own.