Carrie Barber's #MOTD - MAKE Beauty
Carrie Barber makeup routine

Carrie Barber's #MOTD

"I was asked in a recent 'Ask Me Anything' what my top 5 favorite MAKE products are, and while I find that question hard to answer, there are a few I use almost everyday. I keep my daily makeup fairly minimal, because I am usually running late, but I never leave the house without some brow, an easy eye look and flushed cheeks."


Lactonic Skin Serum

I cannot rave about this serum enough. First of all, the texture is so lightweight but creamy and it doesn't have a sticky dry down.

Lactonic is formulated with Ascorbyl Glucoside, a highly stable Vitamin C derivative that brightens, firms, and combats free radicals without irritating the skin. Vegan Lactic Acid made from fermented sugar exfoliates and resurfaces while also hydrating skin. It's a must have!

This hydrating and plumping combination of lactic acid and Vitamin C also gently exfoliates for skin that’s visibly brighter and smooth to the touch. With niacinamide and sustainably sourced white pine, Lactonic leaves skin nourished, hydrated and with a healthy glow. Suitable for all skin types, Lactonic can be applied day and night. For optimal results, dispense 1-2 pumps into your palms and massage onto your face, neck and chest before following with a moisturizer. Remember to use an SPF when wearing Lactonic during the day.

Super Cell Deep Moisture Cream

This is my desert island skincare product. I have always been a rich cream girl, but most rich creams felt greasy to me and didn’t deliver the long-lasting hydration I was looking for.

This is that moisturizer. Super Cell is formulated with Orchid Plant Stem Cells that visibly improve skin firmness and elasticity, while phytoceramides, essential fatty acids, and a unique liposome delivery system lock-in hydration that lasts. And it's great under makeup!

This deep moisture cream intensely nourishes and restores the skin barrier for a visibly firmer, more radiant complexion. To use, simply apply a generous amount onto the face, neck and chest, and massage until fully absorbed. With a host of plumping and softening ingredients, Super Cell is a great choice for those looking to achieve optimal skin hydration, strengthen their skin barrier, or improve the tone and elasticity of skin.

Skin Mimetic Concealer

The *chefs kiss* of concealers. This fan favorite, multipurpose concealer conceals, corrects and brightens with buildable, medium coverage and a beautiful radiant, skin-like finish. I love this concealer because its long-wearing formula doesn't crease and is buildable for truly customizable coverage. (I'm shade 03 Light C and have Fair/Light skin with cool undertones.)

MAKE’s Skin Mimetic concealer is formulated with ingredients that mimic the natural look of your skin. Its ultra-lightweight formula provides buildable, medium coverage and blends seamlessly into the skin for a finish that’s always radiant, and never dry. While designed to conceal blemishes, dark spots, and other imperfections, the Skin Mimetic Concealer can be used to highlight or contour, too. To use, shake well and apply the doe foot applicator under the eyes, or anywhere that calls for concealing. For a flawless finish, blend using your fingers or your favorite sponge or brush.

Continuum Gel Eyeliner & Lash Prototype Mascara

A little eyeliner and a good coat of mascara always help me look put together, even when I don't feel put together.

I start by lining my lash line and waterline with our #1 best-selling Continuum Gel Eyeliner in shade 'Nebula,’ then use the brush tip to create an effortless wing. One swipe of our Lash Prototype Volumizing Mascara, and I'm ready to go.

While rich emollients give Continuum Gel Eyeliner an ultra-creamy glide, its waterproof formula delivers budge-proof color payoff that lasts throughout the day. To apply, twist the pencil to reveal a small amount of lead and glide along the lash line and water line to define eyes. For a lived-in smoky eye effect, simply blend out. Available in 12, highly pigmented shades, Continuum is perfect for anyone looking to subtly define eyes or achieve a bold, beautiful beat that lasts all day.

Finish off the look to achieve longer, fuller, thicker-looking lashes with MAKE’s Lash Prototype Volumizing Mascara. This buildable mascara adds volume and definition to your lashes. Simply swipe the brush from the base of your lashes to the tip, wiggling the brush at the root to build volume. Apply one coat, or continue to layer for added volume and intensity.

Heat Stroke Blush Stick in Swelter

If you loved the classic MAKE Bisou Bisou Cheek Stick, you need to try this updated interpretation. This innovative gel tint is formulated with skin enhancing pigments that create a dewy, watercolor-blush effect. 'Swelter' is a berry red shade that blends seamlessly into skin (even if you have texture) and brightens my eyes. To round out my look, I add a little under my brow and on my lips too.

Achieve your most natural looking flush with Heat Stroke Dewy Gel Cheek Tint. Formulated with skin-plumping brown algae and skin-loving emollients, Heat Stroke delivers ultra-blendable pigment and a dewy finish while hydrating and plumping the skin. To use, swipe Heat Stroke directly onto cheeks and blend using fingertips, a sponge, or brush to diffuse pigment and achieve your desired look. This blush stick is perfect for anyone looking for a natural, radiant glow with the added benefits of hydration.

Serum Balm Intense in Anti-Gravity

A lip color and a lip treatment all in one, Serum Balm Intense in 'Anti-Gravity' is my go-to lip color. This pigmented serum lip product provides instant hydration while softening, smoothing and plumping lips all day. At night, I love to layer Serum Balm Intense over my favorite lip liner for added intensity.

MAKE’s Serum Balm Intense gives lips a pop of color while delivering instant hydration. Formulated with a natural lip volumizing ingredient derived from pomegranate flowers and liquefied jojoba wax, Serum Balm Intense provides long-lasting shine and cushion while plumping and restoring the delicate lip skin. With 11 shades to choose from, it's easy to find the perfect match for any look. Simply apply to the lips as needed throughout the day.

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