What’s in my professional makeup kit 

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Outfit of the Day

A lot of you guys ask me what my favorite beauty products are, so I finally made a post on it! Here are some of the best beauty products in the industry, my tried-and-true favorites all together!   
    Brushes: MAC, Sigma, Bare Minerals, EcoTools, Real Techniques, Sephora, Jane Iredale, Ben Nye, some art supply paintbrushes, etc.

Eyelashes: 747s and Individuals in short and medium are my most used, hands down, and I always use dark-tone duo glue. These lashes can be found in some beauty supply stores, and the duo glue can be bought at most drugstores as well as the MAC cosmetics online store.   Prep: Simple Cleansing Facial Wipes, Blink Eyedrops, MAC Lightful Moisturizer, Aveeno Clear Complexion Moisturizer, Hand Sanitizer, Antibacterial Makeup Brush Cleaner, Aveda Hand Rescue, Eyeliner Sealer (turns any pigment, powder, or cream into a waterproof eyeliner).

  Eyeshadows: Stila ‘In The Light’ Eyeshadow Palette, Urban Decay Naked 2 Palette, Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette, Your Name Pro Basics Matte Palette, BH Cosmetics 120 Color Palette, Pink Z Palette (customized palette with Stila, MAC, and Makeup Geek single shadow pans).

GloMinerals Mineral Foundation Palette (silky, lightweight, beautiful powder. I use a light dusting of this as setting powder, highlight/contour, and very lightweight foundation. Never looks heavy or cakey, never have problems with flashback. Gorgeous product).


Setting Powders: Cinema Secrets Ultratranslucent Mineral Powder (my absolute favorite setting powder! So silky, makes the makeup last all day, completely transparent + can be used on any skin tone. A must have!), Makeup Forever Professional HD Pressed Powder, Camera Ready Cosmetics Translucent Powder (01).

La Femme Blush palette (French brand that can be found on the Camera Ready Cosmetics website. Super pigmented and long-wearing, colors for every skin tone/complexion). 

RCMA concealer pots, RCMA VK concealer palette.
    Camera Ready Cosmetics Airbrush Foundation in shades 10-55.

Tools: Original Beauty Blender, MAC pencil sharpener, small scissors for trimming false lashes, Tweezerman Rose Gold Eyelash Curler, Tweezers, Metal Mixing Palette, Disposable Mascara Wands, Q-Tips

Bronzer: Too Faced Beach Bunny Bronzer, TheBalm Betty-Lou Manizer (I also use my Glo Minerals palette for a matte bronzer). 

Benefit Porefessional Primer(smoothing), Too Faced Hangover Rx Primer(hydrating), Smashbox Photo Finish Primer (good for  filling deep pores/scars), Smashbox Primer Water, MAC Strobe Cream(illuminating), MAC Fix+

Mac Soft ‘N Gentle, TheBalm Mary-Lou Manizer, MAC Strobe Cream, Clinique Chubby Stick, Becca ‘Opal’, Laura Mercier Baked Highlighter, Bare Minerals Loose Highlighter in ‘Clear Radiance’, The Perfect Face Pigment, ColourPop ‘Lunch Money.’  Smith’s Rosebud Salve (in salve tin and lip tube), Korres Pomegranate Lip Butter, Carmex, Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment.

MAC glitter, NARS ‘Himalia’ Lorac ‘Gilded Gold’ Urban Decay moon dust shadow, La Femme stackable mineral pigments, The Perfect Face pigment. 

Smashbox Gel Liner in ‘Jetset,’ Makeup Atelier Paris Cream shadow pots in Bronze and Purple, BH Cosmetics Eyeshadow base, Maybelline Cream shadows in ‘Bad to the Bronze,’ ‘Tough as Taupe,’ and ‘Barely Branded’, Smashbox Gel liner + loose pigment

  Benefit Gimme Brow, Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz, MAC purple eyeliner, MAC black eyeliner, Revlon Black eyeliner, Marc Jacobs Black Eyeliner, Stila Liquid Liner, Lancome gel liner, MAC brown eyeliner, ULTA brown eyeliner, Revlon Brown Eyeliner, STILA Brown Eyeliner, Makeup Forever Smoky Lash Mascara, Benefit They’re Real Mascara, Loreal Voluminous Mascara in Waterproof and Original.

BUXOM Lip glosses, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar, MAC Lipstains, Colourpop Liquid Lipsticks, Makeup Forever Aqua Lip Stains, Revlon Lipstains

  Origins Lipliner, Mac Lipliner in ‘Oak,’ and ‘Plum,’ Revlon Colorstay Lipliner in ‘Nude,’ Makeup Forever Aqualip Waterproof Lipliners


And there you have it! Although my products are always changing and I’m constantly trying new brands, this is my current makeup kit that I bring with me on jobs.

You can find parts of my portfolio here, here, and here! Comment down below or send me an email at sequinsocks@gmail.com if you are interested in booking with me.

Leave me a comment if you have any questions, I always love hearing from you guys!

❤ Aleya

P.S. I will be posting some before/after posts on here with products listed, as well as some tips/tricks for everyday makeup(which has been requested several times!), so be on the lookout for those posts as well! ❤


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