Here's your list! I have asterisks by additional products that you might be interested in adding into your beauty routine later on. When you click on the product photos, it provides an affiliate link; if you choose to purchase through that route, the company will send me a teensy percentage of their profit which I'll use to research more products to recommend to my clients. It's the beauty circle of life! 🙂


*Shiseido Makeup Remover $30

Amazing at removing waterproof/long-lasting makeup without oily residue. Apply with a water wipe for larger areas or q-tip for more precision.

*Water Wipes $14-35

I use these when I want to clean up the face a little bit. Perfect for getting rid of mascara residue, oil and sweat on an otherwise clean face.

*Savor Beauty Polish Lip Sugar Scrub $22

Exfoliate and hydrate those lips!

*Koh Gen Do Soft Gommage Gel $52

Apply a small amount and massage in circular motion to gently exfoliate dead skin.

*Koh Gen Do Cleansing Water Cloth $48

I love these wipes SO MUCH for their thickness and formula. Quick, gentle, effective makeup remover at the end of the day when you just can't bring yourself to do the full shebang.


Beauty Blender and Solid Cleanser $25

Use to blend foundation, concealer, blush, highlighter. Use the soap to clean your beauty blender and brushes, get them wet and then swirl around in the soap. I lather them against my hand and then rinse, feeling to make sure all the soap is gone. Then lay your brushes on a towel with the fluffy ends hanging over the edge of a counter to dry. If you need them to dry quickly, you can aim a cool fan at them. 🙂

MAC Brush 217 $25

Use to apply and blend lighter colored eyeshadow

MAC 240 Brush $32

I like to use this for darker colored eyeshadows and under-eye concealer.

Hourglass Smudgey Eye Liner Brush $36

Little stubby brush for blending your eyeliner.


All of the following makeup is in the order that you will apply: eye primer, eyeshadow, eye liner, foundation, mascara, highlighter, lips.


Urban Decay Anti-Aging Eyeshadow Primer Potion $13

Apply a dab right under your eyebrows and then smooth all the way across and down to the crease (if using a sparkly base on the lower lid) or all the way to the lid with your finger or a smooth concealer brush.

*Laura Mercier Chrome Caviar Stick - Metallic Taupe $29

You can use this as base for powder shadows or by itself. You can smear a dab on your eyelid and blend with your finger, or if that seems to be too much product, just use a finger or flat concealer brush to pick up a small amount of product and then transfer to eyelid. Only go up to the crease of the eyelid.

I chose two different eyeshadow palettes that could work for your lighter pink/purple look and your smokey eye look. You can mix and match and use different methods for both, of course!

MAC Times Nine Eyeshadow Palette - Solar Glow Times Nine $32

Use fluffy brushes, just a light tap into product. Lighter color in the tear duct area and up under the eyebrow. Mid range color in the crease and middle of the lid, darker color on the outside (not too far!) and tapped toward the middle.

Buxom May Contain Nudity Eyeshadow Palette $40

This would be great for your smokey eye look. Use fluffy brushes, just a light tap into product. Lighter color in the tear duct area and up under the eyebrow. Mid range color in the crease, darker color on the outside and swept all the way across the lower lid and blended into your black and brown liners.

Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner $27

They have a great black and a beautiful purple; you can't go wrong with any of these colors.Use stubby brush to apply this to your lash line. Lift lid with one hand and apply liner thicker on the outer end, and then blend and soften, sweeping from the outside in.

Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Color - Cocoa $29

This is what we were talking about to blend into the upper side of black eyeliner when you want to do a smokey eye. Use stubby brush to apply this to your lash line. Lift lid with one hand and apply liner thicker on the outer end, and then blend and soften, sweeping from the outside in.

Foundation & Concealers

Algenist Tinted Moisturizer with SPF--Medium $42

This is a great option for days you want a little coverage and evening of skin-tone. It has so much great stuff in it for your skin. Make sure you don't have any heavy oils or creams on your face before using. Squeeze some onto your hand, tap onto face with finger, then blend (pat motions) with moistened beauty blender.

Mascara & Brows

Yves Saint Laurent Volume Mascara $32

This is the one I was wearing I was recommending to you. Make sure to wiggle at the base of your lashes before lifting through. You can sweep across the ends of the lashes to add length as well.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz Mechanical Brow Pencil - Medium Brown $21

Use side edge of pencil to create small hair-like strokes in sparse places. Then use the spoolie side to brush through.


Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Liquid Highlighter - Moonstone $41

Squeeze a small amount onto the back of your hand and use a moistened beauty blender to tap onto top of cheekbones, down the center of your nose, on the upper part of your chin, over your brows, anywhere you want a glowy skin look. I think it looks amazing across the clavicle and on shoulders as well.


Bobbi Brown Lipstick - Blackberry $29

This was magic on you! So glad we found a shade you liked.

Smashbox Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer $24

Now you can make any lip color matte. 🙂

Marc Jacobs Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer Lipgloss $28

You can't go wrong with any of these colors because it is so sheer and adjusts to your lips believably. This isn't carried at Nordstrom so this is not an affiliate link, feel free to purchase anywhere, obviously!

*Dior Addict Lip Glow Color Reviving Lip Balm - 004 Coral / Glow $34

I didn't try this on you, but I own it and love it. It's more of a sophisticated chapstick because it's so sheer and moisturizing and brings out your natural lip color so the shade is different on every person.

Hallie, I hope that this is helpful for you! Please let me know if any links aren't working, or if you need clarification on products/application/anything at all. I'm always happy to add extra products when you feel you need to address any concerns or just to add more fun options!