BaseI love a full coverage foundation, it's a rare & happy day when I feel my skin is up to a sheer a base! That said, I do like my skin to look like skin. So I began my naked face by applying Chanel Vitaluminiere Aqua with my fingers & took a tiny Real Techniques accent brush with some Revlon Beyond Natural concealer to cover any blemishes then mixed some Avon MagiX Illuminator into the concealer & worked it under my eyes with a Real Techniques domed crease brush. I set the concealer with Max Factor loose powder.
CheeksI contoured very, very lightly with Benefit Hoola (http://esmesbeautifulthings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/review-benefit-hoola-second-time-lucky.html) & highlighted my cheek bones, chin & between my eyebrows with the lightest touch of Trish McEvoy Duo mineral highlighting powder. Using a Nars Yachiyo (no. 27) brush I swept a sheer wash of MAC Melba over the apples of my cheeks.
EyesNow this is where I got really uncomfortable, I always contour & always line my water line so determined to keep things very minimal I lined my water line with an Urban Decay 24/7 concealer pencil & primed my lids with the Revlon concealer. I used a MAC 239 brush to sweep Estée Lauder Sandbar Beige all over the lid then took the tiniest touch Estée Lauder Sepia Sand on a Real Techniques accent brush really close to the lower lashes for a bit of definition.
I curled my lashes & wiped most of Maybelline Great Lash in black/brown Off the wand before really working the brush into the roots of my lashes & brushing through with a lash comb.