Home Lifestyle & Travel Health & Beauty From barely there to dare to shine ... in one quick step.

From barely there to dare to shine … in one quick step.

For daytime looks kick off with the basics … a great concealer, perfect eyebrows and flattering lashes. Then use shades of nudes and browns, maybe a soft pink, for your eyes. Grab your mask and you’re good to go. If you need to jazz it up a little, add some Provocative, Masterpiece, Bold, Dramatic, Passionate … all eye-catching shades from this useful palette.

On your beauty shopping list …

Catrice Next-Gen Nudes Pro Slim eyeshadow palette in 010 – Courage is Beauty has 14 highly pigmented eyeshadows, with matt and metallic-shimmering to endless looks. R209.95

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If you know you’re not going to ever want at OTT eye look, opt for the more basic but not less beautiful Eye To Eye Eyeshadow Quad from Sorbet – the Cocoa Crush option in shades of browns and golds with the slightest of shimmers is lovely … colours go on smoothly, and last. R179.95

Then grab a trio of essentials. The Catrice Brow Comb Pro Micro Pen in Soft Brown has a narrow triple tip for gorgeous, thick eyebrows (plus it’s vegan, so brownie points, R83.95). Catrice Instant Awake Concealer in  Neutral light offers a medium coverage, has a matt finish and is moisturizing … works so well, we highly recommend this one (also vegan, R104.95). And last – but never ever least – smudge proof, volumising, defining mascara … we use Essence Bye Bye Panda Eyes mascara … the oil-free, vegan formula not only coats the lashes in black, but also wraps itself around the fine hairs like a soft film. It lasts all day and can even withstand sweat and tears. It doesn’t clump or crumble and can easily be removed with warm water … what’s not to love? R83.95

Catrice and Essence products from Dis-Chem, Sorbet from salonssorbet.co.za

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