My Favorite Affordable Makeup

Good morning and happy FRIDAY you guys! I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately on my makeup products – I’ve been going for that “no makeup makeup” look that is very natural and bronzed – perfect for spring and summer. A lot of my go-to products are incredibly affordable, too, and can be found at your nearest Walmart! (Which is great because no matter where I travel in the U.S., there’s bound to be a Walmart nearby 🙂
Here’s a roundup of some of the best products for that natural, bronze summer makeup look:
L’Oreal Paris Lumi Glotion Highlighter #902 – I wear this on days when I don’t wear any foundation but still want glowy, dewy skin. It also works really well as a primer!
Maybelline Facestudio Master Fix Setting + Perfecting Loose Powder – This is the perfect setting powder for your T-zone – the areas where you DON’T want to be shiny and glowy! My T-zone always gets oily in the summer and this prevents it from happening.
Rimmel London Natural Bronzer in “sunshine” – I apply this around my hairline, underneath my cheekbones and down the sides of my nose for contour, it’s a great, natural-looking bronzer.
Maybelline Facestudio Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter in “rose gold” – THIS is an amazing highlighter! I apply it to the tops of my cheekbones and it really glows!
L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Primer Mascara – My ride-or-die makeup product. This mascara primer makes all the difference in the world! I never go a day without it.
Rimmel Moisture Renew Lipstick in “pink chic” (found in store) – The perfect pinky/nude shade for a natural makeup look.
Jergens Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer – This product is for your body, but I’ve been using this for years! You can use it every day to build up a very natural looking tan, and it’s incredibly moisturizing.
Let me know if you have any questions! I hope everyone has a great weekend! xoxo

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  1. You look so pretty! Love the bronze summer vibes. Hope you are doing well dear.

  2. Thanks for sharing as you look perfect!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

  3. I am literal the palest guy I know, I love getting a bit bronze during the summer so I rely on fake tan products so often ha ha! Thank-you for the great recommendations, Jergens sounds amazing!

    I hope you're having a great Friday!

  4. This is a perfect pool side look! Your sunnies and bag are a must haves this Summer. 😉

  5. I've heard so much about the Jergens daily glow. I need to try that!

  6. Love hearing about you makeup routine.

  7. Heading to Charleston in the a.m. and we are anxious to try some of your recommendations! Thanks and have a great weekend!

  8. That set is the cutest! Love the polka dots!

    Xo, Nina
    Law of Fashion Blog

  9. Lash Paradise is the BEST! I replace mine monthly and stock up when I see it on sale. My friend who works for L’Oreal told me about it and I’ve loved it ever since! I like to regular vs waterproof version (waterproof gets a little too think/heavy feeling).

  10. That bathing suit tho

  11. Hi Caitlin, Could you post and discuss an afforable skin routine for morning and night? Thank you and have a wonderful weekend😊

  12. You look beautiful <3

  13. Love the Natural Glow!


  14. I've always loved the Jergen's Natural Glow! <3

  15. Where did you get the swimsuit?

  16. you look so cute in that swimsuit…perfect beach look dear!

    Thank you for sharing your fav make up products, they all seem great.

  17. Love love love rimmel bronzer and Jergens glow …two of my all time faves!

  18. Hi, I use the Jergens self tanner too. But, I never seem to get an even tan with it. When and how do you apply it? In the AM or the PM? Do you augment it with a spray tan? Your tan always looks very even. Thanks!