Ulta Employee Opinion: What You Need In Your Makeup Routine ASAP

  1. Urban Decay All Nighter Face Makeup Primer $36

Every good base starts with a primer otherwise your makeup is going to sink right into your pores. With this primer after a few seconds, you can feel the tackiness start and that is what your foundation is going to be able to grip onto. On Ulta’swebsite this product has four and a half stars. One customer review stated, “ I use minimal product, save money and time by not having to constantly reapply makeup.”

2. Halo Healthy Glow Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 25 $39

This product creates a natural skin finish and evens out any concerns you may have currently on your skin. The no makeup, makeup look is in and this is the second step to getting there. Sarah Meg shared a review on her youtube channel and loved the results she found with this foundation. She shows the difference in coverage from applying it with a brush or simply with your hands. She found that even with oily skin that this product is a need in a makeup routine.

3. Fenty Match Stix Contour Skinstick $28

This product will instantly give you thedefined and bronzed look you need in your life. I find swiping a brushing over the top and applying the product that way to have a smoother application. Fenty’s Instagram constantly posts quick tutorials and clips of how to use Rihannas products.

4. Treslúce Beauty Ready to Bounce Cream Blush $16

If you are looking for pigment then you found it! This blush gives the pop I always looked for on my cheeks. They are new to Ulta and already have five stars on this product. On Ulta’s website, one review read, “ It goes on so beautifully and just melts into your skin.” They have six colors for you to choose from and they are all equally enticing.

5. Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Glow $25

This highlighter comes in four shades and easily blends over your foundation. It has a nice glow and looks super natural in the way it blends into the skin. Shelby Jack does a great review of this product and shows different ways to apply the product and how they look on the skin. I prefer applying this with my fingers so I can be particular about the placement.

6. Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow+ Tinted Volumizing Eyebrow Gel $24

Conquering your eyebrows has always been the hardest part for me and this product changed the game. With a quick sweep of this over my brows are filled in for me with the fibers in this brow gel giving me full and tinted brows. Benefit Cosmetics website gives a great tutorial on how to use this product and you can even do a virtual try-on to make it easier to find your shade.

7. Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner $23

A look never feels complete without winged eyeliner. I have tried almost every single one Ulta has to offer and this is the blackest and smoothest one I have tried. Ulta released a tutorial about the award-winning product and how easy it is to use. It glides over eyeshadow and never runs dry like most eyeliners that give you an awful eye tug.

8. Lancôme Lash Idôle Lash-Lifting & Volumizing Mascara $27

This is the only mascara that I have ever been asked if I’m wearing fake eyelashes. As someone who works at Ulta, the top question we get asked is, “What’s your favorite mascara?” Everyone at my job will answer this because after trial and error with every other one this one always comes out on top. It doesn’t clump and gives intense volume. Shonagh Scott released a review of this product and shows just how nicely the brush can be used in different ways for different effects.

9. Clinique Almost Lipstick in Black Honey $20

I always struggled with Lipstick because I didn’t want them to only be chapstick, but I also didn’t want a heavy, pigmented lipstick. This was the perfect in-between! This perfect berry shade came out in the 70s and recently went viral on TikTok. A video on youtube shows popular TikTok makeup artist Mikayla Nogueira using lipstick and talking about how often she used to sell it to people in the store because of how universal it is!

10. Tarte Shape Tape Stay Spray Vegan Setting Spray $27

Ending your routine with a setting spray is the only way to end your routine! It changed my cakey-looking makeup to a dewy finish making everything melt together. The first time I tried this setting spray was the first time I had ever been pulled over by a cop. I cried and my makeup didn’t move an inch! Tarte released a video of a makeup artist named Jen reviewing all the amazing things this product offers.



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Remington Loyd

Remington Loyd

I’m a student at Missouri Western State University majoring in convergent journalism.