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Everyday Makeup and Skincare Routine

Updated: Dec 8, 2023

My everyday makeup and skincare routine in my 40s is incredibly simple. When I think back to my high school and college days, I really have no idea what the heck I was doing every morning because it took me forever to get ready.


Speaking of high school, I had a giant caboodle filled with all the makeup I wish I still had ... mainly because the brands and the products are so nostalgic.


Scented body glitter gel was a staple for me. I always dabbed some on the outside corners of my eyes. And don't get me started on the Hard Candy black glitter eyeliner I had in 1999. Big ole drool emoji.


After 40 years, I can confidently say that I've figured out what works and what doesn't. I buy all the products in the post on repeat. I think the cool kids call them "empties."


I will say that my skincare routine is pretty minimal. Being stone cold sober for 2 years has helped my skin tremendously. And I drink a lot of water in between the gallons of coffee I drink every day. OK, not gallons ... but still.


And, 95% of my makeup is made with clean ingredients. It really does make a difference. I promise.


Here are my tried and true favorites:


Skincare

Makeup

Ready for a before photo? It really shows my age because you can tell that I plucked the heck out of my eyebrows in the 90s.


After! Unedited and real as ever.


Let me know if you have any questions! This was fun to write.


xoxo, Jacki


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suscortes
Oct 05, 2023

Love the post! I'm going to have to try the Gua Sha tool. I've always wondered how well they work.

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Jacki Moseley
Jacki Moseley
Oct 05, 2023
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Let me know what you think if you do! It’s made a big difference for me.

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Guest
Oct 04, 2023

The mascara link takes me to the eyeshadow! Great post btw :)

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Guest
Oct 07, 2023
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Thanks! I’m just getting back into makeup again after the pandemic and pregnancy and having a small baby, so totally in the market to try some new things. What do you use to apply your powder? I haven’t used it much in the past but I’ve become shinier 😵‍💫

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Guest
Oct 04, 2023

you're so cute its silly

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Jacki Moseley
Jacki Moseley
Oct 04, 2023
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😅😊

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