My Current Makeup Routine for Filming…

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Here’s my latest video – the makeup routine that I’ve been following for my latest bout of filming days. (Daily Mix TV launches next week, by the way – if you’re not subscribed, you can find all of the details on this page here.) If you were interested in seeing the Givenchy Matte foundation in more detail, then you’ll like this video – ditto if you’re looking for a look that’s non-dewy but still very radiant and healthy. Filming under hot lights and in steamy conditions (I’ve been helping out on a cooking show – I’ll talk about that next week) has meant that I’ve made a few little changes to my usual makeup routine, adding matte foundation and more oil-absorbing textures. As I used to be the dewy queen, this is all rather a departure from the norm!

I’m not going to write any more blurb because I’m absolutely zonked  – you’ll find out why tomorrow, or later on today if you follow me on Twitter and Facebook! All of the product details are below the video pane, and if you can’t see the video pane, the link is HERE.

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Products used for filming makeup:

Givenchy Matte Foundation:
Smashbox Photo Set Powder:
Wild About Beauty Cream Shadow in Buster:
Dior Night Golds Palette:
Givenchy Mascara:
Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer Shade 2:
Dior Nude Tan in 002:
Dior Polish in Grege:
Louise Young Fan Brush:
Urban Decay Lip Love in Taunt:


  1. LOVE the eyes! I may have to put that Dior palette on my wish list for Santa:)

  2. hi, could you let me know which japonesque brush you use in this video. was this the brush you used for both the white colour and the dark brown (middle)

  3. Hello Ruth! I actually purchased this foundation, the Givenchy, in 03 and I love it. The first foundation I’ve had since I got married over 5 years ago!

    I was hoping you could pass on a recommendation? I have quite sensitive skin & get quite alot of blemishes and dark circles around the inside of my eyes. Is there a concealer you would recommend? Collection 2000 doesn’t suit me I think it actually makes blemishes worse, and that’s been my only go-to.

    <3 x

  4. your videos are so dangerous, whatever you use i instantly want to buy! xx

  5. Really like the colours from the Dior nights palette but rarely wear eyeshadow, do you know of any cheaper dupes to try beforehand? If not I am going to the states at xmas maybe I can pick one up for less! x

  6. Jennifer Monforton

    That eye shadow quint is really flattering on you! And the Givenchy foundation looks amazing- totally tempting for someone with combo/oily skin like me. Great tutorial, as always :)

  7. What shade do you use of the foundation?

  8. will you be releasing the discount code for the omorovicza mud mash soon? and the owl from ytd was really cute but i cant find it on graham and green.. :(

  9. I break out with tiny red bumps with the Estee Lauder Double Wear Light too. I have been wearing it over a thin layer of the tinted moisturiser from Korres and it seems to solve the problem. It’s an odd routine but it works for me and it doesn’t change the Double Wear’s loveliness.

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