You’re unique, your products should be too

Hair + Beauty

11 Makeup Products You’ll Find in a Redhead Makeup Artist’s Makeup Bag

As redheads, it’s important to choose flattering makeup tones and shades. We all live rushed lives but try to leave the house as polished and ready for the day as possible. Naturally, we need a few ‘redhead friendly’ makeup products to retouch during the day to remain fresh, flawless and fabulous.

Here are my favorite ‘redhead friendly’ products currently in my personal makeup bag:

Because you have to protect yourself from the sun at all times:

1. La Roche-Posay Anthelios Ultra-Light Sunscreen SPF 50 in Light is a must-have product for every redhead. I love its non-whitening texture and dewy finish. 

2. Drunk Elephant’s Umbra Tinte Physical Daily Defense is a physical sunscreen that has a tint to it.

Because every redhead needs their go-to foundation: 

3. Mine is Chantecaille Future Skin Foundation in Vanilla. 


Because sometimes you need to explore with color on the eyes:

4. I adore purple eyeshadows. My favorite is NARS Hardwired Eyeshadow in Pointe Noire for that pop of purple!

READ: 10 Eyeshadow Palettes Every Redhead Needs To Know About 

Because your lashes need a little volume:

5. First, I prime with Lancome CILS BOOSTER XL Super-Enhancing Mascara Base. Then, I apply my favorite mascara:

Because you can’t forget about those brows:

7. Turn to these two products: NYX Cosmetics Build’Em Up Powder Brow Filler or Hourglass Arch Brow Micro Sculpting Pencil in Auburn.

READ: Face Framing Brows for Your Red Life 

Because your liner may need a little freshen up, especially after a long day: 

8. MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Color Pencil is an eye, lip and brow pencil in one. I personally love 608 Limitless Brown.

Because a little highlighter on the cheeks never hurt anyone: 

9. YSL Lumiere Divine Highlighting Finishing Powder Palette is a must-have. Period.

READ: How to Highlight Your Face

Because you can’t be afraid of blush:

10. Too Faced Papa Don’t Peach Blush

11. L’Oreal Paradise Enchanted Fruit-Scented Powder Blush

READ: How to Apply Blush

What do you carry in your makeup bag?

Cover photo by Lindsey Thoeng

Subscribe to the H2BAR Box: A monthly subscription box for redheads! Use code: REDHAIR for 15% off. Subscribe now!