One Brand Tutorial: NYX Cosmetics

I thought I’d try something new this week and came up with a makeup tutorial using products all from the same brand. I decided to start with NYX Cosmetics because they are probably my favourite Makeup company in the market at the moment.

NYX Cosmetics is a drugstore brand owned by L’Oréal. They are relatively new to the UK but I know they have been around for a while in other countries. For me, NYX’s appeal is that they are affordable with their prices being lower than other brands at a similar price point yet they don’t skimp on quality: I have not tried a single bad product from NYX and some I like better that high end alternatives.

For this tutorial I wanted something that was a wearable, everyday type makeup. To start, I used the Shine Killer primer which Was one of the first products I bought from NYX as I’d heard so many YouTube beauty gurus talking about it. I rub this in all over my face using my fingers to create a smooth, even base for my foundation.


I next use the HD Foundation in the shade porcelain. The other thing I love about NYX is that they actually make foundations that are pale enough for my skin tone which is unusual for drugstore brands to say the least, I usually find them to warm toned. My favourite NYX foundations are this one if I’m looking for a bit more coverage or the mineral stick foundation if I just want to be quick and even out my skin tone.


To follow I use the HD Concealer in the shade 01 for my undereyes and 02 to cover any redness or blemishes. This is another of my favourite NYX products and one that I have repurchased multiple times. It’s not a massively full coverage concealer but I find it is enough for an everyday makeup.

I then set my face with the HD loose translucent powder. I have heard mixed reviews about this product with many saying that it gives awful flash back when used to bake concealer but I just use a light brushing all over my face and I’ve never had a problem.


Now onto eyebrows: I first use a spoolie to shape my brows and use the NYX brow cake in the shade Taupe/Ash , which unfortunately looks like its been discontinued, to fill in my brows and create a good shape. Then I use the Micro Brow pencil (which is a really good dupe for the Anastasia Beverly Hills’ Brow Wizz or Benefit’s Precisely, my Brow) to fill in any gaps and draw in some hair-like strokes at the front of my brows, I then set them in place using the tinted Brow gel.

For eyes I started with the shadow base in Pearl and set it with more of the translucent powder, I then use these shadows in my crease, on my lid and in the outer corner respectively.

The individual shadows don’t appear to have names which is bit annoying.  I then run a black eyeliner pencil in my water and tight lines and finish with the Curvaceous mascara.


I then use the Highlight and Contour pro palette, the DuoChrome highlight in Snow Rose and HD blush in Pastel Chic.

Next I keep things simple with a layer of lip gloss in the shade Ice Princess.

That’s our look complete, simple really. If you enjoyed this post and want to see more One Brand Tutorials, let me know in the comments below. Also let me know if there’s a specific brand you would like for me to do


Thanks so much reading this post and I’ll see you all next week! Also if you would like to help me with next week’s post and have your makeup skills featured head over to my Instagram!

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