I don't know how the weather has been for you all lately, but here in the midwest, the seasons have seemed to jumped from Summer straight into Winter. Thankfully today we have a bit of sunshine! To be completely honest I have really needed to see some sunlight for how my life has been lately. I don't want to get too far into it, but it's safe to say that life is constantly full of opening and closing doors. Sometimes doors that you think had been closed long ago get opened without warning, and sometimes doors that you took for granted to be open have to be fought for to stay open. And some doors are really cars that have oil leaks and engine lights and cost a lot of money to fix. ^^ But that's life, so you just have to roll with the punches and hold tight to those that you love!
Anyway, here are a couple of looks from not too long ago, back when the weather was warmer to help bring back the good times! They both remind me of summer with light colors and light lips. :)
This first look is similar to my "rockin' neutral" look, but a bit softer since I used Wonder Eyelid Tape instead of Eyecharm. Wonder tape tends to make my creases look smaller than Eyecharm, depending on where I place them. Still pretty basic, just winged out the eyeliner.
Lipstick was my new favorite, Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupte in Peach Passion. Such a nice creamy peach! I like to wear it pretty sheer like this, though it is very pigmented straight from the tube.
I really loved this outfit. My favorite white summer dress from Pac Sun with a light denim jacket with the sleeves cuffed up. I layered a cotton bralette under the dress so that the bustline was a little more work appropriate. ;)
The second look is much more beachy-summer, probably due to my neon yellow oversized shirt. Makeup-wise, the look is very similar to the last one except I used purple pencil liner rather than black gel liner on the eyes and the lips are a pink instead of peach.
Just wanted to show you how differently this look came out in different lighting conditions. Usually I like natural light best (this day natural light looked too harsh and cool), but this one looks better in artificial! Very weird. And I look super bronzed with flash! I swear I'm not really that tan. ;)
Close-up of the eye. Wonder tape made a tiny crease this day... Looks pretty much like I have monolids. lol. I LOVE this Urban Decay 24/7 liner in Ransom!
Didn't take a good photo of the lipstick, so this is all I have. A giant KISS for you all, mwah, mwah! This is Maybelline Color Sensational Lip Color in Pink Please, which I bought from the recommendation of Holly. LOVE love love the color, but I'm not a huge fan of the play-doh smell. Their Moisture Extreme line smells so good, like watermelon, so why did they have to make this one weird? :/ It's not a huge negative though, and the color lasts a long time and feels great. I'll probably buy another if I find a color I like. Oh, and the pink color is a bit off from the cool light. I swear it looks more natural like in the "indoor no flash" pic. Slightly lighter and pinker than my natural lips, but very wearable. :)
Okay, time to go scrounge around for dinner. Hope my Kiss brand DIY acrylic nails don't smell to bad when I eat! LOL! Review soon. ;)