Dress: ASOS — Camisole: Gap Outlet — Boots: eBay (Steve Madden Troopas) — Socks: Sock Dreams — Bracelet: Thrifted — Earrings: Gift
Over the weekend I went with a couple of friends (including Edie!) to a makeup store, where a very pleasant employee put foundation on me for maybe the second time in my life?
My skin tone was so flatteringly uniform and matte! It was an unusual experience–I’ve worn a full face of makeup only a handful of times, and the most recent instance was definitely at le wedding two and a half years ago.
We were angling to get full-on makeovers, but alas, it wasn’t in the cards. Still, I bought myself some discount nail polish and a charcoal mud mask goop that makes me look somewhat Smurflike.
The sheer volume of products available in the makeup world is pretty intimidating to a person who doesn’t know what they’re doing. (Or, at least it is to a me who doesn’t know what she’s doing.) BB cream, eyebrow kits, foundation, setting powder–there was a skincare item there made with honey and gold flakes. After a while it all starts looking pretty snake-oily, you know?
Even though makeup will probably never be my Thing, it’s nice to have friends who can make recommendations in a sea of identical-looking mascaras, and I really enjoy watching other people have fun with pretty face colors! And, of course, there’s always Madison: