I would try and play with it months after buying it but I always end up not happy with the way it looks on me. To be honest, I still think I need to practice more or I need to get a better brush to apply it but I am slowly getting the hype. Practicing is the way to use this product. You'll have to play with it to see what works for you. After a while, it's easy to create the kind of brow I like - lighter in the inner parts, straight across the front and then slightly extended because my natural hairs are super short. You can make it look natural by just slightly dipping your brush into the product, removing the excess and then applying with small brush strokes. Or you can also draw your brow full on and make "instagram brows". After using this product, I like to apply a brow gel to make the hairs more defined. It's a standard last step for me, no matter what brow product I use.
The only con is that I don't think I will ever be able to finish a whole pot of this and I hear it dries out. Mine is still fine but let's see after a few months.
My seatmate and one of my office BFFs Trish went to Copenhagen last week and because she knew me well, she asked for my Sephora wishlist long before her actual trip. I had a short one, as I have been buying a bunch of makeup lately and I need to stop. It's all Sephora branded products as I knew the selection isn't that great in CPH (you need to work on that, Sephora!). I just wanted a brush and two more of the cream lip stains to add to my collection. I also had the Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme mask in my original list but decided not to get it this time because I need to work my way through my existing sash of masks. I'm a hoarder, I know.
On to the things I did get! I've wanted the Sephora Pro Airbrush in No. 55 for a while now because of Suzie from Hello October. She's been using it to apply her base and I always like the finish it gives the product on her skin. I used it today to apply my Bourjois CC cream and so far, I really like it. It's a completely different application when you're used to using a buffing brush because the hairs in this brush are longer. You will lose control if you hold it close to the tip so what I did was hold it close to the base so I can work it better into the skin. I'll keep on using it and get back with my final thoughts.
The other two products are the Sephora Cream Lip stains in Infinite Rose and Pink Souffle. I wanted to get more neutral products that I can use for day to day as the two other ones I have are bolder colors. I'm excited to use Pink Souffle as one my swatch it looks like a mauve pink which I'm into lately. Infitnite Rose, despite the name, is more of a nudey orange instead of rosy red. I'm sure they'll be part of a post soon so watch out for that.
Just quickly popping in here to share my current makeup of the day favorite. I've been using all of these products lately to create my daily office look. As it's for the office, it's neutral but also shows that I've made an effort to look nice. Haha! I really like the combination of products and how it only takes me about 15-20minutes to finish doing my makeup. I know it looks like a lot of products but I swear it's so easy to put them all on when you know how to use and blend them together. My favorite parts are the eye makeup and the lippie stix. The purpley-nude color is still neutral but is a little more interesting than the usual browns. Here are the products I used today:
Base: Bourjois 123 Perfect CC Cream in Light Beige, NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Custard, Clarins Instant Concealer in 01 (best undereye concealer/highlight), Barry M Flawless Chisel Cheeks Contour Kit (just the highlight to set my underey concealer)
Face: Bourjois Healthy Balance Powder in Light Beige, Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Mood Exposure, Seventeen Define and Conquer Contour Kit for countour
Eyes: Random eyebrow pencil from Daiso, Revlon Blow Artist Plumper (blonde), MAC Groundwork paint pot, Catrice Eyeshadow in New in Brown, Etude House Drawing Show Brush liner, Maybelline Lash Sensational mascara
Lips: Colourpop Cosmetics Lippie Stix in Lumiere
Brushes: MAC 217, Real Techniques Duo Fiber contour brush for blush, random blush brush from Forever 21 for powder, Hakuhodo Yachiyo brush for contour
What's you current go to makeup?
Can you get away with wearing a casual comfortable dress in a party but still look dressy enough to avoid being caught by the fashion police? YES!
The Black Lace Short Dress
This dress is definitely not just your ordinary LBD! It has a pop of lace on the waist and sleeves that creates an interesting and eye-catching subtle detail. It will give you that playful yet sensual vibe.You can dress it up with heels and then pair it with a leather jacket for that little bit of edginess. I would pair it with a bright red lipstick to amp up the look. NARS has a great line of red lip pencils which are so easy to pop in your bag and tote around for the night. I would go with Golshan which is a deep burgundy red (middle one in the photo below).
This dress is also a good addition to your wardrobe with its classic style and neutral color that can be mixed and matched with anything else you already own. You can wear this even for just a night out with the girls or date night with your man. The fabric is also very versatile and comfortable because it's made of polyester. It's available in M L XL sizes.
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This DRESS is a good one to start with as you can wear it on special occasions like a cocktail party or even a vintage themed event. I especially love how this dress is very versatile because, when paired with the right accessories, it can go from formal and glamorous to retro and chic. High fashionable heels would good look with this number but if you want to go a little bit more glammed up, match it with a pair of gloves and a beautiful clutch. You know you're all set for that themed party! For your makeup, I imagine a taupey smokey eye with loads of mascara, matte rosy blush and a nude lip will pair nicely with this dress.
The halter style neckline makes it very flattering because it highlights those lovely shoulders with the lace panelling on top. It's also very classy as it shows just the right amount of skin with the layering and the ruffles going on in the bottom. The pretty fabric rose with the tie in the middle adds a very subtle touch of sweetness to this glamorous dress. But if blue is not your thing, it also comes in Black and Red with sizes ranging from L XL 2XL 3XL.
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I recommend NARS Sheer Glow foundation to perfect the skin, Bourjois Healthy Balance powder to keep the shine away, MAC's Satin Taupe all over the lids, paired with Heroine Make Long and Curl mascara (add a few bits of individual falsies), Seventeen Contour duo, Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Dollface and Chanel lipstick in Adrienne.
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