Guess who got a haircut? Despite a few negative comments that I've received, I love this hairstyle A LOT! I'm so glad that I found a hairstylist who's able to meet my needs. He's incredibly affordable too :D I do admit that I miss my long hair but at this point of life, I would prefer not to look so "mature". It's bad enough that my classmates are all younger than I am and my boyfriend looks like he just graduated from high school. I don't need people assuming that I'm in my late 20s, married, with a kid, and thinking that my boyfriend is my younger brother.
Read on for details on makeup used for the picture above and there's another FOTD. They're very basic looks but I just wanna talk about a few new products that I've been trying out. For my foundation, I used Benefit You Rebel Tinted Moisturizer combined with some Maybelline liquid concealer to lighten and add some coverage. You Rebel is starting to be addictive and I certainly can't think of any other tinted moisturizer that I'm so fond of. On the cheeks, there's MAC Mineralize Skin Finish in Cheeky Bronze with RedheadBrunette (My bad!!) on the apples... I doubt you'd be able to see any color in the picture anyway 'cause I buffed them out. Brunette is very pigmented for an MSF which makes it a definite blush color. Even for a blush, it's pretty intense.
On my eyes, I applied just a wash of I Nuovi Metallogy Eyeshadow in Tin with some highlight and lined with K-Palette Tattoo Liquid Eyeliner. Although it creates a very beautiful and precise line, it's a complete pain to remove. They weren't kidding when they put "Tattoo" on the packaging.
Finally, on my lips is MAC Slimshine in Bare, which I absolutely adore. The Slimshines are fantastic stuff! They apply so smoothly, make the lips look creaseless, feels moisturizing and has reasonable staying power. Bare is a perfect natural color for me too.
With this makeup, I felt like I was preparing myself for winter. The eyeshadow colors that I used created some sort of "bedroom eyes". Not too bad but I was actually hoping for the colors to show up. I used Benefit Silky Powder Eyeshadows in Moody (gray taupe) and Guess Again (ashy purple) with some I Nuovi D27 in Pop Art on the middle of the lid. I expected the Benefit colors to be very low-key but not have crappy color payoff. When swatched, they still looked okay but on the lids, they're practically pointless. For my eyeliner, I used Stila Smudge Pot in Gray which looks like Guess Again in its pan. Lovely color and applies very well too. On the lips, my latest favorite, Stage Wondergloss in Venus.
Cheeks -- MAC MSF in Cheeky Bronze and Refined. OMG, I broke my Refined MSF O_O *cries* Barely a foot high drop and it split in half! Now my Refined looks like a burger. I'm still feeling the pain... It's such a pretty peach color and and and... *wails*
Side view of the hair... I'm thinking of going a shade lighter