October 22, 2015

      I used to be terrified of dark lips. In the past, I have been known to rock a signature pink pout, rarely deviating from anything in a 5 shade radius. Like all things in life, tastes change, and I'm so happy they do.

      After some baby steps, we finally got there. Deep plums and mauve are by far my favorite, but when I came across this deep wine shade, I knew I had to have it.


Today's FOTD: Vampy Vixen

Eyes: Makeup Geek Vanilla Bean , Makeup Geek Shimma Shimma , Vegas Nay Classic Charm Lashes , NYX Automatic Eyebrow Pencil

Face: Japonesque Velvet Touch Primer , Boots No 7 Beautifully Matte Foundation in Cool Vanilla , Maybelline Master Conceal in Fair , Sephora Blush in Tranquil (as a contour), Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder (I used this every single day and always forget to include it) , Carli Bybel Palette (second to lightest highlight shade)

Lips: Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lip Color in Divine Wine

      I wanted to keep it really subtle in the eyes this week. I get loads of positive feedback on my eye makeup and it sends me over the moon with happiness. I thought I'd change it up this week and focus on the subtle side of vamp. Miranda part Makeup Mix Up host, and author of the blog Miranda Writes , inspired my barely there eyes. She's no stranger to skipping the liner, and actually encouraged me to do so this week. With such subtle eyes, I knew I waned my lashes to be dramatic. Of course I reached for my Vegas Nay Classic Charm Lashes. If you're new to lashes and need a few tips, Jaelan , also a Makeup Mix Up host and author of the blog Making Mrs M has a wonderful tutorial here.

     Embrace the vamp guys!

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