I've never been a make up kind of girl. Eye liner and mascara is enough for me. I use eye shadow, powder and blush on special occasions. Maybe twice a year :/
I know that make up can do wonders but I also know it's a lot of work and it takes time. I am 13 years older than my sister and I saw her outgrown me on the makeup issue. I was fine with that.
She is the pretty one I am the crafty one!
I love seeing girls on TV with flawless faces perfectly colored.
Last week I felt sort of, kind of, kind of...very very stupid! I found myself watching youtube videos on how to apply eye shadow. I was feeling like "Claudia you should have done this 25 years ago"
I knew there was a bunch of special brushes but never knew their specific purpose. I've always used that little applicator that comes with the eye shadow kit. Online I found an eye brush glossary which I found had too much info for a first timer, but with it and the youtube tutorial I was able to find out the basic brushes, get some ideas and inspiration for the beginner that I am.
I went out and spend 10 whole dollars on a few brushes and a new glittery eye shadow (please read the sarcasm between the lines on that last sentence). Sophia and I tried them. I was surprised that she has more make up than I do from past Christmases gifts. She is not that much into make up either. She told me I can play with her eye shadows whenever I want to. I am excited! thank you daughter!
On my 45 by 45 list I have this item to fulfill which is to try out liquid eyeliner, oh well ... I've always been a late bloomer. For now the tickle of doubt about eye shadow and eye brushes is gone now nothing left but practice practice!!
I hope your week started off with the right foot today!