I am writing today with a bit of a hangover... but that's what happens when you go to a friend's engagement party on a Saturday night and drink Polish vodka - yikes!!
After work I met a few friends for a few drinks in the pub and a catch up. Thankfully it was literally 2 drinks then home! I thought I'd show you some "before and after" makeup photos; it's amazing what makeup can do...
Scary, isnt' it?! I love this Peacocks jumper with the embellished shoulder detail. So pretty.
In the no-makeup photo I had just blow dried my hair, which is why it's a bit of a state; here are the hair products I use before drying:
The Bed Head 'Small Talk' is really good for giving a bit of volume and life to my hair, without it, my hair is flat as a pancake. I use Heat Defence spray simply cos I'm scared not to - I worry I will frazzle my hair with too much straightening/curling!
My friend and her fiancé had their engagement party last night. There were drinks at her house first, then off to a local bar for some music and dancing. It was a good night, until my boyfriend found a partner-in-crime to do jaegerbombs with him. I warned him... when we got home he proceded to throw up. I have a complete phobia of vomiting, it seriously gives me palpitations, terrifies me. So I went downstairs to sleep on the sofa, and left him to it - how nice of me ;)
I wore a dress from Missguided - Sheenah Sequin Detail Bodycon Dress in Mocha. I love it! I got it in November to wear to a dinner dance event, so this was only the second time I've wore it. I love the colour and the sparkle :) I teamed it with my New Look wedges (umm anyone got tips for removing scuff marks on suedette shoes?... :/ ) and the jewellery my boyfriend got me for Christmas (in the end I replaced the lost earring myself!)
For my eye makeup I used a kit that my aunt and uncle gave me for Christmas. The brand is FrontCover, which I'd never heard of before, but the things I got seem really good. They're loose powders, a bit like BarryM Dazzle Dusts I would imagine, but they're bigger pots. They blend really well and have great colour payoff, plus there's glitters, which would probably be a bit much on some occasions. I used the white (Cloud Dancer) and gold (Dawn Chorus), plus the gold glitter (Sparkler) last night. Why not!
Foundation: Bourjois Healthy Mix (52 Vanilla)
Concealer: Avon Invisible Light (light)
Blusher: MeMeMe cheek/lip tint (Pussycat)
Highlighter: MeMeMe (Moonbeam)
Primer: FrontCover Shadow Stick
Shadow: FrontCover Cloud Dancer + Dawn Chorus + Sparkler
Mascara: Maybelline The Colossal
Fake Lashes: Eyelure Girls Aloud (Kimberley)
Eyebrows: Darkened with Benefit Dandy Brandy
Lipstick: BarryM Lip Paint (101)
Gloss: BarryM Lip Wand (10)
I think that the Bourjois foundation has definitely proved itself now! Love it muchly :) I finished off my look with backcombed hair and subtle but pretty nails; Rimmel Milk Chocolate + GOSH MAgic Star:
|Ignore the drink lashed down my beautiful dress; risk you take when consuming vodka + tonic while dancing!|