Makeup: Five Minute Face

This year and last, I had to get up and out the door in less than 40 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays. Saturday mornings were particularly brutal, with what I refer to as a ‘Clopen’ shift (a term from my days in a London bar, where you close the bar at night and then open…

Makeup: “No Makeup”

I’m on vacation at home in Colorado, and I have a lot of time on my hands for the next few weeks. Expect many makeup posts! Today, I went for the opposite of yesterday’s heavy-duty vintage look. The “No Makeup” look is very popular, even though I have a lot of makeup on to achieve…

Makeup: Old School

I fell in love with the vintage look while living in London, and it just keeps getting more refined as I go on. Winged eyeliner is my every day look now, along with bright blush and defined eyebrows. I finally was able to purchase some more makeup after a year of living in China and…

Give us this day our daily routine

This is how I get ready most days, at the start of 2016. At 28 years old, I am in possession of some pretty good skills at hair and makeup. I wear this look almost every day in one incarnation or another. Braids. Winged eyeliner. Blush. Here’s a before and after for you! The lighting…

Blue Wings

Ok, so I may or may not have gotten bored today and bought an electric blue liquid eyeliner when I was supposed to be shopping for groceries. It’s from Kiko Makeup Milano, a favourite of mine since moving to the UK. Many happy returns on your birthday, blue wings! Bonus derpface: