Throwback to my early childhood with that title! Kermit the Frog had it alllll wrong, and I’m about to show you why.
But first…yesterday didn’t go quite as planned… big surprise! My dad & I didn’t get home from work until much later than planned (thank you rush hour traffic!), so I rushed upstairs to take photos of my makeup and such so that I could write this post. Fine, that was cool, I still had the rest of the evening to get down to business, so I got changed and literally 5 minutes after I sat down at the table to eat a quick dinner, the doorbell rings. Folks, do you remember that I had a package coming from Karen of Makeup and Beauty Blog that I was expecting yesterday? IT ARRIVED!!!!!! 😀
|Mind = blown :O|
Sooooo, I spent the next 2 hours playing with my new makeup (and watching How I Met Your Mother), like some sort of toddler, and then I realized that it was bedtime. I’m so sorry, but I’m going to show you what I was wearing on mah face right now!
Actually, first I have to say thank you again to Karen, I am so grateful! She packed all of my winnings in a really cute Space NK bag (not shown above), and opening it was honestly like Christmas morning in March! I will be doing a haul shortly on my YouTube channel, so you’ll be able to see exactly what I won! When it is up, it will be linked right here.
Moving back to the POINT of this post, my makeup yesterday was pretty cool, in my humble opinion! Like I have mentioned before, I get really into St. Patrick’s Day, even though the only thing Irish about me is my first name. I was working yesterday, so I couldn’t go as “all out” as I usually do, although my cubicle neighbour did wear bright green eyeshadow all over her eyes, so I probably could have gotten away with something more bold. However, that’s not really my style, I believe the office/workplace should be a more reserved setting, therefore, one shouldn’t make any statements that are too bold. So, I went with neutral eyeshadow on my lids, and a VERY subtle green/brown in my crease. From afar, it looks like your average dark, red-toned brown, but up close, you can see that there are hints of green in it. This is one of the main reasons why I love MAC Club eyeshadow (which is what I wore), because it works for so many different looks on so many different occasions; it’s the ultimate ninja of eyeshadows (when you expect it pull one way, it does the opposite!).
Also, I should mention that all of the products that I am wearing are long-wearing, which is perfect for a workday. I get up at about 4 am when I go to work, because my dad likes to leave the house at 5:15 (I know, he’s crazy). We don’t leave work until about 3:15 – 4 pm, and I don’t have the time to retouch throughout the day (apart from lip products), so I try to pull out things that will last a long time! And, as you can see from the pictures, they deliver! The only thing that I fixed before taking these photos was my hair, because I had my hair in a side braid all day, and when I pulled the braid apart, I only had curls on one side of my head! Not a good look. So, I fixed my curls, added a headband and re-applied my lipstick and gloss. I didn’t even need to touch anything else on my face, so this look is office approved, in more ways than one! Wooo!
|I wanted at least ONE photo in flash, but in all of them, I look really weird, so this was the best I could do. LOL. Don’t mind my weird faces…|
Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hour Perfecting Primer
Bare Minerals Stroke of Light Eye Brightener in Luminous 4
NYX Auto Eyebrow Pencil in Dark Brown (EP05)
MAC Casual Colour Lip & Cheek Colour in Weekend Getaway (not pictured, oops, sorry!)
Revlon Nearly Naked Pressed Powder in Deep (to set everything)
NARS Pro-Prime Smudgeproof Eye Shadow Base
MAC Pigment in Vanilla (on lids)
MAC Powder Eyeshadow in Cork (inner crease, to blend everything together)
MAC Powder Eyeshadow in Club (crease)
MAC Powder Eyeshadow in Era (on browbone and inner corner)
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Eye Pencil in Zero
Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Black
Benefit They’re Real Mascara
Maybelline Dr. Rescue Baby Lips Lip Balm in #35: Too Cool
MAC Lipstick in Touch
Benefit Ultra Plush Gloss in Hoola
So, there you have it. That’s what I was wearing yesterday to celebrate good ol’ St. Patrick’s Day! I love the versatilely of this look, I can see me wearing it anywhere; school, going out, or in between. In terms of the day itself, I wore me some green, so I avoided getting pinched, but were you so lucky? If not, it’s okay, because the day is over and the hangovers are being worked through! 😉 Now you know for next year, it’s not so hard to pull off green! 🙂
I guess you could say it was a lucky day for me, because my giveaway winnings arrived, but what about for you? Did you have a good day? Did you celebrate in any way? Was it just another manic Monday for ya (see what I did there!? ;P)? Let me know down below!
Alright, I’m out of steam, I need some lunch, but I’ll be back shortly to bring you today’s #NakedWeek post! YAY!!! Talk to you in a jffy! 😀