Hello everyone! So about a month ago, I made an announcement basically everywhere except on my actual blog that I’m one of the new essence cosmetics ambassadors for 2016! It’s truly an honour to be recognised by a brand I’ve been using for years. What this means is that I’m going to be one of the vessels giving you all the low-down on the newest essence products, with maybe a competition or two in the future.
Definitely one of the perks of living at home and having a mother and two sisters was that I didn’t really have to buy my own make up. There was always someone I could
steal borrow from to make sure that I had a variety of expensive make up to play with. But now that I’m a big girl, out on my own in varsity, I have to do big girl things like buying products for myself.
according to tumblr, as soon as it becomes october, it’s officially halloween, so keeping in the spirit of things that are spooky, creep and/or cool, i finally decided to try out this dripping nail art technique, using my nail art brush that i got from avon and this beautiful blood orange (although titled zesty orange) woolworths nail polish. it also helps that they bring on this sort of clown vibe, which is all the more creepy.
i had already filed my acrylic tips into a stiletto shape out of boredom, and i thought this effect would look really cool with that nail shape!
in case you’ve ever been curious as to how i do my make up, this is the post you’re looking for. i would’ve gladly made a video, except my recorded voice sounds like a banshee and i would also find the recording process increadibly awkward – so here is a consolatory middle ground! a step by step photographed guide to my basic make up, which takes no longer than 10 minutes. it’s suitable for day, and if you tweak it a little and exaggerate it slightly, it’s perfect for night.