I never cared what I looked like. In high school, the only time I wore a drop of make-up was for formal dances like homecoming. Make-up cost money and took time, and I didn't really want to spend either one of those. But in the last month or so, my feelings toward make-up and products has completely changed. I'm borderline addicted. I think a lot of it was stirred up by a chat with a longtime best friend.
She was in the same make-up-less boat that I was, but she recently became attached to the wide variety of brands and colors. As she went on about all the options and how much fun it was to try out, I became intrigued. I wanted in on this fun! I discovered the ELF brand which is insanely inexpensive, and I became hooked to things such as face primer (two months ago I didn't even know it existed!) And although I don't wear make-up every day, when I do, it's fun. I like to play around with it. I see it as another way to be creative. Also, I think my stock of make-up has increased by about 300%. Yeah...
Then she told me about the video girls on YouTube. She suggested her favorites: Michelle Phan, emilynoel83, and makeupbytiffanyd. Right now I'm still playing around with my own ideas, but these are good videos if you're looking for something new to try out!
My friend also left me with a trick of the trade. She tweeted: @jessihaish fact: white eyeliner on the lower waterline makes you look more awake too! Personal fave trick.
It works! I haven't found any tricks yet, but I'd love to hear yours! What always works for you, what are some of your favorite products, and where do you get your inspiration from?
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