The baby has started sleeping through the night. Hurrah, you might think, but no: I have developed, for the very first time in my life, a kind of strange almost-insomnia that sees me spend much of the night in quasi-dream-mode and the rest of it listening out for the baby monitor. Sod’s law, eh?
So I’m completely shattered, but the upside of this is that I’m really starting to appreciate the true transformative powers of makeup. I’m not talking about transformative in the editorial kind of way, where dramatic makeup techniques can make you look like a totally different person, I’m talking about transformative on a much more basic level. The “starting off looking dead and ending up looking a bit more alive” level. Brightening the skin, lightening circles, widening the eyes and bringing colour to the lips. Sod the smokey eye (momentarily, at least): this is makeup for those who simply don’t want to scare the children.
Suqqu Sheer Glow: launches soon.
Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum Foundation in 52: http://tidd.ly/efe3805f
Soap & Glory Kick Ass Concealer: http://tidd.ly/b9b84e21
Bobbi Brown Illuminating Powder in Bare: http://goo.gl/aVEyIE
Soap & Glory Highlighting Stick: http://tidd.ly/7f2a697b
Well People Highlighting Stick: http://goo.gl/FQGwYW
Rosie for Autograph Cream Blush in Camisole: http://tidd.ly/44e7877c
Rimmel Shadow in 002: http://tidd.ly/4fd3cd
Chanel Rouge Noir Le Volume Mascara (27) – I very much doubt anyone will have this in stock as it was for Christmas, but I bloody love it! Here it is in black: http://tidd.ly/439e7d39
Lancome Juicy Shaker in 142, Freedom of Peach: http://tidd.ly/3cd75f21
My jumper is from Hush Homewear, but it was last year!
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