Thursday, 19 August 2010

What have you learnt since you started beauty blogging?

I was thinking about this the other day and I decided to do a little post about it..then the post went into my draft files and someone beat me to it.

Being a sole-icitor, I can't help but show proof of me not being a copycat:

 So, here's what I've learnt:
  • You need more than one brush to do a decent full eye of makeup
  • Expensive doesn't always mean better
  • Nobody is born knowing how to blend eyeshadows, practice makes perfect
  • When there is a light and dark colour on the eye, it's not always two different shadows, you can blend it out 
  • UDPP is not the be all and end all of bases
  • Primer keeps your foundation on for longer
  • Liquid liner is not impossible..keep trying
  • White bases make colours appear brighter and lighter
  • Black bases make colours appear more vibrant
  • You can wear practically any shade of blusher if you blend it properly
  • You can successfully layer eyeshadows
  • When you find yourself using more of your mascara than you did when it was new, it's finished
  • Just because an eyeshadow from one brand is pants, it doesn't mean the rest of the products from that brand will be equally crap
  • Online swatches are seldom accurate
In closing..has anyone else learnt anything? Annnnnnnnnnnnnd...
    How fucking cute is that?! I especially love the las two pics, the smile on the face of that tiger is way too cute.


    1. omg iv completely forgotten wat i was going to write now thanks to you cute pics - HOW F'in CUTEEEE!!!

      ps. ever seen the chimp n da frog? AHAHAHA LOL

    2. I've learned that some of my fellow American brands are difficult to get a hold of in the UK unless I go and get them myself, there are loads of really nice bloggers out there (nudge nudge wink wink) and some pretty nasty ones, and I know more about MAC makeup then I ever wanted to know. I'm sure there is more but that's all I can think of right now.

    3. I'm trying to adopt that same view when it comes to liquid liner, but failing :P

      Great post!


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