FOTD of the other day: trying out the new stash/awkward selfies.

I don’t know if I mentioned this before but the reason I don’t have too many tutorials (not that I’m really good with makeup or anything but I just really like wearing em) or look of the day kinda posts is because I suck at taking photos of myself. I always try to after putting on makeup, thinking these could be beauty blogging material, but I delete them right away as soon as I see them (they suck big time huhu). But the other day the selfie gods were kinda nice to me, I was able to find some decent lighting and relatively un-awkward photos turned up. So here’s what I looked like the other day, as a result of playing around with the new stuff I got from the last trip. πŸ™‚


DW-DSCN5190Pardon the messy bed and background, but here’s a rundown of what’s on my face:

  • Stila’s One Step Correct Serum as primer
  • Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation in No. 53 Light Beige
  • 3CE Full Cover Concealer in 002
  • Hourglass Ambient Dim Light to set concealer
  • 3CE Duo Color Face Blush in #Make Me Blush on my cheeks
  • Hourglass Ambient Radiant Light around the edges of my face for a very light contour
  • Mac Pro Longwear Paint Pot in Bare Study all over my lid
  • Maybelline the Rocket Volum’ Express on my lashes
  • ELF Eyebrow Kit for my brows–the dark gel on the lower part and edges of the brows, the lighter powder on the inner corners of the brow
  • Nichido Clear Eyebrow Gel to set my brows
  • 3CE Jumbo Lip Crayon inΒ  #Oh, My Pink
  • Hourglass Ambient Incandescent Light on my brow bone, the tops of my cheeks and down the bridge of my nose for highlight

How’s Monday treating ya?


6 thoughts on “FOTD of the other day: trying out the new stash/awkward selfies.

  1. I’m gonna use this for inspiration on how to use the Ambient Lighting Palette! I just got it for my birthday, and it’s beautiful, but I’m kind of intimidated by it, haha.

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