What I'm wearing:
Purple knit top with leg-o-mutton sleeves, bought in London
Black corduroy skirt, H&M
Black tights, Calvin Klein
Purple cross-strap pumps, Aldo
Black scarf with silver skulls, gift from my husband
Big black & gold earrings, Forever 21
Black roses cocktail ring, Icing
Purple lipstick, Sephora
And I'm wearing "real" makeup, meaning, more than just the lipstick & black eyeliner I usually wear. Specifically, foundation. I don't wear it often to work, but I've had horrrrrrrible bags under my eyes recently thanks to even-worse-than-usual insomnia. If I'm seeing 4am, why can't it be because I stayed up partying *until* then, not because I woke up then & can't get back to sleep, especially when I need to get up for work by 7am? Ugh.
So those dark shadowy bags were getting me down. I realized I'd bought Benefit's Erase Paste a few months back, yet never used it. OMG, this stuff is magic. A little scoopful (it comes in a small pot & has a wee spoon that I'm surprised I haven't lost yet in the pile on my dressing table) smoothed under the eyes & no trace of darkness. Just pretty eyes.
I also swiped on a touch of Benefit's You Rebel, which is my workday foundation (if I wear foundation). It's called a tinted moisturizer, but it's a light foundation, imo. Then a dusting of MAC blot powder -- I use MAC foundation for evening or with costumes, basically, any time I want heavy coverage. I really like the Benefit stuff for foundation that feels light & doesn't get oily or slide off my face by the end of the day.
Do you wear makeup on a regular basis? If so, what are your fave. brands?