Tuesday, August 29, 2006

On a Hunt for Makeup!



So I don’t normally wear makeup that often and when I do it is on the weekends and it is the same old powder, eye shadow, mascara, and lip gloss. This is good but it defiantly doesn’t make a big difference. Well for the wedding I want to buy some newer items. I am looking for a good foundation, blush and eyeliner (the pencil type). I am very fair skinned so I always have a hard time finding a foundation and blush I like. Also, since I normally don’t wear a lot of makeup I don’t want to be too extreme on the wedding day, I want a makeup that is very natural but that looks fabulous!! (does that make sense?) So I was wondering if anyone had a brand of foundation, blush and eyeliner that they loved? I am horrible with picking out brands and normally just pick what is on sale. So any help would be MOST appreciated :-)

10 comments:

  1. You know, Jenn. I don't wear foundation. However, before my wedding I did the department store thing. (A friend of mine worked at the Paula Dorff counter). I went once BEFORE the wedding for a "trial," then again the day of. She did a wonderful job. Maybe if you go ONCE before the wedding, you'll feel confident enough to do the job on the day of the wedding.

    Best of luck with this!

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  2. Lindsay3:47 PM

    Hi Jenn~
    I'm Kylee's friend Lindsay in Oklahoma. Sorry I had to respond. I have very pale skin and I don't wear foundation. I wear Bobbi Browns tinted moisturizer, love it. Bobbi Brown is very good about giving you a very natural look and the products last a long time. The moisturizer lasted me almost a year and I wear it every day. Congrats on the wedding!!!

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  3. Hi Lindsay and thank you, please feel free to respond whenever!!!

    I will have to try that out, can you find that anywhere? I am looking for a moisturizer as well, so that sounds perfect! Thank you :-)

    Kylee that is a good idea as well, maybe we will do it this weekend. I am just not comfortable putting on eyeliner and putting make up on so I don't look even more pale then I am.... so maybe a trial run would be a big help!!

    Thanks again ladies!!! :-)

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  4. Lindsay7:07 PM

    A trial run is a very good idea. You can get on bobbibrowncosmetics.com and I think they even have wedding day look ideas. I know in Tulsa I have to buy mine at Saks. Their prices are the same as any other dept. store cosmetic line.

    I would try several places and let your favorite do your makeup on your wedding day. You'll look at the pictures the rest of your life. Have fun!!!

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  5. I agree...if you typically do not wear foundation, I think a tinted moisturizer would be a great option! Also, my advice on blush is...use a light bronzer. I think it looks much more natural than blush.

    And...something easier than pencil eyeliners is to use a dark shadow with an angled brush...kind of punch it into your lash line. It's less harsh than the sharp line of a pencil.

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  6. Lindsay9:18 PM

    Sarah's exactly right with the shadow for eyeliner. I do that a lot and she's right it's not as harsh as regular eyeliner. A soft defining look.

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  7. (I love it that my friends Sarah and Jenn in Ohio are chatting with my friend Lindsay in Oklahoma online. Blogs are SO cool.

    And I think the tinted moisturizer sounds like a good idea. It won't feel too heavy on you and you'll still feel like you.)

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  8. Lindsay8:12 AM

    I really hesitated on commenting. So glad I did though. I'm addicted to all of your blogs. I guess I should start one but I might leave that to Junkyard.

    Sarah, were you the one with the lash stylist mascara post? I love that stuff and have all my friends hooked on it now. I'm throwing out my old stuff.

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  9. THANK YOU! this is all great advice! Now i have an idea of what to look for!! I went to the bobbie brown website and it was cool! I also love the ideas S. of the bronzer and dark shadow. I tried a pencil eyeliner last night and I just wasn't feeling the look for me :-) So that may be the way to go! This whole process is SO fun!!! Thanks ladies!

    (Kylee, I agree...it is cool to have many people from all over read blogs! Alot of my friends read them but don't feel comfortable yet to respond...but it is still awesome!!)

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  10. Yes Lindsay...I had the post about the LashSylist...I'll never give it up! And it makes me excited that you and your friends are using it too!!! (you should definitely start a blog!)

    Jenn...I think pencils are so awkward. Using eye shadow instead is much easier, you really can't mess up too bad!

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