Friday, 15 November 2013

I love makeup TAG



Makeup - it's amazing what you can do with it, and for me the only rule is that there are no rules. Fair enough we may not all want to show off a pirate zombie face every day of year - Halloween is quite enough, but we may not want to always use neutral shades either. That's the beauty of it, makeup all depends on how you feel and what you want to portray at that particular moment and when there are so many fabulous products to choose from in all price ranges - no wonder that so many of us are a little bit addicted to it.

I've been meaning to do this TAG for a while now that tells you a little bit about how I feel about makeup, and a massive thank you to the lovely Kate (Kate Spitz) who tagged me for this, you have to go and check out her blog!

Let's get to the questions then:

1. When did you begin loving makeup?
Well, my love for beauty and make up started at a very early age, but it was kind of a slow burner. Under my mother's supervision I started to play around with the usual stuff - mascara, eyeshadow and lip gloss around 14, but I didn't get into the "heavier stuff" like foundations and blushers until a few years later, and it's not until I was about 20 that my love developed into a real passion. And if I take after my grand mother at all, I will still have that interest, curiosity and joy when I'm well over 100. I do hope they give discounts to seniors in Boots...


2. How do you feel without makeup?
To me makeup isn't about hiding, it's about enhancing, having fun and expressing yourself. I have no problem at all in going out without any makeup whatsoever and probably do so a few times a week. Saying that though, it's probably nicer for others if I do wear a little bit of color (or as Him Indoors says: "Put my eyebrows on") - so I almost see it as a public service to wear a bit of makeup, and I'm only too happy to help!


3. What do you like about makeup?
The possibilities! You can completely change your appearance and persona just by changing a few colors and products.You don't have to be an expert in applying makeup to enjoy it and have fun with it, it's something that everyone can do in a way that suits them and every single look is unique and equally interesting. 


4. Three Holy Grail Makeup Products:
As unbelievable as it might sound, I don't actually have any Holy Grail products when it comes to makeup. For skin care - oh yes, got loads of those! But since I like to experiment with makeup using  different products, different brands, different shades, I swap and change my products so often that none, or very VERY few of them ever get that status with me. So you'll have to settle for three products that I LOVE to wear and that make me feel fantastic:
1. YSL Youth Liberator Serum Foundation - adds an amazing radiance and keeps your skin flawless all day long, just what every girl needs. And that's the only YSL product I will mention since I did my Fave 5 on YSL yesterday... 
2.  Dior Eyeshadows - doesn't matter which of the lovely palettes you choose, the shades are delicate, luminous and stunning.
3. Rimmel Apocalips - this creamy formula gives a wonderful glossy satin finish. I have several shades but I still LOVE Celestial (an intense dusky old fashioned pink) more than any of the others.


I hope you enjoyed this post and I especially TAG the following gorgeous bloggers to join in, but if you enjoyed it feel free to do the TAG - the more the merrier, and don't forget to send me the link:

Siobhán - Makeup For Dolls
 Srinjla - Women's Stuff
Chanelle Jade - Chanelle Jade

Have a great day everyone! Xx

40 comments:

  1. Loved reading this post :-) Totally agree about being experimental with make-up, thats what makes it so fun :-) xxx

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  2. Got to know you great tag I agree with answer for 2 you enhance the makeup look and its okay not to wear and go out without. Have a great weekend doll.
    http://tifi11.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks a million - have a super weekend! Xx

      http://makeupbycandlelight.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. Great post!! :)

    www.magdalennes.blogspot.com

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  4. great post about you ! :)

    saralookbook.blogspot.com

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  5. Exactly what I love about make up as well! :) Great post and great blog! x

    http://minixii.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Hiya Mini, thank you so much for your lovely comment, hope you'll come back here again soon :o). Xx

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    1. Hello Jenny - thanks for visiting and for the lovely comment, hope you'll be back again soon :o). Xx

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  7. Thank you for tagging me, I just posted the tag with my answers! xx

    fabheadtotoe.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Hiya Emma - wow, you're superfast!!!! Will check them out straight away :o) and have a great weekend! Xx

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  8. Lovely read :) x


    www.Chaneletco.blogspot.com

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  9. I love this tag, I may have to steal it if you don't mind! :)
    I don't really have any holy grail makeup products either that I can think of, apart from The Body Shop's Tea Tree Pore Minimiser... Hmm. I'll have to have a think!

    Jess xo

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    1. Of course not - the more the merrier and would love to see your answers :o). Xx

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  10. Really nice tag. I love your 3. answer. :)
    fashionhappenss.blogspot.sk

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  11. I really like your blog so I nominated you for the Sunshine award! You might've done it before but anyways, here's the link to the post- http://itsafemmelife.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/the-sunshine-award.html :)

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    1. Hello Maya, thank you very much,it's so nice of you that you thought about me. It'll be a while before you'll see the answers but I haven't forgotten! Xx

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  12. So glad you did this tag- I loved reading your answers!

    katespitz.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks a million, hope you're having a great weekend :o). Xx

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  13. nice post and thanks for tagging me

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    1. Thank you very much - it'll be fun to see your answers! Xx

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  14. hi sweety ;-) i took a look at your blog and i have to say that your ideas are very nice&smart! :-) i would like to follow each other, follow me at:
    http://styleinthessbiky.blogspot.gr/

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