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Getting ready: Freshers Initiations


So, this evening I'm heading out to my university society's freshers initiations; a time when all of the group 'oldies' get the 'newbies' totally intoxicated and playing silly games. Now, I am not a big drinky-poo person and so will only be having a couple. This leads to me playing the person who takes the photos and makes sure no one collapses from alcohol poisoning.

As my 'official' title is that of 'glamorous assistant'...
, I believe that instead of dressing up in mad costumes, I will dress up a bit. I decide to go with a wild, pink magenta for my color theme. I think its the type of color to pop with pale skin.


I find that heavier makeup for nights out always last longer after a deep cleanse, such as after a shower. I started with a naked face, to which I applied a simple nivea moisturising cream, which I received as an online freebie recently.

To this I applied my foundation; creating a nice even skintone (and reducing the visibility of my freckles). I used my favorite Rimmel Match Perfection foundation in 010 porcelain. I pumped some onto the back of my hand before I spotting it onto my face using my fingertips. Using my MAC 187SE, I 'dabbed' it in small circular motions to blend it out. Sometimes I find that my cheeks need a tad bit more and will adjust the amount accordingly. Next I'll use my Maybelline Cover Stick in Ivory to concealer any dark circles and imperfections (and there are a lot!).




I used the Solar Power bronzing powder in the Soap and Glory Girl-O-Whirl cosmetic kit to very lightly contour the hollows of my cheeks, temple and under chin. I also use the Glow All Out highlighting powder in the same kit. I used some bright pink stage blusher very lightly on my cheeks; to achieve a pink glow.

Moving onto eyes, I swept the dark caramel brown from the Etheral E.l.f quad; from about the middle of my eyelid to the outer corner and into the crease with my MAC 286SE. Using my Natural Glow palette from Barry M, I smudged the dark chocolate color deeper into my crease and outer corner. I used my favourite mascara (Bourjois Paris Volume Glamour Max Holidays Mascara) which I think gives the best volume EVER!.

All that was left to do was to finish my hair and apply my lippy, which was Revlon Lip Butter in 053 Sorbet. This is my new lip stick; I originally won a bunch in a competition but lost it on holiday. I was that good that I HAD to buy a new one.


BAM! Ready to get on rollin'.

Louise x x


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