All posts tagged: make up

skeleton.

#tbt to last year’s Halloween festivities! I learned how to create a skeleton look during one of the online Yelp events. I was never big on face paint – something about sharing a palette with others and germs grossed me out – and also I was never sure of safe make up or how to remove it all afterwards (now I know – coconut oil for the win!). This was the perfect class for me because I didn’t have to share a palette and I learned some pro tips! Sabrina Lopez of Rabbit Rye based out of San Antonio, TX led the make up tutorial. Before the event she provided a list of make up and tool recommendations. She’s the pro so I got all the things on her list. I gathered a cream-based make up palette, paint/make up brushes, and make up sponges. Plus, I opted in for face glitter – I had been looking for an excuse to purchase body glitter! Here we go! First, we felt around our face to find our …

your face.

DIY-er through and through, I decided I would try my hand at doing my own wedding make up. I headed to my favorite make up store and had a wedding look created to match my wedding feel. Most days I slap on some eye lid primer and black liner with the occasional shimmer eye shadow if I’m feeling fancy. My wedding seemed a good time to take a refresher course on full face make up application. Plus, knowing how to properly apply make up is some sort of life skill I should know by now, right ? #feeling32 I picked a few of my favorite eye shadow shades and described by wedding look to my make up artist Bernadette (who, by the way, also did my birthday make up two years back). A look was born! Bernadette showed me how to apply everything from foundation to ‘face highlights’, and taught me how to troubleshoot mascara smears. She did one side of my face and I did the other and she answered all of my make up questions. …