Rosegold Shimmer

Friday, March 24, 2017

Happy Friday! If you didn't know, I am majoring in Retail Merchandising and Management in college. So after graduation, I plan on working in corporate. I want to work for a company that is serious but also is fun and goofs off. I recently found out that Dia & Co, has what they call a "Try-Friday". Every Friday they rock an outfit that puts them outside of their comfort zone. How awesome is that!? That's the kind of company I would want to work for. I can just imagine them commenting all day about how cute people's outfits are. Anyways, I wanted to do my own version of "Try-Friday", but instead I wanted to apply the concept to my makeup.

I am that  kind of girl that gets up practically thirty minutes to an hour early just so I can get ready. I love doing a full face of makeup: foundation, blush, winged eyeliner, smokey eye-shadow, mascara, and lipgloss. I just feel more "me" if I do. I feel put together and just more confident if I do. On the other hand, I envy those girls that look incredibly cute in a ponytail, no/minimal makeup, and a sweatshirt. So I wanted to come up with a more "natural" look for spring. Something that is fresh and light. 

*Side note, my boyfriend shot these photos of me, and I forgot to turn the focus on auto for him. So he was using manual focus except he didn't know it. So I am just thankful that these two turned out* Anyways, ever since I started wearing makeup, I've used liquid foundation. First it was to cover my freckles. Now, it's to cover break outs. Ever since the past year and a half, I've been breaking out. Last year, they were nasty ones. They've pretty much gone away minus a couple of small ones. However, they've left some nasty scars. Like I said, I've never had this happen to me. I now know what it feels like for all those teenagers in high school that suffered with breakouts. I feel the need to cover up the scars as best as I can.  For me, I found liquid foundation did the trick. I always loved the idea though of a powder foundation. To me, it seemed more "natural" and less "fake". So I gave it a shot.
The powder that I ended up using is L'eclisse Pressed Mineral Foundation. For shade reference, I am in the shade Creamy Pearl. The fact that the makeup is made more naturally, no synthetic dyes, talc etc., really made me love it that much more. I realize that all the harmful chemicals I've been putting in and on my body can cause nasty side effects down the road. So I feel more comfortable using a product like this.  

The product itself was amazing ( and no I'm not getting paid to say any of this). I was worried that the shade wouldn't match me since I am quite fair. But it blended in so smoothly and left no harsh lines like my liquid foundation does. My favorite part about it is how easy it is to apply. I can go in with a brush and apply it ever so quickly. This will become my go to when I'm in a hurry. Plus, it doesn't leave my hands feeling messy like my liquid foundation does. 

The foundation doesn't quite cover my breakouts and my scars. They still peak through a little. I expected that though. And like I said, I wanted a more natural look, so I'm okay with it. Overall this "Try it Friday" was a success!  I'm excited to add this foundation to my collection. I think it's going to be awesome for summer when I need just a quick, easy look for going to the beach. Oh and if you're wondering what's on my lips, it's Bronze Shimmer. The perfect dark nude. This week, I challenge you to try a trend that is outside of your comfort zone. 



                                              

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32 comments

  1. Lovely outfit! Have a great weekend.

    Gemma x
    www.jacquardflower.uk

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  2. Pretty look! Also, that compact is so nice!

    xo
    www.carinavardie.com

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  3. I love your gray bomber!

    www.pennyanddash.com

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  4. I like your cool jacket!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  5. I love new colors for springs, thanks for this post ;)

    Jovita from Black Vanilla
    www.b-vanilla.com

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    1. Aren't the colors just adorable!?

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  6. Nice post :)

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  7. Love that necklace Kate :)! xx Aubrey.

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    1. It's actually my mom's but I have yet to give it back lol

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  8. You look so pretty! Love your look! =)


    - Cielo
    Mermaid in Heels

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  9. I love this shimmer! It is so pretty and a classic look to rock :) You look gorgeous x http://www.bauchlefashion.com/2017/03/80s-power-dressing.html

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  10. Your makeup looks so pretty! Love the natural sun kissed look!

    <3 Shannon 
    Upbeat Soles

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    1. It's so easy too, to create
      -Kate
      http://www.katekoutures.com/

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  11. Gorgeous products!!!

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    Hope you're having a great day!
    xx

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  12. Espectacular, te queda genial!
    xx
    Mónica Sors
    MES VOYAGES À PARIS
    NEW POST: BOHEMIAN STYLE IN PARIS

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  13. Hugs and Wishes from Switzerland, //Sofia, http://sofiacm.com

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