My name is Seember and I love makeup.
When I’m home alone with nothing much going on, I enjoy practicing different makeup looks and trends to see what suits me and what doesn’t. However, as much as I enjoy a full face-beat; in general, my everyday look is a variation of these two looks below – barely there/minimal, brows and a nude lip/gloss.
I’m not sure what my natural face shape is but I do know that I have really full cheeks; even when I’m losing weight the cheeks just don’t budge. The picture below was taken at my best weight this year but see as e be like I’m hiding puff puff in my cheeks no? #MeanMugging lol
So what have I been learning lately? The art of contour! It’s not like I’m only just finding out about the wonders of contouring; I knew even before that my makeup always looked better with a little contouring but laziness no gree me because, honestly, contouring requires a lot of patience and I just didn’t have much to spare. Infact, in my bid to skip contouring [even though I clearly need it], I started learning Strobing – which to me is just reverse contouring. First time I attempted to strobe, I went out feeling very happy with myself……
…….Until I saw this photo of myself – FLASH! #RacoonChic #NoBueno
I tried it again recently and when a friend of mine saw it, he said I looked like I was caught stealing *tears* and that I’m Coke & Fanta *more tears* Why are boys so mean? Mission Abort!
So seeing as I clearly can’t escape it, I’m back to contour! I’ve been practicing. A LOT. With the help of many a Youtube tutorial [cries in zapped data], I finally got the chance to debut my newly acquired skills on Saturday. It was my friend Achike’s birthday and I was quite excited to dress up and go party it up!
WOULD YOU JUST LOOK AT THAT! Face-beat by Moi for Moi.
Even the profile shots show that I DID THAT! Okay? :p
We partied it up till about 4am [haven’t done that in a long time]. I got home at about 5am and didn’t want to wash my face because everything was STILL intact and popping. Pats self*
I put some of these photos on my Facebook and one of my family-friends called me to ask what I did to my nose LOL. I love these photos so much that I made one my screensaver….. yea, I’m vain. No more Cookie Lyon and her breastices :p
It just keeps getting better, I had to come back and add these from yesterday…..
I am one happy contouring camper! And i’m so happy with the general state of my skin/face currently. Winning!
PS: Countless youtube tutorials after, I’m still failing at the winged eyeliner trick. Somebody epp meeee…