I’ve been on a minimal makeup kick. Winter is always the season I wear more makeup all around- once it starts warming up and the humidity rises, I have to change my game plan. Higher humidity=higher chance for cakey-ness. It’s also true that piling on makeup isn’t necessarily the secret to looking youthful and fresh, and while I’m in no way complaining about getting older, I don’t want to practice any habits that age me unnecessarily. Keeping that in mind, I’ve done the impossible- I’ve gone without my signature black eyeliner for almost two weeks, and I’ve kept my foundation routine as light as I feel I can while still evening out my skin tone.
There are so many advantages to being the older sister. One of my faves is being able to demand my sister Maggie let me do her makeup and write about her on my blog. Actually, she was really cool about it, and we had a lot of fun making a hair-makeup-photo shoot happen with lots of helpers (both baby and furry baby). She needs no help from me on makeup tips or anything like that- this was purely a chance for me to have complete control over her look, and document it for the interwebs. My motive, if I’m being honest, was to force her to wear lipstick. She’s a no muss, no fuss lip product person, and since my love of lipsticks is well documented, it was time for the two worlds to collide.