October 10, 2011

I can't fly...

So, take a look at this photo:


This is my eye.  My left eye, I think.  But I can't be sure, because cameras are sneaky and are always mirroring images and fucking up my sense of direction.  In any case, this is a look I created one night a few months back while absolutely bored out of my mind.  See that perfect wing?  Yeah, I did that.  That was all me.  Except, this is just one eye.  I was playing around with some fancy new liquid liner I obtained from Rite Aid, so why waste it on both eyes only to take it off in five minutes?

Turns out I should have, because I needed the practice.  When I tried to recreate the look before going out one night, I spend over an hour putting on and wiping off the liner because I COULD NOT for the life of me get the angles symmetrical.  I also got a black eye from facepalming too much.

A few nights ago I found myself once again bored and playing with makeup.  I decided I would not leave my stool until I had become a sensei of winged liner.  I armed myself with a small angled brush, matte black eye shadow (as not to use up my expensive gel, cream, and liquid liners), an abundance of q-tips and a plethora of makeup remover.

Shenanigans ensued:



xo

4 comments:

  1. Okay my favorite part was when you kept telling your eyebrow to stay down. I laughed aloud, and I shouldn't have, because my roommates have normal schedules where they work on Tuesday mornings and are definitely asleep right now.

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  2. I've come to the conclusion that lower lashlines are not symmetrical. And that's it. The fuckers.

    As such I ignore them and just focus on the line.

    I admire your dedication!

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  3. @Sam Did you wake them up? I hope so. And yes, my eyebrow is still twitching.

    @magpie Focus on the line, not the other line. Got it! I will continue to make waves of success through undying dedication!

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  4. I read this post a while ago, but just came across this person's blog and video. Not sure if you watched this video...but she's pretty awesome. (she's a Hollywood make-up artist) http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=SogxssqpCS8#!

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