September 27, 2023

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A Sephora Haul | Thoughts on Beauty and Mental Health | Beauty Q&A | New Eyeliner Obsession

A Sephora Haul | Thoughts on Beauty and Mental Health | Beauty Q&A | New Eyeliner Obsession

Lil’ little bit of attractiveness from Sephora

Yesterday, I went to Sephora due to the fact I have been experience kinda “blah,” and I essential to do a very little select-me-up magnificence purchasing. Aspect take note: I assume it is a blend of the dreary weather conditions we have been owning lately and hormones. Much more on this in a several.

Anywho, I went in with a really imprecise plan of buying up lipgloss and liner, but I did not have any precise models or hues on my list, so it was an improv problem. Whilst I was there, I uncovered myself drawn to outdated favorites and things I don’t forget loving back in the working day passionately, which is why I ended up with an Hourglass lipgloss in the shade Canvas and a tube (pen?) of YSL Touche Eclat. (I also grabbed a new eyeliner.)

Which qualified prospects me to today’s Q&A question!

Have you ever changed your mind about your tried using-and-legitimate makeup favorites?

When I was carrying out MBB comprehensive time, exploring and screening new items was component of the territory, so I was usually seeking new items, but occasionally I’d fall in really like with something so deeply that I’d occur back again to it over and around again. And that’s the memory I have connected to Canvas gloss.

It is been a whilst considering the fact that I have worn it, so I was eager to have on it all over again. I beelined it to my vehicle so I could slip on a layer, and following a number of swishes and a pair lip smacks, I found myself staring in my rearview mirror and thinking to myself, “Hmmm… That is it?”

I even now like how clean it seems, the opacity and the weight of the gloss on my lips, but real truth be advised I envisioned to be wowed – but wasn’t.

I think a large component of it is that I’m so protective now of the room in my make-up bag I actually need to have to adore some thing in buy to keep it all over. And if I do not experience that hurry of exhilaration, that thrill, then I’m not getting it.

Canvas, you’re fairly more than enough, but I want to be swept off my Nike-putting on toes!

Similar issue took place with the Touche Eclat. I tried using it on and was like, “Dude… Why?” LOL! It unquestionably lays easily, which I try to remember, but I didn’t experience like my skin appeared livelier or fresher or brighter. I guess 30-a little something me favored distinctive things!

Oh, I did have a pretty inspiring second with the eyeliner, though.

It’s Hourglass Voyuer Water-resistant Gel Liner in Solstice, a metallic bronze. I’m very a great deal into liner that defines my lash lines without the need of wanting far too severe (good day, you’re formally in your 40s when that happens), and this does just that. It just provides a little something-anything – my upper lashes glimpse thicker, and my eyes pop a little much more. The method is sleek and comfortable, and it stays on! I feel I want the awesome brown shade, Cave, upcoming.

So, like I was saying before, I have been emotion a very little “blah” these days.

I imagine it is a mixture of not looking at the solar for this sort of a very long extend and woman hormones executing their issue. The great thing, while, is that I’m at a level exactly where I’m better about recognizing it early on. It feels like a fog that is creeping in, and now I can quickly discover all those to start with tendrils, while before I’d just quickly be caught in the thick of it and be so overcome that I couldn’t discover my way out. Component of “staying out of the fog” requires undertaking all the fundamental care I need to have to truly feel great, like receiving adequate snooze, changing out of my pajamas initial detail in the early morning, executing my hair, brushing my tooth and placing on makeup that tends to make me feel wonderful, inside and out.

Thank goodness for lipgloss and all the very little elegance pleasures! They truly do make my days a small brighter.

Your pleasant neighborhood magnificence addict,