I haven’t done much with makeup in recent years, but if you’ve known me any time at all you’ll remember that I used to do my makeup frequently! Back in the days when I was dating the man I now call my husband, he sorely lamented the makeup routine. Now, he sometimes asks why I don’t “pretty up” more often. *sigh*
Well, for one, I haven’t kept makeup on hand in quite a while now! Happy to have some makeup to try again, and the NYC colors on this were absolutely perfect for me! There were shades of brown, and a purple! This brand has it matched up to your eye color as to what will look best on you. If you know me, you know that I have more purple than any other color in my closet. I just like purple, and think I look best in jewel tones, so why not run with it?? I was ecstatic that the color they chose for me was the same color I’d have chosen for myself!!
Part of the reason I haven’t done makeup is time. Remembering that I’m a mom of 5 kids, including twin toddlers. Yep, I just have all the time in the world to stand in front of a mirror and worry about how I look when I don’t ever leave the house. (Okay, exaggeration on both ends. You get the picture!) So, this time, I did my makeup in the car. No, I wasn’t driving!
I’d never done the whole “primer” and “illuminator” steps with eye makeup before, so I was glad for the instructions on the back of the compact. Easy enough of a concept, and I can see that it will be fun to experiment with as I work with it in the future. Honestly though, the best thing about this is the price. For this quality, I really expected it to be expensive. Not at all – these are under $5!! I’m so excited!
Loved the way it turned out, and NYC Color will absolutely be a brand I’ll look for the next time I’m needing some makeup. And with the eye shadow I now have, and some color I was sent and mascara I won, maybe I should grab a basic item or two soon. Do that “pretty up” thing my hubby mentioned. 😉
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