My shit be DRY.
and dry skin looks old and wrinkly, like this:
So when my friend Audrey of the AMAZING COSMETICS BLOG "Cremes Come True" told me I should be using more CREME formulas of things, not POWDERS, I thought, "crap, I have exclusively been using powder blush, maybe cream blush will make me look like this:
So i took myself to Ulta.
I ended up getting 2 products:
Stila Convertible Color in Petunia
and Tarte Cheek Stain in TRUE LOVE (100% because of the name, how can you not love)
I've always fancied myself as a kind of **Makeup Aficionado**, I can do the false lashes, I can fucking rock out a liquid cat-eye no problem... But HOLY HELL getting the hang of this creme blush is like CALC 4.
So when you apply it correctly it is supposed to look like this:
But when I applied it to my own face, it looked something much more like this:
I BRAVELY STAYED THE COURSE, and tried to wear the Stila Convertible Color to work even! Where a toothless patron complemented me on my "makeup" and when I went to the restroom later I realized I had a shiny glow across most of my face that looked like I had been mountaineering.
I don't know what I'm doing wrong! I'm a artist, PEOPLE!
I think it's just a medium that I'm unfamiliar with. I can get powder blush to hit and lay exactly like I want it. But this creme seems to have a mind of it's own.
I have been applying it with my finger like this:
I really want to make this work, because I want to have that YOUTHFUL SPRINGY GLOW we all yearn for! So if you have any tips or tricks let me know!