I have a love/hate relationship with Michaels. Sometimes I can’t even go in there with Jana, lol. Even if I don’t have anything on my shopping list, I always come out with a bag full of purchases. It’s an easy place to get inspired. About a month ago, I spotted these gold floral doilies. I immediately knew I needed the pattern on my face somehow. … Continue reading Floral Highlight
If you know me at all, you know that blue is the color on my lips 50% of the time. That leaves 10% for greens, 10% for grays, 10% for purples and 20% for the rest. If you don’t know me, Hi! I’m Jess! And I actually have a blue lipstick addiction. I don’t remember the very first time I wore a blue lipstick, but I … Continue reading Top 10 Blue Lipsticks
So this one wasn’t really planned like this either. I did a really good job at sticking to my list of 10 costumes, clearly. haha. So we had originally planned to go as Pikachu and Ash to our friend’s Halloween Party, but after a weekend filled with cupcakes and weddings, we couldn’t keep our eyes open long enough to make it to her party 😦 … Continue reading #10daysofhalloween: Pikachu!
Every Halloween, a local radio station hosts a “win-to-get-in” costume party. Let’s not talk about how many busy signals we heard while trying to call in and win tickets. (I was so excited when I finally got through that I had the entire on-air conversation while on speaker phone. Oops.) Jess and I brought back a costume we tried a few years ago. JOHNNY DEPP. … Continue reading Bat Dance 9: Four Girls Become Johnny Depp.
After graduating Blanche MacDonald make-up school in 2009, Jana and I moved back to Newfoundland. And considering the lack of demand for weird sh%t (special effects/airbrush/fashion makeup) in Newfoundland, I count on Halloween to be the few days every year to keep the skills I learned in school fresh in my mind. Last Halloween I did 7 Days of Halloween but I enjoyed it so … Continue reading #10daysofhalloween: Abbey B.
Jess and I leave for Europe in exactly one week. We’re spending three weeks there–making our way from London down to Greece. Only thing is, all we’re taking is a single backpack each. Twenty-two pounds each. Jess’ make-up collection weighs that on its own. This makes for some interesting quotes as she tries to figure out what will make the Europe cut and what won’t. … Continue reading Europe 2013: Backpacking with A Make-Up Artist