The Magic of Makeup
As a young girl visiting Ginger’s sister on family day trips, I can remember spending most of my time in her metallic gold bathroom playing with makeup. Turquoise eye shadow, black cake liner, orange lipstick – oh, yeah! For the most part it was drugstore makeup and harsh colors, but boy, did I love it. I even liked (and still do) the smell of lipstick!
The years have not changed my love for makeup, and I wear it daily, lots of practice so it doesn’t take much time. My personal style is not a natural look, but definitely “made-up”. I truly admire the look of less makeup, but for most of the time, not for me. (Yes, I wear mascara and lipstick on the beach….) Unless you are a young beauty with flawless skin, I do believe that makeup can work wonders for your appearance, give you a more polished and put together look, enhance what nature gave you!
Some of my favorites: Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer – it covers flaws, lightweight, gives you a bronzed glow…..NARS “Hot Voodoo” lipstick – nice neutral without being too light and making me look dead…..MAC “bittersweet” lipliner – lasts a long time, good with many lipsticks. Mascara – I change all the time, from Chanel to CVS brands, no addiction to one kind yet! On my magnifying mirror (ESSENTIAL item for over 40 set) is a cute little sign my daughter bought for her “drama queen” mom…..
What makeup items are your favorites?
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Love make-up, and love this blog! Who is helping you take all of these gorgeous photos?!? xo
This is my first visit to your blog and definitely it will not be the last. As I started reading, I kept asking – who is Ginger? Well, I found it and it made the name of your blog so much more enjoyable and I would have loved to have met Ginger, she sounds like she was a charismatic woman indeed.
I’ll definitely be visiting more often.
Have a fabulous day
Simply Sassy Style
btw – love the sign from your daughter.