Welcome to my first beauty post in quite some time...since late last year to be precise.
I am SO insanely excited to be dipping my toe back into the world of beauty blogging once again and to be kicking it off with what are my all time favourite photos to ever grace PBM!
The reason for not covering much beauty on here for some time wasn't because I fell out of love with beauty, in fact quite the opposite, it was because I was inundated with new products, there were so many hero pieces that I wanted to shout from the roof tops about, yet I simply didn't know where to start. I didn't know where I fit in the beauty world, I wasn't sure where to slot myself when it came to discussing beauty. "Why would anyone come to me for beauty chat when they could go to people like The Anna Edit, Fleur De Force or Estee La Londe?" I would say, and in-turn I would quietly admire and love beauty from afar, never sharing it with you guys, until now.
I truly adore all things make up and skincare and I want to talk about it, even if only a handful of you guys read it and take something from it, I still have voice and an opinion and like most, I have those pieces I love and that I don't love so much and I want to share them with the world.
So here we have my reintroduction into beauty blogging, with something I am whole heartedly proud of!
Sophie and I set up a mini home studio and just played around with backdrops and lighting to create something rather high fashion and editorial based to showcase my love for make up.
We wanted to do something different to anything we've seen before in the beauty blogging world, we wanted to make it slick and oh so totally sleek, and we wanted the beauty features here on PBM to have that high fashion touch, you hear me?!?
I wanted to kick things off in beauty-ville with a look I've been LOVING wearing recently, a look that packs a serious punch when up close, but a look that overall, isn't too dissimilar from the usual, everyday make up I adorn.
Recently I've been introduced to orange mascara and I can honestly say it is a HUGE game changer. The mascara in question is the Mac Work It Out Mascara in shade Warm Up and to say it has changed my make up game forever, is a total understatement.
It's a beautifully whipped formula which means it's super lightweight and therefore awesome at creating both fullness and curl to the lashes whilst being SUPER pigmented and in-turn SERIOUSLY orange. The Mac Work It Out mascara makes achieving those thick and separated sixties style lashes that I love oh so much extremely quick indeed, which is always something I look out for in a mascara. It's a complete hero product for me and something I'm really enjoying experimenting with, whilst I have the Work It Out mascara in both orange and black, the colour range is out of this world, with shades such as yellow, red, pink and blue to name but a few, colours I'm truly desperate to try out and find out whether they're altogether as wearable as the orange shade.
New make up love affairs aside, I do have my old faithful make up products that I go back to each and every day, such as the Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer, the Mac Liquid Last Eye Liner, Benefit Hula Bronzer and my much loved nude-brown-red lip combo; These are the staples of my make up bag, those products that have been tried, tested and therefore loved for many a year previous.
So what do you think? I'd love to hear your thoughts on this make up look and whether you've tried coloured mascara out before or if you're tempted to do so now? I'd also love to hear your thoughts on this kind of beauty post; It's something I am are extremely proud of and we really hope you enjoyed it, if the answer is yes please let me know as we'd love to make this a more regular thing. If you have any requests for make up looks you'd like to see then do let me know those too, perhaps a certain colour-way or even an occasion you'd like some make up inspo for, just drop me a comment and I'll see what we can do.
There is also a tutorial to this exact look over on my YouTube channel that you can find here. As always I truly hope you've loved this post and cannot wait to hear your thoughts.