At 12 I really knew make-up and loved it. I would sit and try different looks out and learned shading and how to do my eye make-up so much so that a friend who didn't wear any asked me to do her make-up for a night out when we were in our very early 20s. I am proud to say she got so many compliments that night she has not been without since.
Over the years I still wear make-up even if spending the day home (eye-liner is a must for me) but I use the same make-up for years. My blush, eye shadows and foundation last years. Taking care of my kids took a front seat. Not spending money on myself became the norm and not taking too much time on my appearance because that would mean I was selfish in my mind when there is so much to do turned into my everyday mindset.
Well, a little shift in my mindset over the past year about how I MATTER TOO and my stunning niece's You Tube Channel has Inspired Me. Check Out these make-up tutorial's and be inspired too.
Me the day before I watched the videos
Me after the video's (BTW, I seriously need an eyebrow make-over.
I will be 49 this year and I think it may be time for a change with either the hair or the make-up but for now, I am happy with little old me and got compliments yesterday on how bright my face was and how happy I looked. I'll take those compliments any day.