Posing so hard, bitch needs a wind machine… (oh and some lashes)

Posted by Lipglossiping On September - 10 - 2011

…is precisely what I thought when I downloaded these images.  Truth be told, I was trying some different angles because I knew the usual above eye-level (wobbly chin minimizing) camera angle would completely obliterate the lashes that I worked so hard to apply.

So then I did some shots with the camera pointing up at the lashes, but they were no good ‘cos you could see right up my nose and I’m neither denying nor confirming reports that we had a bogey situation.

So, for the love of God, please don’t think this is an actual pose.

But what I wanted to say was, wheee Red Cherry Lashes!

If you don’t know about Red Cherry lashes, you’re missing out.  It’s more likely that some of my lovely UK readers won’t have heard of them purely because availability isn’t quite so good here in the UK.  I bought these (Red Cherry #600) last week from BuyEyelashes.co.uk and they arrived a few days later.  I do own some other pairs but being the non false lash wearer that I am, I haven’t gotten around to trying them on yet.

Let’s take a closer look at the lashes.

100% Human Hair.  I’m sure this is supposed to be a good thing, they do feel very fluttery and naturalistic but is it just me who wonders exactly where this human hair comes from?  I know you’re thinking India or the Far East but I don’t mean that.  What I’m really thinking about, is the possibility that I’m wearing someone’s bum hair on my face.

Looks good though doesn’t it?

The bands on these Red Cherry #600s are beautifully pliable and thin enough to work with comfortably.  I applied the lashes above with the help of my new Japonesque tool which I bought after Liloo said we all needed one.  It does make a difference, but I’ll blog about that later.

Red Cherry 600s are priced at £3.10 from BuyEyelashes.co.uk, or I have used this eBay seller before for Red Cherry lashes.

So, there we have it.  Bum hair, ridiculously thick eyeliner (that thing where you make it thicker to go over a booboo) and a picture that makes me look like I’m about to make love to myself.

Have a lovely weekend special people.

23 Responses to “Posing so hard, bitch needs a wind machine… (oh and some lashes)”

  1. Jamilla says:

    Love the lashes AND the liner!

  2. it might not be an actual pose but you look MODEL STUNNING!!!

  3. Oh and the human hair is, you know, hair, the one on your head, just that :)

  4. Claire says:

    you look like you have a touch of the Kat Von D’s in the first pic! I think she does a dramatic eye so well and this looks great on you – really striking! The lashes look fab, I’m more of a fan of this shape as I think they sit well with feline eyeliner

  5. Vicki says:

    LOVE them, will get some asap : ) ooh need the lash applicator too

  6. Sylvie says:

    False lashes scare me a bit but I really like these… May just have to give them a go!

  7. Crystal says:

    That bum hair looks fantastic on you-thanks for giving me a laugh:) Your the greatest!

  8. fariha says:

    your so pretty,
    those lashes are amazing and they look quite natural xx

  9. Lunachat says:

    That is a FIERCE look! You look like the next Bond girl. And, those lashes are great!! Hot!!!

  10. Natalie Ford says:

    This post gave me a massive fit of the giggles! you are hilarious! I have a couple of sets of Red Cherry lashes I think I got them from allcosmeticswholesale.com xxx

  11. Sophie says:

    You look fierce! Nice lashes :) Love it!

  12. Anitacska says:

    Lol at the bum hair! And the bogey situation. 😀 You look great though and the lashes are nice too. I can’t be bothered with falsies, but these do look nice.

  13. They look lush, a bit more oomph than natural but not overpowering either! The idea of real hair freaks me out a little bit though…

  14. Leah says:

    Oooooft! Get a load of you, wumman! Count me in for some bum hair falsies then.

  15. Christy says:

    This cracked me up! You look lovely as always! xxx

  16. rhamnousia says:

    Lol, I specialise in that kind of eyeliner!

  17. Meeka says:

    That first picture is win, you like like you’re about to cutabitch. I’m a little scared now to be honest. Even so, you still look gorgeous and those lashes do too :) Posts like this are why I love your blog so much!

  18. Sal says:

    Bum hair, hee hee. I love the pose! These lashes are awesome. I’m a little obsessed with buying lashes at the moment.

  19. Robyn says:

    I’d make love to you, not going to lie. You look beautiful.

  20. Eden-Avalon says:

    Love the lashes, the liner and the pose! <3

  21. kelly says:

    Pretty lashes, fierce pose!

    Face on is always awkward, if I smile I get a moon face, no smile I look murderous lol

  22. liloo says:

    and this is why I follow you: this title made me laugh so much haha. good gob i helf fire before ordering the baci eyelashes, cos I need to order these as well. They are so volumising. methinks i better wait before placing an order. now this is when i’d welcome a haul type of post. eeek :) xx

  23. GingerGirl says:

    This cracked me up… so I thought I’d better comment to show appreciation (first timer an’ all that). Lashes looked decent, liner looked good. Loving the smize (don’t pretend you weren’t posing, I know that look anytime haha) Thanks for your blog, I like it muchly.

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