A stressed-out FOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On March - 12 - 2013

I’m currently sitting in the middle of a big pile of steaming pooh, otherwise known as “someone forgot that a child might need a passport to leave the country and there are mere DAYS in which to fix this stupidity”.  I have been rushing around like a blue-assed fly in an attempt to gather photos, counter-signatories, and application forms.  I thankfully have an appointment at the passport office on Wednesday to sort my idiotic mess out.

The fact that I have to drive to Wales in order to do this as I couldn’t get a fast-track appointment in London is making my forehead vein throb a little more rapidly than normal.

It’s to this end that I’m asking you to forgive a FOTD post.  In fairness, it features the eyeshadow quad that I reviewed earlier today, so is at least… relevant.

It’s also pink. purple. purplink.

Pink Purple FOTD_01

If I do say so myself, how nice is that lip colour?  I do not wear Bobbi Brown’s Rich Lip Color in Mod Pink anywhere near enough.  It’s blue-toned without going all Minaj-freaky-I’m-not-sixteen-anymore on my face.  If you want a blue-pink that doesn’t make you look like a mental deficient, it’s worth checking out.

The eyes are courtesy of the BareMinerals A List palette I reviewed earlier.  I used the purple shade both in the crease, and as a liner.  The pink is on the lid and the white highlight across the browbone.  I used a smidge of the black in the outer corner.

Pink Purple FOTD_02

All products used are shown below.

Pink-Purple-FOTD_03

Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion  | BareMinerals READY Eyeshadow Quad in The A List  |  Guerlain Cils d’Enfer Maxi Lash Mascara  |  Bobbi Brown Illuminating Bronzer in Antigua  |  Illamasqua Brow Cake in Gaze  |  Bobbi Brown Rich Lip Color in Mod Pink  |  Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum Foundation in Vanille Clair

You know, the real irony is that I remembered to get her an E111 European Health Insurance Card.  Who remembers shit like that and yet forgets the passport?

*sigh*

* p.s.  Look again at the FOTD!  This unwanted stress has given me grey hair.  Bitch too busy stressin’ to do her roots.


15 Responses to “A stressed-out FOTD”

  1. Norwenna says:

    This looks really great on you!

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  2. Sam says:

    Oh jeez I can’t believe you forgot the passport!

    The lippy is beautiful though ;)

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  3. Nicola Richardson says:

    I love it wish I could be bothered to make myself over on a daily basis might cheer my face up a bit !

    The colours really suit you and matching cardi as well eh!

    Good Luck on Wednesday the holiday will make the stress before worthwhile x

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  4. Annick says:

    You’re stunning! Wouldn’t be able to tell what so ever that you’re stressed from looking at your porcelain skin!

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  5. This is a gorgeous look on you. The purple eye makeup matches perfectly with the lip color.

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  6. Glitterishallsorts says:

    You look so beautiful here! :)

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  7. Trisha says:

    That’s how you look when stressed? You look awesome! When I’m stressed, I’m lucky if I put makeup on at all. ;)

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  8. Tolmu Rull says:

    Haha! This passport thing has happened to me TWICE! Totally possible to get everything else sorted and forget about the passport.

    In spite of that, you look great.

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  9. Sydney says:

    This whole look is breathtaking on you.

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  10. Wordbird says:

    Chickadee – watch out for speed cameras coming into Newport, there’s a real stinker of a 30mph one on the dual carriageway. There’s a lovely cafe round the corner from the passport office called Cedars.

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  11. Veronica says:

    I forgot to get a passport right before a road trip to Canada one year. Luckily, my friend reminded me about six weeks before I’d need it, since there’s really no such thing as “fast-tracking” a passport in the United States – at least not in a span of days. :P

    Your skin looks amazing, though. I’ve heard a lot of great things about Bourjois foundation on various blogs. Shame it’s not available here in the States!

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  12. I really love how these colours look on you, you’re beautiful! x

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  13. Krystal says:

    Forgive you for what, I love FOTD posts!

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  14. Name says:

    I always LOVE ur lip colors :D

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  15. Jade says:

    I’ve love the look of that palette for YONKS! Self control… waning!!

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