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Stepping Stone

By Duffy. Sigh.. The way she sings this song is just so pretty! I know some people say her voice is too annoying to listen to repeatedly, but I really like it..

Gah.. Who blogs at 4:10am? Stupid insomnia.

Sooo.. A girlie that I work with asked me when I was painting my nails again.. And I said within my few days off.. And I asked her what colours I should use.. She picked blue - wanted something with two shades of blue. Done.

I actually found a youtube video for this look.. But I changed it up a bit because I wanted it to be different. BUT! I did - you know what.. Scope the photo of what I used first:

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Notice the bobby pin? Yeah..

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P.S - Sorry I always snap photos before cleanup.. So yucky!!


The dots were made with a bobby pin! How neato is that? I kind of like youtube and all the little tips and tricks I find! I was going to order some of those dotting/marbelizing tools.. But for now this works. I am trying to be good and pay off some stuff before going back to school.. When all I want to do is spend money on nail polish and makeup.. and books! UGH! /endrant

Well.. I spose I should get some shut eye before shopping tomorrow.. err.. today!

Oh.. And just a quick snap of my make up from the evening.. I liked it.. I mean, considering I haven't been doing my make up too often anymore.. But anyways!

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Haha, hopefully my mug doesn't scare anyone away!

I ussssed -
Face:
-Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Loose Powder in Creamy Natural (even though it is a smidge too dark)
-B Vain Blush + Highlighter in Wink
-Loreal Extra Volume Collagen Mascara

Eyes:
-UDPP
-MAC Rice Paper
-MAC Embark
-MAC Woodwinked
-Random White Pencil
-MAC Blacktrack Fluidline

Quite the update huh.. I guess maybe I should try to do it more often. OH! And the concert was amazing! Dream fulfilled :D

Comments

Velvet said…
That's such a pretty mani! I love the color blue. Awww...you look sooo pretty,nice make up too!
Lucy said…
Love the manicure! Very cute and I love the blue. I love Duffy's voice. It's nice to hear a more unusual voice. I can't stand the Brittany type voices. Makes me want to scream! I don't like that genre of music anyway. I'm sure there are plenty of people up with you at 4AM. I'm up any time day or night. I'm glad I have a computer to fill my time.

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