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my makeup routine

My makeup routine is very basic. I start with a Dermablend No 55 bronze foundation by Vichy and follow it up with some loose powder by Marcelle. After that I line my eyelids with some black pencil and apply lipstick and that’s about it.

I cannot overstate enough how a good foundation helps and it doesn’t hurt that I have had 6 treatments of laser hair removal on my face which hurt like the devil. I have decided that the amount of growth now is just right for me and seeing that it will be eventually go white I have no need for further interventions.

I can be ready as Joanna is about 15 minutes and have it down to an art form from sheer practice. Of course I am aiming from an everyday presentation and not for anything fancy so this minimalist approach works.

As you have seen in the last picture I posted I use a very short wig which I find looks better on middle aged women and is more complementary to my particular shape of face.

I tend to stick to either pearl or diamond earrings to finish the look and I am out the door.


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