Makeup and Beauty

Daily makeup adjustments as a blonde

So once I went blonde, I immediately realized I would have to make a few adjustments to my makeup routine. With dark hair, I could play up the contrast of pink cheeks and blue-red lipstick with my pale skin. But going blonde brought out the natural redness in my skin. That redness I didn’t want.

As well, my eyebrows are significantly darker than my hair now, which can be tricky to pull off unless you have the right makeup.

My old makeup consisted of bright pink blush, black eyeliner, and lots of dark browns and blacks for shadows. This doesn’t work well for me as a blonde because the natural redness is already brought out, plus the darker shades are too harsh of a contrast.

My new makeup has transformed into peachier, golden shades, with a little bronzer thrown in to mute redness, concealer to help keep shadows and blemishes covered, and brown liner and mascara to soften everything. Using black shadows and mascara when I already have dark eyes and brows brings out the shadows under my eyes and makes them look deep set.

I think using concealer has been the biggest change. That, and switching to coral/orange toned lipstick instead of using blue tones.

I am still totally in love with blonde hair!!! It’s SO fun, and hilarious how many people don’t recognize me.
How are you all doing on this gorgeous sunny Monday?

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