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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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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