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Better This Way (Chapter Five)

The calm before the storm. The sweetness before the angst. God, the feels, THE FEELS!

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ADDITIONAL CHAPTERS HERE

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Peter’s heat started three days later, and other than a short text a few days ago from Wade saying that he took an out of town ‘job’,  he hadn’t heard from the Alpha since their conversation on the roof.

So he told himself not to be too emotional about it, gathered all his supplies and engaged the extra locks on all his doors. Windows were bolted shut and curtains closed. He pulled his favorite toy– a long dildo with a big knot at the base– from his dresser and put it on the end table next to several bottles of water and some protein bars. A waterproof liner over his mattress but under his favorite sheets, and all the blankets tossed into the corner of the room. He’d just sweat through them anyway, and no sense adding to the laundry pile.

Peter kept looking at his phone, kept thinking about calling Wade, or even texting him, because at this point just a message from the Alpha would make him feel better. But eventually he tossed the phone into his closet and threw an arm over his head. It was already almost midnight, nearly pitch black in his room and Peter wished he could just sleep, wished he could just pass out for a few hours to make this part go faster.

Pre-heat–the hours of his body temperature slowly rising, of the ache inside him growing steadily worse, of the arousal that started out as a low buzz and then became something like a scream in his head—

He wished he could just sleep through it.
Or have someone to sit with him through it.
But if Wade wanted to be here he would have been here. He wouldn’t have taken a fucking job somewhere. He would have—

Tap tap tap.

Peter frowned, but chalked the noise up to a mouse or something. This apartment was better than the last place he lived, but still kind of a shit-hole. Mice were to be expected.

Tap tap tap.

No, that was definitely his window.

Peter rolled out of bed, slipped into a pair of shorts and pulled the curtains away from the window, peering out into the dark, grateful for his perfect night vision.

“Oh.” his mouth fell open. “Oh.”

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sinewaverider  asked:

Hi! Do you have any tips to prevent liquid eyeliner from smudging onto the eyelid? Especially for all-day wearing. Thanks :)

When it comes to getting the perfect winged liner it can take a fair amount of time to perfect and it is often not without the help of cotton tips and eye makeup remover. If getting your eyeliner perfect wasn’t frustrating enough on its own, having it smudge all over the place after a couple of hours after applying certainly is.

Use a good eyelid primer (and set it!)

Even if you don’t plan on wearing any eyeshadow, an eyelid/shadow primer is something that can really benefit  you if you have issues with mascara and eyeliner smudging. I’m obsessed with the NARS Pro-Prime Smudge-Proof Eyeshadow Primer because it mattifies the eyelids and keeps everything in place. I also recommend setting your eyeshadow primer with a bit of loose powder or sheer eyeshadow in a beige shade, this will help further lock the primer into place so your liner will stay longer.

Use a waterproof, long-wearing eyeliner

This is something that is relatively obvious, but if you tend to have issues with oiliness on the eyelids/makeup smudging you should be using an eyeliner that has exception staying power. I swear by the Stila Stay All Day Liquid Liner, it comes in a variety of shades and stays put through heat and humidity. There are drugstore brands that do great liquid liners, but if you’re after intense staying power it’s not really worth wasting your time (or money) with them.

Set Your Eyeliner

If you’re using a liquid liner it’s probably because you want a beautiful, crisp clean liner, in which case this tip might not be for you. If you don’t mind a softer effect to your eyeliner and eye makeup then you can really benefit you. After applying your liquid liner, use a small brush to apply some black eyeshadow directly over the top of the liquid, tracing the shape carefully. This will help get rid of any of the moisture in the eyeliner and make it drier and therefore less likely to smudge.

Set Your Concealer

You’re probably thinking “huh,  I have issues with my eyeliner not my concealer?” but if smudging eye makeup is a big issue for you, setting your concealer underneath your eyes may just fix that. Eye makeup (especially mascaras and eyeliners) tend to be attracted to creamy products on the face such as concealers.

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Dawning in Dust: Part X

Thanks to all of you readers who have sent asks and shown this story love. Special thanks to @lenny9987 for the beta ❤️

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Breakfast was a quiet affair. Jamie and Ian were out with the tenants completing the never ending winter prep list. Young Jamie had woken Jenny up a few hours earlier, which meant that the latter was already halfway through today’s do list by the time Claire came downstairs to eat. Mrs. Crook, the housekeeper and main cook, came and cleared away the remaining breakfast dishes, firmly insisting that Claire not lift a finger to help as she was a guest. Not wanting to cause waves, Claire bundled up and prepared to go outside.

She emerged from the warmth of the Lallybroch manor house, breath stolen by the wind and freezing rain coming down outside. On mainland Europe, rain would have been met with shelter lock downs and chemical tests due to the toxin contamination in the food and water supplies. Not for the first time, she was grateful for a full belly and more than adequate shelter to return to each night.

She made her way toward the barn to meet Jamie, shrugging to keep the knit scarf Jenny had given her as high as possible. Shivering with cold and a slight case of nerves, she trudged through the mud as fast as she could without slipping. The barn’s large sliding door was half way open and she could see the horses champing on their breakfasts or pacing in their stalls. With the dark clouds and rain outside, it only took a few blinks for Claire’s eyes to adjust to the dimness inside.

There was something about the scents of the hay, manure, and animals that stopped Claire. She stood, eyes closed, breathing in slowly and listening to the shuffling of hoofed feet and the patter of rain on the roof. Maybe it reminded her of her world travels with Uncle Lamb. Maybe it was the thought of caring for other living things; each inhabitant of this estate coexisting for survival. Maybe it was feeling close to the earth; dirt and plants and life remaining despite the explosive destruction of civilization.

“Morning Sassenach,” a quiet voice said beside her.

The corners of her mouth turned up, but she didn’t open her eyes yet. She could feel him, his large presence standing so close that his natural heat radiated into her own flesh. Her heart thumped, blood surging strong and sure through her veins as the moment of peace passed over her. Jamie didn’t move or say anything; he just was along with her and time and the moment. Sighing contentedly, Claire opened her eyes and looked up at him.

“Good morning.”

“Did ye sleep well?” he asked, looking her over carefully.

“Yes, eventually. You?”

“Aye, eventually.”

They smiled at each other for a moment before Jamie coughed and turned slightly toward the exit.

“Are ye ready to see yer surprise?”

Claire eyed him dubiously and he laughed.

Dinna fash. Come, it’s this way.“

He held out his hand and she took it, feeling nervous. In truth, Claire tossed and turned after Jamie left her room last night. Deep sleep was interrupted by flashes of dreams and memories; her mother singing; Claire and Frank on their wedding day; the last letter she’d ever received from him; Claire running, unable to find whatever it was she was looking for; Jamie, down the hallway sleeping.

She twined her fingers with his as they headed back outside, walking fast to keep up with his long stride. He wore his tartan coat today, the curls of his auburn hair escaping the grey beanie on his head.

"Are you keeping your bandages dry?” she asked, eying the crimson fabric that was darkening at the shoulders from the rain. She saw his cheek curl and thought he must be smiling.

“Aye. There’s a waterproof liner inside my coat. Besides,” he looked down at her, moving her hand and tucking it into the curve of his elbow, “I dinna want to get my arse skelped for going against doctor’s orders now do I?”

Claire gave him a look and nudged him gently with her shoulder. While he was up and about every day, she noticed the stiffness in the way he still carried himself.

“I’m not a doctor, but I’m glad you know who’s in charge.”

Jamie made a Scottish noise of amusement and led her to a small outbuilding. It was no more than a large shed, but she could tell that the two windows on either side of the door had recently been washed. The door was open, the smell of lemon wafting out into the cold air.

“In there,” he said, releasing her so she could go inside first.

The room had been freshly scrubbed down. Claire briefly took in the many shelves and storage boxes along the walls before her eyes caught the object on the table. Her fingers were touching it before she even had a thought, the smooth worn wood of the old medicine chest like velvet against her fingers. She looked up at Jamie, questioning, and saw his look of nervous anticipation.

“Open it,” he encouraged.

Claire pulled the latch open and lifted the lid.

“Jamie!” she said, a delighted grin spreading over her face.

She touched the contents of the chest, sterile medicaments, herbs in old fashioned glass bottles, and simple surgical instruments, most of them hospital grade.

“Here, there’s more,” Jamie said, encouraged by her enthusiasm. He opened the front, revealing tiny drawers filled with pre packaged sutures and needles.

“The hospital in Broch Morda was in disuse,” he explained, watching her as she started making a mental inventory of the new supplies. “The local tenants divided the remaining medicinals. I’d have grabbed the more advanced instruments but I didna think we’d have anyone who would ken how to use them properly, even if we could fix their coding.”

”This was in the Medical Director’s office,” he went on, nodding at the chest. “I couldna bear to leave a piece of history behind so I took it. Now, I’m especially glad I did.”

Claire met his eyes, a happy flush to her cheeks and eyes clouding over slightly with moisture.

"Do ye like it?” he asked, searching her face.

“Yes, it’s wonderful!” she replied, with feeling.

“It suits ye, Sassenach,” he said, the corners of his mouth turning up. “I hope this space will be sufficient for your doctoring.”

She blinked, then looked around the room.

“You… you mean this is for me to use?”

“Ye’ll need privacy to do some of the things that need done, aye? I thought this would be a nice spot for it. Close to the house but out of the way. It’ll be warm. I asked Ross to make sure it was well insulated. There’s a solar panel up top to give ye light whenever ye need it.”

Claire stared at him. Jamie’s ruddy brows drew together.

“Will it not work Claire? Perhaps another space would-”

“No!” she exclaimed, placing a protective hand on the surface that would become the examination table. “No Jamie, it’s perfect. Truly.”

Jamie’s shoulders relaxed at this.

“It…” Claire paused, looking up at him. “I don’t know how to thank you. You.. everyone.. has been so kind.”

Jamie nodded, moving closer as she processed what she was going to say. She felt exposed and vulnerable… and yet, perfectly safe with him. Jamie Fraser knew her on a level no one else had ever had and she knew he would give her all the time she needed. The thought sped up her heart, her pulse racing strong and sure through her body as he leaned closer. He put a hand over hers and squeezed lightly, causing her to look up at him from under her eye lashes.

Blue, slanted eyes gazed back at her, fathomless and open as she’d ever seen them. She could feel his own pulse in her hand, racing along with hers as he chose whatever words he was about to say. He stood tall in front of her and took a shaky breath. Claire met his eyes and, for the first time in a long while, was ready and willing to be a part of whatever it was he was about to offer.

“Claire..” he started.

“Milord!”

Claire jumped, pulling her hand out from under Jamie’s as a young boy flew into the room. He had bright blue eyes and wild, curly hair. He was also drenched from the rain and slipping on the freshly washed floor in his haste.

“Fergus, calmez-vous lad,” Jamie admonished as he grabbed the young man by the shoulders to steady him.

“Kincaid and I have just returned from Leoch,” Fergus reported in a heavy French accent.

Claire saw that he was breathing fast, muscles taut like a bow string. Jamie noticed too and started to tense himself.

“What’s amiss then?” he asked.

“It’s your uncle, Milord. He’s coming.”

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I’m sorry but this photo cracked me up so much I HAD to draw it!!!

@wraithvine apologies it’s a bit(very) sketchy, my mechanical pencil died half-way through and I was helping out a fete, and thus unable to continue ଵ˛̼ଵ

(The other Sona thing was just a 10 second doodle to test out my new waterproof fine-liner and white gel pen that arrived this morning - they’re SO MUCH BETTER THAN MY OLD ONES adklsk All I gotta do now is wait for my watercolour sketchbook to arrive!!! ( • ̀ω•́  )✧)

Bee’s Modest Art Arsenal

I made a comprehensive list of all the stuff I typically use to make art as of right now. It’s not meant to be an end-all-be-all for art supplies by any means, just… stuff I like! And it’s largely affordable whenever possible, yay!!! Some of my favorite art products I find completely on accident or in unlikely places so never be afraid to give it a shot if it calls to you! My list is under the cut, and ofc, all photos are not mine and used purely for educational purposes.

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secondstar-acorn  asked:

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF CONTOUR ALEXA GOD DAMMIT WHY IS EYELINER NECESSARY WHY DO EYEBROWS NEED TO BE FILLED WHY SO MANY LAYERS OF FACE COLOURED CREAM WHAT IS LIP LINER AND WHY IS IT NECESSARY DO PEOPLE CONTOUR THEIR EARS WHY DO PEOPLE ONSESS OVER THE PERFECT RED LIP ABD SMOKY EYE AND WHY PRAY TELL DO VEINS LOOK GREEN

Prepare yourself, this is long.

1.) Contour: To accentuate your features. You can place a brown color that is a few shades darker than your natural skintone in the hollows of your cheeks, your temples, above your forehead to make your face seem smaller, various places on your nose depending on the look you want - although my nose is impossible to contour I’ve been trying for a year - , the crease of your eyelids (thats just eyeshadow dont worry), and your jawline. 

Tips: If you're just starting to wear makeup and want to contour then use a shade that isn’t too dark. It’ll be easier to blend into to your skin. Personally, I don’t use bronzers like a lot of people do (bronzers make you tan) to contour because I don’t like the look. I actually use a gray toned brown, which will make some people shriek but I feel like it looks like more of a natural shadow.

What Do I Use:
I use an LA COLORS Brow Palette from ROSS $7???(we’re on a budget okay)

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qsLJArkAe4

2.) Eyeliner: Eyeliner is not necessary. Makeup is not necessary. It’s just hella fun. The usual way to do eyeliner is to make your eyes pop. Like a thin line on the top of your lids, close to your lashline, or tight lining your eyes. (tight lining in putting eyeliner on your lash line. like that thing in movies where they make a weird face and put stuff right on their upper and/or lower lash line.)

Tips: If you have a paler complexion, use brown for a natural look or black for a more prominent look. For deeper skintones, I would recommend dark browns and blacks. If ya feelin’ risky, pop some color on your waterline. I use pink because I have greenish eyes and it makes then more…..there.

What Do I Use?:
Essence Super Fine Felt Tip Liner $3 (waterproof formula is bomb af but use powder on oily lids before applying or it will bleed, if you do that it stays all damn day.)

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kg0fWCGBhA

3.) Eyebrows: The trend is to have fuller eyebrows. While I already have full brows, they just kind of…. go everywhere. So I give them a shape. Sometimes it’s a dark and dramatic arch, or sometimes it’s a soft straight brow. Depends on the natural shape of your brows and how you like them.

Tips: Unless you dye your hair black, don’t use black for your brows. I dye my hair the blackest black I can find and I still use a dark gray. For beginners, try a pencil or brow gel first. Brow gels are light mascaras but for your brows. They hold the shape in place, give the hairs color, and/or make ya eyebrows look fuller.

What Do I Use?:
Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz (pencil) in Granite $21
NYX Pomade in Black $7

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DoXCvp5a3g

4.) Face-Colored-Cream aka Foundation: This is used to even out your skintone. It comes in several forms: Liquid, Cream (thicker form of liquid, often gives fuller coverage), and Powder. There is also a thing called concealer, which is more pigmented foundation that you can use on places your foundation doesn’t cover. If you wear foundation, then consider one for your skin type. Matte helps oily skin and luminous helps dry skin.

Tips: Have someone else match your foundation/concealer you know has experience with makeup and can help you get the perfect match. I go with friends or a beauty store will always have someone to help you. I haven’t done this in particular, but if you bring foundations you already have or samples to someone working to counter at a beauty store, they will probably help match you. Hopefully.

What Do I Use?:
MAC Studio Fix in NC15 $27 (Matte but not matte enough for this oil slick)
Maybelline Dream Cushion in Porcelain $13 (Luminous but not dewy)
Maybelline Fit Me Matte and Poreless in Porcelain $8 (Matte and actually helps my skin)
Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer in Light Pale $6
NYX HD Studio Photogenic in 4.5 $7
Rimmel Stay Matte Powder $5
Cody Airspun in Translucent $5 

I HAVE OILY SKIN BTW SO THOSE ARE GOOD FOR OILY SKIN!!!!

Link for Pale Skin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5v6QdzXg464
Link for Medium Skin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94efRhR3UCM
Link for Deep Skin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbX5ETj4sXQ

4.) Lip Liner: Honestly, lip liner just helps map out the shape of your lips so it’s easier to fill them in with lipstick. I use it to slightly overdraw my lips for a fuller affect.

Tips: You don’t have to use this. Just find a shade that matches your lipstick and go. I sometimes use lip liner over my entire lips and put a balm over it. Acts like a stain.

What Do I Use?:
Loreal Infalliable line of Lip Liners $3
NYX Suede Lip Liners $5

Link for People Who Don’t Have A Deeper Skintone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjTrbcjmktw
Link for People Who Do I Have Friends Who Try and Come To My White Ass and I’m Like “Uhhhh” : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WC_7ekcaSI

5.) Ear Contouring: Is a thing that practically no one does cause it’s literally just concealing the redness in your ears. No clue why they called it contouring. I will not leave a link for this because I think it’s stupid.

6.) A red lip and smokey eye are classics in the beauty community so of course, everyone wants to be good at them. I actually hate red on me so I can’t help you there. Also, I don’t do natural smokey eyes.

Tips: Blend. If you think you’re done, you’re wrong. Keep blending.

Link for Natural Smokey Eye: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1Td4lMMCiE
Link for Intense Smokey Eye: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dF_iBT4KgvM
Link for Red Lip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I104Fof_Kwo

7.) Undertones: A good way to understand your skin’s undertones is to look at your wrist and see if your veins are blue, green, or in between. Blue means cool toned, Green means warm toned, in between mean neutral. Having a foundation that matches your undertone really helps it blend into your skin and appear natural and flawless. That method is not always accurate btw, so it’s a good idea to have a professional or ya local trash for beauty help you out.

Links for Pale People: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ImBGGKazs4
Links for Darker People: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Z_fYGC7uC4

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Got anymore Makeup/Skincare questions? Send me stuff! I’ll try!

anonymous asked:

Do you know any eyeliner that does not smudge AT ALL? I have oily eyelids and not matter what kind of eyeliner I use it always smudges, even when the eyeliner says it waterproof and even when I use primer or power. Do you have any tips or recommendations?

Hi! My advice would depend on what type of eyeliner look you are going for (winged vs lining waterline), but in general I would say liquid liner would be your best bet. Liquid formulas aren’t made to be smudged, as opposed to pencil/gel formulas which are made to be smudged. I tried to recommend some pencil and liquid liners, but in general I find that eyeliner will eventually smudge on the waterline no matter what. There are definitely eyeliners that will last on the lid though. If you’re looking for eyeliners to use on the waterline, I would highly recommend you to buy eyeliners from Asian brands because they are a lot more durable than Western liners. 

Liquid 

For liquid liners, I prefer brush tips for their precision but a beginner might want to try felt tips instead since they are generally less flimsy.

  • Kat Von D Tattoo Liner (Brown): This is my favorite brown liner bc it’s dark and looks natural, I haven’t found another similar brown (let me know if anyone has!). The formula is good, but one issue is that once it’s dry, you can’t draw over the previous liner without it flaking up and picking up the old liner. The black is good too, and it’s easily available for those who live outside Asia.
  • Clio Waterproof Brush Liner Kill Black: In my experience this is the most durable/long lasting of all the liners I’ve tried. It’s slightly more long lasting than the Kiss Me liner and more waterproof, so if you want durability I would recommend this. One issue I always have is the packaging always flakes off, so I would recommend painting it with nail polish or taping it up. Otherwise the packaging will leave black flakes all over your makeup and face. Also, I would only recommend the color black because the brown is rather light and tends to look a little unnatural on the lid.

Pencil/Gel

  • Bbia Last Auto Gel Eyeliner (Brownie): This is a nice overall pencil liner. It’s cheap and lasts well in the waterline. I like this brown color and use it on the lash line as well. Like most pencil liners it’ll dry out after a couple months, but overall it is good. There is a sharpener in the lid but it gets clogged easily so I prefer to sharpen it by drawing on a piece of paper (it’s a twist up stick formula).
  • Espoir Color Painting Waterproof Eye Pencil (Womanizer):  This would be my personal recommendation for a pencil eyeliner. It’s very creamy, black, long lasting, and waterproof. I use this the most out of all my pencil liners and have bought many. It also is meant to be smudged (comes with a smudger) so this is a good choice if you want a more diffused eyeliner look.

-Admin T :)

anonymous asked:

Question with the home birth, bro, and sorry if it's too personal: WHAT do you birth on? Like has the midwife provided a special chair and towels, or do you just choose some old linens thinking "ehhh...I hated this colour anyway, and they're from my asshole aunt Frankie." Sorry if this is weird or inappropriate. Peace and blessings to you, Alex, and the little guy.

It’s literally just waterproof liners and old towels and sheets. But a lot of home births are done in a birthing pool - that’s what I’m having.

Yet another ulta haul, I wanted to go to sephora but I’ll just go tomorrow. Hit up another ulta too.

St Tropez Mitt . 7
Too Faced PB&J x4 . 144
Too Faced Love Flush Palette x2 . 72
Too Faced La Creme Lipstick x3 . 66
Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons . 49
Too Faced Cocoa Contour . 40
Stila Lipsticks x2 . 48
Ralph Lauren Tender Romance . 94
Benefit Cheekathon x2 . 116
IT Cosmetics Brush Set . 40
Exuviance Triple Microdermabrasion . 72
Buxom Lip Polish . 20
Too Faced Lip Injection Extreme . 30
Tweezers x3 . 15
Smashbox Full Exposure Mini . 24
Tarte Tarteist Mini . 21
Urban Decay Lip Liner . 20
NYX Lip Liner x3 . 12
UD Grind house . 10
NYX Matte White Liner . 7
NYX White Felt Tip Liner . 10
NYX Full Throttle Lipstick x2 . 16
Lashes . 5
Individual Lashes . 10
Individual Lash Glue . 7
Essence Lash Princess . 5
UD Heavy Metal Liner x3 . 60
Essence Shadow . 4
NYX Contour Duo . 10
ABH Dipbrow Pomade . 18
Essence Waterproof Liner x2 . 7

Savings $1,059

Finally broke 1k !!!!

Say something! Lmao. Wuddddd up pop?!?!

💌 shopping trip w my bestie

💌 sephora
- anastasia beverly hills brow wiz (chocolate): 21
- anastasia beverly hills dipbrow pomade (chocolate): 18
- kat von d waterproof tattoo liner (trooper): 20

💌 macy’s
- marc jacobs perfume rollerball (decadence): 29

💌 bath and body works
- c.o. bigelow all-purpose rose salve: 5.50

💌 total: 93.50

Toudou Jinpachi make up tutorial

So I got a ton of compliments at Sakura Con on my make up for everyone’s favourite sleeping beauty Toudou Jinpachi. So I thought I would share what I did with the world! This will be very long, so I’m gonna go ahead and put it under a Read More after step 3 or 4 or something.

Things I Used:
-so many make up brushes (spooley brush, liner brush, powder brush, make up sponge, domed shadow brush, lip liner brush)
-NARS creamy concealer in Chantilly
-Urban Decay powder foundation in Fair Neutral
-Urban Decay: Naked On The Run palette
-Urban Decay: Naked Basics 2 palette
-Urban Decay: 24/7 glide on eye pencil in Perversion
-Urban Decay mascara Perversion
-Stila: Stay All Day waterproof liquid liner in Intense Black
-NYX Wonder Pencil in WP01 Light/Clair
-Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water
-Burts Bees chapstick
-CeraVe moisturizer
-Reference pictures!!! (I recommend one of the character, and one of another fellow cosplayer who’s make up you really like if you can find one!)

The make up I use is all rather high end stuff (perks of working at ULTA), but go ahead and use whatever similar products you have! Just make sure your shadows and contours and bronzers don’t have shimmer or anything, make everything matte! Cheap brands I recommend are ELF Cosmetics and NYX Cosmetics. You can find ELF at Target, I believe they also have NYX products…but ULTA has a far larger selection of NYX products. I think most drugstores also have a pretty average selection for NYX…go ahead and browse around!

FIRST STEP: MOISTURIZE YOUR SKIN

Wash your face and moisturize with your favourite moisturizer (Cera Ve is my favourite), also apply any acne medication you may use at this point. Also put on your chapstick now and let it soak in while you do the rest of your face. Put on your wig cap to avoid messing up your make up later! It also keeps your hair out of your face.
(*edit: I forgot to mention, if you also have a foundation primer USE IT HERE. I use the Smashbox Primer Water because my skin is super sensitive and reacts badly to any primer with silicone in it, which is most facial primers. All sorts of primers give different results, so go ahead and try some if you’re interested! They keep your foundation nice and even and provide a good base to put your concealer and foundation onto. They of course aren’t required, but a nice little bonus if you can afford them and find one that works well for you and your skin!)

SECOND STEP: CONCEAL

Conceal all of your blemishes! I have a ton of them.

THIRD STEP: FOUNDATION

Apply your favourite foundation! I would recommend using your favourite matte foundation. Also be sure to cover your ears! Ears get red too. Don’t forget your neck either. If you use a liquid foundation, or a BB cream or CC cream then make sure to set it all with a powder when your done, to make sure it doesn’t melt off your face during the con or during photo shoots. I recommend the ELF High Definition Powder, it’s super cheap and can be found at Target.

FOURTH STEP: BRONZE AND CONTOUR

Apply your bronzer, apply it to your temples, along your hairline, under your cheekbones and along your jaw.

A tip when applying bronzer and contouring for a guy, is to apply your bronzer and concealer in this pattern. Under your cheekbone, but bring it down towards your jaw. JUST MAKE SURE TO BLEND BLEND BLEND IT ALL OUT.

(This is where a bunch of pictures start to happen so the rest is under a Read More tab)

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5 Alternatives to Black Eyeliner

Black eyeliner is great for adding drama to any look, creating razor sharp lines and giving loads of definition, but on a day to day basis or on someone with light features, it can often look a little heavy…

Brown

Browns often get a bad rep with eyeliner, but they’re actually one of  my favourite shades to use. A dark blackened brown gives a lot of definition, but is slightly softer than black, a light, a dusty brown gives a hint of definition and looks especially flattering on those with light features and a deep brown with flecks of shimmer flatters all eye colours and adds a little edge to your standard liner. Try: Too Faced Perfect Eyes Waterproof Liner in Perfect Espresso, L’Oreal Super Liner Silkissime Eyeliner in Brown Temptation

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lil baby haul with happyhappylittledog 🌟💫🌟💫🌟

GIANT
happy yogis organic superfruits (ew) - $3.79
eos shaving cream- $2.98
neutrogena makeup remover towelettes- $3.97
3d crest white toothpaste- $3.97

SALLY’S
ardell pro lash curler- $6.95
femme couture primer- $6.99
femme couture highlighter- $9.99
femme couture skin tint- $8.79
femme couture pressed powder- $14.99
femme couture bronzer- $15.95
palladio rice paper- $4.99
fingerpaints nail polish- $5.99
real colors waterproof gel eye liner- $5.99
palladio herbal eye liner- $5.99

Saved about $100 🎀🎀🎀

The cheapskate’s art supplies!!

I always get asked what I use to  to draw and all, and I always feel ashamed when replying, because it’s truly nothing fancy. I don’t have money to spend on the good stuff…
Now I’ll share my misery with all of you!

1. Brush pens from Tiger
2. Fountain pen I got at a bookshop in Romania
3. Set of gel pens I found at Ikea (Not waterproof)
4. UniPin fine liners (pretty good and also relatively cheap!)
5. Pelikan blue ink (it’s literally the only ink the sell in my town, I can’t even compare it to something else)
6. Dip pen I got on Ebay 

1. No idea where I got these. (Probably stole them from my sisters)
2. Mala markers I got at Ikea. The colors are very bright and vibrant (perfect if you draw like a preschooler)
3. Giotto colored pencils. (I use these A LOT)

1. Pebeo pocket watercolors (Pretty good, especially if you are broke and just looking at the price of other watercolors makes you cry)
2. Sakura Koi waterbrush I got on Ebay. (I suggest ordering more than one size at once, or you’ll have to wait a month for each brush to arrive at your house and that sucks)

My most precious possessions. My life has led to the moment where I’d have a box full of stationery. My greatest accomplishment. Always have something like this near your desk.

Anyways. I just wanna end with a little note to all you people who just wanna draw and have a good time: you don’t need to buy super expensive stuff to draw. Just learn how to use what’s around you wisely! You are not worth any less of someone who has the possibility to use more expensive tools!

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No offense but I’m living for my contour right now 👌🏼👏🏼🙌🏼

✨DETAILS // ig: @tmbmakeup
💫FACE: Maybelline Fit Me Foundation in 110 and Fit Me Concealers in 15 (highlight) and 30 (contour/bronze), Elf Contour Kit ashy brown, NYC Sunnt Bronzer, The Balm Mary Loumanizer, BH Cosmetocs Six Color Contour Kit peachy shade (blush), Jesse’s Girl Pure Pigment Eye Dust in Sparkle Gold (cheekbones)
💫EYES: Morphe 35B Palette matte yellow, Jesse’s Girl Pure Pigment Eye Dusts in Sparkle Gold (inner corner/socket, browbone, & lid) and Sunset Cactus (inner socket & above brow), Kiss Tapered End Lash in Pretty, Smashbox Waterproof Liner in Raven, Jordana Best Lash Extreme Volumizing Mascara
💫LIPS: Morphe 35B Palette matte yellow, Jesse’s Girl Pure Pigment Eye Dusts in Sunset Cactus, Sparkle Gold, and Starshine, Jesse’s Girl Glow Stix Lip Gloss in Tangerine

mymomfoundmypreviousaccount  asked:

Hey! Do you have any tips for removing mascara/ eyebrow makeup without losing any lashes/ eyebrow hairs? My eyebrows arent thick anymore!

Mascara, Eyeliner, Brow Pencil, Brow Gel… We put our eyes & face through a lot to get gorgeous looking makeup. Whilst some makeup is still prone to smudging and moving about all over the place, nowadays technology has meant that makeup is both incredibly long-wearing and difficult to remove and that’s not even necessarily waterproof products…

Layer Waterproof Products

If you insist on wearing waterproof, long wearing products try layering them on-top of regular, non waterproof products. Applying a coat of regular mascara and then a waterproof mascara means that the waterproof mascara will grip onto your regular mascara and not your lashes, making it easier to remove. This also works well for eyeliner and brow products too. As for lashes, tubular mascaras work really well if you want waterproof mascara without lash damage, just hop into the shower, and gently use your thumb and index finger to “wiggle” off the mascara (it will come off in tiny little tubes)

Use an Oil

We’ve often been taught to keep oil as far away as possible from our faces, but oils are actually one of the best things for your skin. When dealing with stubborn eye makeup an oil really is the best way to go as waterproof products are designed to withstand water, not oil. Just massage a cleansing oil (regular olive oil does the trick too) over your eyes and into your lashes to help break-up makeup. If you’re not a fan of directly using oil on your skin try an oil-based makeup remover like Trilogy Very Gentle Makeup Be Gone Cleansing Balm.

Double Cleanse

After removing the bulk of your makeup with an oil (or good makeup remover) it’s a good idea to go in with another cleanser, this will remove any oily residue and help to balance out your skin and leave it feeling fresh and clean. I’m a big fan of micellar waters because they’re gentle, yet effective (you’d be surprised at how much makeup is left on your skin from your first cleanse after using this) Bioderma Sensibio h2o is my preferred micellar water.

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I hope I was able to help you and if you need anything else feel free to ask. 

If any product you use irritates you discontinue use immediately. 

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Imagine 15: Matt Nicholls & Oli Sykes

Oh Em Geez. Heh :3 Could you do one where you’re Oli’s sister & Matt(Nicholls) likes you c: & he wants to go out with you but Oli is really protective and he wont allow it. And like you hear Matt talking to Lee about how beautiful he thinks you are and all of that!! You both start dating behind Oli’s back and like he finds out by walking in on you both about to do..‘it’ for the first time.-. He get’s pissed but then realizes how much Matt cares for you and everybody lives happily ever after :)

(Hey loves, I’m getting better at this updating thing! Still not as good as I used to be but I’m trying :) Anywho, I’m not huge into writing smut atm so I’m sorry if that’s what you guys were really looking for but I’m kinda getting out of that phase now. Idk if/when I’ll be into it again. Sorry, but enjoy! OH! And in this Y/N is two years younger than Oli. xx)

Y/N’s tour visit outfit:

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WORTH THE HYPE: Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner

Given that I try new products all the time in my role as a beauty blogger, I critique products to the extreme so it  takes a lot for me to declare something a “holy grail” item. Some products just do not pass the mark when it comes to quality, Stila’s Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner is not one of these products. It can be difficult to find an eyeliner that has a thin enough tip to create small and precise lines, but Stila somehow managed to create a tip that is extra thin and flexible, but not too thin and flexible, meaning you have the perfect amount of control when applying your eyeliner.  I can only base my experience with this eyeliner on the black shade, but boy does this product have some pigmentation. It’s not pure jet black (which I prefer anyway, I find jet black can look a little harsh) but it’s pretty close too it. I don’t feel the need to go over the line multiple times in order to get it looking intense. As for the staying power, let me start by saying I have oily eyelids, wait, no, scratch that. Extremely oily eyelids. Mascaras and eyeliners are often prone to smudging on me and tend to  transfer into my crease throughout the day. Combine oiliness with hooded eyelids and it can be a struggle to find something that lasts. Stila’s Stay All Day Liner, however, does just that, it stays all day, every day. I can apply my eyeliner in the morning and it will still be in its perfect glory when I go to remove it in the evening, no smudging, no flaking, no smearing, no transferring and no fading. Some may argue that Kat Von D’s Tattoo Liner is better, but for me Stila Stay All Day is my ultimate fave.

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