The Makeup, Break Up

Many girls can relate to the words that are about to appear on the screen. “it’s over,” “were done,” “It’s not you, it’s me,” “I didn’t mean to,” “Don’t go, don’t do this.” Including myself. If you are going through that lousy breakup, let me tell you the best products a sad girl can find that won’t leave mascara dripping down your face or leave an imprint in your fake tan. 

To start off, i’m gonna bring my all-time lifesaver, Two Face’s Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara.  No matter if you are swimming or can’t keep the tears up, Two Face’s waterproof mascara has got you covered like no other mascara out there. They sell it for $16.00 at Kohls. 

Boni Tans‘ self-tanner is excellent.  My girlfriend back in high school always looked fricking amazing, and it was because of this gem of a tanner. Her skin was always flawless, and when she let me in on this little secret, I couldn’t keep my mouth shut! It’s pretty tough stuff if you happen to have a hard day.  Compared to other tans, it shouldn’t start fading with water or salty tears.

As soon as the weather creeps up past 75 degrees, I don’t know about other girls, but I know it feels like the foundation is quite literally melting off my face, and no matter what, the red blotch is still showing. So to solve this issue, I just give up and instead opt. for these two products. 

  1. The Wet and Wild Glass Corrector Prime/Base
  2.  Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles Treatment Multi-Use Concealer

Your skin will thank you, and you will feel 10x more comfortable without the feeling of heavy winter foundation sliding off your face.

 Although it is not a makeup product, since this is a beauty article, i’m going to include this little tip: Whenever I decide to wear less makeup or am having a lazy day, I always step it up a notch with my earrings, gold hoops or little dangles make it seem as though I have my shit together even when I quite literally feel like I don’t. Breakups can be hard, but looking amazing makes it a little easier to manage. 

Tinted chapstick is my best friend all summer long. I tend to favor Burt’s Bees because, as a pacific northwest homebody, it is in almost every store you could possibly go to. It is made with all-natural ingredients, so you don’t have to worry about putting any toxic chemicals on your skin.  

Hopefully, I helped out someone reading this article in a simple but effective way. I found a quote from Virginia Woolf, and it hit a soft spot for me, and this article would be an excellent place for it to rest.  

“No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself. 


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