I’ve clipped my wings. When I say wings, I mean my winged eyeliner. I don’t wear it anymore on a daily basis.
I’ve worn thick lines on my eyes since I got my first eyeliner pencil. Needless to say, it got old, way too time consuming and I started looking like a raccoon. Do I love a good winged eyeliner, YES! Do I love it EVERY DAY? No.
What I’ve found since not wearing so much eyeliner is that I appreciate the natural look more. With some mascara and maybe a little highlighter, my eyes pop and are much brighter. I also have more time and honestly, 100% less frustration when doing makeup, because hey, not all lines are even. More importantly, I’d much rather focus on my skin (shocker). A great skin care routine, the perfect foundation and blush can do some serious damage…in a good way.
I’m all about an open and clean look with a pop of color on the lips lately. A little heavy on the highlighter, but please let me live my best life. In someways it reflects today’s general style. Minimal with a little something.
Just from laying off the eyeliner since February, I feel more confident and less dependent on makeup. Is it weird I feel free in a way?