No Makeup

Tuesday I was in quite a rush. I ran outside and took pictures with my face down because I hadn’t put makeup on yet, and then ran out of the house without applying makeup and (accidentally) without my makeup bag.  While I don’t wear a lot of makeup, realizing I was out and about without any, felt a little like showing up to a party waaaaaaaaaaay under-dressed.  I did not like it.

I like to hide behind a bit of makeup: concealer and blush.  These two things make me feel better.  As the day wore on, I kind of forgot about it and realized it wasn’t so bad.  That is, until I got home.  And looked in the mirror.  Yikes.  Note to self:  make time for makeup.  Always.  Have you ever done this?  How did you feel?

I am wearing an 81 Poppies top, JBrand skinnies, Urban Outfitters shoes that said they were coral, but obviously are orange, and Kenneth Jay Lane earrings.

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10 responses to “No Makeup

  1. Mamavalveeta03

    I love the combo of orange and grey. Perfect “pop” of color! (Weird little aside: I’m still wearing my “darko sandal/bootie” for my foot that had surgery, but I have to get my little dose of fashion in there. So, I had an orange pedi and I wear my orange ballet flat on my right foot and my sandal with my orange toenails on the left! It’s quite a converation piece!!)

  2. I love orange, so I have no complaints about those shoes – they look fabulous.

    I apparently ran out of the house without makeup today as well – but I didn’t even notice until I read your post and couldn’t remember putting any on today!

  3. Gorgeous blouse! I love how you make simple so very elegant!
    Whenever I run an errand without makeup I feel as if everyone is staring at me like I’m some sort of deformed monster. I know it’s all in my head…well, at least I hope it is!

  4. Seriously, I need my makeup! I will be late before skipping makeup! (But I bet you were gorgeous anyway!)

  5. Perfect drapey blouse…shot of bold brights to anchor the look…Love this ensemble! Simple, but super chic! Thanks for sharing!

    xo-Julie

    Haute Khuuture Blog

  6. great pop of color with those shoes and that gray top is fabulous! i fluctuate, sometimes i’m all about my make-up and then i get lazy and won’t wear it for months. the worst though is when i’m not wearing make up and people say “you look tired.” uh…thanks?

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  7. love the combo with the bright shoe! I did this on wednesday for a trunk show. I wore the grey 81 Poppies dress with a bright yellow shoe! So fun!
    xoxo
    Michelle

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