Wednesday, February 25, 2009

I'm an artiste

I was up too late last night and struggled to get out of bed this morning. So, in an effort to save time, I brought my make up into work with me. I'm here first each morning and have plenty of time to start the coffee and do a little facial magic.

Except, when I opened my little bag I discovered that I had forgotten to grab my brushes. Shit. Deep breath. OK. Foundation and eye shadow can be done by hand. But powder - blush - brow powder and eyeliner... Double shit.

And this is where things got freaky y'all.
I found a very small piece of gauze in our first aid kit.
And I found tampons.

The gauze caught just enough powder to dust it on my face without getting clumpy. WIN.

The tampons: I pulled them out of their little cardboard tubes and pulled it apart. There's a ton of material there ladies! Then I cut it up into little cotton pads for the blush and brows. Hooray, I was not looking like my makeup was applied by Tammy Faye's drunk blind monkey.

But the eyeliner... Hmmm.... Then I had it. Brilliance. I use powder eyeliner. I pulled the tampon string through the eyeliner and then slid the string along my lid. Lovely.

I Am Gorgeous. Thank you Tampax!

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Stacie said...

damn, where is the video camera when you need one.

lessons on make-up applications special thanks to Sassy Pants ;)

Bill said...

My word - just how early do you get into work? That must have taken forever!

Carissa(GoodnCrazy) said...

Right.. never thought I'd hear.. 'thank you tampax'...!