I’ve been looking to find the perfect brush for contouring and I found it! For those of you who follow my blog, you read a previous post on my new fave bronzing brush which is the LY20 Super Fan Brush by Louise Young (you can read it here). That particular brush, in short, is capable of so many things-from applying bronzer to even applying blush! I have used it for contouring and it’s awesome, however I needed something with more of a fine narrow tip. Granted that one is huge-but it works amazing for a buffed contouring of the cheekbone. I needed something that would be more precise for certain looks as well as one that fits nice on the sides of my nose.
I generally don’t need my makeup to stay on for 8 plus hours during an average weekday, but when Shabbat rolls around I sure do! (On a basic level for those who are not familiar with this issue, on Shabbat, Jews may neither stain nor smear thus the prohibition on applying makeup on Shabbat. There are Shabbat approved make ups but I will get to that.)
So, the one day when I actually tend to have less rush-y conversation with other women, allowing longer face to face time, meet more people whether in shul or over lunch, I was very frustrated that my makeup that I love cannot be freshly applied!
Regarding Shabbat approved makeup: I have not found colors I love, I don’t like how you must apply them, each with a different brush, not layering on the other etc, that method is not for me. I like building up, layering, blending…
I know some people forget the whole makeup thing and while I do go out without makeup plenty, I really like how it looks. Anyway. My next plan of action was to pile it on on Friday, looking outrageous so when much of it gets rubbed off overnight (even while keeping my face off the pillow-not a great night’s sleep) I still have some on! I’m sure plenty of others have done the same;)