I love applying makeup – the ritual of sitting in front of the mirror and preparing for the day ahead gives me a moment to collect my (often scattered ) thoughts and gives me a tranquil breathing space. However, I’m rather hamfisted and lack the dexterous hands of a professional. This look is an idiot-proof smokey eye – you can pretty much smoosh the cream products on with impunity, as long as it’s all blended properly.

In this video you get a rather unfortunate view up my nose for most of it’s duration. Also I expose my embarrassing, pouty  ‘mirror face’ which I never pull other than when I’m doing my makeup. Despite my rather clumsy technique, I hope you find this video useful. I think it demonstrates that any dullard can do a passable job.



The products I have used:

Bobbi Brown Touch Up Stick
Charlotte Tilbury The Retoucher Concealer
By Terry Hyaluronic Blush
Bobbie Brown Longwear Eyeshadow Stick

Charlotte Tilbury Colour Chameleon Eyeshadow Pencil

Lancome Hypnose Mascara

Nars Multiple in Bronze and Copacabana


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