Saturday, 17 May 2014

OOTD: Lighter

The weather in Aberdeen took a turn for the better just as I locked myself up in my room on Wednesday in order to start writing the last essays of the year. The gorgeously blue skies and sunshine seemed to be almost mocking me, as it turned out that it was impossible for me to even sit at my just cleaned desk, because the sunlight coming in through my doublewindows was simply too bright for me to even see my screen properly. So I ended up on the floor, which is where I usually have to retreat when my desk has become a storage space rather than study area (because there was no way I was closing the curtains).

These pictures are from Thursday, when I opted for a drawstring dress by Uniqlo (in collaboration with Celia Birtwell). It's perfect for warmer days, as it's very light. Besides Uni and work, I spent a fair few hours reading and writing again, so I wanted something I would be comfortable in, while still looking nice for when I had to bear the world outside.

I started working with RAW photos and haven't quite figured out how to do the colours yet. So somehow these two photos are completely different colour schemes.

I don't know what's happened, but my BB cream (Maybelline Dream Pure) is not working anymore. It makes me skin look all flaky. :/ Time to start browsing beauty blogs in search of something new. I've heard good things of the Bourjous Paris 123 Perfect CC cream, so I might try that out. Any suggestions?

And please, let's not talk about my eyebrows, I still haven't quite figured out what do to after my over-enthusiastic teenage plucking years ago. With dark hair I could happily draw fairly dark ones on, or fill them in with matte eyeshadow, but now that I am back to my natural blonde hair, I clearly need to invest in new products so I don't end up looking really harsh...

Until next time,


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    1. Ahh, thank you! :) Congratulations on your blogiversary! xx