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My Make up Journey!

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hello loves,

I had totally missed you! So today let me talk to you about beauty by sharing my make up journey!!

Do you know make up first started with Egyptians?? Ironically that’s where I first learnt how to wear make up!

2009! I’m dressed up and all ready to go and this typical Kenyan girl picks her best outfit and applies baby oil on her face and lip balm, (my excuse for using baby oil, it was winter and i can’t stand a chapped forehead so don’t judge!)

So I rushed to my new found egyptian soul sister’s room ready to go for my first night out on the streets of Egypt, (be rest assured I had donned what I thought was my ‘Sunday best’ outfit) the shock on her face as she asked if I was going out without makeup was one I will live to remember infact I would have sworn the face she made was the same one my pious mother made when i first wore leather tights! Too sincere, too fresh to forget!

she didn’t even wait for an explanation, she just grabbed my hand and started this whole transformation on my face, I call it transformation because when a girl can’t see her blackheads as she stares at the mirror, thats a transformation! I’ve been hooked ever since.

I know many are all about natural beauty and all, and I totally second you on that although, I doubt everyone wants to see that blackhead that was formed from you busy messing with that pimple the whole week. Therefore ladies, my humble suggestion is if you are starting your journey today, which i highly recommend you do!  You just need the basics,

Foundation that matches your skin tone, Face powder that matches your skin tone, Mascara and a simple shade of lipstick or lipgloss or even lip balm.

looking good gives you confidence, make up keeps that head up high. So if we are taking chances, lets not only look confident. lets keep that head up high!

P.S It is very essential to use products that don’t damage your skin. Personally I’d suggest Mac, Avon or sleek products. Although they are not pocket friendly, you can start by buying one item at a time, you really don’t need a whole set ;-). Loves, You can’t gamble with skin products  and please beware of counterfeits too 🙂

My fashion blog make up journey was made possible by Miss Jane Momanyi, it was so much fun! Enjoy photos of this transformation:-)

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MAKE UP DETAILS:

Mac Liquid Foundation NC45

Mac concealer

Mac Studio Fix Face powder NC45

Sleek Eye shadow

Sleek eye liner

Nivea lip butter

Eyebrow tint : Mac

Mascara : Maybelline (the colossal volume express)

lipsticks :  Mac Candy yum yum (pink )

Mac Ruby Woo (red)

Mac Heroine (purple)

 

 

 

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20 Comments

  • Reply pauline January 26, 2015 at 12:11 pm

    nice imight say it takes strong people to start ablog and express them self same applies to make up nice work

    • Amor
      Reply Amor January 26, 2015 at 9:26 pm

      thank you Pauline :-)….God bless xxx

  • Reply Cynthia Mwaura January 26, 2015 at 3:54 pm

    More pics! More pics!…am rushing your growth but only so that none makeup believers e.g. ME can be converted 🙂

    Let the success of one woman be an inspiration to the next!

    • Amor
      Reply Amor January 26, 2015 at 9:28 pm

      Cynthia darling!! mor pics are coming up girl! trust me by the time am on the fifth post your will be fully converted to the make up frenzy!! thanks for the support dear….xxx

  • Reply Maureen January 27, 2015 at 8:14 am

    Love, Love, Love, plus the details make it real ( hahahaha trying to imagine your mum’s face)

    • Amor
      Reply Amor January 27, 2015 at 8:08 pm

      Thanks love 🙂 for the love and support….very soon i will post the infamous leather tights ha ha ha….xxx

  • Reply LizMwalimo January 27, 2015 at 11:21 am

    i must try.

    • Amor
      Reply Amor January 27, 2015 at 8:06 pm

      YES YES YES!!!…..xxx

  • Reply Linda January 27, 2015 at 4:35 pm

    Looking pretty. Looking forward to so much more. You go girl!

    http://www.lindasworldofstyle.blogspot.com

    • Amor
      Reply Amor January 27, 2015 at 8:05 pm

      thanks dear….xxx

  • Reply irene January 27, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    Hey,i love your blog.Could you plz recommend where i could purchase eyeliner in mombasa.I hhave been looking for one in vain.Thanks.

    • Amor
      Reply Amor January 27, 2015 at 8:05 pm

      Hey girl, thanks for the love and support on the blog.
      I have always used liquid eyeliner and if that is what you need, i would suggest you go for Sleek that is sold either in Nakumatt Nyali City Mall, on the sleek products shelf near the cashier or in Nyali centre (commonly known as naivas) in a cosmetic shop called Super cosmetics…..xxx

  • Reply irene January 28, 2015 at 7:39 am

    Howdy.Thanks for your help i will check it out.Your most welcome about the support.I love fashion and makeup and so support you i will.Plus i know your mummy she was my teacher at Star.Superb work keep it up

  • Reply Lus January 29, 2015 at 3:38 pm

    Hi Liz, love your blog, its very bold of you, I like that. keep it up and let nothing stop you in achieving your plans. I need your advice on dealing with acne, they are a menace!
    Thanks and big ups!

    • Amor
      Reply Amor February 4, 2015 at 7:51 am

      hey Lus,
      Acne is treated differently depending on skin types therefore my humble suggestion is if you could see a dermatologist before trying home remedies. After that, you can now take care of your skin with mild products. Personally I wash my face with Baby Johnson Bath soap and use Johnson Baby Oil (baby products have the least chemical content). I would also suggest you hydrate a lot. Drink Lots of water, it works wonders to the skin….hope I was of help 🙂 xoxo

  • Reply Madge February 1, 2015 at 3:21 pm

    Hey Liz,i really need to know the nude polish you have on…looks gud.
    Major kudos on the blog

    • Amor
      Reply Amor February 4, 2015 at 7:56 am

      Hey Madge,
      I don’t know the name of the polish but I got my nails done at Ashley’s Beauty Hair Salon in Mombasa, If you drop by there ask for a man Named Dan and tell him I sent you and you would like the nude polish I had on. He will surely help.

  • Reply Ella Marie February 13, 2015 at 11:00 am

    That make up was on point..

  • Reply Susan Kinyanjui June 7, 2015 at 6:40 am

    Am a baby oil kind of girl,..I have always wanted to try out makeup but i don’t know where to start plus the courage .
    Hope to get there soon.

    Thanks Amor for the tips.

  • Reply Stella Mapenzi June 18, 2015 at 10:32 am

    Make up on point

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