Monday, January 16, 2012

Red Lippy and Make Up

When making a strong statement with an obvious lip colour like the saturated chilli red pouts, dont over do it! Or you'll end up looking trashy/cheap like how I did it last time! hahahaha - So keep the rest of the face subtle and add contour with a wash of russet-beige eyeshadow on the upper lids!
 I just tried this look last week, by the way.. but dunno whether it's okay on me, or not! hehe

Remember last time I attempted to wear the red lip look to a fashion event? Oh well...after trying on a various different looks, I still ended up wearing my normal make up that night! Pfft. You know, the brown eye shadow, with eyeliner, mascara and a nude lips. Well that's my usual make up. That's my safest make up.  I don't really like bold make up actually. I think it would make me look too serious and too grown up, although I am already a grown up. heheh ;p (For events, I think...okay la. But for "normal" days...I don't think I would prefer that on me...)

But being a girly girl, I do like to try on different looks and play around with colors and whatnot... But not just try them in the room, but actually able to wear it outside of my room! But I just can't do that... Especially if it's the Red Lip look! Cuz not everyone can pull off the looks. I've seen some girls bragged about how trendy and up to date they are with that kinda look, but to just seem so wrong, and I don't want to be one of those girls..heeee.. And that's why I play it safe by not trying new things! haha.. Guess I'm just afraid I would look terrible like them instead of looking nice..haha.. But I've seen a lot of girls wearing it, and I do like it..and always wanted to wear it and trotting around with my chilli red lips, without feeling weird or feeling like I'm in my 50's already or something like that. haha... But I can't!
I think, I'm just that boring that I couldn't help but to feel awkward if I were to wear other than my usual style, in front of people! huhu..

But I thinkkkk......This time I pretty rock this Red Lip look....ermm....kot?? heheh. ;p (In my perasan opinion laa..hahahah ;p)

Not too red and bold, not too trashy/makcik look. And not overly done or whateverr.. Just......the right amount of color on me.... Err..I think? heh ;p

So what do you think? Did I succeed? Or I've failed?

Look 1: Orange-y Red lips
On me: Powder, light shade of brown eye shadow (only one shade), lots and lotsa coats of mascara, orange and red lipstick.
Wore this look with nude color outfit - Brown turban, off-white blouse, nude pump heels, black pants, red clutch and gold/bronze accessories.

Look 2: Chilli Red lips
On me: foundation (one shade lighter), powder, light brown eye shadow (only one shade), very fine line of black eye liner on the upper lid, one coat of mascara, very red shade of lipstick.
Wore this look with pale color outfit - grey scarf, cream shirt, black pants, grey handbag, and a little red accessories to complement my lips! hehe  - red rose buds on the shoulder and a red peep-toe heels. ;)

While friends said I look fine, my boyfriend and brother still think I over do it. My boyfriend always prefer me in natural make up or better yet, wearing as close to nothing on my face.. And that means, no make up whatsoever at all. Pfffft. *rolling eyes* Men. They never really know about colours, I think? haha ;p

Oh well...Okay okay, I know most men prefer us all in a simple white T-shirt and jeans and a bare face yadda yadda yadda..right? All the natural, simple things, right? So sexy, so casual for them! But.... I do not wear make up or dress up to impress guys or whoever. (Unless, if I have to. Like the first date or something! LOL ;p) 

I do it for myself. I wear makeup to entertain myself and mayyyybe, to impress other women sometimes. Just a bit. Cuz I like beauty things and I like sharing it with people who has the same interest as mine... And makeup for me, is just to enhance beauty, and not covering up ugly. (Well, only sometimes...when the ugly side in me popped out! heheh) So anyways..I like sharing these beauty things with these ladies that use/wear beauty things and has the same interest as mine.. Cuz isn't it fun, girls? heheheh..
And just what this blog is for, actually. It's for the people who share the same interest as mine. Not for boys! ;p
If you know me well, you'll know just how many girl friends I have (and almost no guy friends. hahaha.)

I am a heterosexual/straight woman, but I tend to care more about what other women think about my makeup than men actually! And I also care a lot about what these pretty ladies put on them. Like...I'm sooo impressed when I see gorgeous ladies! They just bring out the lesbo in me! hahaha.. ;p I guess, I like a well groomed person. A pretty woman. And I think most women pun sama....right? We like pretty things. But most men just don't get it why we put on all these ridiculous things on us, as they thought. Hahaha.. The intention of wearing makeup and dressing up isn’t solely to impress men la. It’s just part of how we groom ourselves to look presentable in society....right girls? ;)

Oh, I really do hope men realize this! LOL ;p

So anyways, I'm aware that my mode of self-representation is often more impressive to women and gay men than the dudes... so girls, what do you think of this Red Lip look I had on earlier? Is it okayyyy? LOL.;p - (OMG. My conclusion is too long for this part! hahahahah ;p)

Ok till my next post! ;)



  1. lawa!!vote for 2nd look, chili red. gojes sgt.
    wani, pandaai betol mekap and i love your eye makeup.super perfect!!and of course sebab mata wani pun mmg cantik.btw,lelaki mmg mcm tu.endahkan aje diorg tu.hehe.tapi bila kita dah mekap cantik2,nanti diorg gak impress kan.hihi

  2. hi, i'm just a silent reader but if u don't mind telling, where did you get the brown turban, i'm so loving it

  3. It looks fab on you. Loving the color combination!

  4. the color is nice on u..the second pic dear..

  5. you look gorgeous with red lipstik.
    p/s: tu tanda nyer bf u takut u jadik perhatian lelaki lain n he jealous.why??? coz u look gorgeous and of course ada aje lelaki yg toleh n x ngorat tgk u.

  6. x lawo pon.

  7. cantiknya!!i love the second pic!so cantik!

  8. Farawaheeda16/1/12 1:56 PM

    Omg cantik Nya u! Make up mcm mana pun cantik! I'm so jealoussss! Hihi... Anyway, I love the first look's turban... N I love the second look's make up!! Yes, u rock the red lips pretty well , girl!

  9. wani! in the first pic u looks like the younger version of noryn aziz lah.
    as usual, gojessssss

  10. Hi Shazwani,

    Love both of your looks ;)

    Rock the red lips yo! hehe


    the girl yang tegur you at the midvalley carpark..haha..:P


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