What’s in my Travel Makeup Bag?

I had to do some travelling recently for work, so it only felt appropriate that I do a What’s In My Travel Makeup Bag? post.

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FotD: Renewing my Drivers License

Monday I had to go get my drivers license renewed. I’d been putting it off for months until it finally expired on my birthday, so it was time. Unfortunately that meant two hours total on the bus on top of a very hot day. I was pretty worried my makeup would have melted off of my face by the time I got there, meaning my drivers license picture wouldn’t be the greatest. And…honestly, a lot of it had. I didn’t wear long-wearing makeup because I really wanted to try out the new light-weight foundation I bought. Yeah, not the best idea.

That being said, I do love the look I did before I sweated it all off. 😉

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Beauty Guide: Job Interview Makeup

Job Interview Makeup | uptherollercoaster.comJob interviews are damn stressful. I had one last week and I went to do my makeup and my mind went absolutely blank. Eyeshadow? What’s eyeshadow? How do I do my brows again? I seriously couldn’t remember anything about my normal routine, it made me very glad that I decided to do my makeup early.

So that you don’t have to go through what I did (and let’s be real, so I can consult this post again when I need to) I decided I should document what I did for my job interview makeup.

For me, the key to job interview makeup is keeping it natural. While I desperately wanted to wear bright purple lipstick so I could fake confidence, I didn’t want to be worrying about having purple lipstick smeared across my face. And maybe it would have been a little too much, even for an interview for a theatre company. Continue reading

Lise Watier Summer Collection – FOTD

Lise Watier Summer Collection - FOTD

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As promised last week, I’ve put together a little makeup look using the Lise Watier Summer Collection. I tried to use as many products as I could from the collection in this look, and I had so much fun playing with the eyeshadows!

I don’t wear colour on my eyes very often – if I do wear eyeshadow on a normal day it’s probably a neutral wash with a little bit of something in the crease. I easily could have done that thanks to the great selection of neutral, cool-toned browns in this palette, but I wanted to push myself a bit. The blues were just calling my name – and I inadvertently matched my eyeshadow to my shirt. 😉

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Makeup Wardrobe: April 2016

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It’s been a long time since I’ve done a Makeup Wardrobe post, so a bit of a refresher: basically, it’s a fancy way of showing off my monthly makeup favourites are. I’ve started to rejig my daily makeup every three to four weeks (or when I get bored of what I’m wearing) so I thought it would be fun to show what I’ve been using lately! Continue reading

FotD: Rose Quartz & Serenity (Pantone Color of the Year)

Pantone Color of the Year: Rose Quartz and Serenity FotD | uptherollrecoaster.com

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I’ve been super inspired by Natalie‘s Pantone Color of the Year series lately and I just had to pull out some of my own Rose Quartz and Serenity makeup. I don’t have very much Serenity/blue makeup, but I have quite a bit Rose Quartz/pink to play with.

I was stumped at first how to use the blue because pink is so easy to use in makeup but blue can look dated if you do it wrong. Then I saw Jenn‘s makeup look where she used blue on the lower lash line and boom! Inspiration struck.

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