Hope your weekend has been great so far. I'm also having a great time at a weekend get-away with my family. It happens to be my nephews' birthday today. I hope to have a blog-worthy aspect of it to share with my favourite people which includes you... my dear. Today, I want to talk about two of my favourite unconventional beauty items.
I discovered them this year. one was during my makeup training and the other was shared by my favourite accomplice in beauty-hauling...my big sis. The first item on the list is:
I've always known what Shea butter is, however, my knowledge about its uses was quite limited. I thought it was just for massage and application on scars, however, during my make up classes earlier this year, I discovered it was used as an kind of eyeshadow primer. When applied at the base before your eyeshadow application, it gives your eyeshadow more shine and makes it more pronounced. Without a primer, you get to apply lots and lots of layers of eyeshadow before it begins to show. Also, it gives a lasting result. Using Shea Butter as eyeshadow primer makes your eyeshadow last until you're ready to wipe it off. It is also a good moisturiser for the eyes and the under eye part too. It clears all those dark edges around the eyes, giving you an even, more natural tone. I always apply it on my eyelids and under eye before I start applying my eyeshadows. As a primer, it works best if you are going for a highly pigmented look. It give the eyeshadow more shine.