Wednesday, 6 July 2011

A pop of pink {Work FOTD}

I don't know what possessed me this morning but I wanted to wear pink eyeshadow ... for work. Bright eyeshadow to be more precise. The most bizarre thing in is that work never sees me with makeup on and I usually get there with a heavy slap of foundation and that's it: no concealer, mascara, liptisck, lip balm, eyeshadow, eyeliner, blusher. Just foundation. They know I like makeup and it's a hobby of mine but they don't actually see me with makeup on.



So this is what I had on my eyes today: Mainly 2 colours. The bright pink from the Soho Bright (the Eyeshadow (or rainbow as I like to call it) palette from BeautyUK blended into my favourite highlighter eyeshadow: Vanilla from Mac. I wore my trademark stark white eyeliner on the lower lashline and some heavy black eyeliner from H&M. I had no mascara on (why bother with these non existent lashes, I despair at times) but added a pair of falsies for the purpose of this blog post.  None of the eyeshadows was touched up but I added a fresh coat of white on the waterline, for the purpose of this photo.


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I don't think work was ready for it. I think it was too bright for them. We had a team meeting today and they went suspiciously quiet about it. I guess it's better than 'oh dear, what's that on your eyes?'


When I came back from work, I wanted to set my challenge to see how long it would take me to write a quick blog post about it. 20 minutes should it, right?  


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It is surprising how long such a simple task as posting a photo of your look of the day, and commenting briefly about it takes and I need to declare my out of the blue (or pink should I say) a big fat FAIL.



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It was fun trying though :)

What’s the boldest eyeshadow look/colour you’ve ever worn at the workplace?

15 comments:

Jamilla Camel said...

I think that green was the brightest, but I wear glasses!

Madame Gourmand said...

I think it looks fab! I'm quite boring with my eyeshadow colours, it's always either shades of brown or grey for me!

BeBopAJulia said...

Nice T-Shirt!

Georgia said...

awwwwwwwwww that bottom pic is the cutest ever.

You look really skinny (I hate this word coz sometimes people take offence). :)

xxx

BeautyBangs said...

Brightest eyeshadow look that I wore to work was bright matte yellow on the lid with a black cut crease. Surprised my colleagues quite a bit :)

Steph xx

Karen said...

I think it looks nice, was it just that you didn't get any compliments that you think it was a fail? If it made you happy today it doesn't matter what other people think, you wore it for yourself :-)

I used to rock green and I also liked Electric Blue but the most daring I've ever worn to work is a grey suit with electric blue Mascara and eyeshadow, also purple. I wish those were in fashion again I'd love to wear them, not just for girly night's out and parties.

Karen

xmisslorix said...

I love that last pic haha, your recent photos have been awesome, made me giggle and brightened up my day.

I generally go to work at 8 with zero makeup on and then throughout the day put on more and more so I have all sorts of eye colour combos. I like to be bright everyday makes me feel happier when I have bright eyemakeup.

Especialy since my work is a bit boring.

x

Beauty's Bad Habit said...

Sooo pretty, I like how it's bright but somehow not obnoxious!

I think the brightest I've worn when I worked in sales was neon orange...but that's the same job I got to have a green mohawk, so it wasn't a huge deal haha :)

femketje said...

looks gorgeous :D

Louise said...

love the last pic x brightest colour I ever wore for work was a really bright teal not that bad, but I did work in a stuffy office environment

30SOMETHINGMEL said...

Love that pink, finally can see the words on this post. Stupid Macbook . I will definitely try that eyeshadow it looks beautiful! Mel x

KimmieKarma♥ said...

That's such a pretty pink look! I always wear bright looks to wear, usually whatever you see on my blog is what I've worn to work!

SilhouetteScreams said...

Too cute! :3 love the last photo too, haha

Lyuba-chan said...

I think PINK looks great on your skin tone! In fact, I think you should attempt that orange & purple look, and let your work people be in AWE of you! :)

Nicola said...

I really love how you've done your eye make up - I went through a phase of wearing pink eye shadow in some form every day though it was a total hit or miss - sometimes I just looked very tired! I'm lucky in that even though I work in an office, it isn't business dress so I can wear whatever I like make up wise - though lately I haven't really taken advantage of this! xx

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