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Isn’t vintage Catwoman your favorite? Julie Newmar is awesome, and I also love Eartha Kitt.
I had so much fun playing dress up with the girls. The night before Halloween did not go well, and I’ll leave it at that. Luckily things turned around and we had a great time!
I’ve always had a strange relationship with my appearance and can definitely put the vintage now in Catwoman at
44, I mean 43. When getting a flu shot a couple of days ago, they asked my age and birthday for verification and I told them I was 44!! How about the old memory, eh? 😛
Ultimately I’m a chameleon at heart. You can take yourself from plain to almost whatever you want with hair, makeup, lighting, and posing. It’s all make-believe!
That can get expensive, so I like to mix high and low, budget and splurge. It took a little over an hour and a half to get the makeup and hair/wig just right.
Here are some pics of the process. I’ll also share what I used.
Here’s a barefaced before.
I look so tired, which is to be expected after sleeping only 5 hours the previous night.
The expression, this is the one that I call “oh shit, how am I going to deal with the thick hair under here before I need to put on a wig?!”
Yeah, that’s the one.
No lips, eyes, or lashes yet. Most skin products applied, which includes concealer and contour.
My hair took so long! Two wet braids in the back were flattened with elbow grease and bobby pins. I’ve already taken my 600mg horse pill-sized ibuprofen as I’m really starting to feel a headache.
Yes, I have a Minions nightie. Don’t judge me.
I’m also a combo skin type that uses Retin-A daily, so I have some oily and some dryness. This one has never made me break out and I can’t say that about everyone else!
The next step was eyeshadow, lashes, liner, lips, and more contour. I abandoned dealing with eyebrows as I didn’t have time, opting to wear the mask and keep it on. Not the most comfortable option as it left marks above my eyebrows, but hey, how we suffer to be beautiful or something, right?
So this part didn’t take very long. Sometimes I can quickly do eye makeup. I feel more relaxed now as the ibuprofen is starting to kick in.