I posted this to Tumblr forever ago, but I thought I would repost here in light of my recent quest to find my pale brothers & sisters and help them find their way out of the shadows and into the shadier part of the light.
I’m finally starting to play with all the makeup I got at Christmas since I’m finally starting to leave the house again. Eyeshadow: Urban Decay – Sin Brows: Benefit Brow Zing – Medium Brown Eyeliner: Revlon 2-in-1 Kajal – Fig Mascara: Too Faced – Better Than Sex Blush: Too Faced Sweethearts – Candy Glow Liquid … Read more
“Well, there’s no money, Jack. If I can get some cash out of this place, then I can start a new life. Buy a condo in Marina Bay. Open a store for red headed girls to buy cosmetics from someone who understands.” – Nancy Donovan, 30 Rock
So I’m not redheaded, but this quote always stayed with me because I am pale as fuck, and buying foundation has always been a nightmare. I also had truly terrible skin for years and years before going on Accutane, so makeup was not so much a luxury item as a necessity, and the one thing spackling my self-esteem together.