Ordinarily I would say I love neons for summer but the recent weather leaves a lot to be desired.

Considering it's the longest day tomorrow, it can only go down hill from here.

Yesterday as I'd skipped sleeping on Saturday night but had to work all day, I decided on no eye makeup and a statement lip.

I had planned on a darker colour but I forgot I hadn't properly showcased Candy Yum-Yum from the Quite Cute collection back in April.

This was the most sought after lipstick from the collection and I thought I wouldn't get it. But my best friend managed to pick it up for me. Isn't he amazing?

I had to up the vibrancy on my lips on my computer but I can promise you it looked just like this in person. My camera hates picking up neons!


Face:
Illamasqua Matte Primer.
M.A.C Studio Fix Concealer - NW15.
M.A.C Studio Tint - Light.
Benefit Posie Tint.
Benefit High Beam.
M.A.C Impeccable Brow Pencil - Taupe.

Eyes:
M.A.C - Zoom Lash.

Lips:
M.A.C Lipstick - Candy Yum-Yum*.

I had so many compliments from people I know and random people too. A lot of them were 'how can you wear it? I never could!' Easy! Just slick it on, hold your head up high and know you look good.

Confidence is key when wearing such a colour, something I usually severely lack but when my makeup looks good, I feel good.

That's all there is to it.

I also had neon nails about a week ago. I popped a coat of China Glaze White On White on my nails and teamed it with one of last years Poolside neons. I added 2 coats of Pool Party* on top for a delightful retina searing neon.


This picture does it no justice whatsoever but my phone picks up neons a little better.

* Limited edition.


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