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Feeling Proud/Coral Crazy

This Saturday was Belfast Pride Festival and it was my first year marching in the full parade which I really enjoyed. Especially as I was representing my work in the parade which was a great opportunity. Here are my Day & Night FOTDs and some dodgy snaps of my nails & outfits (I tried doing proper posey OOTD pics but they looked naff so I scrapped them!)
NB: There is a lot of Coral going on in these looks. I'm Coral Crazy right now, as are most people, but as usual its taken me a while to find the right products and pieces that suit me so if you think I'm late to the party then I probably am but hey, like they say, fashionably late dahhhling ;)

Day

Face
 Bourjois Healthy Mix in 51
MAC Cremeblend Blush in So Sweet And So Easy
Urban Decay Get Baked Bronzer

Eyes
MAC Bright Future
MAC Carbon (Using MAC 121SE brush as liner on both lower and upper lids)
The Body Shop Big And Curvy Mascara

Lips
MUA Lipstick Shade 7 (LOVE THIS!!!)

Nails

Excuse my severely stunted nails at the minute, they all broke off :(
Nails
2True Fast Dry Shade 3 (Fast Dry is a lie btw)
Rainbow:
Barry M Bright Red 262
Nails Inc Instyle Candy Orange
Konad Special Polish bright Yellow
Konad Special Polish bright Green
Barry M Cobalt Blue 291
Barry M Bright Purple 303
Top Coat:
Seche Vite

My Housemates & I loving life
Cardigan: Asda | Vest: Primark (Customised) | Skirt: Topshop |
(Pose: Ursula the sea witch... Don't ask...)
Night
Dress: Primark

Face
MAC Prolongwear NC15 & Bourjois Healthy 51 Mix Blended (Brush MAC 137)
Urban Decay Get Baked Bronzer
MAC Coral Crepe Paint Pot (as blush blended with MAC 227SE)

Eyes
MAC Bright Future
MAC Carbon (212SE)
The Body Shop Eye Definer in Black
The Body Shop Big And Curvy Mascara

Lips
MUA Lipstick Shade 7 (No Seriously... LOVE THIS!)

Lisa Scott Lee.
Highlight of the weekend? Not even close, but a good nostalgic giggle nonetheless

So that was Pride! or at least that's the civilised version I'm showing you guys. I had a great time this year, the committee did an amazing job making it the biggest year yet (nearly 30,000 people!). We can only hope that next year is bigger and better and that the weather is just as behaved.
x

Comments

  1. Love your make up and your 'Ursula' pose LOL!
    Oh MUA all the way, I love all their lipsticks :D

    Kitty x

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  2. aw thanks! I'm totally an MUA convert now. they're so good!!
    xx

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  3. Love these pics, beautiful :)

    S
    x

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