Get ready with me … race day

This weekend myself and the girls went to the races to celebrate one of our besties birthdays (Happy bday Teresa)
I haven’t been racing for a long long time and it is always a really fun day out, and of course the perfect excuse to get dressed up and have fun with make up. Hurrah!
I pulled out the big guns for the day that was in it, so my make up would last the pace. I always bring make up in my handbag and never reapply so I left it all at home on the day bar lippie and concealer! 

Prep for Face:

ASAP VIT Cand VIT B and ASPECT Sunscreen.

Now for the fun part!
MAC Prep and prime 

MAC Face and Body in Shade C3

MAC concealer From my concealer palette

MAC Translucent powder to set everything

MAC Strobe cream to highlight

MAC Soft and Gentle on tops of cheek bones for extra highlight

Benefit Hoola for gentle contour

IN2IT blush in Apricot

 

Some of the products used
 

Eyes:

Urban Decay eye primer

MAC Neutral eye palette 

Shades used- brΓ»lΓ©e-all over eye lid, ginger snap in crease and transition colour, dark brew in the crease and creative copper in the centre of the lid. 

Rimmel 3D mascara

Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade

MAC Fluid line gel liner in Black track

Ardell Wispies lashes

Lips:
Rimmel lip liner 

MAC lipstick from plums palette in shade captive

Here is the finished look
  
I was in a rush and took very few pics. I did snapchat my steps so some of you may have seen that. Come follow me : lyonsjess

I had prepped my skin and had lots of setting powder on but by 7pm my foundation was patchy and didn’t last the course of the day. Luckily for me my pal Cat always has some make up and a quick trip to the bathroom and she had me sorted again. I love MAC face and body foundation but Studio fix is better for a full day and night. I used the translucent MAC setting powder but I don’t think it did the job. You will have seen from previous posts I LOVE Ben Nye powder and this will be my go to from now on. It just proves that sometimes the most popular brands may not be the best! 
Also my eyes have been swollen and sore from wearing lashes. I very rarely wear them for this reason and will be sticking to individuals from now on. I’m a right moaner today aren’t I? Fair play to girls who wear strip lashes all the time! 

We had a fab day out and even backed a winner.
 

Teresa and Cat looking oh so pretty
 
Hope you all had a great weekend
Jessie X 

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