Sometimes you’ve got to fake it

I have been sick recently. Nothing drastic, just a cold which left me feeling a bit run down and highly disinclined to bother with smouldering eye makeup or classic red lips. I just wanted to smother on some Balm Balm and hibernate under a blanket. But as all moms know, sometimes we are required to be superwomen. This gave me the idea of doing a short little video on how I cheat my way to a healthy-looking glow.

Except I might have overdone it a bit. I had this notion that if you want stuff to show up on film you need to go big, so I go from looking pale and miserable to looking a circus clown depending on the screen resolution. I also accidentally used my powder/bronzer brush as a blusher brush so ended up with hyper-pink cheeks. But I was feeling a bit too blah to redo the entire video!


Recommended products:
Stila One Step Illuminate R330
Stila Stay All Day 10-in-1 HDIlluminating Beauty Balm R395
Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum Foundation R179
Stila All you need is Love cheek palette R149
Clinique High Impact Extreme Volume mascara R280
Stila lip glaze in Pink Orchid (part of the flower power trio at R139) individual price R165

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