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I’ve got a handful of bold eyeshadow colors that I can’t bring myself to wear. I’ll wear them as liners and be fine with em, but I’ve got a history of wearing overly bold eye makeup and looking ridiculous, and I’m afraid of slipping back into that.

Me too! It’s awful how it just like sneaks up on me, and the next thing I know, I’m out there looking like an escalated clown … and the worst part is that I’m well over forty!!

Love that you said there’s no colours you’re afraid to wear! I would love to read a longer article on that 馃檪

Absolutely nothing!

If I won’t wear it – I won’t buy it. Unless, like you said – it’s a foundation colour that isn’t matched. If it doesn’t match though, I return it for a shade that will match.

I have every colour imaginable, and wear all of them proudly. 馃檪

I have this extremely tiny birchbox sample of birchbox’s (super neony) hot pink lip gloss… I hate hot pink so I don’t think I will ever wear/try it.

Rebel full-force is so gorgeous though!!!!

it’s my 2nd favorite lipstick (Nars pure matte in Vesuvio is first)

I agree! I think Rebel is stunning. It’s probably my favorite MAC lipstick, and I think anyone can wear it.

I think you should really give it a shot, Sally! I’m sure you’ll look gorgeous in it!

hahaha it is beautiful but I’m very pale and full force makes me look a little goth-y. But, who knows! This might just be the day! 馃槈

M路A路C Candy Yum Yum Lipstick from Quite Cute Collection, it’s so damn neon. Even though I love to wear Milani Rose Hip, NARS Schiap and my latest fuchsia/bright pink lipstick, M路A路C Rare Exotic Mattene Lipstick, I never have the courage to wear M路A路C Candy Yum Yum outside the house!

I think this question was already posted or something really similar, so same answer goes…there’s no product I don’t have the courage to use. This especially goes for something I already own, lol. I don’t purchase things I wouldn’t wear. I don’t get intimidated or have a phobia of colored shadow, lashes, bright lipstick, bright blush, and so on like others.

Sometimes red lipstick is something you just need to grow in to. I wore it for years, some stuff happened, no red. Then I just blossomed again one day and bought some Ruby Woo. And then a few others!
Your time for red will come.

I have blue and white lipstick (sleek pout paints) that I would never wear on it’s own out of the house – I only own it to mix with other colors.

I’m totally willing to wear purple and black lipstick though!

I don’t buy things I’m not going to wear, but I have an UD palette with Woodstock in it and I’ve never worn it because I haven’t figured out a way to use it. I’m very fair with a pink undertone, so I don’t want it to make me look like my eyes are inflamed.

maybe try with some darker purple shadow?

i do Woodstock on the inner portion of my eyelid with this dark purple one from UD ( i forget the name!)in the crease and a brighter purple on the outer part of my lids. I use my purple UD liner on the lower lid. I forgot the name of that one but it starts with an R!

Black lipstick. I love it SO MUCH, but there’s something about trying to have a conversation with your professor in -black lipstick- that seems kind of gauche to me. Also, I don’t really want to randomly show up one day wearing it.

This exactly. I LOVE my black lipstick but I’m interviewing for graduate school and working in a corporate office right now…so it’s been hibernating.

I can’t seem to be able to wear red lipstick and i have a few. I love it, love how it looks on everyone but me :(. My lips are too full and big so if I put such a bright bold color its overpowers all of my face and I look like a clown. So sad.

Aww…that makes me sad. I LOVE how red lips look on women with full lips; so strong, yet so feminine and beautiful! In fact, I refused to wear red for years because I thought my lips were too small to do it justice.

Isn’t it strange how we perceive ourselves? I have dainty Clara Bow type lips, and I used to think I looked like a clown with red lipstick! But I finally took the plunge and received so many compliments. And the more I experiment with different looks, the more comfortable I feel wearing red lips!

All this to say, before you give up entirely, maybe you could do a bit more research? Get a few ideas on full face looks (sometimes it’s a matter of balancing proportions, right?); from bloggers who look a bit like you, makeup artists, an SA you trust. Then practice a bit and get some opinions from friends, the ones who will give it to you straight, no matter what. And if they tell you that you look great, you have no excuse not to believe them!

But if it doesn’t work out, donate or swap your red lipsticks and don’t look back. Celebrate your beauty! 馃檪

Let’s see.. Blush, eyeshadows, eyeliners, lipstick, lipgloss haha! Most of the stuff I own in these categories are gift with purchases, rewards, etc… But I have no clue what to do with them. I’m probably just going to combine a few and have giveaways on my blog. Seems the most logical. They’re unused, just sitting in a giant bag.

My MAC Blue Candy eye shadow from the Cyndi Lauper limited edition collection. I bought it just to combine with an equivalent green but didn’t have the courage since I got it four months ago lol

RED lipsticks…i have one by Dior..which they said was the lightest red they had…and armani eyes to kill..i have 4 of them but they are so shimmery/glittery i dont know how to wear them.:(

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