My Makeup Story TAG

Happy Saturday beaut's! I hope you guys had a great week. If you read my blog on a regular basis you'll know that I absolutely love to do TAGs. I just love sharing my thoughts on beauty, life and random things with you and that's exactly what I'm gonna do today. A week ago I watched It'sJudyTimes' new video which was the 'My Makeup Story TAG' and thought these questions where so much fun so I just had to respond to them. So this is my very on 'Makeup Story' TAG. I hope you like it! ♥ 

1. When did you start wearing makeup? 
I think I slowly but surely started to wear makeup when I was about fourteen years old and back in the day I only used to wear mascara (loads of it) and some powder. 

2. How did you get into makeup? 
I first really got into makeup when I was about seventeen I think. I remember being shopping with my friends and they talked me into buying a MAC foundation, the Studio Fix Fluid - what a cult classic! And that got the ball rolling. I started watching YouTube videos and just fell in love with the idea of makeup. 

3. What are some of your favourite brands? 
Ugh, that's a hard one. I probably have a different fave for every category. I could probably write a whole blogpost about this question but for now I'm gonna say Urban Decay (their eyeshadows are the balm!), Benefit, MAC Cosmetics, L'oreal Paris and Rimmel London. But like I said if you want me to, I'll write a more detailed post about my fave brands and why I love them. 

4. What does makeup mean to you? 
Now I thought about this question quite a bit and I think I totally agree with what Judy said. I also think makeup is a great pick-me-up and my vanity is kind of like my happy place. Whenever I don't feel great or beautiful or happy or whatever I just go, sit in front of my vanity and do my makeup. I love how, red lipstick for example, instantly makes me feel glamorous or how a winged liner completely changes my look. Whenever I leave the house or go out at night I always say if the liner applied smoothly it's going to be a good night. Weird I know! :D 

5. What do you think about drugstore vs. high end makeup?
I'm a fan of both but in some cases I think you do get what you pay for. Eyeshadows for example. I've tried a tone of drugstore shadows from various different brands but I just can't find ones which compare to my beloved Urban Decay palettes. But then, when it comes to lipsticks for instance I think you don't need to buy the ones by MAC or YSL you could easily find great ones at the drugstore. Rimmel London does some great ones, I absolutely LOVE the Kate Moss collection!

6. What is one tip of advice you can give a beginner? 
Try and find one or two looks which you feel 100% comfortable in. That way when you're having a bad day or going out and are not in the mood or don't like your outfit really that way you'll have something you can just slap on and be done with it. I do that too. I have two looks (the liner and lips look and a gold smokey eye) I always go back to when I'm not feeling it.

7. What it one makeup trend you never understood? 
The whole 'I conceal my lips so that no one will be able to tell if I actually have lips' trend, what the heck? I mean I get that you wanna wear a nude lip when the eye makeup is a bit heavier but why conceal them? That just looks super weird. I don't mean to offend anyone, if you wanna rock that look go ahead it's just not for something I would wear... EVER! 

8. What do you think about the beauty community on YouTube? 
I can't really say much about that cause I'm not a YouTuber but from what I can see as a subscribers point of view being a part of it looks like a lot of fun which is why so many people want to do it, me included. And I'm not talking about the freebies you get, I'm talking about meeting new people, gaining new friends and being able to travel a lot. I just think YouTube is a great platform to get yourself out there.

Anyways, this is it for my 'Makeup Story' TAG. I hoped you liked it and I tag all of you! If you end up doing the tag please leave me your links in the comments, I would love to read you answers. xo, Marie


  1. Love this post, such a great read :)

    1. Thank you so much - I really appreciate it! :) xo, Marie


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