Saturday, December 7, 2013

Ur Made Up Face 1 | Terri

Hello! I'm Terri of BLACK+GREY, and I'm really happy I was invited to do a guest post for UrHappyBunnie. I'm a 20-something-year-old living in Vancouver, Canada, and I'm still trying to transition into a career that is both exciting and meaningful to me. Since a young age, I've been interested in design and photography, as well as reading and writing. More recently, I am revisiting my curiosity in cosmetics and beauty products.  
I don't have a particular routine for putting makeup on. If it's not too early, I like to have my music turned up so I could hear it in the bathroom from my living room. I'll put on a Songza playlist, usually from the Brand New Music category, or whatever I'm in the mood for at the time. Sometimes, I wonder if the music I listen to while I get ready influences what I decide to do with my makeup, too.

For years, I was a foundation and tinted lip balm kind of girl. I went through phases of eyeliner, too, which I applied in various ways. It wasn't until my early 20's that I began to branch out and explore different products while refining my everyday look. Even though I can still get away with just BB cream and a little mascara for the summer time, I prefer to apply a full face of makeup when the weather gets colder.

My "everyday" look varies, depending on which products I reach out for. Generally, it revolves around neutral tones and very subtle colour. My day-to-day is quite casual at the moment, so my makeup is low-key enough for running errands or meeting up with a friend for coffee, etc.

After thoroughly cleansing my face in the morning, I gently pat on a light daytime moisturizer all over my face before applying my makeup. I like experimenting with both Western and Asian brands of skin care and cosmetics.
For my FOTD, I used the following products:
1. Lioele - Dollish Veil Vita BB Cream in Natural Green
2. Maybelline - Instant Age Rewind Concealer in 215 Fair/Light
3. Etude House - Proof 10 Eye Primer
4. Missha - M Super Extreme Waterproof Eyeliner
5. Shara Shara - Black Fit Grow Mascara
6. Etude House - Color My Brows in No. 1 (Rich Brown)
7. Make Up For Ever - Rouge Artist Intense Lipstick in Mat 1
8. 3 Concept Eyes - One Color Shadow (Luster) in Honeymoon
9. NARS - Single Eye Shadow in Cyprus
10. Sephora Collection - Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 48 Faux Fur Jacket
11. Innisfree - Mineral Blusher in No. 5 Inspiring Apricot Light Coral
12. Canmake - Marshmallow Finish Powder Foundation in Matte Ochre

I believe that being able to rock a versatile everyday look is ideal because it's appropriate for any occasion, and that's especially easy for me to achieve since I like to use a fairly neutral palette. However, if I had to pare down my routine to just one beauty product, it would have to be a moisturizing BB cream that has just enough natural coverage and skin-improvement benefits. And lip balm.

That pretty much wraps up my FOTD. I'd like to extend a big thank you to Joanne of UrHappyBunnie for inviting me to do this guest post. I enjoy reading her blog so much, so this has been an absolute pleasure. Thanks, Joanne!

Thank you so much Terri for being so kind and for joining me on this series! I'm so happy that she will be the first blogger to be featured here. Don't forget to visit Terri on her blog, BLACK+GREY and check back every weekend for featured bloggers on Ur Made Up Face! :)


  1. your eyes look so dreamy :) lovely lady!
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    Stay beautiful xxxx

  2. I really like that gold compact that the Canmake poudre has. I've been thinking about getting it for myself. Since it looks so good on you, I might take that dive the next time I buy Japanese makeup.

    1. I definitely recommend the Canmake Marshmallow Finish Powder. It makes my face look so much softer than it really is, and yes, the compact is gorgeous. :)

  3. beautiful look! look the eyeshadow
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  4. The eyeshadow looks so good! I like your make-up, it's not too much but still glamourous for a girl :) Looks pretty, hun.

    ♥ Maho


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