FOTD Friday: Red is the color of the week!

| April 30, 2010 | 12 Comments

Happy Friday, fam! Lately I’ve been all over the color red. I’ve been rocking everything from red dress shirts, red pumps (go ‘head Red Pump Project!), red lipsticks and then I went over the top and dyed my hair red. You can see the results of that over at my hair blog Loc Rocker.

It’s so sad. I never know when to stop when it comes to color. Remember when I was obsessed with purple? I ended up dyeing my hair purple then too. Sheesh! Do I have a disorder or somethin’, y’all? HA! Anywhoovers…I ended up doing something I hardly ever do…a red eye!

Now before we go any further, let me explain the horror show that is my brows. Uh…here’s the thing, I’ve decided to grow them up because uh, I want to start a new trend of accepting naturally thick and bushy brows and so—nah, I’m jivin’, y’all. They look like this because I haven’t gone to my threading lady in weeks. But we digress…ha!

Because my red hair dye didn’t take as much as I wanted it to, I decided to go even redder! And not with chemicals this time…but with yarn!

I wrapped bright red yarn around 2 locs and got that pop of red I was looking for. Holla! And as for my red eye,  I pulled out one of my favorite shadows, NARS Emmanuel. Check out the look!

FACE:
MAC Studio Finish concealer in NW45
MAC Sweet As Cocoa blush
NARS Dolce Vita blush

EYES:
L’Oreal HIP cream paint in Witty

Urban Decay primer potion
NARS Emmanuel e/s
MAC Sketch e/s
White shadow from Coastal Scents palette (my review here)
Sally Hansen Natural Beauty Forever Stay eye pencil
….and a secret mascara that I’m testing for Lancôme

LIPS:
MAC Lip liner in Vino
Lancôme Color Design lipstick in Lucky Kiss

NARS Dolce Vita is a great dusty rose blush. It gives a lil’ somethin’ without going overboard.

Lately I’ve been jammin’ to this…

Boy oh boy…some old skool Outkast is the best!  I’m not the biggest fan of rap/hip-hop but I can get down with with conscious lyrics and sick beats. What have you been jammin’ to these days? And who is this B.o.B guy? When it comes to new music, I so live under one of those rocks. Tragic!

Have a fabulous weekend,

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  1. j_goodness says:

    B.O.B. is from atlanta…he has a new song called bust it featuring t.i….not bad….a song you might like is called nothing on you, very cute!!! listen to it and lemme know what ya think…:)

  2. Anonymous says:

    Very nice look….tell me how you applied both of the blushes, PLEASE. Loving the hair too!

  3. Mz. More says:

    Loving this look B… very pretty!

  4. Saimese says:

    Love it! The red isn't too bold & looks lovely

  5. Askmewhats says:

    I hate it when my brows are starting to grow too! It's just plain ugly and I can't help pull out my eyebrow shaver! lol :)

  6. Connie De Alwis says:

    you pull of the red eyeshadow really well! usually I'd have to blend it out a little with some orange or my eyes would look sore. Love the red yarn in your hair!
    I'm currently growing out my eyebrows for a brow event

  7. L33 says:

    I like the look! I've always wanted to rock red eye shadow, but was a little scared because I didnt want anybody to think I got punched in my face! lol Love the yearn too! :)

  8. gio says:

    This is beautiful! You can pull off red eyeshadow so well!

  9. Lionne says:

    Perfect locks & make-up!

  10. BrooklynShoeBabe says:

    Perfect make-up. Red is my fav color and I've always wanted to try a red eye. Thanks for displaying it and giving me inspiration!

  11. Anonymous says:

    Channeling George Clinton with the yarn bit…aren't ya Britt!?? As for what I've been listening to, Dancehall from the 90's…you can clean, dance and embark on a road trip to them


  12. [...] I know. Isn’t it lovely? I’ve featured it before (check out this FOTD). I wanted it to be as red as possible so I packed it on as much as I [...]

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