Okay, with a title like this, I’m sure you’d rather hear about the funeral makeup first before my fun Friday hair do!!
So check this creepiness out. The British based cosmetic company, Illamasqua (who I think is extremely creative and innovative), is teaming up with a London funeral home to offer professional makeup services for the dearly departed. That’s not sooo weird, as a lot of people pay for their loved ones makeup to be touched up before a viewing for various reasons.
The crazy thing about this collaboration, is that the cost of this makeup application starts at $700 a face!!! What??!! I understand wanting to look good on your way out, but I think this could classify as a bit ridiculous. But then again, who I am to judge? I want makeup on when I head to the gas station- why wouldn’t I want to look my absolute best on my last day on this earth and have another professional work this out for me!? Check this link out to Allure’s blog find out more about this final act of self-expression.
Onto a lighter note, here’s a cool and cute updo type hairstyle I came up with today! It’s good for medium to longer length hair. It sort of turned out looking like my kids cinnamon twists they eat for breakfast- haha!!
Since it’s so dadgum hot here in GA, I wanted to keep my hair off my neck without wearing the usual ponytail. I also wanted to show off the back of my new Free People shirt bc it criss crosses in the cutest way along my back in embroidered lace (If you live in Athens, I get my Free People stuff from Flirt Fashions- they have an awesome selection and you can even purchase online here!).
Here’s how I did it:
1. Part hair down the center in front. (mine is slightly off center though due to a cowlick, still looks cute).
2. Take about an inch or two on each side right above the ear, and twirl/twist each large piece towards the back of your head.
3. Pull each twisted piece flush against your head and connect the two side pieces in the center back of your head with a rubber elastic. (I like the skinny thin plastic coated ones from Goody bc they don’t interfere with the look of your hair-do! They come in black or clear).
5. Take the remaining hair underneath and the small pony that occurs from the two pieces you pulled together, and twist in the same fashion either right or left.
6. Take that large twist of hair and pull up towards top of the head and then stick it thru the tiny elastic area holding the two side pieces. Secure with 2 or 3 bobby pins and you’re done!
TGIF everyone!! I am curious to find out everyones take on the pricey funeral makeup- necessary or totally nutty??!