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As Pretty as Possible for Destiny

I'm typically known for my pretty steady hand, especially in the make-up department. I used to line my lips with the best of them and learned a lot from having a sister six-years my elder. But this whole liquid eyeliner thing has really challenged my skills. For a while, I thought the trend was going to go away and I could go back to the smoldering eyeliner look (which is still ok) but I envy that beautiful, clean look of the liquid eye, and that fun little flip you can add to the end on special occasions (gives you that pinup look of Marilyn Monroe or Angeline Jolie).

So, I've tried all different kinds - mostly the cheap ones cause I just couldn't commit, but now I'm truly walking the line per the recommendation from my sister-in-law of Lancome's Artliner. It has a tiny little foam tip that just rolls across my eyes and gives me what I've been looking for!!! It's not cheap ($28) but it's gonna last me a long time (and I got a Sephora gift card for Christmas). If you're looking for the perfect liquid eyeliner, I would definitely give this a go!

“I don't understand how a woman can leave the house without fixing herself up a little - if only out of politeness. And then, you never know, maybe that's the day she has a date with destiny. And it's best to be as pretty as possible for destiny.” Coco Chanel


  1. Thanks for the tip! I am definitely going to have to check out this eye liner!

  2. Thanks for sharing!! I remember liquid eyeliner 40+ years ago. It was the hardest thing to do and that was all we had!!! Happy New Year!!

  3. Happy New Year!

    I enjoy following your blog and am looking forward to seeing more of it in 2009!


  4. I walked around sephora for an hour one day trying to find the best liquid eyeliner. I like the foam brush but some put out too much liquid...I ended up leaving empty handed. My next stop was Victoria Secret...and you wouldn't believe what I found! The most perfect foam tipped liquid eyeliner...for $12!!!! I haven't looked back. Go give it a try on your hand in the store!

  5. The quote made me feel bad. Today for the first time ever, I went to the bank without fixing my hair or putting on makeup. I didn't even put my bra on (I just put my coat on) I was even tempted to keep my slippers on...but I didn't go that far. I am glad I didn't have my date with destiny ...or maybe I did and destiny looked the other way because of how I was dressed!

    Happy New Year!

  6. liquid eyeliner is a Godsent.


    i love love love mine.

    happiest new year to YOU

  7. Oh, I MUST try this. I am OBSESSED with liquid liner and stopped using my false lashes because with a thick stroke- you don't need any! Thanks for the tip!


  8. One of my 2009 resolutions is to always at least put on mascara and lipstick every morning. When I don't, bad things happen: I see an ex-boyfriend I haven't seen in years, somebody asks me to do publicity for a project, etc. And I love your idea to pick a theme song for 2009! It's like a mission statement you can sing -- perfect!

  9. I've been toying with the idea of trying liquid and I love I'll give it a try.


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