Week 32: Halloween

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So my town does trick or treating the Saturday before Halloween, and as members of the Board of Trustees for my development, my neighbor and I give out candy and coffee at a station set up in front of our units. I had my face all done up with my new Too Faced A Few of My Favorite Things palette (OMG LOVE IT, OKAY?) and my fingers decorated with Dia de los Muertos sugar skull accent nails.

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This was much easier to do than it looks, even on my right hand. It took some time, but it’s all just dots with a dotting tool. I used Illamasqua Scorch for the base and a variety of colors for the floral eyes. On my other fingers is Julep Cleopatra, a matte finish black that I like a lot but is an absolute pain to put on in a hurry. Since I couldn’t topcoat it, I kept smudging my nails, taking it off, repolishing, lather, rinse, repeat at least four separate times. Sigh. I was too impatient, even though I started early in the day.

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The silvery color is Julep Casper, which is supposed to be glow in the dark, but I can’t say I noticed. However, it was crazy windy and I was freezing my buns off while holding an overexcited mini poodle in my lap, so I barely looked at my fingers except to make sure they were still attached after they went numb. Only the next day did I realize I should have drawn spiderwebs instead of dots and lines. Whoops.

So what do you think: are you ever too old to go trick or treating?

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2 thoughts on “Week 32: Halloween

    • Thank you!
      I loved that some adults were dressed up beside their kids going trick or treating. And for the little kids, the adults would help them pick out their “favorite” candy. πŸ˜€

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