A Smokey Eye and The Illusion Of Perfection

A Smokey Eye and The Illusion Of Perfection

A Get Ready With Me where I do a smokey eye with a nude lip, but today I am challenging myself to to it in reverse. Eyes before foundation. Which gives you a long look at 53 year old skin in it’s natural, “imperfect” state. So today’s topic is also perfection. How society makes us feel like we always must do everything “perfectly” and how releasing yourself from that unobtainable goal may make you a happier person. If your smokey eye isn’t perfect, can you still find happiness? Lots of close ups and eyelash application.

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Monique Parent is a Hollywood actress and model who has been in the biz for 25 years. UniqueMonique is not just her brand but also her view of life! We all deserve to be unique and to celebrate our individuality! http://www.uniquemonique.com

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FTC Disclaimer: Most items have been purchased by me with my own money. I received a gift from a friend containing an eyeshadow palette and two brushes which she paid for with her own money. This video is not sponsored. This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a commission if you make a purchase using this link.


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