I’ve been trying to get up earlier in the morning to get a jump on the day. I’m not sure how well it’s really working, but I love having more time to allow myself to transition into the day. I don’t know about you, but I always end up running five minutes late when I think I have so much time. Y’know, you think you have more time than you do and a situation were, “Oh I have so much time!” turns into, “Oh I hope there isn’t much traffic, I’m so late.”
So my morning routine has to be pretty quick and idiot-proof. This includes makeup.
I was so excited when I heard that Influenster was sending me a #NYCBigBold voxbox. I love how Katy made her box sound and I was running out of liquid eye liner – win win.
The lasting power on the Big Bold eyeliner and mascara is quite impressive. Trust me, I’ve been putting it through its paces. Long days at work, lunchtime walks, the works. I even wore it yesterday during the yard sale and only after I was sitting outside for 8 hours in heat and sweaty, swampy conditions did I notice a teeensy bit of flaking on the mascara and some creasing on the thicker part of the liner. I almost expected raccoon eyes that would scare away the customers, but no raccoon eyes for this gal.
I mean, I’m totally impressed with that, especially considering NYC isn’t one of the more expensive brands in the drugstore. And we all know expensive makeup equals better makeup. Totally.
The only thing I’m not a total fan of is the shape of the eyeliner applicator. I’m used to a long, flexible applicator like L’Oreal Lineur Intense or Mary Kay liquid liner.
what does totally rock about the eyeliner applicator, though, is that you really can get a super-thin, tight-to-the-lashes line for just a little definition in your look or you can really draw it on and make a bold statement. I want this to come in other colors!
I’m really starting to see NYC makeup in a new light. I would always buy their nail polish at Target when I was in high school because it was cheap and they have such a variety of colors, but I never tried the color cosmetics. After the lipstick in the Frosty voxbox and this set of eye products, I’m almost at a full face with NYC and I’m super cool with that.
What’s your favorite summer-proof eyeliner and mascara?
Influenster sent me the #NYCBigBold VoxBox for review. My opinion can’t be bought and it sure isn’t fake – these are my genuine feelings!