Rimmel Challenge #3: Rainy Day

I’ve been nominated to participate in Rimmel London’s Stay Glossy Contest and am now a finalist! For the next few weeks I will be completing challenges to create head-to-toe looks for different occasions. Help me become Rimmel London’s official blogger by voting below. My third challenge:

It’s pretty clear that colors change your moods. So when it is dark and grey outside, adding a zing of red instantly picks you up. A good mood rubs off! Since it’s wet out, I still like to stay in dark clothing and boots, just in case of splashes. A trench coat is a must in this weather! I again borrowed from the boyfriend’s closet and wore a two-toned collar shirt, which is nice because the cuff folds up in a navy. Keeping with the layered look, I rolled up the sleeves just enough for the navy blue to peek through from under the trench coat. The reds will be highlighting a rather neutral and dark outfit.

trenchSteve Madden
sweaterRalph Lauren
bagRebecca Minkoff
bootsCorso Como

I don’t like to fuss over much on a rainy day, especially my makeup. I kept it to a clean winged eyeliner look and skipped the shadows. For my face, I used an all in one makeup + skincare product, bb cream, and lightly dusted my cheeks with blush.

bb creamRimmel London in Light
eyelinerRimmel London Scandal Eyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal in Black
blushDior Rosy Glow in Petal

As for the key makeup feature of today’s look, the lips, a nice pigmented red gloss. Not only does it perk up your mood, but helps make you look less tired if you happen to have missed a few hours of sleep last night.

Rimmel London Stay Glossy in Treasure Hunt

Don’t let the rain bring you down!


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