Skip to main content

Makeup When I Have The Dreaded Flu...


I have always been extremely susceptible to the Flu :/ I have to have it at every season change. It's almost like a weather forecast that my body does before we embark into what the coming season offers... People keep telling me that this happens because I have weak immunity and that I should have a lot of Vitamin C and all that... Now I am person who has Oranges/Apples/Strawberries and Amla in my diet everyday single day so I doubt I have a Vitamin C deficiency and well as far as a weak immunity is concerned, it's only the Flu that catches up with me... My body seems to be quite immune to other viruses doing the rounds... Well anyways, the post isn't really about the deficiencies in my body but how I actually combat the flu in terms of makeup ;)

So going ahead, this is what I do...

MAKEUP BREAKUP
  1. I apply absolutely no base makeup. Because of tending to my runny nose with tissues, I do not apply any foundation. 
  2. But do remember to slather on a lot of moisturiser suitable for your skin. During the flu, our skin tends to get very dry and so it is important to keep it hydrated and moisturised.
  3. My eyes are generally very watery during this time and hence I do not use any liquid liners to line my eyes. As a matter of fact, I do not apply any liner on my upper lashline.
  4. I am a kajal addict and hence I always need something to line my lower waterline. But instead of using a BLACK kajal, I use either a blue or a green pencil liner. The reason is if your lower waterline is darker than your upper lashline, then you end up looking tired. Therefore instead of going all black, I user lighter shades of blue and green that also add a little zing.
  5. I do use generous coats of waterproof mascara on my upper lashes only.
  6. I apply my favorite powder blush on my cheekbones to give a little color to my face.
  7. Wear a bright MATTE shade of lipstick and I am ready to go :)
What is your being sick makeup routine?

Have you checked out my "Flash Your Favorite Accessory" Contest? Enter here...
http://fashion.isimplylovemakeup.com/2013/01/contest-alert-flash-your-favorite.html

Comments

  1. You look lovely and fresh.. I look a mess when i have cold.. Guess I should also try these to look a little better..
    One thing that helps during cold is i have lots of warm water regularly.. It really helps a lot.. Try it out.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. lol we all look like a mess when we have a cold ;) which is why makeup is so important :P
      yeah you are right! warm water really helps... I generally add some green tea leaves to it and I find that quite helpful too :)

      Delete
  2. GET WELL SOON.....

    ReplyDelete
  3. IT seems blue liner...which is that?? actully u not look ill, bt looking nice....

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. thanks darling! :) I have used Bourjois Duochrome Eyeliner in Noir Bluete...

      Delete
  4. OMG gurl..dis is how u luk wen u r sick ?? :P I have to learn dis from u... U luking absolutely great nd fresh :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. thank u Suboohi :D but you've gotto realise that I look like this cause of the makeup :P

      Delete
  5. cool post! is that you without any foundation?/ seriously? omg! fainted! u have amazing skin! i envy!!!!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. hey Shouri.. yeah thats me without foundation... I rarely wear any actually :) and thank you for such kind words babe :) ♥

      Delete
  6. U luk lovely no matter wat :P I look dark and dull wen sick.Don even bother with cleanin my face :P

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. awwww thanks darling :) :* in order to battle dull and dark skin, take lots of steam.. it helps with the cold as well as with the dead skin :) works wonders for me ;)

      Delete
  7. That's how you look when you are sick?????
    Even I'm more partial towards blue eye liners. they always make me smile :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. thats how i look WITH MAKEUP when I am sick ;) heheheheh..
      blue liners have a way to zing up your look instantly don't they? :)

      Delete
  8. Replies
    1. thanks Dimpal :* ♥ how are you doing? looong time!

      Delete
  9. Gosh..gal u look like this when u have flu?
    I look like a corpse in a closet..one that falls off any moment ;-)
    And u sure don't need a makeup base with that skin!
    I too swear by bright lippies to lift up the mood :-)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. ahaaa your statement instantly reminded me of 100 days :P hehehehe the movie i mean ;) and thanks you for all the kind words ya ♥
      bright lippies are so much fun aren't they :D which shade do you prefer?

      Delete
  10. U don't look sick at all!! Very nice! :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. ha ha ha thank you! and the look is all thanks to Makeup ;)

      Delete
  11. omg.. u really looks this way wen u hv flu?? u looks super gorgeous!!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. makeup makeup makeup... what a wondrous thing it is ;) let us all embrace it :D

      Delete

Post a Comment

Make Me Happy :) Leave A Comment!

Popular posts from this blog

REVIEW: Johnson's Baby Lotion on Adult Skin

I am itching to do some makeup EOTDs and LOTDs since a while now but with guests at home I am not getting any time... So for a while you guys are stuck with me doing reviews. Not that my reviews do not need much efforts but as compared to EOTDs and LOTDs, reviews are a little bit less demanding where time constraints are concerned... Don't you agree? :)

Today I shall be reviewing the Johnson's baby lotion and before you raise your eye brows and say to yourself "WTF" let me make it absolutely clear that I bought it when I was out of a moisturiser and needed one pronto! This was the only one available and so I just bought it. I figured if it was good for babies, how could it be bad for me? The truth? Read on ;)

Johnson's Baby Lotion is Clinically proven to be mild and mild it sure is. It has a soft and soothing fragrance, which I love. Once applied it gets absorbed really fast and does not leave a residual oiliness or greasiness. It would be perfect for normal ski…

Makeup Class: Difference Between A Bronzer, A Highlighter, An Illuminator & A Brightener

Bronzer Vs Highlighter Vs Illuminator Vs Brightener 

Very often than not being a beauty blogger I come across the terms Bronzer, Highlighter, Brightener and Illuminator at least a dozen times a day. These terms are everywhere and people use them in their daily conversation with so much confidence that you'd be surprised at how wrong many of them are in their usages. Oh! Yes even I have made mistakes in the past about their connotations and today armed with research, experiments and well just plain analysis I have reached a consensus where I can now confidently put forth the results of my hard work...

Yes, today ladies and gentlemen, I shall be clearing all the confusion that prevails behind Bronzers, Highlighters, Illuminators and Brighteners!

REVIEW: MAC Studio Fix Fluid Foundation In NC42

Review of MAC Studio Fix Fluid Foundation In Shade NC42

Guest Post By: Rmyah

There are days when I just cannot help look at myself through any reflective surface that I can. Be it mirrors, glass doors, rear view mirrors, the back of a spoon and even a pond. And then there are days when I wished everyone was blind, every mirror shattered, the serene water turbulent, anything to avoid me seeing my face. One such day when my skin was going through a blearrrgh phase I decided to put my face on the web and show you how I deal with it. My savior is the MAC studio fix fluid foundation which has been my HG foundation for about three months now.