A strange thing has been happening to me lately... I start to do my makeup or hair and by the end I've unintentionally made myself look like an extra from an 80's movie. Sometimes it's too many brights at one time and at other times it's the really big hair but the end result is the same. Case in point:
Acid green nails, electric blue eyeliner and bright pink lips?? Did I choose these colours in the dark?
Well honestly as accidental as this look was, I still wore it out and quite proudly might I add because I've just decided to own the need my sub conscious has for reliving the era of my birth. I figure at 26, I've only got so many more years where I can wear crazy colour combinations or in your face makeup or nails without feeling like mutton dressed as lamb.
I think that as long as you can accept that certain things aren't totally appropriate in certain settings, you have free license to wear what ever you want the rest of the time so why not just go for it? Some of my looks don't always work and really just end up being lesson's in what not to wear but at least they were fun to try!
I'm wondering if there's a point to this post as I'm sure you are as well but I guess it would just be: don't be afraid to try something new. Whether it's something as seemingly insignificant as a makeup look or something as big as moving somewhere new. We're usually only trapped by a version of ourselves we have stored in our heads so dare yourself to try something you'd never thought you'd do. The results just may be life changing... well probably not if it's a new lip colour but you get my drift :)
How do you feel about the nails by the way? They seem to have divided my friends into love or hate reactions but I'm feeling much better about them after a 7 year old boy told me he liked them :D