And another one bites the dust. But hey, I’m in a city that’s home to the Bruins, Celtics, Patriots, and let’s even throw the New England Rev’s in there; there are plenty of other upgrades. Luckily, I think I’ve learned a really important lesson after this past relationship: never settle.
Another thing to realize is that I’m 22 years old, I can’t sit at home and mope. I went on a date with someone a while back, let’s call him “Magic Wednesday.” Magic Wednesday called me batshit, and not because I’m like typical girl who has grown up searching for “the one,” but because I intentionally ruin relationships with guys before they even start. Truth is, I’m afraid of commitment. I told him, I’m 22, it’s not like I’m going to meet my husband at this point. But he said, “You never know. If you like a guy, who cares? Run with it. And if you get hurt, you get over it.” I really took this in to consideration, but the guys I was seeing, dating, having “adult sleepovers” with, I never really had feelings for and I didn’t see any of it going further than a casual fling. But this past guy, he was different. I remember the first time he told me he was falling in love with me; it was all I’ve been wanting to hear, but I assured him he wasn’t and walked away. Looking back, I wish I had reacted differently.
Okay, enough of this girly shit. The point being, sitting around and being sad isn’t going to make me get over him any quicker. It’s a Saturday and I’m going out tonight to get me a rebound. The old me is back.
My one rule post-break-up: Look hot as hell. Literally the day after he ended things with me I went to a hotel pool party. That was not at all a coincidence that I was running around in a bikini pounding overly fruity summer drinks one day after being dumped (batshit). IT Cosmetics is going to be my next relationship of the summer. I knew I was going to be outside, so I didn’t want to look like one of those girls who looks hot from far away and scary up close. Go light on the makeup this summer, girls–no one likes a cake-face.
I primed my face with IT’s No. 50 Serum Anti-Aging Collagen Veil Primer. I received a sample of this and I ran out of my Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer SPF 15 (another amazing option because it creates a waterproof base). IT’s primer was great because it was hydrating, but it didn’t make me look greasy. My skin drank it right up, which was perfect because I was going to be out in the sun all day. Next, I applied IT’s CC+ Veil Fluid Foundation SPF 50. Recently, a few brands have been coming out with this foundation “cushion” concept, and I have no clue as to why it covers flawlessly, but it does. This CC cream provided medium coverage, but still looked natural, even in the sun! No complaints here.
I set the base of my makeup with Hourglass’s Ambient Lighting Powder in Dim Light. I normally wouldn’t use a powder on days where I want to look more natural, but this powder is perfect because it’s light and creates a soft-focus effect to blur any imperfections. I love Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powders! I dusted NYC’s Sunny Bronzer all over my face, lightly concentrating under my cheekbones, temples, chin and forehead for a natural glow.
I was very light on my eyes. All I used was Anastasia’s Brow Duality. I used the golden shimmer side to highlight my inner corner and the matte pink side to highlight under my brow. I used Maybelline’s The Falsies mascara. I obviously opted for the waterproof formula because A. I knew I was going to be outside by a pool and B. I probably was going to drunkenly cry in public. I swept Anastasia’s Tinted Brow Gel to finish up and give my brows a clean, naturally-sculpted shape.
My other rule post-break-up: Don’t cry to his friends. GUILTY. I mean, that’s just embarrassing on my part. AND I was at the hotel lobby, in public, crying. Even more embarrassing. Whatever, it happens to all of us.
Eff this being emotional bull.