I’ve heard so much about Casabella that I decided to give them a visit yesterday. FYI, it more or less a store that stocks mostly female needs and a tiny section for males. From hair to skin to makeup, you name it. They have a pretty decent collection. After scanning through their natural hair products, I saw some familiar names and whatnot. I wasn’t really interested in getting anything new for my hair. Eventually, I found my way to the makeup section. That was when I remembered that I needed to buy new stuff. It’s been an awful long while since I splurged on makeup. Anyways, I recognized some noteworthy brands, products and tried to check each one out. But all of a sudden, I felt so dizzy. I had no idea where it came from. It was supposed to be fun(or I thought). Long story short, I left there without getting anything. Although, the Maybelline colossal Kajal kept calling out to me. After which, I made my way to Poise. (It’s not my fault Lucy had bad reviews).Talk about makeup-dom. I didn’t even bother to check the wide array of products, I just headed straight to the concealer section to select my shade. I got down the names to Google reviews before buying.
This morning, while doing blog rounds on Feedly, I read this post on Bella Naija on ”Don’t Let It Rain On Your Beauty Parade” where Barbara highlighted quite a bit of products to be used during rainy season to avoid smudge blah blah. And I’m like
All this chemicals, on my face?
Sigh. Just yesterday, I was at a makeup store. I think I understand where the dizziness came from.
It felt so wrong.
Actually it felt hypocritical especially since I’ve been trying to gradually wean myself off chemical-laden products but here I am, it seems like I’m back to square one.
It’s a struggle really.
I’d rather just invest those funds on products that would actually be beneficial to my skin rather than covering or masking it up.
But then a girl’s gotta do what she gotta do plus a couple of those products are actually speaking to me.
I’ll probably just compromise.–__–