Let me begin this blog journey by introducing myself; I am Madam Noire, previously blogging at Madam Noires makeup studio. Why did I start a new blog? Well, just head back to the old one and you will find the answers you are searching for there. ;)
During the past few years the whole cyber world has exploded with pictures of makeup looks, perfected to a point where it is no longer possible to see what is makeup skill and what is the magic of photoshop. There are pictures out there of makeup looks so beautiful that it is enough to make the most talented makeup artist feel small and inadequate.
As for myself, I had quite a struggle with my own poor self-confidence for quite a while, feeling that I will never, ever be able to measure up to the Kardashian-perfect hobbyist makeup enthusiasts on blogs and Instagram. I had moments where I panicked and refrained from publishing pictures because of some eyebrow hairs sticking out in the wrong direction or because I felt that the look I had created wasn't mind-blowing enough compared to what other artists had already published. Everything about it had to be perfect and nothing I did was ever good enough.
But you know what? I don't care anymore.
I've realized that comparing your work to the works of others, and constantly chasing approval from other people takes the fun out of it all. So to hell with such destructive thoughts!
What you can expect from this blog is honest makeup looks that I share with you because I like them, and I hope that they will inspire at least some of you. :)
You will also find occasional outfit posts and sometimes thoughts on more serious subjects.
Hope to see you soon! Take care!