Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Big Girl Stuff

What do you get when you combine a whole stash of new makeup for Christmas with a little girl about to turn 4 years old? A B.E.A.UTIFUL rainbow!

Vivian was given makeup by a few people including SANTA this Christmas. She is in her GLORY I tell ya!!

That Purple suitcase stocked with every color imaginable for eyes and lips and fingers and toes. Complete with light up mirror and applicators of all sorts is just what this "rock star" wanted for Christmas. The lights shine just right for her to strategically Smear lipstick from cheek to cheek. Included were these wonderful brushes that really hold a lot of gloppy shimmery eye makeup so to be sure that even someone standing across the street would notice she was dolled up!

Less is MORE??? - not in Vivian's world! More is definitely more for her.


Christmas eve was when she began layering on the lips. I never let her "tie into" my makeup before, so she went pretty wild when she was in control of her own Compact. No one to tell her "that's enough". Christmas morning there were remnant stains from her previous face - Note: children's makeup has that "continuous wear" figured out.
But that didn't stop this beauty from applying new... and more eyeshadow and lipstick. she usually doesn't stop until she has applied a bit of everything.
pretty much all of our Christmas day pictures show vivian looking like she should be on the Drew Carey Show, but you know what? - she is a girlie girl through and through. Hopefully by the time she is 17 she will have perfected her makeup skills. For now, we make sure in our attempts to build self esteem to always tell her how beautiful she is no matter what. Gary is very good at emphasizing her NATURAL beauty when she is not wearing her makeup. Either way, I think she is a riot! A girl likes a little GLAM right?

7 comments:

Dad said...

Like her MOM, Vivian needs to realize you can't improve on perfection.

Allison said...

awwww thanks Dad :)

Tracey said...

Oh my word. :) I am almost of the belief that children's make up is pointless. I have been considering getting Corinne some real make-up of her own, so that the stains aren't so drastic.

Either way, she looks adorable. And what a sweet memory to keep!

Jennifer W said...

I loved the Drew Carey reference.

I had noticed in your photo gallery the...er...lingering quality of the makeup. Have you had to take it out of upholstery yet?

Allison said...

Not the upholstry, Just her clothing.

Momma said...

SOOOOOOOOOOOO cute! I look forward to that stuff when my girl gets older...although I might regret saying that......

reagan said...

she always puts to much!!