15 May 2014

I Feel Good

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You know sometimes when you spend ages getting ready for a night out, an event or even just a blog post, and the reflection in mirror isn't what you hoped? This challenge is for those times when you look in the mirror, no pre planning involved, and think "I look good today". 

We all have our good days and our bad, but this challenge is to record those good days and to remember that confidence, at any size, is beautiful.

This month I am following on from last month and am sharing my Capturing the Curves photographs with you.  Warning: there are a LOT of pictures in this post!

I recently had a fantastic experience at a photoshoot arranged by the lovely Betty Pamper.  The theme was vintage and having my hair and makeup done, along with meeting all the other ladies along with Betty herself and Becky from Rambings of was a brilliant experience.

For the first time I even enjoyed having my photograph taken and playing around with the different props.  Nicky Rockets made me feel completely at ease and this, combined with a couple of cocktails after the shoot, made a very memorable afternoon.

I was very happy to learn that two of the photographs that we would be given would be “photoshopped” alongside the regular pictures and excited to see the “new and improved” me.  

We got a surprise preview of one of our photographs a couple of weeks ago and all I could see was my wonky eyebrow that I hate so much.  Looking back at these photographs now, I think it may have turned into one of my favourites!  Fickle woman, as is my right ;)

I wouldn't hesitate to do another photo shoot again and would love to do another vintage style one with Betty Pamper, but very very surprisingly, I would say this time, no retouching!

Here are my photographs, which I have already started to use on my profile pictures everywhere.  I will let you make your own decision on whether I look better retouched!

The above are retouched, so slightly better versions of me!


  1. Lovely pictures! Love the hair & make up - I can't see the difference? I really don't take a good photo but every now & then think I would like a photoshoot to try get that 1 good shot!

  2. Looking gorgeous hon, all the pictures are amazing you look so beautiful in them. I have to say that the untouched ones are my favourite, especially the one of you looking upwards xx

  3. Photoshopped or not, you look gorgeous in all of them. x x

  4. You look stunning in every single photos; photoshopped and natural!! <3 Oh, and I also have wonky eyebrows (one is lower than the other) but yours are lovely and not at all noticeable! xx

  5. DurtyOldRocker16 May 2014 at 08:42

    So pretty. Huge crush <3


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