So, I admit that I occasionally google myself. And when I do, I usually come across a professional make-up artist by the same name. So, it seemed rather serendipitous that Alvina hired her for the wedding. And since I was a bridesmaid, I was going to get my make-up done too. Yes, I, Grace Lin Author/Illustrator was going to be made beautiful by Grace Lin Makeup!
And she definitely had her work cut out for her! The early mornings and late nights of Rain Dragon and the time change had left me rather haggard:
But about two hours later and with the labored efforts of not one, but three professionals:
I turned into this! Grace Lin Author/Illustrator and Grace Lin Makeup! I don't think Rain Dragon recognized me!