I saw the new Sephora Cake and Bake Liquid and Powder Makeup Sponge and for some reason the Easy Bake Oven came to mind. I think I’m just thinking of cake at the moment that could be why. By the way, as much as I love the Great British Bake Off I can’t bake worth a damn (it was mentioned in last week’s Supernatural episode and I squee’ed a little hearing that!). So, recently I saw Duncan Hines Mug Cake Mixes at Target and I was like, “Bitch, please I can work a microwave so, I can totally bake a cake!” Not so much. My mug cake came out soggy. I swear to the cake gods (if there are any) that I measured the water accurately but still I got soggy a$$ cake. Listen, you only have to rip the envelope open, dump the cake mix in a mug, and add 1/4 cup of water to it. Stir it, stick it in the microwave, and apparently you’ll be magically gifted with a moist, fluffy cake in minutes.
Now, I happen to be Microwave Marge. I’m pretty handy with a microwave, just don’t ask me to cook anything because I burn boiling water. But obviously, in this situation, it was again reinforced that I am not a baker nor will I ever be one especially if I couldn’t handle making a simple one ingredient mug cake. I had somewhat of a emotional moment when it came out of the microwave oven because I thought it was going to be so good. Not to mention at the time I was on a long distance call with my x-boyfriend and he said, “Bells, why do you even try to cook ANYTHING?? You’re going to hurt yourself!” And can I tell you, to add insult to injury and salt to my open and raw wound, my best friend happened to pull out the mix last week and was like, “OH WOW! Is this mug cake? Can I try one?” And I was all like, “Don’t! They come out horrible!” And he was all, “No worries, I’ll eat anything!” (don’t I know it! He inhales everything!) and of course, he whips up a fluffy freaking mug cake.
WTF! My cooking life sucks it hard!
So, here’s the deal if I can’t bake a cake, I can’t, bake my makeup. Nor will I try with my dry as hell skin! Sephora’s a little late with their Cake and Bake Liquid and Powder Makeup Sponge but as they say better than never. They created this sponge exclusively for baking your foundation with two sharp, flat edges that make it idea for packing on full-coverage makeup and baking it.
As for me?
I’ll avoid baking cakes and baking makeup.
Sephora Cake and Bake Liquid and Powder Makeup Sponge available now at Sephora.com.