That was the one word Venus could come up with to describe how she looked. Adorned in glitters and her face heavy with makeup, she could barely recognize herself in the mirror. It was almost as if she wasn't herself, but someone completely new and different. A stranger in her own skin. She could scarcely believe her own reflection was actually her. She looked more like someone that had emerged from the heavens themselves, assuming that the heavens were coated in sparkles and glitter. She had no idea how Neptune managed to pull that off, but nonetheless, she was impressed by her girlfriend's skill with an eyeliner pen and mascara -- as well as the other makeup products she applied to Venus' face as if they were paints to flow onto a canvas framed by curled blonde locks.
Golden nails thoughtlessly reached up to fiddle with one of her earrings, still not quite used to having her ears pierced. How did anyone with earrings not just play with them constantly? The answer to that question was a mystery to Venus, that was for sure. She had to keep mentally chastising herself to stop messing with her earrings, eventually lowering her same hand to smooth out the yellow dress she picked out. It felt like ages ago when she and her girlfriends scoured the mall for just the right dress and ultimately decided on the one she wore now. At the time, it seemed as though the gala was always going to be a long way away. And then all of a sudden, it was there.
She would have been lying if she said she wasn't a tad nervous. Doubts had a tendency to make themselves at home in her head, and even when it came to something she was genuinely excited about, she couldn't help but wonder if she was making some kind of mistake, picking apart every possible scenario that could force the night to end in disaster. She did her best to attempt to ignore such thoughts, though they still managed to crawl around in her head. Shouldn't she have been less worried? She'd been looking forward to this for quite some time, but now that it was finally here, she had to admit that she was anxious. Realizing that she was going to be in a crowded room full of people dressed to the nines hadn't really stuck with her until she was all dolled up.
There was no backing out now -- and in truth, she didn't want to back out. She wanted to see this night through, and she was determined to have a good time.
Once she was ready to go, she and Jupiter simply had to wait for Neptune to get done. Her feet shifted in an effort to make herself more comfortable, balancing back and forth on the balls of her feet to her toes in a rhythmic motion. Neptune had to be done at any minute now. Any minute now. That phrase transformed into a mantra that repeated itself over and over again in her head until at long last Neptune emerged from the bathroom. Both Jupiter and Neptune looked incredible, and for a moment, made Venus wonder if she was perhaps a tad too overdressed for the occasion compared to the other two.
The moment passed quickly, thankfully; they all looked wonderful.
The skirt of her dress twirled with her as Neptune spun her around, and immediately she was thankful she didn't attempt to wear heels for the night. If she had, that spin probably would have landed her a trip to the emergency room, and that was the last thing any of them needed.
Scarlet hues flooded to her cheeks upon being showered with compliments. Had she not been fearful of ruining every last bit of makeup covering her face, she would have brought her hands up to it in bashfulness. Seeing as how her face was covered in various beauty tools, though, she'd have to simply deal with showing off her bright red cheeks for all to see. "Stop, you two are gonna make me blush the whole time," she stammered out, a grin and a giggle overtaking her. Taking in a deep breath, she recomposed herself to continue. "You both look... you look gorgeous." Momentarily, she struggled to find the right word to use, but ultimately, she felt that was the one to describe both of her girlfriends.
Her fingers tightened around Neptune's, as if searching for some kind of reassurance. Glancing back and forth at both Jupiter and Neptune, she found herself positively beaming. "So. Tonight's the big night. Are we all ready?"