FOTD: Extreme Blush

What’s the most stereotypical high-fashion makeup look of the moment? Glassy skin with no makeup (on teenage models), bright slabs of pink or orange eyeshadow? Or here’s another one: “blush bomb,” or painterly, messy blush around the temple and eye area. Seems like this look has been everywhere lately. Possibly because it finally answers the eternal … More FOTD: Extreme Blush

Melt Cosmetics She’s In Parties Eyeshadow Stack

Sometimes, people acquire beauty products for weird reasons, which are not related to the color selection. My weakness is makeup inspired by my favorite music. Since college, I’ve had three “favorite bands of all time”: Swans, Einstuerzende Neubauten, and Bauhaus. The first two are highly unlikely to have makeup collections dedicated to them, but Bauhaus–also … More Melt Cosmetics She’s In Parties Eyeshadow Stack

Too Faced Melted Matte Lipstick in Unicorn

I have the most amazing story about the Too Faced Unicorn lipstick. When I was visiting my mother-in-law last summer, I noticed some pretty purple flowers in her garden, and said something like “That color would be great for a lipstick.” When Christmastime came, my mother-in-law remembered that remark, and brought the flowers to a … More Too Faced Melted Matte Lipstick in Unicorn

Playing with Glitter & Pixi Endless Silky Eye Pens

Let me preface this post with: Wooooow, shabby timing. I like me some glitter, but it’s racking in bad rep these days, with the news that it might potentially harm marine life when washed down the drain. Looks like the science isn’t conclusive (“no concrete data on glitter,” according to National Geographic), so I don’t … More Playing with Glitter & Pixi Endless Silky Eye Pens