Never Never

Wow.  So much controversy over the new Blue Blood palette from Jeffree Star.  There’s a back and forth debate over who had the idea first.  Was it Jeffree or tarte?  Or was it Laura Lee?  Sure Blue Blood was bigger news and so it looked like tarte was the copy cat (even though they had…

Polyvore Playtime!

I have a serum review running through the approval phase right now, and it’s taking a bit longer than I expected.  While we wait for that, here are some new sets I’ve put together on Polyvore.  I’m making an effort to keep the pieces affordable, since some of the previous sets had insanely expensive designer…

Atomic Turquoise Underlayer

The summer after I graduated from college (wow, it’s been five years now) I did this style for the first time.  After letting the color fade, I dyed all my hair a plain, boring brown, because I needed to find a job.  I’ve missed this look ever since. Having finally gotten approval from my boss…

How Do I Look? Tag

A massive tag was issued by Dorkchops to all readers: the How Do I Look tag. Guess what, you’re next! 1. What colour is your hair? Dark, cool brown with swatches of grey. 2. Any highlights? Yeah, some pieces I did with peroxide, but not too extreme. No one has noticed them, but they stand…

Shopping for Glasses

Time for the responsible adult thing. I put off getting new glasses as long as possible, because damn those prescription glasses are expensive. It occurred to me that I’ve been using the same lenses for about 9 years now. The same lenses which I have known for most of that time to have a flaw…

Ipsy Quiz: Time for Tweaking

Ipsy has been catering to a no-makeup look for a couple months now.  Part of that is the monthly theme, going back to basics, and part of that is because I was too honest on the quiz.  When you sign up, you take a quiz to help the stylists (database) determine what mix of products…