DIY Microblading?

Would you tattoo your own brows on?  This YouTuber did! In one of my recent posts, Dangerous Beauty Hacks, Treatments, Procedures and Trends, I discussed potentially dangerous Beauty DIY’s and Hacks, such as applying Nail Polish as Eyeliner…  Sadly, the saga continues- a YouTuber, Mermaid Gossip, has Microbladed her own eyebrows at home!  Upon playing…

Benefit Brow Kits

Benefit, shortly after its new brow collection lauch, put out kits or tins with several of the products from the collection paired to compliment eachother in creating a certain look.  I decided, after much deliberation and even a conversation with a Sephora employee and customer, on getting the Definined and Refinined Brows Kit– because I…

Benefit’s New Brow Collection Review and Swatches

The New Benefit Brow Collection retails from $24-$28: I was very impressed by the collection, especially Precisely My Brow and Ka Brow.  I will admit that the marketing materials don’t seem as convincing as the products are in real life. The Lineup (Brow Zings is not new). Goof Proof Brow Pencil $24: for a solid…

Friends with Benefit

Benefit cosmetics has long lead a cult following, and products like “Roller Lash” and “They’re Real” are now household names.  I’ve been using Benefit for years and years.  I used the eye-con for years alone…seems like it’s discontinued or repackaged. The bene-tint was a 90’s lip and cheek stain must-have.  If you haven’t heard someone…

Fashion and Beauty Trends From Fashion Weeks Fall/Winter 2016 FW16

Fashion Weeks typically follow certain trends globally, with each city having things in common with and differing from the other parts of the globe. In the videos below I discuss trends we’ve seen in fashion and beauty from Paris, London, Milan, and New York Fashion Week. Fashion Trends: As we move from the 90’s and…

Going Makeup Mad

Yes, this is part of my Parsons Teen Vogue course.  I’m experimenting with color story, OTT make-up and beauty, colored brows and lashes here as part of my 4th course, Fashion Media. I’m creating a pin board which is to show the inspiration of my color story, the beauty and make-up looks that inspire me,…

Face The Future: Makeup Robots

The Future Looks Fabulous: Are You DTF? We print directly onto garments in Direct to Garment printing, something I’ve utilized with my own fashion designs, but what’s to stop you from printing directly onto face? DTF? Maybe we’ll have to rename that one, haha! Well, we might have to wait up to two years for…

Beauty Bravery: Brow Bleaching

 On the journey into the infinite abyss that is beauty, one finds herself on the edge of the unknown time and again. The DIY’ers turn to beauty blogs, vlogs, and most likely YouTube before diving off that cliff, but still do so haphazardly with that lingering fear: what if I mess up? 😱 So began…