“Starlight: a Beauty Journey Through Space”

Artwork, makeup, hair, and costume design by Perry Uwanawich. Stay tuned to Youtube.com/SubversiveStyle and Subversive.Style blog for tutorials and behind the scenes. *Enter my MAKEUP GIVEAWAY: Subscribe and Follow me on Twitter @SubversiveBlog and Instagram @SubversiveStyle http://twitter.com/SubversiveBlog http://instagram.com/SubversiveStyle This was a collaboration with Bree, of lovlierie.com, who gave me the word “Starlight” as my theme…

Wear, Watch, Listen, Read, Shop, Sweat…

Wear: Cut-away shoulders- they were all over the runways for SS17, as were flared legs and sleeves. Read: Marie Claire- the beauty bar has been raised, and segues to the next point…rejuvenate. Rejuvenate: Bioeffect Serum might be $160, but it’s based on a Geothermal Powered lab’s discovery in EGF, epidermal growth factor according to Marie […]

Wear What Who When Why How?

Wear: Cut-away shoulders- they were all over the runways for SS17, as were flared legs and sleeves. Read: Marie Claire- the beauty bar has been raised, and segues to the next point…rejuvenate. Rejuvenate: Bioeffect Serum might be $160, but it’s based on a Geothermal Powered lab’s discovery in EGF, epidermal growth factor according to Marie…

Met Ball 2017: Rei Kawakubo Comme des Garçons

The 2016 Met Gala’s theme is Manus x Machina, and appropriately, Marchesa tweeted out a collaboration with IBM- and their “Cognitive Dress” in the early morning hours. We’ve seen many memorable looks from past Met Ball themes of Punk and China through the Looking Glass.  I just have Linda Fargo and Sarah Jessica Parker, as […]

Fashion and Beauty Ethics: Fair-Trade, Fair-mined, Cruelty Free

In my posts, Ethics in Fashion: Labor and Environmental Concerns and Ethics in Beauty and Fashion, I discuss several concerns regarding the fashion and beauty industries including pollution, waste, and labor.  In terms of pollution, contaminating water sources, dumping, and the chemicals involved in manufacturing and dying fabrics and garments caused for birth defects and…

I Tried Meme Makeup

Meme makeup, the art of recreating memes on one’s eyelid, is a new trend popping up everywhere. When I saw the first two, one of Kim Kardashian crying and the other of Kermit as Star Wars characters- I knew I had to attempt it myself. Ever the avid makeup challenger, I decided to try Dawson…

Makeup R&D: Apply Makeup with Eggs, Dildos, Bra Cutlets!

One of the latest memes or trends in the beauty community is applying makeup with random objects.  The silisponge inspired resourceful beauties to cut up and apply makeup with their chicken cutlets…errrr…the kind in your bra not the fridge.   For the most part- people were not fans of either, with the exception of those we…

Grammy’s Red Carpet Fashion

Worst Dressed: Girl Crush I hate her BALLS-gown…but it took balls to wear. Best Dressed: Demi Lovato in Balmain The Weirdest Dressed: The Grammy’s have long been an event known for its fashion- good, and bad.  We saw the evolution from casual and nonchalant to more appropriate attire hitting the carpet…well, overall.  People are usually…

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…

AMA’S Best and Worst Dressed

The Good The garments, styling, beauty- for the most part, everything seemed to create a cohesive look….with the exception of Teyana Taylor, whose hair and makeup seemed to be disparate from the dress itself….a subtler brow and less highlight on the cheeks…perhaps a slightly less nude lip, and an up-do would’ve made this look complete…

Dangerous Beauty Hacks, Treatments, Procedures and Trends:

They say beauty is pain, but can you be risking your health, sight, or life for beauty?  We’ve all heard the claim, proven false, about how much of the chemicals women put on their bodies daily are actually absorbed.  Women of all ages, races, and areas apply a multitude of products in the form of…

Coral Castle: Selfie Shame Game

With every new adventure and experience, we find ourselves face to face with another photo op, a selfie shot backdrop. My impromptu trip to Coral Castle proved no different. While on the tour, I began applying my black lip liner and lipstick…already getting prepped for my photos.  Is it to create a memory, to superimpose…