Lestat Queen of The Damned Halloween Makeup Tutorial

Lestat’s makeup always infatuated me and I was drawn to his mysterious look- mostly due to that captivating inner corner highlight- which I’ve been emulating for years. For halloween this year, I decided to sew our costumes for the party, all from scratch, as I used the holiday as a means of rocking the victorian…

Micro-needling Derma Pens and Derma Rollers

I’ve begun using micro-needling tools such as Derma-rollers and switched to the Derma-pen (Dr. Pen) per Dermatologists’ recommendations citing adverse effects of Derma rollers- caused by slicing rather than puncturing the skin. Microneedling Benefits: Micro-needling has become more popular over the years due to its many benefits including collagen induction, diminishing scars and pores, and…

Ask A Dermatologist: Dr. Q&A

I’m going to be collaborating with a dermatologist on a video and blog post. Submit your questions regarding dermatology, skin-care, hair-care- from products to hair-loss and hair Regrowth, to anything involving hair, skin, and nails. Comment below or via my Contact Page We will be discussing skin-care and hair-care, products and their ingredients, do’s and…

Travel Tips- Beauty, Skin-Care, Cosmetics, and Comfort

As an anti-aging obsessed beauty blogger and germaphobe, I’ve learned that it’s all about packing the things that make me comfortable and pampered- that way I don’t feel like I’m sacrificing my skincare regimen for an entire week or more, and I can feel as at home as possible while traveling. First on my list…

Re-Weave Relief: I’m Sew In!

After my previous post, “Post Extension Blues,” I heeded my colorist’s warning not to install extensions or weave my hair for at least THREE WEEKS! I turned to wide brim hats, fedoras, and caps after experiencing hair-loss from wearing other people’s hair and processing my own from darkest brown to platinum blonde repeatedly…both DIY and…

Starlight Beauty Tutorial Look 2: Draped Abductee Makeup Tutorial

Celestial Body Makeup Tutorial: Makeup Base: Mac Prep and Prime, Philosophy Miracle Worker foundation in 5, Tarte Shape Tape concealer in Light Neutral, NYX HD Setting Powder. Lightsource SFX Makeup: Wolf Essential Colors water-soluble face paint in blue and yellow, gradated to make it appear like the planets were light sources…there was only my homemade […]

Starlight Beauty Tutorial Look 1: Celestial Body- Lightsource SFX Makeup Tutorial

Celestial Body Makeup Tutorial: Makeup Base: Mac Prep and Prime, Philosophy Miracle Worker foundation in 5, Tarte Shape Tape concealer in Light Neutral, NYX HD Setting Powder. Lightsource SFX Makeup: Wolf Essential Colors water-soluble face paint in blue and yellow, gradated to make it appear like the planets were light sources…there was only my homemade…

“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…

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 […]

Racist Beauty: Hiding the Real Natural You

“Mom, what happened to your hair?,” I exclaimed.  She stood before me, and I assumed she had gotten a perm or some sort of hair treatment, but the truth was…I had never seen my mother’s natural hair texture until the end of my twenties!  We often will see a video of a black little girl…