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…

Botox Anti-Aging and Migraine Relief

Botox Injections I had Botox Botox injections in my forehead in April, and the results are truly amazing (see before and after). I had begun to notice fine lines on my forehead forming, and decided to do some preventative Botox and OnabotulinumtoxinA the hell out of them! Botox Pain? It was not very painful but…

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…

2017 Cannes Red Carpet Best and Worst Dressed

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival Red Carpet was full of glitter, glitz, and glam and sharply contrasted by cheap costume looks complete with synthetic wigs in fashion colors.  Fabulous stylist-curated wardrobes, carefully posed clutches, poised postures…Cannes is one of the years big fashion events, Hollywood starlets drawing the attention of the world in all their…

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…

20 Min Wavy Curls

Tools: Hot Tools Nano Deep Waver $55. Chi Nano Ceramic Technology Ceramic Ionic Far Infrared Blowdryer $65. Diffuser. Aussie Aussome Volume Hairspray. Steps Blow dry using a diffuser, scrunching and cupping the hair- lifting and holding it to foster curling. Go in with the waver, overlapping the wave pattern down the hair shaft, cupping the…

Ulta Dumpster Diving Haul 5, Plus the Truth About Diving

*Makeup Giveaway: to enter, follow me on Instagram and Twitter @UwanaWhat, and Subscribe. Post your user names below, and or on Haul 4 If you want to win from that haul. The dumpster diving trend has been gaining momentum recently- although it’s been going on for years, YouTube videos have gotten everyone and their mother,…