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…

Beauty Routine $4,000+ Skincare Haircare

My beauty routine for skin-care and hair-care has grown more and more excessive over the years, and it’s now over $4,000 worth of products I use on a daily or monthly basis. The beauty industry is an ever shifting market- sometimes to market and sell, and other times because of technological advancements and innovations.  With…

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 […]

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…

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…

I scream, you scream…Eyecream!

Like a face serum, eye creams and gels provide a punch of ingredients and moisture.  You should apply eye cream before bed and under your makeup but on top of your moisturizer and serum.   (Photo: Marie Claire) Eye Creams & Gels I’ve used Peter Thomas Roth Gel: peptides,  Benefit Eyecon: targets dark circles and fine…