Posts Tagged
beauty

  • March 18, 2015 • Beauty, Featured

    Red Lipstick for When Your Life Is Spiraling out of Control

    Having run out of toilet paper, I’ve been wiping my butt with paper towels for what feels like three weeks, my dirty laundry bag is the size of a spoiled four-year-old’s bouncy castle she got for birthday party, and my apartment is...

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  • December 19, 2014 • Beauty

    It’s Time to Burn Your Bras Again

    I always thought bras were meant to keep breasts perky while we age. I honestly don’t really need to wear a bra, but I assume wearing one is better than not wearing one. A guy once said to me, “Why do you always wear a bra? You look...

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  • October 27, 2014 • Beauty

    Terror Eyes: Beauty and False Eyelashes in Horror Films

    As a kid, I was always drawn to VHS cover art that mixed beauty and horror. Admiring the cover of The Silence of the Lambs is one of my earliest memories. Then every time I was at Blockbuster, I made sure to glance over the cover of Texas...

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  • September 18, 2014 • Beauty

    The Return of the Nineties Lip

    The nineties revival continues and even though I say I’m sick of it, I still like to douse myself in nostalgia every so often. Maybe I have a thing for very late nineties, yet still pre-Y2K, music videos that experimented with...

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  • July 22, 2014 • Beauty

    Waking up Miu Miu: A Tutorial in Hair

    I love waking up to surprise Miu Miu. I look forward to Miu Miu and Prada every season, especially in the last several years where they’ve kind of replaced how my ex-fav John Galliano’s shows used to make me feel, so even if...

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  • June 12, 2014 • Beauty

    #DefineBeauty is a Missed Moment

    These days, beauty comes ready as a hashtag. The reasons to be beautiful remain as clear and present as the accompanying politics. This desire, with its partnering promise of happiness, reveals our need to turn our self-dissatisfaction...

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  • May 29, 2014 • Beauty

    Browin’ Up

    Sometimes you just want to take a break from the norm. Treat yourself to a temporary eyebrow makeover. Like I did with untraditional blush colors, I wanted to explore using eyebrows similar to how I play with makeup on eyes and...

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  • May 23, 2014 • Beauty

    Theorizing the Beauty Industry: The Best Beauty Collabs that Don’t Exist (Yet)

    Earlier this week I came across the amazing Abercrombie & Fitch catalog with copy written by Slavoj Žižek courtesy of Fourpins and I’ve been screaming my head off about it ever since. This kind of collaboration is my favorite,...

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  • May 22, 2014 • Beauty

    Serve a Look That Will Melt Faces (But Not Yours)

    Toasty weather can make it tough to pull off looks without everything melting off – unless you want it to melt off, which could potentially look cool now that I think about it. If you don’t want it to, there are primers,...

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  • May 9, 2014 • Beauty

    Texture Play

    One of the coolest parts about makeup is playing with texture and making skin, lips, or eyes look anything but natural. At the Christian Dior Fall 2014 RTW show, Pat McGrath used pigments over latex paint (I assume and hope the...

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