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Fall Makeup: Autumnal Smoky Eyes

By Allison EmmNovember 3, 2014
Burnt orange, olive green, gold, and brown. Is it possible to put that entire Autumn color spectrum on my tiny eyelids and pull it off? I dunno, but you know I’m going to try! I grew in places without seasons, so this whole leaf change thing is magical. Although, I do wish More  →
Fall Makeup: Autumnal Smoky Eyes
Halloween Makeup Tutorial: How to Become Android Allison

Halloween Makeup Tutorial: How to Become Android Allison

By Allison EmmOctober 28, 2014
Beep-boop-bop-bweep-WoooooEEEooooo! Yep. I speak in beeps now. All the cool kids are doing it. My goal is that by the end of this tutorial, you will be able to speak robot, too. The cool thing about this look is that you can do it with products you likely have in your makeup More  →

There is a Chewbacca Themed Parody of Sia's Chandelier!

By Allison EmmOctober 14, 2014
You know that crazy Sia song "Chandelier" that's been EVERYWHERE lately? Yeah. Someone did a parody, and it's all about Chewbacca. Well, it's all about Princess Leia's crush on Chewbacca. YES! We are actually referring to the big, furry wookie we all know and love from ... More  →
There is a Chewbacca Themed Parody of Sia's Chandelier!

Let's Freak Out About the Urban Decay Electric Palette!

By Allison EmmSeptember 26, 2014
I have the Electric Palette, Janet Manley has the Electric Palette, WE SHOULD ALL HAVE THE ELECTRIC PALETTE. Yes! It’s that much fun! Urban Decay put out this little jewel a few months ago, and you may remember it from this totally outrageous Jem Tutorial. But after we’ More  →
Let's Freak Out About the Urban Decay Electric Palette!

"Girls Got Into Geek Culture Because Fashion" and Other Sad Notions

By Allison EmmJuly 31, 2014
In case the Twitterverse hasn’t informed you yet, PREVIEWSworld.com Editor Vince Brusio did a bad, bad thing. In an attempt to give female cosplayers at SDCC one big compliment, he basically told us we’re only in it for the “fashion sense.” Eeeesh. Not okay. ... More  →

Summer Trend: Hot Orange Lips

By Allison EmmJuly 29, 2014
I don’t know about you, but when I see “Back to School” ads, I feel like inciting a full-blown rebellion, and I’m not even in school anymore. That, dear Sparklers, is why we’re doing a tutorial that celebrates the hot, vivid spirit of summer. Just you TRY and tell More  →
Summer Trend: Hot Orange Lips

Summer Makeup: Bronze Glow

By Allison EmmJuly 25, 2014
I am the palest kid in my family thanks to my white dad, but half my cousins are Polynesian dancers, so that’s not saying much. Those cousins have been known to roast pigs in the backyard, and sometimes they show up to reunions in grass skirts because that’s just how the More  →
Summer Makeup: Get a Bronze Glow!

Make Your Own Steampunk Catwoman Accessories!

By Allison EmmJuly 23, 2014
To celebrate Get Pop Cultured's Batman Day, we had our very own Allison Emm put together a homemade steampunk version of everyone's favorite femme fatale, Catwoman. Check out BN.com's Batman Day coverage online here, and make sure you pop into your local Barnes & Noble for More  →
Make Your Own Steampunk Catwoman Accessories!

Summer Makeup: Sunset Eyes

By Allison EmmJune 27, 2014
It is officially summer time! I don’t want to be that girl overly concerned with seasonal makeup, because frankly, the makeup police is never going to arrest you for wearing neons in middle of January. You should wear whatever you want whenever you want to! I will say, how More  →
Summer Makeup: Sunset Eyes
About the Author
Allison Emm

Allison Emm is a writer, illustrator, and handmade soap enthusiast hailing from Boulder, CO. She is fond of bookish and ruggedly handsome mountain men, blue spruce trees, birds of prey, starships, and yarn. See more of her high jinks at www.AllisonEmm.com, and follow her on Twitter @Allison_Emm.

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