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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
Jem and the Holograms Makeup Tutorial!

Jem and the Holograms Makeup Tutorial!

By Allison EmmJune 25, 2014
Alright, this tutorial is WAAAAY out of my comfort zone. I’ve made my peace with pink, but this is pushing it. The craziest part is that between Jem and Jerrica, Jerrica is the more conservative, and she would probably see my version as a “daytime” makeup look. Such is More  →

Graduation Makeup: Day to Night

By Allison EmmMay 30, 2014
Congratulations! You made it through the year. If this was your senior year, you actually made it through some of the TOUGHEST YEARS OF YOUR LIFE, and you totally deserve to celebrate.  Now you need a fresh face for grad day photos, grad day dinner with family, and then may More  →
Graduation Makeup: Day to Night
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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