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How to Use Bronzer So You Glow Like a Goddess

By Allison EmmJune 8, 2016
Summer is here, legs are being bared, and you—no matter who you are—are just a couple of minutes away from the kind of holy Mediterranean glow that cost Achilles his life. All you need is a bronzer. But what kind? How to apply? And why are there ... More  →
How to Use Bronzer So You Glow Like a Goddess

A Goth Prom Makeover That Kylo Would Approve Of

By Allison EmmMay 12, 2016
Society* is obsessed with fairytale makeovers that end in a sparklesplosion of prom confetti, but I was feeling a bit more grungy this prom season. Rather than be the fiftieth person wearing cotton candy hair and tangerine lippie, I thought I'd try a striking goth look that More  →
A Goth Prom Makeover That Kylo Would Approve Of

Super-Basic Prom Makeup for Awkwards

By Allison EmmApril 27, 2016
As exciting as it is to get dressed up for prom and experience firsthand what it is like to have 200 bobbypins in your hair simultaneously, prom makeup can feel a little daunting. Ideally, you want to look like your best you, rather than rock up to the dance looking like a M More  →
Super-Basic Prom Makeup for Awkwards

Embrace Your Inner Ice Queen with This Stunning Winter's War-Inspired Look

By Allison EmmApril 11, 2016
In case you couldn't tell, we're prettttty obsessed with The Huntsman: Winter's War movie around here—and for me, the beauty looks in the trailers are even more fantastic than Chris Hemsworth's butt (though it's a CLOSE second). Last week,  I showed you how to get Qu More  →
Embrace Your Inner Ice Queen with This  Stunning <em>Winter's War</em>-Inspired Look

Get Gilded With This Queen Ravenna-Inspired Makeup Tutorial

By Allison EmmApril 6, 2016
Oh, hi there! I'm just slinking around pretending to be the star of a Dior J'adore commercial. Can you blame me? Ever since I laid eyes on the gold leaf look that Queen Ravena (aka Charlize Theron) is flaunting in The Huntsman: Winter's War, I just want to rock face bling More  →
Get Gilded With This Queen Ravenna-Inspired Makeup Tutorial

How to Cosplay Suicide Squad's Harley Quinn

By Allison EmmMarch 30, 2016
Just in case there weren't already going to be 50,439,323 Harley Quinn cosplayers this comic con season, Margot Robbie is bringing a new look to the character this summer. When Suicide Squad hits theaters in August, the Joker's oh-so-serious girlfriend will be sporting blu More  →
How to Cosplay <i>Suicide Squad</i>'s Harley Quinn

How to Actually Wear Black Eyeshadow

By Allison EmmMarch 23, 2016
Sure it's totally stylish for supermodels and rock stars to run around with soot smudged around their eyeballs, but it's never that cute for REAL girls right? Erm, wrong. Black eyeshadow is not some mythical makeup machete only to be wielded by Demi Lovato and Jack Skelli More  →
How to Actually Wear Black Eyeshadow

How to Wear Pink Ruby Lips for Spring

By Allison EmmMarch 4, 2016
Listen, I'm calling it, winter is over and I'm already onto springier things. Are you ready for the glossiest, flashiest, magenta lips of your very lives? Because this is it. Revlon HD Lip Lacquer in Pink Ruby. It's a vibrant, pinky red with purple sparkle running through it More  →
How to Wear Pink Ruby Lips for Spring

How to Get Unicorn Hair

By Allison EmmFebruary 17, 2016
We're no strangers to color when it comes to makeup. This time, however, I'm showing you how to turn your Infinity Stones to your glorious, interstellar locks without burning your hair off or winding up a muddy brown-grey. (If you thought I was naturally mint ... More  →
How to Get Unicorn Hair

GET KISSED: Smoky Eyes to Lock Their Gaze and Barely Tinted Lips That Stay Soft and Kissable

By Allison EmmJanuary 29, 2016
First kisses! You only get one, right? NOPE. You get a first kiss for every person you ever end up smooching. That's right, it's DIFFERENT EVERY TIME you kiss someone new. That's means it's special and exciting every time! Unfortunately, it also means there's crazy asthma at More  →
GET KISSED: Smoky Eyes to Lock Their Gaze and Barely Tinted Lips That Stay Soft and Kissable
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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