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Christmas-y Lips to Get You Kissed

By Allison EmmDecember 23, 2016
Who else is ready for some serious Christmas eats? When I sat down to do my winter makeup today, I immediately went for the sugary shimmers, warm chocolates, and juicy berry shades. The finished look is toasty, smoky, and smoldering in the kind of way that makes you wonder i More  →
Christmas-y Lips to Get You Kissed

How to Get Stunning Ice Queen Eyes

By Allison EmmDecember 14, 2016
This slideshow was originally published in November 2015, but we're putting it up again in case you really need to up your ice-queen-eye-makeup game this winter!—the edsTime to embrace the freeze, you guys! Winter is almost here, so it's time to get your frosty metallic ey More  →
How to Get Stunning Ice Queen Eyes

Get Margot Robbie's Suicide Squad Look With This Harley Quinn Makeover

By Allison EmmJuly 21, 2016
If Suicide Squad is your ticket, consider strutting down to your local Barnes & Noble for DC™ day on July 23, as a part of Get Pop Cultured. Be first in line for a free Harley Quinn and the Suicide Squad #1 Special Edition giveaway (while supplies ... More  →
Get Margot Robbie's Suicide Squad Look With This Harley Quinn Makeover

Four Hot Summer Looks With the Anastasia Modern Renaissance Palette

By Allison EmmJuly 12, 2016
It's time for us all to collectively freak out about the new Anastasia Modern Renaissance Palette. Yes, it really does live up to the hype! This plush pink package is full of pigmented, blendable, unique shades for anyone who loves those warm, reddish hues that are so in rig More  →
Four Hot Summer Looks With the Anastasia Modern Renaissance Palette

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
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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