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More Pop Lyrics Illustrated with Science!

By Allison EmmMarch 2, 2015
This song describes what it’s like to enter a black hole. Right before gravity squashes you out of existence, you are shattered into individual screaming pieces floating amidst sparkly star bits. This is kind of graphic, Selena. Geez. More  →
More Pop Lyrics Illustrated with Science!
How to Get Seriously Bardot Eyes for Prom

How to Get Seriously Bardot Eyes for Prom

By Allison EmmFebruary 26, 2015
It’s that time of year again and we’re kicking off the prom makeup looks with some SERIOUS LINER AND LASHES. Think old-school ‘60s glamour with some 2015 freshness. We’ve got a little Brigitte Bardot in the eyes, but thanks to the awesomeness of modern makeup, we can More  →

Simple Pick-Me-Up Makeup With the Urban Decay Vice3 Palette

By Allison EmmFebruary 25, 2015
Neutral eyeshadow with the Urban Decay Vice3 Palette?! Can it be true? YES. Contrary to what you might think, I don’t actually wear fancy makeup all the time.  Most days I’m working from home, and when I’m not, I’m trying to keep a pack of large dogs from eating More  →
Simple Pick-Me-Up Makeup With the Urban Decay Vice3 Palette

Emma Watson's New Regression Trailer is Scaring Our Over-the-Knee Socks off!

By Allison EmmFebruary 17, 2015
The ‘90s are so hot right now. The makeup is back, the tinted sunglasses are back, the cheesy television shows are back—and for the most part, it’s a good thing. But apparently, the decade that brought us awesome light-up sneakers was also chock-full of WEIRD OLD ... More  →
Emma Watson's New <EM>Regression</EM> Trailer is Scaring Our Over-the-Knee Socks off!

These Bookish Felines are Wooing their Valentines with Literature (Almost)

By Allison EmmFebruary 13, 2015
Did you honestly think humans were the only ones capable of desperately using pretentious literary references to find dates? Clearly, well-read felines have way more Valentine game than we do. If it makes you feel any better, they ARE taking quite a few liberties with the More  →
These Bookish Felines are Wooing their Valentines with Literature (Almost)
Valentine's Day Makeup (aka How to Prep Your Face to Smooch Chris Pratt)

Valentine's Day Makeup (aka How to Prep Your Face to Smooch Chris Pratt)

By Allison EmmFebruary 9, 2015
Usually, I try to pick either lips or eyes to emphasize in a tutorial. Today, it’s all about the skin! Yes, we have shimmery pink eyeshadow and sweet mauve lips, but it really all comes down to that dewy, romantic radiance. Imagine you just had a smooch session with Chr More  →

Pop Lyrics Illustrated with Science!

By Allison EmmJanuary 30, 2015
We now have the answers for all those times you’ve screamed, “WHAT EVEN THE HECK is going on in this song?!” How, you may ask, have we broken the code auto-tuned into the core of every iPod? Rock hard, indisputable SCIENCE. And also some pizza, because you can’t More  →
Pop Lyrics Illustrated with Science!
Get Blue and Magenta Eyes with the Urban Decay Vice3 Palette!

Get Blue and Magenta Eyes with the Urban Decay Vice3 Palette!

By Allison EmmJanuary 28, 2015
We still have a million days until spring, but life is too short to wait around for warm weather to start wearing some color, isn’t it? YUS, especially since the 2014 holiday season brought us the makeup miracle that is the Urban Decay Vice3 Palette. Are we supposed to More  →

Get Copper Smoky Eyes with the Urban Decay Vice3 Palette!

By Allison EmmJanuary 20, 2015
YOU GUYS! I got the Urban Decay Vice3 Palette for Christmas! That means I’ve been playing around with it nonstop since December 25th, and I’ll be showing you guys what I’ve come up with! To kick it all off, let’s go with this warm and toasty copper look, mmmmkay? More  →
Get Copper Smoky Eyes with the Urban Decay Vice3 Palette!
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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