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Bright and Smoky Eyes for Back-to-School!

By Allison EmmSeptember 11, 2013
“Bright AND smoky?” you ask. “Allison, those are like, total opposites. Have you gone and lost your MindHut Makeup Lady mind?” Nope! It’s true. You can have both bright and smoky eyes, and in honor of this new school year, I’m going to show you how. We all know More  →
Bright and Smoky Eyes for Back-to-School!

The Geeky Girl Guide to Skincare Basics

By Allison EmmAugust 30, 2013
Ever since the day you woke up with your first little blemish, you’ve been slowing figuring out that developing your own skincare routine is part of growing up. It’s not about vanity, it’s about being healthy. Trends come and go, but your skin is with ... More  →
The Geeky Girl Guide to Skincare Basics

How NOT to Cosplay

By Allison EmmJuly 23, 2013
Cosplay is great! We love cosplay! Cosplay gets you a million awesome geek points! Just to be clear: WE ARE NOT KNOCKING COSPLAY. We do, however, want to make sure you are aware of some not-so-great ways to engage in this fantabulous activity, because that's what real More  →
How NOT to Cosplay

Blogging Ender's Game: Part 1

By Allison EmmJune 25, 2013
Our own Allison Emm has never read Ender's Game! Her punishment: not much of a punishment, really... she gets to read and blog Ender's Game for us. Join her on her journey, won't you? ... More  →
Blogging Ender's Game: Part 1

Geeky Girl Glam: Lego Maniac

By Allison EmmJune 18, 2013
Who wants to be a grownup? Yeah, me neither. Just because you’re not ten anymore doesn’t mean you have to leave all your favorite toys behind. Today I’m showing you how to incorporate Legos into your look. It’s kind of ridiculous, but that’s kind of the point. It More  →
Geeky Girl Glam: Lego Maniac

5 Hilarious Makeup Videos You've Got to See

By Allison EmmJune 7, 2013
If you’re a Geeky Girl Glam reader, you know that I get really into makeup. You know, REALLY into makeup. It’s always important to realize, however, that makeup is only face paint, and fashion is a bunch of elaborate variations on the classic loin cloth. ... More  →
5 Hilarious Makeup Videos You've Got to See

More Of Our Favorite Characters in Kitten Form!

By Allison EmmJune 5, 2013
Since you guys seemed to like this post, I went ahead and turned more of our favorite characters from movies and TV into kittens! Cats rule the Internet, after all, so take a look at theses furry, snuggly, geeky felines. More  →
More Of Our Favorite Characters in Kitten Form!

Geeky Girl Glam: Uhura

By Allison EmmMay 29, 2013
Star Trek Into Darkness is in theatres now, so it’s the perfect time to do an Uhura themed tutorial! There are probably about five gazillion makeup looks that incorporate cat-eyed liner, but my favorite part about this particular style is the way it combines drama with cle More  →
Geeky Girl Glam: Uhura

Blogging The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes, Part 8

By Allison EmmMay 23, 2013
Preludes & Nocturnes is coming to an end today, and we’re so sad. Dream is sad too. He’s so sad that he’s sitting all by his lonesome, pouty-faced and too cool to cry, with voluminous raven locks falling across his downcast eyes. He holds a ... More  →
Blogging The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes, Part 8

Blogging The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes, Part 7

By Allison EmmMay 20, 2013
Up until now, I’ve had my doubts about our protagonist. He seems just like any other mythological demigod I’ve read about (and rather disliked) in countless slightly disquieting storybooks. He’s powerful, sure. But he’s also fickle, egotistical, manipulative, and vengeful. And as we learned from ... More  →
Blogging The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes, Part 7
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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