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How to Look Like Emma Watson (When You Don't Look Like Emma Watson)!

By Allison EmmApril 19, 2013
Hello darlings! I may or may not have an entire Pinterest board dedicated to the makeup and clothing styles of Emma Watson, and most days I want to wear them all at the same time. However, I am much darker, rounder, and Asian-er. Chances are most of us don’t look like Emma More  →
How to Look Like Emma Watson (When You Don't Look Like Emma Watson)!

How To Ease Your Way Into The Makeup World

By Allison EmmApril 19, 2013
So, you want to wear makeup. If you feel like going from barefaced to beauty bug overnight, you can. If you want to take six months just to work your way to lip balm, you can do that too. It’s completely your call, based on what ... More  →
How To Ease Your Way Into The Makeup World

Prom Makeup: Punky Purple

By Allison EmmApril 16, 2013
Calling something “Rocker Chic” is almost as patronizing as calling something else “Geeky Girl Glam,” but it gets the point across. It’s also much easier than saying “A makeup style drawing heavily from punk subculture, rebellion, anti-authoritarian ideas, and ve More  →
Prom Makeup: Punky Purple

Blogging The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes, Part 5

By Allison EmmApril 12, 2013
Holy mashed potatoes, Batman, that’s the Scarecrow at the beginning of this chapter! He is dangling from a makeshift noose just to say “April Fools” to any passersby, with classic Scarecrow humor. Let’s take a moment to discuss why this fear-obsessed freak is one of ... More  →
Blogging The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes, Part 5

How to Choose the Perfect Red Lipstick

By Allison EmmApril 11, 2013
“OH EM GEE, Allison! Why do I look so AWFUL in red lipstick?” “I am so __________, so obviously I can’t wear red or the world will end in fire and awkward makeups!” “It looks gorgeous on other people, but if I ever wore red lipstick I’d ... More  →
How to Choose the Perfect Red Lipstick

Prom Makeup: Casual Glamour

By Allison EmmApril 9, 2013
We’ve all seen that ever popular vintage red lip look. The thick, black, cat-eyed liner, paired with deep scarlet lips. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with it, and it’s obviously popular for a reason. It’s a classic, and almost universally flattering. However, afte More  →
Prom Makeup: Casual Glamour

What If The Doctors Were Kittens?

By Allison EmmApril 8, 2013
For all of you sparkling galactic Gallifreyan gumdrops out there, we have a special treat!The other night I got to thinking, “I love Doctor Who. I also love kittens.” (I mean REALLY. What sci-fi nerd with a soul doesn’t?) In light of this realization, I put our two More  →
What If The Doctors Were Kittens?

Prom Makeup: Peacock Blue

By Allison EmmApril 3, 2013
It’s Prom time! Just in case any of the Geeky Girl Glam looks don’t fit your style for this particular event, I’m bringing you some nifty nighttime looks just for this Prom season. Today, we’ve got peacock blue and gold eyes with rosy-neutral lips. Let me show you ho More  →
Prom Makeup: Peacock Blue

Beware The Dangers of Nerd Snark!

By Allison EmmApril 2, 2013
We all know by now that bullying is an epidemic with repercussions far more severe than a simple wet head procured from a random swirly. That's why we all cling tightly to our circle of nerd-friends and fellow geeks where we will never be criticized ... More  →
Beware The Dangers of Nerd Snark!

Blogging The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes, Part 4

By Allison EmmMarch 18, 2013
As usual, Dream opens with another monologue all about how he’s just sitting there playing with his newly acquired bag of sand, contemplating what it will be like to go visit Hell in search of his helm. I wonder what normal, everyday, mortal life would ... More  →
Blogging The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes, Part 4
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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