Although I’ve been painting my nails weekly since I was 12 (two decades ago, thank you very much), I still have not figured out how to get my cuticles to look anything better than dry and crusty. But one can only get wiser with age if that someone takes the time to expand their horizons. That’s where the YouTube expert comes in and saves the hyponychium.Read More
“We’re all born naked and the rest is drag.” - RuPaul
I loved this tome on how Dita von Teese creates her drag. She spilled the details on her methods for hair, makeup and body care from running errands to the grand burlesque stage. Despite her you don’t have to be a devotee to old Hollywood glamour to learn something new. This book is for anyone who does not want to be mediocre. The content does have a retro slant, but the key message is to embrace your own individuality, just like Dita has.
Do you have hooded eyes? Or the droopy eyebrow skin of someone who really needs to start on a retinol program (*screams internally*)? Then you too probably have not been triumphant with drawing a simple winged eyeliner.
Vintage enthusiast Ashley Marie explains why a "normal" cat eye doesn't work for gals like us and kindly shares the miracle technique. It's going to feel like you are putting on Amy Winehouse liner, but when you open your eyes, it will look perfect. Trust us.Read More
Someone outside of Europe, or not very informed about architecture, may not have heard of Zaha Hadid before she passed away suddenly this past week. The inspirational Dame Zaha was a trailblazer for women and architects. In the past few decades, she designed some of the most modern structures in the world.Read More
“Artistry emanated from her entire being” - Felix Duquesnel
How long has theatre been around? Since the ancient Greeks sounds about right, doesn’t it? If you look it up on Wikipedia, a picture of Sarah Bernhardt playing Hamlet will greet you at the top. (You will also find out Chinese theatre may have been around longer than the first stage appearance in the West.)Read More