February 2017 Lowbuy Update – I’m such a cheater. I ended up buying a “bundle” of Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipsticks which were Buy 3 for $45. I always gripe about liquid lipsticks but for some reason I wanted the new shades. The swatches were just too darn pretty. FYI – they have done something to the formula. Two of the shades were very comfortable (the new ones) and one of the older colors, Dolce, was very uncomfortable I looked at the ingredients and… Continue reading | 7 Comments
I don’t think I know anyone that celebrates Valentine’s Day. Do you? I don’t mean to sound like a grump. It’s a weird holiday that I think only exists to sell stuff to regions that don’t really do Lunar New Year celebrations. Honestly, I only put together these gift guides because it gives me an excuse to talk about rose-scented things, champagne and other things that I like. I’m not here to diss things that give me joy. It’s winter. We need joy!
I hope everyone had a great December and Happy New Year!
A friend of mine came in from Seattle to visit and we did the k-beauty tour of Manhattan and Queens. You better believe I bought some stuff. For me, I had some restraint. I bought some discontinued essences from Nature Republic. BesFren/MaskSheets had Leaders masks for a super deal (about $1 a piece) so I bought 20 sheets (2 boxes). I picked up a few other things but can’t remember… Continue reading | 4 Comments
Here’s my guide for all those that fancy the vampy! Every year I put together a holiday gift guide for the freaks, goths, post-punk dames, vintage vamps and alt-chics – all my favorite types of people. This is one of my favorite gift guides to put together as I never outgrew that “phase”; I just adapted better skills on how to conceal it so I can get a paycheck. This is the guide where I want it all and one of my favorite guides to compile:
Here’s my annual holiday gift guide for glamorous types that would be happy to have back-seamed stockings in their stocking! This is the gift guide for those that appreciate the timeless elegance of red lipstick, perfectly set hairstyles and oval-shaped manicures. Even if one can’t live the Old Hollywood fantasy lifestyle of silk dressing robes and a MGM contract, one can add a little bit of glamour in their daily lives with any of the items here: