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A 2010 Gift Guide for Your Favorite Goth

2010 Gift Guide for your favorite lady goth

Here’s a holiday 2010 gift guide for your favorite goth, metalhead, alt-chic, post-punk dame, vamp… you get the picture. From the Stevie Nicks-like gypsy to the Siouxsie Sioux sylph, this guide will surely please. I know I want every single item featured in this guide. *hint, hint*

1- Modern Alchemy Pocket Watch – So Edwardian gothic! This is a solid perfume housed in an antique inspired pocket watch. I want Tuberose which has notes listed of tuberose, white truffle

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Happy Halloween!

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This Halloween has really crept up on me between my job being stressful, the renovation, training a smushed faced puppy, and every other little thing that kept coming up. It’s one of my favorites. I was unable to even decorate the new home because the exterior is still a bit “under construction”. It looks spooky as is.

I love Halloween but it is the one day that with my cosmetics I tone it down. I wear very dark lips or dark eyes. I can’t do it on Halloween… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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Vampire Venom: New DuWop Twilight Lip Venom Lip Stain

I am not a Twilight fan. Saying that I have only seen the movie and have never read the books. I found the movie very, very dull but felt I had to see it since it was like literally filmed in our backyard. The film was beautiful just for the scenery of the lovely rainforests and coast of Washington (even though it did Rialto beach/LaPush no justice). I just found the story really boring and I felt too old for it. I do consider myself a vampire fan and I am… Continue reading

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Feeling Vampy? A Dark Lipstick Lip Color Guide


I have a thing for dark lipstick. It is a bit tricky and intimidating but that is why I love it. It’s dramatic. I would like to say that I wear it during the cooler months but to be honest, I like to be taboo and sport it in the warmer months as well. I love a deep, dark, berry stained pout. I love to feel vampy like Theda Bara’s image. I like to feel a bit “runway”. And frankly, I am a closet goth. This is my way of saying I’m… Continue reading

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It’s Grape! I’m craving purple hued lips!

Maybe it is because I am a closet goth. But, I love the cool toned grapey purple lip look. I love a matte purple with really minimal eye makeup. I love the blue-ish tinted lip whitening sheer violet lip glosses with loud pink eyes. I love a purple hued lip stain with warm, coral eyes. I love it all. But, seriously, this is a difficult shade to wear and a difficult shade to find. It is so frustrating. So that is why I am sharing what I have found with you.

Lipstick: I love a purple lipstick look with… Continue reading | 8 Comments