Tag Archives: Makeup

LGBTQ Makeup: Be Prideful for Pride Month

June is a month of celebration for LGBTQ folks. A community frequently ignored by the mainstream gets to to celebrate who they are and who they love. And although this month has been marred by tragedy, Pride is not over. Inspired by the amazing NikkieTutorials on Youtube, today I will show you how to get this amazing rainbow eye makeup so you can get your own Pride on. wp-1466127171405.jpg

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Lime Crime Stole My Identity

It is with a heavy heart that I am bringing this article to life. In my Hedwig Inspired article, I mentioned a makeup brand called Lime Crime. The name was followed with high praise of the quality in the products and a subsequent rave review was to follow in the coming weeks.

 I am saddened to say, that I am retracting my support for Lime Crime. 

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch Inspired Makeup

This is a very exciting article for me to write. On March 6th I will be crossing off a major Bucket List item by seeing John Cameron Mitchell perform in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway. To mark the occasion, I am bringing you all the makeup I will be wearing for the show (outfit is still to be determined). This look is heavily inspired, and by no means a faithful recreation of Hedwig’s signature makeup. However, the techniques used to create Ms. Hedwig’s look are the same I used here.  Are you ready for the epicness? Continue reading Hedwig and the Angry Inch Inspired Makeup

What Are You Looking At, Scarhead?! A Special FX How To

This very special edition of Geekup gives us something that I love playing around with, scarring. I’ve only been using special effects makeup for three years, and I am far from perfect at it. However, this is something that I love playing with. In this article, I’ll show you how to use grease paint, Rigid Collodion, and Liquid Latex to make Harry Potter’s scar.

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