Water Zombie/Dark Mermaid Tutorial

As some of you guys may know, my good friend Mr. Kaskay writes, directs, and produces amazing short films. His new project, “Rae” involves none other than me as the main protagonist, a shy schizophrenic girl whose lost two of her dearest friends. Today was one of our last all day film sessions, and one of the highlights were the “water zombies”, delusions of Rae’s that follow her around.

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I came up with the makeup design, following a loose interpretation of this right here:

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The makeup itself is actually pretty simple, and takes less than ten minutes! And, it can be used for a variety of different costumes/cosplay.

1. Prime your face and apply foundation and concealer; if you want to go for the “zombie” look, apply foundation two shades lighter than your normal skin tone. Don’t forget to blend into your neck!
2. Prime your eyelids.

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Apply a warm pinkish red shade like the bottom left shade here to your crease, blending it up into your brow bone. With a slightly darker shade (most of the eyeshadow I used wasn’t mine) blend into just your crease. You can apply any left over color to the middle of your eyelids.
3. Taking a dark and sea-green blue, mix both colors together and sweep under your eyes, on the area where dark circles appear. Make sure to wipe up any fallout.
4. With a black liquid liner, line your top lash line, extending the line straight outwards a bit. On the lower lashline, start halfway and make a thicker line, connecting it to the upper line you just drew.
5. Apply mascara and fill in your brows as needed.
6. Here’s the fun part; find any old lace or fishnet fabric lying around, and secure it to your face wherever you want scales. With it firmly taut over your skin, apply your dark/seagreen blue mixture in patting motions over the desired area. Carefully remove the fabric to reveal shimmery scales!
7. Lastly, apply a black lipstick to complete the dark look. You’re done!

If you want to check out more of Mr. Kaskay’s work, check out his youtube channel CloudlessFilms, and subscribe to watch the premier of “Rae” soon!

(Don’t) Turn off the Tap!

You always hear people say “Turn off the dang tap! It’s wasting water!”

…well maybe they don’t say it quite like that but you know what I mean. Turning off the tap is great IF you take long showers or stuff like that but, how about drinking? Water I mean.

When I stopped by Lush last week, I picked up this nifty flyer. What I read surprised me. Not that deep down I didn’t already have an inkling but…

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So this really kicks in my “take down the man” attitude. I mean really; why do we even need to buy water from the grocery store or vending machines anyway? We can buy a water bottle like this:

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We can fill it up with better water than we buy already, we can save alotta moolah and we can help the planet. Why would you not want to do that?

So let’s do it. I dare you.

We live in a finite world, yet our demands on it are infinite. How bout we lighten the load?

Look Flawless With this Water-Proof Makeup!

Some people like going aú naturale when they go to the pool, but many girls want at least a little bit of something!
Here’s all you need…

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My favorite waterproof concealer stick from NYX – it’s inexpensive and gives a good amount of coverage. It’s not sticky and wont slide off in the heat! Just apply wherever needed – under eye circles, age spots etc and blend out with your finger.
Of course, you’ll need to protect your lips from burning and chapping so grab your jar of vaseline and slather on!

Thats really all you need to look fab at the pool! If you want, you could curl your lashes too but if you get wet they’ll straighten out again.

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This look was tried and tested at Slide Rock Park! It held up against the frigid water and 105 degree heat!
Hope you guys enjoy this look – now go have some fun at the pool!

Arizona Day 5! Slide Rock and OOTD!

The wifi’s back! *angels singing from the clouds*

It’s a day late, but here’s my day 5 of vacation! We went to Slide Rock Park, a stream in the middle of two cliff faces that deposited into a deeper pool.

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It was so pretty here! Hot but pretty!

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I felt like Dora the Explorer; braving slippery rocks, ice cold water, big jumps and all that! I had so much fun!

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If you ever go there, see if you can find this where the deep pool starts!

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Now onto the OOTD from later that day!

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I’m wearing my absolute favorite dress ever from Forever 21! It makes me feel so classy! From Forever 21 also my beloved fedora!

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Wearing my “trendy bold eyeliner look” with a little white eyeshadow on the inner corners… Check out the original – link on my “makeup looks” page

Thats it for yesterday! Hope you all enjoy your day!