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Jessica Alba prepares for her new life

Saturday, May 24th, 2008
By raincoaster

Poor girl has been a little glum lately. Can you blame her for wanting a new, child-ready makeover? But somebody should definitely tell her about that whole ClownFear movement. From the Worth 1000 Evil Celebrity Clown contest:

Jessica Alba evil clown


Hot Mama Tip

Saturday, May 24th, 2008
By Glinda

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Lord help us, neon is making a comeback.  Anyone growing up in the 80’s is familiar with the horror that the neon trend has forever imprinted on our retinas.

And for some reason, fashion has decided that it is time for the populace to experience neon again in all its day-glo glory.  Perhaps some of these people didn’t actually experience the 80’s, or else they might think long and hard about voluntarily attempting to reinstate its popularity.

Neon makeup is supposed to be big this summer.  There is no doubt that heavily pigmented neon makeup is a thing of the past. And deservedly so. As I stated before with the blue eye makeup, the pigmentation is lighter, although care always has to be taken in the application of such bright colors. I would make a clown joke here, but that would just be a little to easy, methinks.

The best rule to follow is to focus on one feature. Be it nails, lips, or eyes, neon should be used with restraint. I would think this would be obvious, but you never know.

The easiest way to do neon is of course with nail polish. Another good way is to use neon eyeshadow as a liner, not over the entire brow or lid. Just wet the brush a little and apply. Neon lipstick actually works well with minimal summer makeup. I can’t include it here, but next month MAC is coming out with an entire line of neon lipstick.

Here are a few products to try out the whole neon thing. If you dare.

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Pop Beauty Lid Neon

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Essie Neon Collection

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Anna Sui Creamy Eyecolor #100

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NARS Lipstick in Schiap*

*The color swatch is the actual Schiap color, not the one in the tube.









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