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How To: Styling Bettie Bangs

A few days ago I went and got a Bettie bangs style fringe cut.  For those who don’t know, Bettie bangs are named for the icon who made them famous: burlesque girl Bettie Page. Unlike other fringes, Bettie bangs curve … Continue reading

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This Week in my Life: 6-12 June 2016

I’ve had a hugely busy week, during which: I travelled to Brisbane to see Dita von Teese On Monday, a good friend and I drove down south to see Dita von Teese perform in Brisbane.  It was a long drive … Continue reading

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Item Review: Napoleon Perdis Peep Show Madame Curl Curl Mascara

Phew, what a mouthful! I picked up this full size mascara by Aussie makeup icon Napoleon Perdis last month at a Terry White chemist in Hervey Bay.  Until recently, I’ve been using a miniature size Napolean Perdis mascara that I’ve … Continue reading

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Eyeliner Cosmetic Tattooing – Part 2 Healing and Results

In Part 1 I took you through the preparation and procedure of getting eyeliner cosmetically tattooed.  This Part 2 is a review of the first week of healing from having semi-permanent makeup done.  Part 3 will be a review of … Continue reading

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Plus Size Pinups – Thigh Chafing Solutions

For those of us who are medium or plus sized pinups, the issue of chafing thighs can be an ongoing one.  And for those of us living in hot and humid climates it can be a year-round problem. So for … Continue reading

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Eyeliner Cosmetic Tattooing – Part 1 Preparation and Procedure

As an avid eyeliner wearer (and as a girl with fair lashes and blue eyes that seem to disappear without eyeliner to provide some definition), I was very excited to get the chance to get semi-permanent makeup in the form … Continue reading

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Weekly Wardrobe: 1-7 February 2016

Wednesday Dress and Belt: Lindy Bop Brooch: Poison of Choice Hair Bow: Lovissa Thursday Dress: City Chic Brooch: Erstwilder Hair Bow: Lovisa Necklace: Your One Stop Pinup Shop Friday Top: Steady Clothing Skirt: City Chic Brooch and Necklace: Your One … Continue reading

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