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Friday=OSAD

Friday, May 11th, 2012
By Glinda

Well, hello, Emilio.

It is to Emilio Flores’ eternal credit that I do not even NOTICE his ridiculous outfits in the first two sets for all the hotness.  Can you tell that I appreciate some good cheekbones?

 


Metallic Nail How-To

Thursday, May 10th, 2012
By Glinda

I’m pretty sure that the picture I used in this post is showing metallic foils instead of a straight-up metallic nail polish.

But, here is a nice little tutorial from annaversary on how to make regular old metallic nail polish pop a bit more than normal.


‘Tis Toe Season

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
By Glinda

Well, by that I mean the showing of the toes, anyway.

I’m really weird about toenail polish.  I tend to pick one color for the entire warm season and stick with it.  Probably because I’m too lazy to keep taking different ones off and applying new ones.  I know, pathetic.

Last year I chose a very bright, very vibrant grape-y, berry-y color.  I liked it, but I also noticed that a lot of the time, it clashed with the colors I was wearing.  Which bugged me because while I don’t necessarily want matchy-matchy, I also don’t want my toes to fight with my clothing and makeup.

So this year I’m looking for a more neutral pinkish mauve.  I need to start looking for it in earnest, as today it was 86 here, and tomorrow will be 84.

What is your go-to toenail polish?


Tuesday Beauty Poll

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012
By Glinda

Everyone’s favorite trainwreck Lindsay Lohan eked out a win over Kate Upton and Kate Hudson by only one and two percentage points, respectively.  Which really isn’t much to brag about.  I think my least favorite thing about her look was her lips.  Enough with the fillers, ladies!

Now, onto even more celebrity judging…  Now I know the Met Gala is a chance for many to let go of more traditional fashion choices and be a bit more fanciful.  But that doesn’t mean we get to give up our gavels, does it?


Friday=OSAD

Friday, May 4th, 2012
By Glinda

I want you guys to know that I am here for you.  If you want to see some gorgeous men on a weekly basis, then I am willing to put in the exhaustive work of looking at many, many pictures of handsome, often scantily-clad, men.   In fact, I will sit here for hours if that is what it takes to make you happy.

Today’s appetizer is model Sean O’Pry.

And yeah, he’s modeling for the Hugo Boss collection, but I barely even noticed that the bag is bigger than his entire head and most of his uppper body.  That’s how good he is.


Things I Don’t Do: Inner Lower Lid Eyeliner

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012
By Glinda

I am, perhaps, making up a term.

I don’t care.

I have never applied any type of eyeliner to the bottom inner lower lid of my eye.  It sounds like possibly one too many adjectives in that phrase, but I’m tired and I threw perfection out the window a very long time ago.

Side note, is it sad that my nine year old doesn’t really know what a thesaurus is?  I mean, yeah, he’s seen then a couple of times, but has never actually used one.  Ditto with encyclopedias.

Anyhoo, lining the bottom of the eye has been a trend for quite a while now, one that has gone in and out over time.

I’m firmly in the “out all the time” camp, however.

Firstly, it squicks me out.  I have contacts and I would fear for their contamination.  Secondly, I am of the personal belief that it actually makes your eyes look much, much smaller.  If that’s the look you’re aiming for, then have at it.

But, it isn’t for me.


The Avengers/Super Hero Eye Makeup

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012
By Glinda

In the history of blog titles, I never thought I would write that one.

But there it is.

And here are the pictures, originally posted at Jangsara,  via Geekologie:












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