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Fashion Vandals Facebook Giveaway

September 9, 2012 Posted by rissvandal

Recently I stopped and realized that not one, but two year anniversaries have passed since I started this blog (that is, if I consider the strange Tumblr days as the official start), and there has never been one word about it from me. It’s time to fix that, and so in honor of my belated two-year anniversary, and to thank you lovely people for your continued interest and support, I’m doing a giveaway.

HERE’S WHAT YOU GET:

– Pair of “Supreme” false lashes by Sugarpill

–  Pack of silver conical studs from Item Factory (Get your DIY on)

– Teacup connector rings from Strange Days Jewelry

–  Skull cameo connector rings from Strange Days Jewelry

–  One bottle of the deep-blue shade, “Unfor-Greta-Bly Blue,” from Opi’s new Germany line (no, sorry, you don’t get the entire line)

That will all come wrapped up in some cute and creepy packaging, along with some Fashion Vandals pins and a handwritten Thank You note.

HOW DO YOU ENTER:

– Head over to the Fashion Vandals Facebook Page and click “Like.”

It’s as simple as that–no jumping through hoops. Once you’re a fan of the page, you’re officially entered. The winner will be announced on Facebook one week from today. Good luck!

 

Happy Halloween from Fashion Vandals

October 31, 2011 Posted by fashionvandals

I apologize that I’ve been silent for a while–I cohosted a Halloween party for my entire family this past weekend and I had to focus most of my efforts on that. There was not only party preparations, but also making sure that everything was in order in terms of not only my costume, but everyone else’s as well.

I become a mother hen around Halloween–I want to take care of everyone. Don’t have a costume? I’ll make it my job to help you figure it out. Need your makeup done? Come to me. Missing a crucial aspect of your costume? I’ll find it for you. My favorite project was turning my mother into a punk.

As for me, I created a Dia de los Muertos sugar skull costume. I sewed flowers to a bustier, tied skulls to a parasol, crafted a top hat out of felt, and spent a profuse amount of time doing my makeup. (more…)

Two Makeup Tips for the Financially-Challenged (Thank You Veva)

June 8, 2011 Posted by fashionvandals

If you’re a makeup nerd like me, you’re always looking for something new to try out. However, if like me, you’re also on a tight budget, you’ve realized it’s hard to find affordable products that offer really dramatic results (if you’ve followed this blog at all you know that I don’t even know the meaning of subtlety when it comes to makeup).

I have to thank Veronica Varlow for sharing the beauty of false eyelashes and sparkle lipstick during her latest webinar. Both of which make a huge statement and can be done quite affordably.

And by “affordably” I mean that if you can’t find a simple pair between $2-5 then you’re looking in the wrong place. I actually purchased these false lashes and the adhesive at a Dollar General (man, should I have admitted that?) and they stayed put all day.

And the recipe for sparkle lips? Just a good, tacky lip gloss and sparkles. Veva recommended a particular brand, but I just dabbed pink craft glitter onto Maybelline Colorstay lipgloss, and it performed perfectly. Just make sure not to get really big chunks of glitter (unless, of course, you want to look like a clown).

So there you have it…craft glitter and dollar store eyelashes.

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