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Why I Love BlackMilk [Review]

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Hi everyone
Sorry for the hiatus, I had finals and had a lack of ambition to do much before and a tad after them. But I will be posting more now!
So if you haven't read the title of this post, here is my review on BlackMilk Clothing. 


This is a brand from Australia, and is pretty well known if you're on social media sites like Facebook and Instagram. They are known for their shinny nylon goodness such as leggings, dresses, etc. They pretty much make the clothes you see a tumblr goddess in. 
So the question is: What's so great about BlackMilk Clothing?
1.) Customer Service When I bought from BlackMilk a few weeks ago, I filled in the little special request box before checking out asking for more stickers (I'm addicted and stuck these all over stuff in my room). When I received my order form when I got my leggings in the mail, Kelly who probably was the one who packaged my order hand wrote "Wish Granted" on it. I honestly have never had this happen with ordering…

Drying Bird Feet and Wings

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen

A few months ago, I was looking up something on chicken feet and realized how much of a lack of information there is on how to dry them so you can make crafts out of them.

So today, I'll share how to do it


How to Dry Bird Feet and Wings
What you will need:+ Something to dry such as a chickens foot
+ Plastic Container that you don't care about (Make sure it can hold the item you are trying to dry comfortably, without having to squish it or bend it.
+ Table salt
+ Scissors
+ Tweezers
+ Gloves
+ Rubbing Alcohol
+ Paper Towels
Please do not kill or harm an animal to use my tutorials. I am completely against killing animals for preserving their body parts. 

1.) Preparation
First we need to get these babies able to be preserved.
Put gloves on and make sure you have cut the foot or wing off the dead specimen you are doing this for.

For feet, you can cut them at the hip or slightly farther down the leg, depending on personal preference.  If you are doing something like a …

The Perfect Black Lip

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'Ello Everyone,
Since most people want that perfect red lip for the holidays, I thought I'd spice it up by making a post about the ever daring....black lipstick!
Black lipstick is my all time favorite. I love the way it looks, how white it makes my teeth appear, and let's be honest.....it looks pretty bad ass if someone can pull it off without making it look like a hot mess.

My way of wearing black lipstick, is like wearing red. I do not like the whole eyeliner look that teenagers wear around......I'd rather have that high fashion style to it!

So here's the steps I go through, and trust me, this stuff won't budge. 
1.) Moisturize
Like with any lipstick, it looks bad with chapped lips. So moisturize them beforehand!
I recommend putting a lip balm on a little bit before you do the lipstick so it's all soaked in. If it still feels like there is too much on, just grab a tissue and lightly wipe it off.

This is what I use:

Maybelline New York Baby Lips Moisturizi…

Make-Up Routine For a Fair Skinned, Acne Prone, Lady

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Hi Everyone,
When I'm on youtube or googling for certain product reviews, I realize how hard it is to find make-up that will suit extremely fair people like myself. It's especially hard to find this at drugstores, and just in general. So for you ladies who are like me and can't even wear Mac NC 20 foundation since it makes you look like an oompa loompa got a spray tan, here's my recommendations and my routine. Face
MoisturizerApplying a moisturizer before applying make-up is a way to make your skin prepped for foundation and powders and helps with make-up application.

What I use:

Yes to Carrots Day Cream (About $14.99)

GNC Vitamin C Moisturizing Cream ($1.99 )

FoundationThere are many different types of foundation you can use. For a lighter coverage you could use a BB Cream or tinted moisturizer. Personally, my skin needs full coverage because of acne, freckles, and scaring. You can apply this with either your hands, or a brush.


Revlon ColorStay Foundation in Ivory (Roughly…

How to Get and Maintain Long Healthy Hair

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Hi Everyone!
Thought I'd make a post on long hair, since I never see anyone really talk about hair that's generally longer than mid back.

Below are the tips and tricks that I use to keep my hair as long as it is, and let me tell you it really is a lot of work, and more than one would expect.  These are all from experience, not read in a book, or by going to the doctor and getting medication.

My Hair

As you can see my hair is pretty long (almost 3 feet) and looks generally healthy for the length it is.

1.) Stay Healthy I can easily say, this is the biggest thing among most. If you are depressed, not eating a lot, and getting sick.....chances are your hair won't be growing along with your nails. I know from experience when I lost a drastic amount of weight too soon, my hair wasn't growing and I was actually loosing it.

What I personally did to get the most length of my hair is by eating a lot of protein, drinking milk, and eating vegetables. Your hair and nails are exce…

The Strange Only Get Stranger

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Hey everyone!
I have been kind of busy for the last few days getting back to my normal schedule due to exams, and let me tell you it's quite nice.

After making a post on how to preserve animals and birds, I saw it was an interest or curiosity for many. For those interested in the weird and the strange here are some of my personal favorite things.


Oddities
This has to be probably one of my favorite television shows I've seen in a long time. Not only do you get to see different oddities and such, but some episodes you can see someones personal collection. You can either watch this on Netflix or YouTube. (Season 1, Episode 1, on YouTube)
Personal Collection VideosIf you're like me, you probably like to see the fascinating things people surround themselves in. I personally like seeing a personal collection because a lot of times people prefer certain things over other (skulls, taxidermy, insane asylum items, etc.) Here are a few I have found interesting:
(Ryan Matthew, from Odd…

How To Make Dead Things Turn Heads

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Hey everyone,

I just  realized how much lack of information there really is for preserving dead specimens and I thought I'd make a blog post about it. Since I live out in a wooded area, and look for dead animals, skulls, and bones, I thought I would make a post on how to preserve and fine one.

My tips on how to preserve a specimen into a jar (ex. animals and birds)

1.) Finding the creature.
Finding dead things isn't easy, let me tell ya. Most likely you will find them under things such as brush or leaves. This is because when an animal goes to a place to die, they will go somewhere where nobody can disturb them. Please don't kill an animal or any other living thing for the purpose of preservation, that's just cruel and disgusting.

 2.) Checking the little guy out.
Make sure when you find your specimen that it's intact, no guts hanging, no insects trying to eat it, anything along those lines. The best is to get it when it just has passed, but like I said, please don…

Happy Halloween!

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Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet, Give Me Something Good To Eat

Hello :)
Just wanted to say Happy Halloween!

This was my make-up for the party I went to:
Products Used: Face: Revlon Colorstay Foundation in Ivory Maybelline Fit Me! Powder in 110 Porcelain Physician's Formula Happy Booster Blush in Pink Physicians Formula Mineral Glow Pearls Blush in Natural Pearl Physicians Formula Happy Booster Bronzer in Light Bronze

Eyes:
e.l.f Eyeshadow Primer e.l.f Studio Endless Eyes Pro Mini Eyeshadow Palette in Natural
Sigma Eyeshadow in Elysees Inglot AMC Gel Eyeliner in 77 Maybelline Colossal Mascara in Waterporof Glam Black NYC Eyeliner/Eyebrow Pencil in Taupe Avon Single Eyeshadow in Warm Black
Lips: NYC Lipliner in Cabaret M.A.C Lipstick in Diva
SFX: Liquid Latex Tissue Corn Syrup Red and Blue Food Coloring Instant Coffee e.l.f Studio 144-Piece Ultimate Eyeshadow Palette in Natural


Also, I think I will be buying a butterfly display from Etsy, I absolutely love these two!

(Link to item on Etsy here )


(Link to item on…

The Night Before Hallow's Eve

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Hello,
I can't believe that tomorrow is Halloween, it just seems like the year has came by so fast. 
So to get in the mood, here's my Halloween themed song of choice.  (Ghost Town - Trick or Treat)

Since I'm in college right now, and have exams all this week, I haven't taken too much time to decorate, so I've been sporting cat ears all week and wearing Halloween t-shirts.

Now to figure out exactly what I'm going to dress up as tomorrow.
I may do Beetle Juice, a creepy zombie thing, or just do pin-up

But here's what I did last year if anyone is curious :)



Any who, what are your plans for Halloween?
I myself am thinking of going to my friends party for a bit, than going home to do more homework and studying (story of my life) lol

xoxo Kitten

Pointe Ballet With a Twist

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'Ello

Yesterday I was on YouTube and came across this video of a ballet dancer doing a routine on top of a grand piano with kitchen knives attached to her pointe shoes.

I cannot tell you how much I love the raw emotion within her as a dancer, you can see her emotions and he r struggles, and that even if she's finding it difficult to stand, she can still do her routine without falling.




I think the concept of this is just immaculate, intriguing, and I can't seem to take my eyes off of it even after the third time watching it.

These are the shoes that she wore, aren't they beautiful?


With much love,
Kitten

I Think I Have a Little Obsession With Dead Things

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Hello Everyone,

I haven't really made a post about this, but I finally have found a butterfly dome piece!

I have literally been looking for these in antique shops for the past year or so and I finally came across one on my vacation to Chicago last weekend. I can't even explain how stoked I am over it!



On the bottom of this it says that the butterfly is a Byasa Polyeuctes "Chinese Cowboy" and is from Indonesia.

Here's a picture of what it actually looks like if it were to be spread out.


Do any of you collect these types of things? Seen them? or recommend on where to get them?

I've been trying my best to find preserved animals and butterflies but I think you have to honestly find the right shop in order to get them. I have also been looking on Etsy for the longest time, but I am so afraid of it getting damaged in the mail.


Dead Inspiration?

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I don't know about you guys but I feel an absolute lack for inspiration for Halloween right now. From exactly today there is 7 days til the candy filled, diabetus starting, drunk adults holiday. I still have absolutely no idea as to what I really want to dress up as. I feel like doing a grotesque pin-up themed zombie, but than again that's becoming cliche.
Here are some photos I've kinda been mesmerized over for the past few days. 
(Make-up by @mini_makeup_x)

(Make-up by Lori Anne Allison)


(Make-up by Batalash)


(Make-up by MadeULook by Lex)

I really think I'm going to mash them together somehow. I for sure want to do some sort of staple like technique or one that looks like stitches. I had this idea a few days ago where I would make real looking stitches and put a pop-art like look in the middle to make it almost look like I was a cartoon character covered in human flesh that was breaking away. But than again I almost want to do something bloody and messy, and just flat …

Why Hello There New Blog

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Hey Everyone,

Today will be the day where I finally will start a blog. I can't describe how curious and excited I am about it! I've been wanting to do this for so long but really never knew where to start, so I'm going to take a stab at it and see how it goes.

Where's my manners, I forgot to introduce myself.

I go by Kitten, but if you would rather call me by my first name, it's Breyonna. So call me whichever you prefer. I am an 18 year old internet addict who has a little obsession with cats and make-up.

In my blog I will hopefully keep it towards
Make-upReviewsFashionShowing and demonstrating different art techniquesPhotographyand a little random things here and there
I hope to stay to these main things, but don't underestimate me trying to "spice things up" here and there just for the fun of it :)
Anyways,
Hope you all have a lovely week!

xoxo Kitten