Cassandra Panek of Synthetic Shadows is a suburban Philadelphia based photographer and artist. During the month of October, Panek has been producing a fantastically awesome Halloween-themed portrait series. She has shared some selections from her series, as well as some thoughts on her process, with Persephone Magazine. – Slay
Tag: make up
The Eyes Have It: Jack-O’-Lanterns
The only pie you will make with these pumpkins is a cutie pie!
The Eyes Have It: Ghoulish Sockets
A perfect look for nom-ing all those brains you/your ghoul-ing collected.
Somehow we’ve already passed the midpoint of October, which means every second that goes by is one you’ve lost in planning your Halloween costume. You could always whip out a long black dress, some opera gloves and bouffant your hair up for a trusty Holly Golightly. But if you’re looking for a costume that’s a […]
Once I saw my friend Amy’s amazing Frankenstein nail art, I begged her to contribute a tutorial on how you, dear readers, could do this at home. – Slay
We Try It: Glam Bag vs Birchbox
At the risk of seeming stereotypically feminine, I love tiny little things in cute packages. Tiny little toys, tiny little erasers that look like food, cheap tchotchkes that come in the center of Kinder Eggs, and especially, I love makeup samples.
It’s Not Political, It’s Laziness
So this afternoon I came across an article in The Guardian about rejecting beauty regimes and it kicked into gear thoughts that I’ve been having on make-up. I don’t wear make-up, but neither do I feel like I reject it, hence the title of this article. For some women, not wearing make-up is a rejection […]
Ask a Makeup Artist
What’s the best way to cover up old acne scarring and discoloration on your cheeks? I would recommend either a primer or a concealer that is made specifically for the type of discoloration you have. For example, I have a lot of redness in my skin, so I use a primer that is tinted green […]