One of my favorite things in cosplay is makeup. Makeup can really help make or break your costume, and I think that everybody who cosplays should wear some, regardless of gender. (Unless you’re under a mask, but that’s a different story.) This is a guide to what’s in my personal kit. Maybe some of this might work for you and maybe some of it wouldn’t, but this is the stuff I don’t want to be without.
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Just an addition: If you don’t have any beeswax around, a dryer sheet does the same job of stopping your thread from tangling so much! :) I have one stashed in my sewing box, you can use it over and over again!
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This is me in my usual bra, note the 34D/32DD boobs.
And here is the binder, almost completely flat.
This thing is awesome. It is remarkably comfortable, too. Feels a bit like wearing a sports bra. I got it from Love Boat, this one(http://www.lesloveboat.com/shop/product_info.php?products_id=122&osCsid=57cc209b6d95c6c3efa2d87a2325b6c2)
Reblogging again for my trans* and genderfluid buddies and also all female cosplay friends.
Me doing makeup for regular wear: Eh, I only look half dead. Just mascara is good enough.
Me doing makeup for cosplay: LAYER THAT SHIT ON. SKIN MUST BE PHOTOSHOPPED KOREAN BOYBAND SMOOTH.
KOREAN BOYBAND SMOOTH
Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of decoden and polymer clay questions about what to use to as a gloss/glaze. Almost every time the first response is “Clear nail polish, duh!”.
This needs to stop if people want to be creating quality items. Sometimes I’m afraid to buy handmade things for fear that they have been sealed with clear nail polish and they will deteriorate over time. I want to buy things that will last!
I’ve reblogged this before - but it’s sooooo important. crafting signal boost
Oh jeez, I didn’t even know that was a thing. No - never use nail polish thats a horrible idea.
not to mention that nail polish adds a horrifying smell that takes a very, very long time to fade, and many people are allergic to the chemicals found in them! so seriously, please don’t ever use nail polish to seal crafts!
As a girl working in an EB Games/ Gamestop, I get a lot of shit. Constant “fake gamer” comments and “do you even like video games”, or “do you even play video games?” thrown at me almost every day. I’m put on the spot and if I don’t know every minute detail about some game no one’s ever even heard of I’m asked why I even work here. There are times however, when genuinely great human beings show up.
I have a group of regulars, all around 14 years old, who are always in my store and sometimes witness this. Anytime they’re in the store, as soon as the others leave they talk me up and tell me that they’re just jerks and not to worry. Today, I was especially tired and was having trouble with my words. Because of this, I had a few rude remarks about my intelligence and performance. These kids show up just as the rude customers leave to purchase a game with some energy drinks. I jokingly said I needed one of those today before they left. Ten minutes later, these same kids show up, one with his hands behind his back, and hand me an energy drink with a bow on top, telling me they hope I feel better. They went on about how they usually don’t even come in the store if I’m not working, because I work hard and deserve their business. I’ve never been so close to tearing up in front of customers my entire life. The kids gave me a hug and went on their way, and I never felt so sure of myself at this job before. Being a girl in a largely male dominated culture is hard sometimes, but stick with it because we deserve a larger spot in this culture, and we should NOT have to “prove” ourselves just to be accepted. I’m getting more genuinely curious questions thank rude ones lately, and it feels so good to be talking on the same instead of being interrogated. It’s funny how something as simple as an energy drink from some regulars can lift your entire day, but hell yeah, I belong here. And not one of those jerks is going to convince me otherwise.
There is hope for that generation. 8D
Aww!! I hope their mothers are proud of them!! :-)
im glad there is still hope!
Stay strong uwu!!!!
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