Take a Cute Pill! Kawaii Makeup for dark skin + DIY ideas

Hey Fab Bats! It’s Frivolous Friday. Now, I like the word kawaii because of the way most people use it. They make it sound extravagant. There’s cute and then there’s frikin KAWAII. The very use of the word could be a whole post within itself… Linguistics aside, I flipped up a few makeup tutorials for those of you who want your black or brown skin to glow and glitter in all its cuteness…

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Goth in the Heat ft. Marie Dauphine

Hey Fab Bats! With all the hoo-flippin-pla of everyone’s favorite 31st coming up, Dining with Dana is final-boss-level ready for the most important time of year: Post-Halloween. Any minute now life size skeletons will go for 15% off and bad imitation taxidermy animals (you know exactly what I’m talking about) will hit the clearance section. Mhm, all the good deals.

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Cultural Appropriation in Alternative Subculture: Does it Matter?

Oppression. Discrimination. Various isms. With our expanding online population and large access to information, the social justice dictionary has become an open bar. In thoughtful conversation, this helps to better understand modern society and promote activism. But, sometimes words are just blankly misused. Among these terms is a House Special: Cultural Appropriation. Continue reading “Cultural Appropriation in Alternative Subculture: Does it Matter?”