glam a lot


So.  2016 AA holiday Barbie.  Painted over her eyes, lower eyeshadow, and mouth, as well as gave her a bit of pastel blush.  Aggressively cut/gelled/ironed* her hair.  Recapitated her to an MTM AA Soccer body.

Observation: Her stock eyebrows are not symmetrical, and that’s where I was getting the hint of personality that was trying to come through her glam paint.  She’s a lot more…fitting with my doll aesthetic now.

Yes, the teeth are part of the sculpt.  Mattel doesn’t always pay attention to that, apparently.

Has anyone used this sculpt as a base for a Janelle Monae doll? 

* By “ironed” I mean that Blythe customizer trick of heat styling doll hair without dunking the whole head in boiling water by placing a damp cloth on the hair then putting a low heat iron–I used my Clover mini-iron–on the damp cloth until it stops sizzling.

I’ve read a lot of books and articles about glam rock as a phenomenon and I’m only about halfway through this book but I’m really into the fact that the author talks about glam with a lot of respect and love for it while still calling out the inherent misogyny in the way of thinking in the early seventies and in glam artists specifically I think it’s something that needs to be discussed and the cool part about This book is he discuses both the good and bad parts of Glam as a movement and how it was progressive in some ways and quite sexist in others 👌🏻✨👌🏻 I’ll report back when I’ve actually finished it but I think it’s worth talking about and sharing with anyone on here who might be interested in reading or talking about it

Glam by @sher_beauty 💋

Wipes: Kaia Naturals Facial Cleansing Cloths ($19.50- 20 cloths)

Primer: Lancôme ($38-42)

Foundation: Lancome Teint Idole Ultra 24 Hour Foundation ($46.50)
used with Mac Studio Fix Fluid NC45 ($27)

Concealer: Kevyn Aucoin Concealer Sensual Skin Enhancer ($48) used with Mac Concealer ($20)

Setting Powders: Mac Blot Pressed Powder ($26) and Laura Mercier Mineral Pressed Powder in Golden Suntan ($39)

Bronzer: Nars Bronzing Powder ($39) and Mac Mineralized Skinfinish ($32)

Blushes: Love Philosophy and Anna Sui

Eyeshadow Primer: Smashbox Shadow Primer ($20)

Shadow: La Bella Donna Eyes Are The Window Palette ($49)

Eyeliner: Stila Stay All Day Liner in Intense Black ($20)

Mascara: Mac Plush Lash Mascara (sold out)

Brows: Brow Gel is Mac Waterprood Brow Gel ($17) and Anna Sui Brow Kit

Lips: Anna Sui Rose Lip Balm ($21)
with Stila Liquid Lipstick in Dolce ($24) with Mac’s Twig and Taupe ($16 each) with Stila Magnificent Metals Lipgloss in Kitten ($23) on top.


There’s a lot to love about this…