Please welcome the newest member of the Department of Marvelous Makeup: professional NYC makeup artist Johanna Adams, who makes mouths look like gorgeous crystalline geodes. The painstaking process involves an hour of layering heavy glitter, liquid lipstick, metallic liquid lip color, and thick clear glosses.

Follow Johanna Adams on Instagram for more of her incredible work.

[via Design Taxi and Fashionably Geek]


Behold the awesomeness of a Cinderella’s magical rags-turned-sparkly-ballgown in real life. This spectacular gown, illuminated by fiber optic fabric, was worn by actress Claire Danes last night at the 2016 Met Gala. The theme of this year’s event was ‘Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology.’

Designer Zac Posen beautifully combined technology and fashion to create a magnificent dress that looks like it was just magicked into existence by a fairy godmother. Only instead of magic, the glowing gown is powered by 30 mini battery packs sewn into its understructure.

[via My Modern Met and Bored Panda]