LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs review

LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs review

  LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs is an American cosmetics brand which describe themselves as follows: “LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs specializes in all aspects of horror, beauty, special effects makeup. LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs is for everyone from beautiful blushing brides to beautiful bloody brides of Frankenstein.” At first, I, as a lover of all things horror was naturally drawn to their brand because of their unique and spooky packaging. Their lipsticks are shaped like bullets, their palettes like…

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INTERVIEW: Drac Makens

INTERVIEW: Drac Makens

Hello Drac! Thank you for taking time out of your schedule to chat with us! Can you tell our readers a few words about yourself? No problem! A few words about myself?  Oh boy, well, my name is Bianca. I am 24 years old, I am an artist, a makeup lover (and collector), proud cat owner, and also have a deep love for the gothic subculture and all things odd. You have amazing makeup looks…

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Subdermal implants

Subdermal implants

Throughout history, humans have strived to enhance their physical appearance. Modifying the body has different meaning and varied in form in different cultures. From tribal tattoos, piercings and scarification, to modern times when it’s possible to alter one’s look so much that the person doesn’t even look human anymore. Subdermal implants are currently simultaneously extremely shocking and socially accepted – depending on where you get them. I cannot think of any other form of body…

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Sugar Skull makeup tutorial

Sugar Skull makeup tutorial

The phrase «Sugar skull» comes from the Mexican culture and is of Aztec origin. A sugar skull is a small skull decorated with vivid colours and motives and is a symbol of the “Dia de los muertos”- day of the dead. The festival is also of Aztec origin, and it celebrated the lives of all those who died. The Spaniards who invaded Mexico thought the month-long festival was insulting and attempted to remove it from…

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Father Sebastiaan

Father Sebastiaan

Friday, the first day of WGT. I’m making my way down Agra towards the hangar that houses the goth equivalent of an Arabian bazaar. I’m off to meet a man I haven’t seen in years and I expect (hope, really) that finding his booth will be simple. I know what to look for – that unique shade of vampiric aesthetics with a velvety feel to it and a hint of steampunk. Nothing huge or elaborate,…

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Vampire make up tutorial

Vampire make up tutorial

________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Step 1: Applying foundation and defining the brows Begin with a clean moisturized face. As we’re going for the vampire look, choose a light toned liquid foundation, but make sure not to go more than a shade or two lighter than your natural skin tone for it will look far too fake. Be sure to start from the middle of your face and brush outwards, ensuring that your jawline is perfectly blended.To define your…

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