Claire and Cherry Pie

Monthly Archive: June 2016

Pinup Makeup 101 – False eyelashes

Eyelashes can be a real pain and tricky to get right, but they look fantastic when you do! While larger than life lashes are not essential to pulling off the Pinup look, they sure can help, but choosing the right lashes and trimming them for your eye type is important as the wrong ones can actually make your eyes look smaller. The right, properly trimmed lashes will look fabulous and are more likely to stay in place all day and not fall off or lift at the corners no matter the weather!

Broken toys

I started writing this post about a year ago after a particularly traumatic 'breakup' with some people who had been close friends, but I didn't finish it and sort of moved on, like I have in life. But the issue has been brought back up again with the release of the movie 'Me Before You' and the issues it touches on. The problem that I and many other have with this movie is that it reinforces the stereotypical views that society has of disabled people and disability - that we are to be pitied.