Marlen Komar
Marlen is a writer first, vintage rummager second, and cupcake fiend third. Being the fiend is probably her favorite part. To get better acquainted with her, dig through her portfolio here: http://www.marlenkomar.com/
Latest Articles

Kat Von D’s Lash Line Eyeliner Is One Of The Brand’s Must Anticipated Products Yet

Chances are that if you went and opened your makeup drawer right now, you would be met with a mini collection of eye liners rattling around. From crayons to felt tips to gel pots to precision brushes, there are so many different kinds of liners out t…
By Marlen Komar

The Viral Twitter Campaign Is Helping People Celebrate Their Noses

The great thing about social media is that it is often times used as a platform for people who want to push against the status quo and beehive mentality, and share their own radical thoughts on beauty and body acceptance. That's exactly what the #Sid…
By Marlen Komar

There's A Website That ONLY Sells Pink Things & OMG It's Perfect

In the age of Lisa Frank pajamas and the rise of sparkly hair clips, it's perfectly fine to be an adult nowadays and love your old childhood classics. Just because you have rent to pay and other grownup responsibilities doesn't mean you're above addi…
By Marlen Komar

Celine Is Selling $590 Plastic Bags, Because Fashion

Every now and then a designer label takes a pause from creating immaculate couture dresses, trend-defying suits, and forward-thinking patterns to get a little silly and create something a little more tongue-in-cheek. That's exactly what one fashion h…
By Marlen Komar

This Makeup Brand Was Intentionally Created For People Of All Genders & It's So Radical

Makeup is more than just fun lip colors and fabulous palettes. It's also used as a tool to express yourself, transform yourself, and become the person you want to be. Which is why it's such a bummer that so many makeup companies only market to women,…
By Marlen Komar

Jennifer Lawrence Just Perfectly Responded To That "Sexist" Cast Photo Twitter Is Mad About

A photo of Jennifer Lawrence in a Versace dress is making its rounds on Twitter, and it's not about how fabulous the style is. Lawrence posed with the Red Sparrow cast outside in 40 degree weather in London while wearing a sleeveless, high-slit dress…
By Marlen Komar

Kylie's First Photo With Stormi Was Recreated As A Manicure & It's A Tad Terrifying

The Kardashian-Jenner family is definitely reality TV royalty, but some people are definitely bigger fans than others. When the news broke that Kylie Jenner had a baby, her top enthusiasts wished her the warmest wishes and celebrated the newest addit…
By Marlen Komar

Channel Your Favorite Olympians By Owning These Pieces From Team USA's Closing Ceremony Uniforms

With the Olympic's Closing Ceremony right around the corner on Feb. 25, it's time to gear up to say goodbye to our favorite athletes. From snowboarding gold medalist Red Gerard, who overslept after watching Brooklyn Nine-Nine before his Olympic run, …
By Marlen Komar

Target Is Launching A 'Stranger Things' Clothing Line & It Even Includes Dustin's Science Museum Hoodie

The kids from Stranger Things give off some major closet goals with their retro '80s looks, but while Lucas's bell bottoms and Will's striped shirts are pretty rad, one of Dustin's sweatshirts in particular stole the show last season. In the first ep…
By Marlen Komar

These Are The Vintage Athleisure Outfits Team USA Will Wear For The Olympic Closing Ceremony

The 2018 Olympics Closing Ceremony will be on Feb. 25, making it your last chance to see your favorite winter athletes until Beijing in 2022. Because of this, you can expect it to be quite the spectacle, filled with performances, music, and a last ma…
By Marlen Komar

A 'Lilo & Stitch' Eyeshadow Palette Exists & It's Actually Too Much To Handle

No matter how old you are, seeing your favorite Disney movies reinvented into adult-appropriate swag is always exciting. From princess dresses being translated into evening gowns that look more classy than costume-y, to designer brands like Coach cre…
By Marlen Komar

Lorde Broke Down What Not To Say To People With Acne & It's So Real

When you have bad skin — the kind that has you in the dermatologist's office every other month and turns your bathroom cabinet into a mini-pharmacy — it can become a little annoying when you get unsolicited advice on skincare from well meaning people…
By Marlen Komar

Old Navy Is Having A Massive Sale — And Jeans Are Only $10

President's Day is synonymous with George Washington's birthday, and we do it right for the first Commander in Chief. Whether or not you get days off to toast the big guy, the retail world joins in and throws a party by creating a massive holiday sal…
By Marlen Komar

Glossier Is Now Selling Its Two Best Sellers Together — And Giving You A Discount On Both

If you're a beauty savant and have a makeup habit that's hard to break, then you know first-hand how expensive buying your favorite products and trying new ones could be. Which is why when a makeup brand makes bundle deals and shaves off a couple of …
By Marlen Komar

This Disney Princess Beauty Headband Will Be The Best Part Of Your Skin Care Routine

You are a princess at every moment of the day, even when you're scrubbing off last night's mascara and having your eyeliner run down your cheeks. That's what the new Disney Princess Makeup Headband from the brand Mad Beauty would like you to remember…
By Marlen Komar

This Houdini Highlighter Is The True Definition Of "Now You See It, Now You Don't"

Now you see it, now you don't. Lemonhead LA created literal magic in a jar with its newest highlighter, and those who are obsessed with taking their highlighting game to new heights are going to run to the cashier with this new release. Lemonhead LA'…
By Marlen Komar

These Disney Princess Prom Dresses Prove You Don't Need A Damn Prince To Be Royalty

If you've ever wanted to be a Disney princess for prom, then one brand is prepared to make all your dreams come true. Unique Vintage made Disney princess prom dresses that will ensure you have a magical evening at the ball. Appropriately dubbed "The …
By Marlen Komar

Lush Just Launched A Transgender Equality Campaign — And It Comes With An Amazing New Product

More and more brands are deciding to use their platforms to advocate for social change, and Lush is the newest company to join those ranks. Lush has always been an inclusive brand, so when their transgender employees and colleagues began to share the…
By Marlen Komar

Hot Topic Is Selling A Super Goth Valentine's Bath Collection For All You Creepy Lovebirds

Valentine's Day has developed a bit of a stereotyped image over the decades. It's all about the reds and pinks, the frilly white lace, the sweet carnations, and the satin and silk textures. But what if you have a more spooky aesthetic? For those that…
By Marlen Komar

Figure Skater Adam Rippon Opened Up About His Eating Disorder & The Story Is So Heartbreaking

Over the years, there has been a steady spotlight on women and the unfair body pressures that society has put on them. Because of it, society as a whole has started to slowly embrace body diversity and body positivity, doing everything from easing up…
By Marlen Komar