Teresa Newsome writes because she can't be a unicorn. She's the creator of the nail art blog Hello Glitter and the personal essay blog Lessons from Emotional Kindergarten. She's obsessed with mermaids, glitter, self-esteem, sassy feminists, lesbians (esp. her wife), nail art, sweet dance moves, snacks, fanny packs, and Amy Poehler. Most of her best friends are other people's dogs.
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Quirky Makeup Trends That'll Be Popular This Year

What are the new, hot, quirky makeup trends going to be for 2017? Well, I'm glad you asked. In 2016 we saw a glorious array of unicorn, mermaid, holo, and glitter magic, and 2017 is shaping up to be similar. And the magic won't just be in a single it…
By Teresa Newsome

Limited Edition ABH Glow Kits Have Been Restocked

Few highlighters have as much of a fan following as the Anastasia Beverly Hills glow kits. They're a darling product of make up artists, bloggers, and makeup-obsessed social media stars everywhere. I'm always seeing them. I'm always seeing people rav…
By Teresa Newsome

LUSH's #BeCrueltyFree Shampoo Bar Has Arrived

LUSH Cosmetics is one of those companies that practice what they preach, and one thing they've always been vocal about is the humane treatment of animals. Recently, they've re-launched their LUSH #BeCrueltyFree Shampoo Bar to help support The Humane …
By Teresa Newsome

Where To Buy Ashley Stewart's New Bralettes

Bralettes are so cute, and they look so soft and comfortable. Unfortunately, they're largely a straight-sized, small busted woman's game. Or, at least, they were. We have only to look to the Ashley Stewart plus size bralette launch for proof that the…
By Teresa Newsome

Workout Clothes For Tall Women Have Arrived

Tall folk unite in collective joy, because Long Tall Sally's Taller & Stronger Collection is here, and it's so much more than pretty clothes. I mean, yes, the clothes are pretty great, and actually made for real, live, tall people, but the collection…
By Teresa Newsome

15 Clothing Items Every Introvert Needs

I wish forehead tattoos were more of a thing, because if they were, mine would say, "introvert." But you wouldn't be able to see it if I was wearing the genius, "Leave Me Alone" sweater that hides my whole head, or other clever introvert clothing ite…
By Teresa Newsome

The Internet Is Loving LUSH's LGBTQ V-Day Campaign

I'm crushing hard on LUSH Cosmetics at the moment. This time it's not because I live and die by the Lemony Flutter Cuticle Butter (I do), but because the LUSH Cosmetics Valentine's Day campaign is so LGBTQ inclusive that my big 'ole lesbian heart can…
By Teresa Newsome

MISS A's New A20 Lab Line Is Super Exciting

The MISS A AOA Studio line of makeup tools is a huge hit, and why wouldn't it be? It's a collection of quality products with a $1 price tag! Now, they're teasing the A2O Lab line, which is all about finding products to use those tools with. Yes, you …
By Teresa Newsome

Important: Trump Period Panties Exist

As inauguration day approaches, has your uterus been longing to voice its righteous indignation? Well, in case you forgot, it can, at least symbolically, with these Donald Trump period panties. They're not new, but they are especially relevant. Femin…
By Teresa Newsome

Glitter Freckles Have Arrived

Oh, 2017, you're already shaping up to be a magical year of makeup, and it's only mid-January. I'm eternally grateful that you have decided to give the glitter freckles beauty trend a serious moment. Back when I was a kid, having freckles was the wor…
By Teresa Newsome

I Took Photos Of Every Body Part I Used To Hate

There was a time when I wouldn't even let my own mother see me in a swimsuit because I hated my body so much. There was a time when I quit baton lessons because I was embarrassed to wear the sparkly leotard. There was even a time when I wore tons of …
By Teresa Newsome

Is Huda Beauty's Rose Gold Palette Sold Out?

I really want the Huda Beauty Rose Gold Palette. Like real bad (bad enough to ignore the rules of grammar). If you really want it too, you probably already know that it sold out within a few hours of its launch. You might even be one of the people wh…
By Teresa Newsome

A Magical Quill & Ink Eyeliner Duo Is Coming Soon

Storybook Cosmetics is killing it. Just slaying. I mean, they're dreaming up a quill and ink eyeliner duo hot off the heels of such magical wonders as their Wizardry and Witchcraft Palette, those Magic Wand Makeup Brushes, and that Mean Girls Burn Bo…
By Teresa Newsome

This Makeup Palette Is A Book Lovers Dream

Storybook Cosmetics has been working hard on their much anticipated Wizardry and Witchcraft palette, but it's not just the makeup itself that has fans freaking out. The palette packaging is an actual storybook. Book nerds who also happen to be makeup…
By Teresa Newsome

This Wizardry & Witchcraft Palette Drops Soon

Listen up, wizards and muggles alike, because there's an other chapter in the story of the highly anticipated release date of the Wizardry and Witchcraft Palette from Storybook Cosmetics. What used to be just whispers and rumors of potions and magic …
By Teresa Newsome

The Transformative Power Of Feminist Compliments

When I log into my Facebook these days, I'm pretty much prepared for an onslaught of ridiculousness. But sometimes I see something that blows my mind in a way that requires so much more than an eye roll, a petty meme, or a donation to Planned Parenth…
By Teresa Newsome

Unicorn Lashes Makeup Brushes Are Stunning

The world's most magical beauty applicators, those Unicorn Lashes Unicorn Makeup Brushes, sold out in less than 12 hours when they first launched in October 2016. Nobody was surprised. After all, who wouldn't want to apply their makeup with those rai…
By Teresa Newsome

Twitter Is Loving This Too Faced Lipstick

Social media has dusted off last year's Too Faced La Creme Unicorn Tears lipstick and proclaimed it a must-have for holiday glam and sparkle this season. No complaints here! As a stand-alone lip cream, it's sheer and shimmery and frosty with a bit of…
By Teresa Newsome

Unicorn Tears Lipstick Is A Thing & It's Glorious

Too Faced is a one-stop makeup shop for unicorns and mermaids alike. This time last year, the fan favorite launched it's La Creme in the Unicorn Tears shade. It was big hit on social media, and then the buzz kind of died down. Well, this lip back in …
By Teresa Newsome

3 Things Couples Therapy Just Cannot Help You With

Whenever there's trouble in paradise, it seems like couple's therapy gets trotted out as the miracle solution. It can be. But it can also be a tool of manipulation, especially if you don't know that there are some things couples therapy can't help yo…
By Teresa Newsome