Category Archives: HORROR STORIES!
Beauty Alert! was in a great MSNBC article on germs in cosmetics and make-up hoarding. As a former hoarder myself, I was in good company when Tracy Turnure, Miss Washington, also fessed up to being a person who keeps things for years on end. (photo: Carissa Ray/msnbc.com)
Why do so many actors have their stage make-up from 20 years back? I just hooked up with my college teacher on Facebook, Gail Holbrook. She taught acting, directed shows, but for me she will always be my stage make-up teacher. I ended up being paid to be a make-up artist for the theater, dance [...]
Hi Stacya, I think I need to clean out my inbox more often than my hand lotion container. The story goes like this: I spent last summer in Europe and sublet my apartment. Before I left, to make space in the bathroom, I put my Lubriderm hand lotion in a drawer. When I got got [...]
I know someone who saved all her old mascara tubes. She thought it was great that she could use the old wands to separate her lashes. So she NEVER threw away her mascara. She probably had tubes that were years old, not just months old. I found this out when she had this strange eye [...]
My saga began on a hot August day about three years ago as I peered, with one eye open, into the morning mirror. I was reflected back to me with that perfect sunlight that calls attention to the wrinkles, dark circles and puffiness surrounding the delicate eye skin with unwelcome detail. Great. I have a [...]
I am loving the rash stories, keep them coming! Here is one from my college years. I was staying as a house guest for a week or so with my college boyfriend’s family. They were lovely people, and kept a wonderful house, which included a big bathtub. When my bath time came, I noticed a [...]
I am looking forward to hearing your stories on all the crazy, itchy, horrible rashes you have had from using old crusty make-up. I know you want to tell me in person, and I am all ears! But I hope you will take the time to write it all down, right here!
I had a shoot on a cold, November morning where I had to be on-set at 5:30am. Holy cow. I can get up and be somewhere at that time of day, but to show up “camera-ready” as they requested? This was going to be tough… I got up at 4:15, showered, washed, dried, and styled [...]