Hair Fair 2016 – Lightbloom

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My Daughter wanted me to be a Fairly Princess Ballerina today. I don’t always have the time to give in to her wanting to use my avatar as a personal barbie doll, but I found a wee bit of time today. I knew just the perfect outfit in my inventory, that would suit what I figured her aim was. While it might not be pink, haha, she was ultimately thrilled with all the goodies in the outfit pack. I never let her actually take over my avi, she is far too young, but she sits as close to me as she can, and oversees the whole outfit creation. This is a bit more tame, compared to others she has created, which suits me fine. If she had her way, I’d always be in pink, bows and ruffles. There would never be a spot of blood on my digital person again. The Horror!

Helena Stringer - Pixel Mythos - Lightbloom

I have always worn my own hair creations, ever since I decided that a Hair Designer was what I wanted to be. That being said, I don’t normally blatantly hawk my creations. They are simply worn and credited. Sometimes I will write a funny store story, but I don’t go “Oh, I made this, go buy it.”

So here we go . . .

Oh, I made this totally awesome hair, go buy it!

Haha, I am only saying it because it is one of the 5 styles I have created for Hair Fair, a yearly charity event, that I have participated in since the beginning of my store. A portion of every style goes to Wigs for Kids. That isn’t just my own styles, but every style that is on the 4 sims we hair designers are populating this year. There are also the traditional bandanas, with 100% of the proceeds going to the charity. I have 5 of those at the event as well.

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I thought I’d add this hear, since this is one of the few posts I didn’t do a headshot. This set was released for Enchantment in May, and I did already blog it on my other blog, Free*Style, but it fit today’s theme perfectly, and the girl oooo’d and aaaaaah”d over them. She had much fun with the colour change huds. She always likes the Plastik items, cause they have a bagillion options(tho she still only ever picks pink, usually).

Credits

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Lightbloom in Dirty – Charity Item @ Hair Fair
Mesh Head(Eyes/Lash) – Genesis Lab – Alice 2.0 Smile Head – Common Gacha Item
Mesh Body – Slink – Physique Body
Body Applier – Genesis Lab – Fluture Body Applier All Tones – Free
Lip Applier – Genesis Lab – Royal Lipstick – Common Gacha Item
Mesh Hands – Slink – Casual Pose
Nail Applier – La Boheme – Mehndi Accent Gold Nails
Outfit – Bampu Legacies – Sugar Bell Ballerina in Green
Jewelry – Plastik – Onylarra Set w/Colourchange Hud
Wings – Plastik – Dene Wings Lowered W/Hud – Ultra Rare Gacha Item
Particles – Cole’s Corner – Summer Solstice in Gardens Colouration

Poses by Belle Epoque
Location – Varna Londe

This post features an items from the wonderful collection of fantasy designers who are a part of the Medieval Fantasy Grid Crier group. https://medievalsl.wordpress.com/

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Growing Temptation

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It is funny how your avatar will evolve, and it feels like it is sudden, when you notice it. I use to collect bumble bee things and panda things, and run around the grid wearing all this super cutesie stuff. I am aware I haven’t worn any of that for a long time now, but I did notice today that I delve more into the fantasy side of things, lately. I did a good stint of urban wear for a good number of years, and while I still wear that for my daily sl tasks, it seems like I am blogging more fanciful things.

Not that I mind in the least. I love trying to make it work with my avatar, and showing others in the ethnic community that it is doable.

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I want to talk about all the things I am wearing, but that doesn’t make for a fun post. I will let you know that this snake is animated, and it’s tail coils around you back and to the side.You can find him in a gacha at the new round of Fair Play.

Banana Banshee has new items, it’s owner back from the realms of the real, where she was attending to her newborn. It is great to see the new creations. These new eyes are so darn striking, and I love that they offer the dark alongside the light versions, for the Sclera.

The tiara is from Noble Creations, and is mod, so I totally modded it to suit my needs. This is what the original looks like:

[NC] - Sakura Blossom Tiara - Enchantment

Credits

Hair – Doe – Rummy 2 Tone – RARE Gacha Item @ Mainstore
Skin – Lure – Victoria Skin in Cocoa
Eyes – Banana Banshee – Soul Eyes in Blue – *NEW* @ Mainstore
Lashes – Jumo – Twiggy Eyelashes
Mesh Hands – Death Row Designs – Demonhands
Tattoo – Endless Pain Tattoos – Elowen – *NEW* @ Totally Top Shelf
Dress – Poet’s Heart – Amaranth in Night – *NEW* @ Totally Top Shelf
Headdress – Noble Creations – Sakura Blossom Tiara
Choker – Nastasica – Animated Snake – *NEW* RARE Gacha Item @ Fair Play
Bracelets – Aisling – Elyan Bracelets in Black w/Hud – Common Gacha Item @ Mainstore
Snake – Nastasica – Silver Choker – *NEW* Common Gacha Item @ Fair Play

Pose by Diesel Works

This post features items from the wonderful collection of fantasy designers who are a part of the Medieval Fantasy Grid Crier group. https://medievalsl.wordpress.com/

Monday Eyeful – Nelly Eyes by Arise

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This week on Monday Eyeful, I am showing you a discounted event pack from the Buy Now sale. Arise is taking part in this new project, for how much longer Buy Now will be around, I am not sure. There is currently some drama going on in the designer/event organizer realm of the event. I am not sure how many more round there will be. For now, you can visit the event in a very simple fashion, all you do is visit SL Marketplace, then type in “Buy Now” in search. All the participants will pop up(along with some other random stuff).

The current offering from Arise are called Nelly Eyes.

They are priced L$119 for a pack of 10 colourations. These are discounted, as the normal eyes in the shop normally range from L$59 to L$89 per colour. System and Mesh versions are included in the pack.

.ARISE. Nelly Eyes for BUY NOW

Get this awesome deal while you still can, new round starts June 1st.

Adoness is at the current round of Thrift Shop, which ends tonight. I already blogged the wonderful discount dresses on Free*Style, but as with all Thrift Shops, there is a whole slew of Gachas. My necklace is just one of Adoness’ gacha items. This Gacha in particular comes with these necklaces, with various gems, but also has a forehead adornment that matches, which you can also win.

I’m also wearing a few things from Plastik. They always seem to be in all the things, haha. You will find the new Trellion earrings at N21, as part of a jewelry set, which you can pick up in one of 5 metals.

You will find my horns at the Fantasy Collective. They come in a few sizes, and are fully hudded, so you can switch to match any outfit.

Credits

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Together Apart in Night
Hairbase – Adoness – Shaved Swirls in Black
Skin – Plastik – Aquamer in Viola Tone/Stargazer Makeup
Eyes – Arise – Nelly Eyes in Plum – *NEW* for Buy Now
Sclera Shadows – Wee Ones – Eyes Shadows
Makeup(Lipstick) – Glamorize – Victorian Vamp Black Lips
Top – Plastik – Vore Top in Noir
Earrings – Plastik – Trellion Earrings(part of a Jewelry Set) – *NEW* @ N21
Choker – Adoness – The Random Choker in Pomegranate – *NEW* Common Gacha Item @ The Thrift Shop
Horns – Plastik – Reeya Horns w/Hud – *NEW* @ The Fantasy Collective

Pose by Belle Epoque

Dragon Warrior

Oh, that Helli, she could drive someone to madness. I sincerely hope you all will enjoy her.

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I wasn’t able to participate in the latest round of Fantasy Gacha Carnival, I will hopefully be back in it in August, timeline wise it will work out. That being said, it is still one of my favorite events to both participate in, and go shopping at.

This latest round was themed Scales, Feathers and something else(totally forget but it might have been pearls). Noble Creations made this really nifty female armour set. I feel so shiny in it.

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I think even a warrior princess deserves to have a little bit of bling, so I put on these metal encased orb earrings. They sort of remind me of this incense thing I own, that hands on a planter hook. It has the glass sides, that are all colour stained. These earrings are much like that, and you can even adjust the level of transparency to the glass. Each metal type is sold separately, but they do come with a full hud for different options for the glass orbs. You will find these at We Love Roleplay, which is great for you, cause it means they ate at a discount until the end of the month.

Credits

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Yakumi in Night
Skin – Plastik – Wylde Skin in Tavva
Eyes – Suicidal Unborn – Bleak Eyes in Infected
Lashes – Chemistry – Long Eyelashes – Free
Mesh Lips – Soul – Kisser Lips in Bobbie Grr w/Chomper Teeth
Lipstick Applier  – [a.e.meth] – Sultry Lips
Mesh Hands – [europa] – Khor Hands in Dark Grey w/Texture Change
Top Armour – Noble Creations – Armor Black – *NEW* Common Gacha Item @ Fantasy Gacha Carnival
Skirt – Noble Creations – Skirt Black – *NEW* Common Gacha Item @ Fantasy Gacha Carnival
Earrings – Plastik – Kukiris Earrings in Gunmetal w/Hud – *NEW* @ We Love Roleplay
Wings – Sweet Lies – Astartea Wings 10 – RARE Gacha Item @ Mainstore

Poses by Mien

This post features items from the wonderful collection of fantasy designers who are a part of the Medieval Fantasy Grid Crier group. https://medievalsl.wordpress.com/

Skinful Sundays – Elistrae Skins by Plastik

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I wear so many alternatively toned skins, and get constantly asked what I am wearing, either by people bumping into me or visitors at the store. I thought it might be nice to start featuring some of the places I collect my crayola coloured skins from, as they aren’t always the easiest things to find.

First up are the new Elistrae Skins from Plastik. These were newly released at Skin Fair last month, I just didn’t manage to roll out this feature while the event was open. You can now find these at the Plastik Mainstore.

Plastik has a buttload of appliers, like there are so many. If you end up not being able to use these skins with your mesh parts, I would be super surprised. The one thing that draws me in is that they still support Genesis Labs, which many designers have stopped creating for. While I do have a Logo mesh head now, I still am drawn to the Genesis Lab heads the most, so any designer that still makes appliers for them is bound to stay in my top 10 for skin makers.

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Another great feature of the skins is that you can have glitter on your butt. How many skins in recent years have you seen with glitter on the butt?

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The Skins make me think of a cross between Fantasy Space Alien and Drow. There are many tones to choose from, which makes it super hard to pick just ones. Zesstra is probably my favorite, if I was forced to choose just one.

Credits

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Bramble in Night
Hairbase – KoKoLoReS – Shaved hairbase for GenesisLab mesh heads
Mesh Head – Genesis Lab – Tara Head – RARE Gacha Item @ Mainstore
Mesh Ears – Mandala/Steking – Season 5 Ears
Mesh Body – Slink – Physique Body
Skin Appliers – Plastik – Elistrae Skin in Ravva Tone
Eyes – Genesis Lab – Demon Eyes
Hands – Slink – Casual Pose
Nail Appliers – La Boheme – Abalone Nails
Tattoo – Endless Pain Tattoos – Ensiferum Tattoo – *NEW* @ BodyFy Event (Opens April 8th)
Bodysuit – Luxuria – Gigawatt Bodysuit in  Turquoise
Jewelry Set – Plastik – Tereli Jewelry set in Gunmetal
Horns – Lilith’s Den – Andune Wireframed Horns w/Colourchange Hud – *NEW* Charity Item @ Fair Play

Future Self

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What would you look like, in the future, in a galaxy far far away?

Soul has released head tendrils as their new offering at We Love Roleplay for April. They come hudded for all the current Soul Skinlines for perfect matching, but they work with Omega Appliers as well, so any skins you own with those should work.

They have nifty glowy patterns, which can be tinted to any colour of your choosing by using the hud.

I decided to wear my new dress from !Chop Shop!, which is a little racy, so I threw on a corset underneath. There are a bunch of colours in the shop, I liked this green one and the gold version the most.

The little glowy stars are from Cole’s Corner. If ever you want a simple way to dress up an outfit, throwing on some particles will do that for you. They aren’t obnoxious, and they give you an extra something something.

Credits

Tendrils – Soul – Naikkim Double Head Tendrils – *NEW* @ We Love Roleplay (opens April 4th)
Skin – Tuli – Iris Skin in Tone 1
Eyes – !Chop Shop! – Lea Eyes in Sunni
Lashes – Chemistry – Long Eyelashes
Makeup 1 (Eyeshadow) – Hekate – Eye Makeup
Makeup 2 (Lips) – Pin Me Down – Ani Lips in Coal
Makeup 3 (Chin) – Hekate – Noir Scales
Tattoo – Fallen Gods Inc. – Dark Legacy Full Intense Black – RARE Gacha Item @ Mainstore
Dress – !Chop Shop! – Little Tease Dress in Green – *NEW* @ Mainstore
Corset – Sn@tch – Laced Corset in Black
Particles – Cole’s Corner – Glamour Glitter in Stardust White – *NEW* @ Mainstore

This post features an item from the wonderful collection of fantasy designers who are a part of the Medieval Fantasy Grid Crier group. https://medievalsl.wordpress.com/

Monday Eyeful – Venus Eyes by S0NG

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This week on Monday Eyeful, I visited the Hantai Fair, because come on, TENTACLES!!! There are so many, I was in my glory. Also, there happens to be a large amount of eyes up for grabs at the fair, which always makes me come running. S0NG is there with new eyes, and they still have me guessing as to why they are named what they are. They sort of look like they have snow, not sparkles, but snow, falling inside them. Like a little storm trapped in your eye. I always have such a hard time choosing what colour I want(and often go back for more month later, haha).

These are called called Venus, and have a good mix of colours to choose from.

They are priced L$50 per colour. System and Mesh versions are included in the pack.

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Stix has some Limited Editions in their store right now. Hera is the base skinline, in a wonderful goth makeup. There are 4 tones to choose from. I am wearing the Drow tone, but my second favorite is the Snow. Stix always comes with all the appliers possible, I would really be surprised if you can’t make it work for your own mesh collection.

Grab your favorite while you can, they are only L$99 per tone!

Credits

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Twisted Siren in Eden
Skin – Stix – Hera Limited Edition in Drow Tone – *NEW* @ Manstore for a Limited Time
Mesh Ears – Mandala – Steking Ears/Season 5 in Version A
Eyebrows – Avi-Glam – Diva Eyebrows in Black
Eyes – S0NG – Venus Eyes in Ivy – *NEW* @ the Hantai Fair
Lashes 1 – Glam Affair – Miami Lashes in Tiffany
Lashes 2 – [glow] Studio – Devilicious 02
Lashes 3 – La Sylphide – Natural Prim Lashes
Mesh Lips – Soul – Kissers Lips in Doll Lips w/Vampire Teeth
Earrings – Plastik – Roan Earrings in Noir – *NEW* @ N21
Collar – Plastik – Raven Collar in Noir
Horns – Plastik – Vi Horns Corded in Noir

Pose by Exposeur

This post features an item from the wonderful collection of fantasy designers who are a part of the Medieval Fantasy Grid Crier group. https://medievalsl.wordpress.com/