Extrademonstrial

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Skin Fair is winding down this year, with only a few days left to visit the event.  I still have a few things to show you, and today’s choice is one of the more interesting things, at least for me.

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Soul has come out with mesh mouths, Kissers, which launched at the Skin Fair, with their new line of skins, Davina.

There are 6 mesh mouths to choose from, with more in development, as well as updates already in the works, from feedback from those who purchased at the fair.

I can’t say I am one to go out and buy every mesh thing possible. I have my hands and feet, I have not gotten into the bodies yet. Same issue as when the slink ones first came out, there just isn’t many alternative choices. If I was a barbie, ya, maybe it would work, but I am not. The heads I wont do at all, unless I eventually just make my own, but then I’d have to develop skins too. The reason for this is I like my SL face. I have had this shape for years. Sure it has been tweaked a little here and there. It hasn’t changed all that much tho, not in the face at least. It is me, and I am not willing to give that up.

Lips tho, I can deal with them, occasionally. I was asked recently to make some appliers for the NyamNyam lips, by a customer, and was considering it.

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This is the Cupid’s Pout – Open Mouth Kisser.

To the Left is me, with just the skin. To the right is me, with the mesh mouth. I did not tweak my shape at all for this. In your package with will find a notecard, which has a link to the tutorial for fitting your new mesh mouth. It took me all of 2 minutes. I don’t have it totally perfect, as you can see in the photos, I have some texture variation in the chin area, to each side.

To be honest, if you didn’t see me with just the skin, no mouth, you probably wouldn’t even notice., it is very slight.

If you don’t feel like buggering with it, there are shapes in the package, so that you can wear the mouth, right out of the box.

I don’t feel that they totally change my avatar, not any more than different skin lines do. Lips always change a little, either more full, or less. I still feel like me with these on.

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The lips also come with a lip tint hud, so you can have some colour options, without having to try to find appliers. To the left is a straight up tint, to the right is a tint with a low glow added.

You have to remember, this is a very new product, so people making appliers for it will be very limited. I know PixyStix and Lumae currently have applier, they are at Skin Fair as well. If you would like to see who else is developing for them, there are signboards at the Soul Mainstore, listing all the stores.

You can view the different Kissers HERE as well as the new skin line, and some development pictures of an upcoming Kisser.

I also have a new tattoo makeup layer from Nuuna on, who is also at Skin Fair. This one is called Yair, coming in a whole slew of colours. There are 4 other new to Skin Fair releases at the booth. You can view them all HERE.

I enjoy that Yair goes deep into the hairline, I tried it on with all my dreadlocks, and am so pleased with it. It is a good buy too, there is many colours in the pack, for a more than reasonable price. You can always expect this at Nuuna’s. I highly suggest visiting the mainstore, for any of your alternative makeup needs.

Credits

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Conch in Shnittlefit – Unreleased
Skin – Soul – Davina in Jade – *NEW* @ Skin Fair 2015
Eyes – Buzz – Aura Eyes in Nebula/Small – *NEW* @ Kawaii Project
Lashes – La Sylphide – N/A
Mouth – Soul – Kissers Open Mouth – *NEW* @ Skin Fair 2015
Makeup(Face&Neck) – Nuuna’s – Yair in Violet – *NEW* @ Skin Fair 2015
Hands – Slink – Casual Pose
Hand&Foot Fades – Orc Inc. – Blends in Purple – N/A
Nail Appliers – By Snow – Banded Beetle Nails
Dress – Peqe – Robe Gown in Purple – Common Gacha Prize
Circlet – ellabella – Phedre in Joy – N/A
Jewelry& Horn Set – Plastik – Diviner Set in Lavender

Poses by GlamRus, Kirin and Olive Juice

Location – Galaxy Dreams

Blessing the Old into New

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Take the old, turn it into something new, spin the light, let my blessing shine. Growth begins, the new season awakes, from below, so above.

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This dress from Wimey is really interesting. I picked it up last week, on Fifty Liden Fridays. It is still out, but I am not sure for how long. Wimey is a store I have participated with in a few events, but I can’t say I follow the brand. When looking for other colour options for this dress, I stumbled on their SL Marketplace Store.

It seems the main location is being redone, so when you visit, there really isn’t much for you to look at. If you like the dress, pop on over and grab it for L$50. I will add this one note. The collar is a part of the dress, there is no separate option for it. The rigging is a little wonky, mostly on the left side of the collar. I had to make a special AO, just so I could wear this without it getting all bungled on me. It is a vary minor issue, it might have more to do with my shape, than anything. I have a bit more muscle added to the default sliders.

I’d suggest getting the demo, throwing on some dances and AOs, and see how it works for you. It is a super lovely dress. The skirt part of it has a see-through lace, which has different options on the included hud. It makes for some nifty overlay combinations.

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I have a really bad habit of getting things, and not using them for the purposes I intend. This gacha prize from a past round of Fantasy Gacha Carnival is just such an item. Spellbound made this cute Deer Headdress. As a demon, I am naturally drawn to things with horns, so when I take my more human appearance, it is nice to still have the option to have pointy things on my head.

It made me really feel the forest and the fae, so I created a sort of Fae Witch outfit, inspired by these. This is the one rare prize, that you are able to collect. There is another, with a unicorn horn, as well as a bunch of common prizes.

You can see all the options HERE.

***Note – When going to check slurls, I noticed that they just reopened, and everything hasn’t been brought out yet. You can either be patient, or go troll the yardsales, trying to find these. I was not aware at the time of the post, that the store just reopened, and wasn’t done setting up. 2 for 2 in this post, haha.***

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Like I said in a previous post, there are a few times a year when I will actually request review packs, as I do actually set aside time to blog those events specifically. Skin Fair is one of those events.

Elysium Eilde was kind enough to not only send me her standard fair pack, but also the few items I specifically requested to feature. I am not one for hearts. I’ve never much felt the need to collect heart things, like some women do. But for some reason these stenciled really called to me, when I first saw them released. They had been on my “Wish List” for a bit, and am thankful she honored my request.

They come in 7 colours (Blue, Green, Grey, Pink, Darker Pink, Purple and Red). There is also a multitude of Appliers(Belleza, Slink, Maitreya, TMP and Omega), as well as the Legacy Tattoo Layers.

While these are not exclusive to Skin Faire 2015, they are a newer release, you just might have missed them.

You can view all the colour options HERE.

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Tuli released a new skin line at the fair, and while I will be covering it fully, at some point, in the next little while, I couldn’t resist wearing it.

Left Helena

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Unamed/Unreleased Mesh
Skin – Tuli – Neve in Tone 0/Noirette Brow
Eyes – #adored – Moon Eyes in Lt Brown/A
Lashes – AlaskaMetro – Vida Prim Lashes
Forehead Jewelry – Keystone – Merlusa in Iron/Onyx

Right Helena

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Unamed/Unreleased Mesh
Skin – Tuli – Neve in Tone 0/Noirette Brow
Eyes – #adored – Moon Eyes in Md Green/B
Lashes – AlaskaMetro – Vida Prim Lashes
Makeup 1(Under Eyeshadow) – Elymode – Spring Mix 2015 Eyeshadow in Green/Aqua
Makeup 2(Over Eyeshadow) – Elymode – Lustra Duo Eyeshadow in Leaf Green/Lavender
Makeup 3(Lips) – AlaskaMetro – LiquidShine Lipgloss in Violet
Forehead Jewelry – Keystone – Merlusa in Iron/Lime

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Left Helena

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Unamed/Unreleased Mesh
Skin – Tuli – Neve in Tone 0/Noirette Brow
Eyes – #adored – Moon Eyes in Dk Purple/B
Lashes – AlaskaMetro – Vida Prim Lashes
Makeup 1(Eyeshadow) – Elymode – Spring Mix 2015 Eyeshadow in Berry/Lavender
Makeup 2(Lips) – AlaskaMetro – LiquidShine Lipgloss in Orchid
Forehead Jewelry – Keystone – Merlusa in Iron/Ruby

Right Helena

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Unamed/Unreleased Mesh
Skin – Tuli – Neve in Tone 0/Noirette Brow
Eyes – #adored – Moon Eyes in Dk Blue/A
Lashes – AlaskaMetro – Vida Prim Lashes
Makeup 1(Eyeshadow) – Elymode – Lustra Duo Eyeshadow in Blue/Blood
Makeup 2(Lips) – AlaskaMetro – LiquidShine Lipgloss in Claret
Forehead Jewelry – Keystone – Merlusa in Iron/Red

The Lustra Duo Eyeshadows and the Spring Mix 2015 Eyeshadows are both Skin Fair 2015 Exclusives. If you would like to see more of the colour options, please click HERE and HERE. They come in Legacy Tattoo Layers only. The LiquidShine Lipgloss set is also a Skin Fair 2015 Exclusive, from AlaskaMetro, see all the colour options HERE. I am wearing the Legacy Tattoo Layers, but they come with TMP, Slink, Omega and LoudMouth Appliers.  Lastly, and one of my favorites from the fair so far, are the Moon Eyes from #adored, which are also an Skin Fair 2015 Exclusive, you can view the whole line HERE. Mesh and Layer Eyes are included in each Colour Pack, which also has 2 Pupil Variations.

Fae Witch Credits

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Woven in LE Walnut – Unreleased
Skin – Tuli – Neve in Tone 0/Noirette Brow – *NEW* @ Skin Fair 2015
Eyes – #adored – Moon Eyes in Md Green/B – *NEW* @ Skin Fair 2015
Lashes – AlaskaMetro – Vida Prim Lashes
Makeup 1(Under Eyeshadow) – Elymode – Spring Mix 2015 Eyeshadow in Green/Aqua – *NEW* @ Skin Fair 2015
Makeup 2(Over Eyeshadow) – Elymode – Lustra Duo Eyeshadow in Leaf Green/Lavender – *NEW* @ Skin Fair 2015
Makeup 3(Lips) – AlaskaMetro – LiquidShine Lipgloss in Violet – *NEW* @ Skin Fair 2015
Hands – Slink – Elegant Pose
Nail Applier – Hello Dave – Chalk Dip Nails – *NEW* @ Mainstore
Tattoo – Elymode – Heart Vine Stencil tattoo in Green
Dress & Collar – Wimey – Frozen Fractal Gown in Green – L$50 Deal @ Mainstore
Headdress – Spellbound – Regal Deer Headdress – RARE Gacha Prize

Pose Prop – Uncertain Smile – Blessing 2
Other Poses by !Bang, KS2Kool and Olive Juice

Location – Tuck’s Misty Isle

Other Credits

Armour used in Stencil Pic – Luas – Bianca in Black – L$25 for 25L Tuesday(so hurry on up!)
Forehead Jewelry – Keystone – Merlusa in Gold or Iron with Various Gem Colours – L$25 for 25L Tuesday(so hurry on up!)

A dip with the Forest Fae

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I’m still getting my windlights remade, as well as making some new ones. I always try to keep them more natural, as I do on location shoots, and don’t edit my photos, other than putting them behind my blogging template. I sometimes will blur a nose triangle, or smooth a wonky pose crunch, but I want people to see the items, and not have to guess what they are.

I’d have to say that is something I do, due to being a designer, more than being a blogger. I know more than enough friends who have linked me to ads, from marketplace or flickr, and we have a good time of trying to figure out what exactly they are selling on the ad.

I have hard times making windlights that made hard shadows, which still being light enough to see everything, when shooting under prim obstructions, like these trees and mushrooms. I do like how this turned out tho. While the shadows are very very soft, it gives me a sort of moonlit glow.

Fae 2

Enough about me tho, lets get to the goods!

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I almost didn’t go to Collabor88 this round. It’s not an event I always shop at, I have to admit. I am glad I did tho, as I not only found an item I really love, but I found a new to me store.

Bauhaus Movement is the store. They made the headscarf with all the flowery bits on it. It takes a bit of creativity to use it. LadyLight has it too, and we both just sort of chucked off bangs and bits, off of mod hairstyles, to make it work to our liking.

We both will be continuing our coverage of the Fantasy Gacha Carnival. Here I show you some of the items from May’s Soul, these forest fairy clothing and branch bits. I also have on a collar from A Master’s Eye, which is really lovely. I don’t have a use for a slave collar, but I do love the design of it.

IRL I tend to enjoy organic looking jewelry. Things that are offset, and unbalance, or inspired nature itself. This piece delivers that for me.

I am posting a day after Fifty Linden Fridays. I really tried to get this out last night, and this is why i normally don’t blog the round, in general, haha. Glam Affair tends to leave their items out late, so please hurry on over, and see if the skins are still out. There are 2 tones in the pack, with lots of eyebrow colour options (which surprised me, haha). They had cute little glasses on for the round too.

Credits

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Warpath(Modded – bangs/crown off) – Limited Edition
Hairbase – Amacci – Hairbase Tattoo 2 in Lilac – FREE
Skin – Glam Affair – Brandi Sweet in Asia Tone/01 G Brow – *NEW* for Fifty Linden Friday
Eyes – Song – Cupid Eyes in Aqua – *NEW* @ the Cosmetics Fair (Last Day is today, Feb 28th)
Makeup (Lashes) – Lumae – Eyelashes/Longer – FREE
Hands – Slink – Casual Pose
Nail Applier – La Boheme – Swirling Vines
Leg Fades – Clemmm – Leg Fades in Pink – FREE @ the Cosmetics Fair (Last Day is today, Feb 28th)
Branch & Cloth Outfit – May’s Soul – Forest Tales Cloth in Lavender – Common Gacha Prize @ the Fantasy Gacha Carnival
Nipple Shields – Luas – Allegra Nipple Piercings in Black – Rare Gacha Prize
Thong – Plastik – Valerian in Eggplant
Leg Branch – May’s Soul – Branch Leg – Rare Gacha Prize @ the Fantasy Gacha Carnival
Hairscarf – Bauhaus Movement – Anais Headscarf in Blue – *NEW* @ Collabor88 (ends March 7th)
Head Chain – Lumae – Pearl Headchain in Blush – *NEW*
Collar – A Master’s Eye – The Enchanted Beanstalk Collar in Bronze – Common Gacha Prize @ the Fantasy Gacha Carnival
Bracelet – Sax Shepherd Designs – Fairy Rings Bracelet – Rare Gacha Prize @ the Fantasy Gacha Carnival

Pose 1 – KoKoLoReS – Drama 3
Pose 2 – Vestige – Female 2
Pose 3 – Olive Juice – The Red Queen

Location – Bentham Forest