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Tutorial: How to make a WordPress post

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So now that I have people doing guest posts, I realize that some people aren’t familiar with WordPress. So I’ve decided to put up a little tutorial on how to make a WordPress post!

Okay when you log into WordPress there will be a gray bar at the top. You want to hover over <em>+New</em> and click on <em>Post</em>.

Okay when you log into WordPress there will be a gray bar at the top. You want to hover over +New and click on Post.

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You can add a title by click on the top box under where it says <em>Edit Post</em>. When you want to add images you just click on the <em>Add Media</em> button. When you do, a new screen will pop up.

You can add a title by click on the top box under where it says Edit Post. When you want to add images you just click on the Add Media button. When you do, a new screen will pop up.


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Thursday Guest Post

Thursday Guest Post: A little bit of Moon Pride with Dreadfully Divine…

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Hello Lovelies!

It is Dreadfully Divine ! I am a writer, self taught MUA,  and occasional blogger who still dreams of becoming an evil warlord. You can find my eyeball of doom (and the occasional rare full face of the days) on various social media. And truth be told I totally suck at bios in case you hadn’t noticed, ^_~  I am completely honored to be part of Toxic Lotus’ guest blogger  Thursday feature! When Luna contacted me about being this week’s guest blogger I will freely admit that I squealed like a school girl at the opportunity since I have been a fan of her blog for a long time.

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However, after being asked and accepting I began to freak out and wonder what in the world was I going to do my entry about.

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So after pondering what I could possibly do, I turned my attention to Hulu and to my surprise and delight Sailor Moon Crystal had appeared!  Now I have been a Sailor Moon fan since it first came out 22 years ago and I will admit that I was a bit worried with the new reboot and how I would feel about it. But after seeing the first episode I was instantly in love .

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Cause honestly, look at the AMAZING ART WORK! It is like the manga and the classic anime had a love child and Sailor Moon Crystal was born.Then it hit me that I needed to do a Sailor Moon Crystal inspired look in honor of the new reboot and I hope to add each of the Sailor Scouts as they appear in the series! But enough of my chattering on to the pictures!

Here is the image I used for inspiration. Isn't  it gorgeous?

Here is the image I used for inspiration. Isn’t it gorgeous?

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Close up of the detail

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Behold the Sailor Moon Eye Ball!

I will admit that I was stumped with how to carry off this look but I am pleased with how it turned out.  I used the following products for this look:

Lunatick Cosmetic Labs Primer

Beauty Bar Baby pigments in :  White Chocolate, SnoBall, Blue Hydrangea, Wild Flower, Red Velvet, Black Velvet, Marigold and Miss Daisy

Beauty Bar Baby‘s White and Black Gel Liner

Wolfe FX Essential Palette (for the dots)

Pinky Paradise’s EOS Dolly Blue Lenses

And Moon Princess Lashes D-3 from the Born Pretty Store    Honestly how could I NOT used Moon Princess lashes for this look?

I hope that you enjoyed my guest blogger post and a big THANK YOU to Luna for inviting me join her awesome blog and revel in Toxic Lotus with my Sailor Moon eye.  Be sure to stop by and check out when the next Sailor Scout appears.

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(and watch Sailor Moon Crystal! ^_~)

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Thursday Guest Post

Thursday Guest Post: Addicted To The Allure Of Beauty…

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 BROWS:
Essence Brow pencil.

EYES:
Concrete Minerals eyeshadow primer.
Darling Girl Cosmetics base in Fluff.
Madd Style Cosmetics shadows in Sparkle Motion, Fright Night, and Goathead Redd.
Essence liner.
Urban Decay liner in Black Velvet (lower.)
L’oreal Paris Miss Manga mascara.

LIPS:
Rimmel lipstick in Vintage Pink.

I really adore the Vintage Pink lipstick, such a pretty shade.

I should probably introduce myself.
I’m Andrea, I run Addicted To The Allure Of Beauty.  I’m 30, I lived in Minneapolis, MN.  I have two cats which are pretty much my children.  I model for a few indie cosmetic companies.  I love horror movies and bad reality tv sometimes haha

I very much loved guest posting for Luna, and was so happy she asked me, I have admired her swatches for quite sometime.

If you’d like to see more of my work you can find me and follow me if you’d like below:
Blog: Addicted To The Allure Of Beauty
Instagram: AllureOfBeauty
Facebook Page: Addicted To The Allure Of Beauty Facebook

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Lips

FOTD : 07/03/2014

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Face
Etude House Pore Wonder Freshener
Skin79 Super Plus Triple Functions BB Cream Silky Green
My Pretty Zombie Dr. Pickles Miraculous Beauty Dust Mint

Brows
Sugarpill Cosmetics ChromaLust Smitten
Coastal Scents Hot Pot Amethyst

Eyes
Maybelline instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles Neutralizer
de Leon Cosmetics Eye Primer
Siren Cosmetics Get Nekkid – used to blend shadow out at crease
Siren Cosmetics Jar of Hearts – all over lid & lower waterline
Siren Cosmetics Funky Sh*t – outer v & crease
Siren Cosmetics Teenage Kicks – mixed with Eyelixir for upper liner
Dark Heart Designs Cosmetics Dark Heart Eyelixir
NYX Cosmetics Slide On Pencil Jet Black – tightline upper lid
NYX Cosmetics Slide On Pencil Pure White – bottom waterline
L’Oréal Paris Miss Manga Mascara Blackest Black

Lips
Lime Crime Velvetine Pink Velvet

I am also on Reddit and /r/asianbeauty!
Sailor Moon! MOON PRISM POWER!Luna

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FOTD: 06/26/2014

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I got to have lunch with Kharizma today at Arawan! It was really nice. :D Also my nosebone fell out somewhere between sleep and shower and I can’t find it anywhere. T.T

FACE
Pixi Beauty Flawless & Poreless
Holika Holika Petit BB Moisture
My Pretty Zombie Dr. Pickles Miraculous Beauty Dust Mint

CHEEKS
My Pretty Zombie Drugs Like Me Blush MDMA

BROWS
Sugarpill Cosmetics Smitten
Sugarpill Cosmetics Tako

EYES
Madd Style Cosmetics Optimus Prime
Maybelline instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles Neutralizer
Oslo Cosmetics Pyxis – all over lid
Coastal Scents Hot Pot Gypsy Stone – outer v & crease
Coastal Scents Hot Pot Gypsy Stone – inner corner & brow highlight
Dark Heart Designs Cosmetics Dark Heart Eyelixir
Sugarpill Cosmetics Mochi – mixed with Dark Heart Eyelixir for liner
NYX Cosmetics Slide On Pencil Jet Black – tightline upper lid
L’Oréal Paris Miss Manga Mascara Blackest Black

LIPS
Notoriously Morbid Coffin Kisser Rotten Rainbow

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