Gives You Hell

I love blogging, more than anything in SL and when I get amazing items to feature it’s just icing on the cake. Each and every designer, blog manager, event, and otherwise that has given me a chance to blog for them has boosted my self-esteem and driven me to push forward, to get better with my photography, editing, and even moving into videography. I have a lot to learn still but I want to and that is what drives me.

I’m still so excited to be blogging officially for United Colors, and since I’m getting a late start in the game with them I wanted to bring an item to you that is quickly coming to a close. Fetish Fair ends on February 23 but before it does head on over to pick up this amazing leather outfit from United Colors. Nina comes in three pieces and is fit for Maitreya, both Slink bodies, Freya, and Isis. Each piece is available in 14 individual colors or a fatpack, with the fatpack you have complete control over customization.

Outfit *new*United Colors – Nina Corset, Skirt, and Panties – Fetish Fair

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I love Reign, I have for a very, very long time and someday I hope to blog for them officially but until that day I will continue to buy their stuff because it is just fabulous. About a year or so ago, Reign changed from selling individual colors and went to fatpacks only, reducing the price of their amazing shoes drastically. The quality is still next to none and now you have total freedom to customize your shoes to your heart’s content. They are at Flair For Events Frou Frou going on right now. These shoes and stocking are sold as one piece and are fit for Maitreya, Belleza, and Slink for the shoes and the stockings for each including all 3 Belleza bodies, and both Slink bodies.

Shoes *new*Reign – Evie Heels and Stockings – Frou Frou 

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Animosity, what can I say about these poses that don’t speak for themselves? Each pose pack includes 5 poses, some include variations of each pose but the base is 5. They are bento and they are made for men. Sometimes I have to do a bit of modification on my shape to make them work with my womanly form, but I love these poses so it’s totally worth the effort. Jesse is the latest main store release and the fatpack includes a total of 7 poses.

Pose *new*Animosity – Jesse 3

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Bad Hair Day, when I first found this store I recoiled at the price, 480L for one hair, I couldn’t imagine what would make them worth so much. I decided to apply and me being me, went and purchased the newest hair at the time because I hadn’t previously blogged anything from them. Well, now I can tell you why they are a bit more expensive. The two layers. Each hair from Bad Hair Day comes with 2 HUDs; the main hair color and a second HUD to color strands individually. When you buy the fatpack this means you can have two completely different colors in your hair. Today I chose the light blondes and pastel HUDs. I love this hair so much because I can do that. I have complete freedom over my hair color.

HairBad Hair Day – Amal

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I paired this hair up with a hairbase from Just Magnetized. The all-new, revamped color HUD includes so many options you are bound to find something that will match your hair color. You can grab this hairbase right now at the newest round of Appliquè.

Hairbase *new*Just Magnetized – Basic Hairbase 20 – Appliquè

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7 Deadly Skins is at the new round of Hipster Fair, this once a year fair brings some of the best designers in SL to you for 2 weeks. You can get Perla in a light or dark tones, with and without eyebrows, in 6 colors per box. I chose the browless version for this to show you the gorgeous new set of brows from Just Magnetized, new in store now.

Skin *new*7 Deadly Skins – Perla Sand Browless – Hipster Fair

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Eyebrows *new*Just Magnetized – Perfect Eyebrows 11

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Head *new*Vista Animations – Diana Bento

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Shape *new*West End – Maui for Vista Diana

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PerveTTe is at The Chapter Four with this gorgeous new necklace collection, it is unrigged and resizeable via HUD and comes in silver or gold metals. The choker has 6 colors and there are 8 gem colors. Each necklace’s gems can be changed individually.

Necklace *new*PerveTTe – So Sweet Silver – The Chapter Four

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Eyes *new*Suicidal Unborn – Aisling Eyes – Appliquè

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BackdropMinimal – Illuminate Rare (gacha)

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The Feeling

I should feel overwhelmed sometimes by the sheer number of designers and creators that have entrusted me with showcasing their items, but I don’t. I love blogging, it is the one thing I’ve found in Second Life that I can make completely my own. I can do what I want, how I want and if a designer doesn’t like it then they can tell me they want to see something else. I’m pretty lucky to have found something I truly love doing, it doesn’t pay the bills but it does bring me immense joy.

Designer Showcase opened today and the creators of this event pulled out all stops. D.E. Boutique has this lovely dress for sale during the event and it comes in sizes fit for Maitreya, Slink, and Belleza. The HUD included with this dress includes 16 colors, this dress is really perfect for your Valentine’s date night, which is right around the corner. I dressed this up with eyeshadow from Dulce Secrets and stunning floral nail polish from DaneMarkZ, both also available at Designer Showcase.

Dress *new*DE.Boutique – Carly Maitreya – Designer Showcase

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Makeup *new*Dulce Secrets – Tahoe Sunset HUD 1 – Designer Showcase

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Polish *new*: DaneMarkZ – Floralys for Maitreya – Designer Showcase

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I completed my look with a fabulous hair from enVOGUE. This hair was released during the Hair Fair in 2017 and is available at the main store location and MP, it’s a wonderful and unique updo that is sure to make heads turn.

HairenVOGUE – Dianne Diversity

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This gorgeous skin, and yes I chose something other than tan this time, is from WoW Skins and you can get your hands on this lovely creation only at Fetish Fair. Available in all 6 tones and with an optional shape for purchase, this skin is based on the LAQ mesh head system, but admit it, it looks pretty fantastic on my Lelutka May head. I chose a bento shape from West End to complete my look.

Skin *new*WoW Skins – Miriam Milk – Fetish Fair

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ShapeWest End – Noella for Lelutka May

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I chose the lovely arm cuffs from PerveTTe for my jewelry available now in the main store. This set is available in silver or gold and is rigged to fit Maitreya only. Both metals come with a jewel HUD.

Arm CuffsPerveTTe – Fantasy

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I’m blogging for Animosity officially now, and yes most of the poses are meant for men but that doesn’t mean, as a woman you shouldn’t give them a try. It’s not just guys that buy their girls roses after all. This pose set is for sale individually or as a fatpack and includes 6 bento poses and props. I really do love what Frankey is putting out for poses and if you haven’t visited Animosity you’re definitely missing out.

Pose *new*Animosity – Julian 4 – Men Only Monthly

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Backdrop *new*Trompe Loeil – Margaux Photo Backdrop with surround – FaMESHed

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Adoption Day

As I walked into the local pet shop, my eyes scanning all the adorable puppies and kittens available for adoption I spotted one that caught my eye. I leaned down to pick up the adorable gray tabby kitten and before I could really get to petting her I was suddenly surrounded, I had been so focused on my goal I hadn’t noticed all the animals running amok inside. As three kittens, swirled and danced around my toes, I let out a sigh “I can’t take them all” a look of frustration crossing my face as I snuggled my new friend to my chest.

Pet adoption is just that, it’s not a fad, it’s not something to do until they get older and bigger, they aren’t throwaways anymore than people are. This is one subject that really makes my heart hurt, hearing about a pet that has been left alone and abandoned because their people wanted them for as long as they were small. A pet, like having a child, is a lifelong commitment, the love you and care for you, they just want the same in return. Okay, enough of my soapbox… this time.

Sometimes I know exactly what I want my blog to look like and sometimes it creates itself. Today is one of those days. I got this fabulous dress from Vinyl to blog, available at the brand new round of FaMESHed. Available in 16 colors or a fatpack, this dress is fit for Maitreya, Belleza, and Slink and includes bonus boy shorts. Buy the fatpack for unlimited customization options.

Dress *new*Vinyl – Sugar Sady Babydoll Dress – FaMESHed

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The dress was easy, deciding what to put with it not so much. So I did what I swore I wouldn’t do and went to Gacha Garden. Breathe and Doe are there with two brand new gachas and I HAD to have them. Doe has included 4 rares and 14 commons to win in solids and two-tone versions. Breathe has two sets of shoes, one is the fatpack rare and the other set is a super cute, ankle heel that includes 17 commons and one rare, all built into one machine.

Hair *new*Doe – Page Solid Indecisive Rare – Gacha Garden

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Shoes *new*Breathe – Ayane Heels Lara Fatpack Rare – Gacha Garden

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Blush is open and Masoom has a re-release of an older bento glove. Becca is fit for Maitreya and Vista bento hands only and comes in 18 colors with a 5 color metal HUD, you can also purchase them as a fatpack.

GlovesMasoom – Becca Maitreya White – Blush

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7 Deadly Skins really takes care of its VIP group with gifts and so much more. This month female group members can pick up Becky, an Omega applier based on the LAQ mesh heads. It comes with a brow and no brow version and with 4 skin tones.

Skin *group gift*7 Deadly Skins – Becky Apricot

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The Makeover Room is now open and Indulge Temptation has a lovely new set of lipstick available for Catwa only. 12 packs of five colors can be purchased for only 75L each during this event.

Lipstick *new*Indulge Temptation – Alba 1 – The Makeover Room

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ShapeWest End – Heather for Catya

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This pose, brand new from Animosity, is REALLY what lead the rest of the scene. This pose set comes with 6 poses, resizeable cat prop included for each pose and it’s available only at the main store location. Once I had my hands on this awesome pose set the rest of it fell into place. This pose is based on a male avatar but with a tiny bit of body modding and reducing the cat down it works really well for women too.

Pose *new*Animosity – Victor Pose Pack

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I chose an older gacha set from Kraftwork to create my pet shop because, well, it’s a pet shop. This gacha set includes everything you need to set up from the rare building down to toys and even a dog shower for the groomer to work in. You can still play this gacha inworld at the main store.

DecorKraftWork – Pet Shop Gacha

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The animals all come from O.M.E.N. and Jian. Jian has this adorable dashing dalmations set currently at The Epiphany and the little kittens around my feet are from an older gacha by O.M.E.N.

Dogs *new*Jian – Dashing Dalmations Gacha – The Epiphany 

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CatsO.M.E.N. – Mischievous Kittens Gacha

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Table *new*Second Spaces – Not Too Shabby Gacha – The Epiphany 

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Linger

The news came through this afternoon that an icon of my youth has passed on. Dolores O’Riordan, lead vocal of the iconic band The Cranberries died today, no warning, suddenly at the ripe young age of 46 years old. I will never forget the first time I heard Zombie, the haunting vocals that were Dolores O’Riordan, The Cranberries were a huge part of my late teens and early twenties and she will be missed. I was taking this pic at the time that I heard the news and only one song came to mind, Linger. So here’s to you Dolores, please RIP.

What better song than one from the fantastic grunge era to accompany this amazing set from MODA. Available now from PocketGacha this set includes 6 common shorts, 6 common tops with a 10 color HUD, 3 rare boots and an ultra-rare wrapped flannel with color HUD. It’s pretty epic and reminds me a lot of the girls I saw wandering around when I was a teenager. 75L a play or 2999L for the entire set.

Outfit *new*Moda – Street Chic Gacha – PocketGacha

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I went looking for the perfect hair to accompany this set and found it in the PocketGacha as well. Mina has not one but two different hairstyles available to win this month. Lia is a long ponytail and Anna has a low bun at the back of the neck. 75L a play or 1900L for the entire pack.

Hair *new*Mina – Lia – PocketGacha

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KraftWork also has some amazing items available this round, the Bus Stop gacha includes 4 common backdrops, 2 common props, and one rare backdrop. All pieces have poses built in but I chose a pose from Imitation to better show off the amazing outfit.

Background and prop *new*KraftWork – Bus Stop Gacha – PocketGacha

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Pose: Imitation – Isaiah 5

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This gorgeous will be coming to the February Cosmetic Fair on February 15. 7 Deadly Skins brings you another amazing omega applier, based on the LAQ bento mesh heads and shown on my LAQ Scarlet. This skin comes in 13 tones and has an optional shape for sale for LAQ mesh heads.

Skin *coming soon*7 Deadly Skins – Ginger Sand – Cosmetic Fair

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LOTUS is back in PocketGacha with another set of amazing eyes, 15 common and 2 rare colors can be yours when you play this gacha. They include appliers for Catwa, Lelutka, and LOTUS brand mesh eyes. 69L a play or 1290L for the full set.

Eyes *new*Lotus – Cosmic Eyes 6 – PocketGacha

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I got early access to Ultra Event yesterday and my eyes fell on this lovely set of jewelry. From Cae, this set can be purchased individually or as a pack with both the necklace and earrings. The HUD controls each necklace separately as well as the earrings independently. You can customize these so much it’s amazing. It also includes two different pairs of earrings.

Jewelry *new*Cae – Nylah – Ultra

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Dark Passions – Koffin Nails offers two new sets of nail polish only at 4Mesh, this stunning metallic polish is sure to set you apart from the crowd. It is just absolutely gorgeous.

Polish *new*Dark Passions – Koffin Nails – Eternal Eclipse Black – 4Mesh

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City of Angels

I am going to do my best today not to mix up my blogs, yes, I once again have two to write at once. When I’m inspired I can’t help it, I have to get the pictures done while I’m thinking about it. The direction my blog is taking lately really has me thinking about the brands that I blog for, I’m not doing as much up close photography, should I keep my makeup, nails, etc groups or should I thank them and step away? These thoughts swirl in my head and I bounce back and forth like a ping-pong ball on my choices. I’ll come to a conclusion sooner rather than later, but for now, I will do what I always do and carry forward.

Masoom is at The Epiphany and she has this fabulous angel outfit available to play for. It is fit for Maitreya and Slink Hourglass only and includes 24 commons and 6 rares. The gloves and wings are bento and the wings come in static or animated. The metals are gold or silver. The event runs January 15 – February 15.

Outfit *new*Masoom – Roma Bento Gacha White – The Epiphany 

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I chose to feature this awesome backdrop from Isuka available at Ultra Event, the No Bad Days neon lights behind my head just seemed so perfect for my angelic countenance. Ultra opens today and as of this month will be monthly rather than bi-monthly as it has been in the past.

Backdrop *new*Isuka – No Bad Days Backdrop – Ultra

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I chose a pose from Animosity for this pic, they are geared toward men but I think I look pretty good, don’t you? This pose pack includes five poses which can be purchased individually or as a fatpack.

PoseAnimosity – Nigo 4

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I found this hair from Doe scrolling through Marketplace, it is a gacha but I can’t find any information on where it was or if it’s still at a gacha event. In any case, this hair with it’s piled high curls and tiny flowers was just perfect for what I wanted.

HairDoe – Blossom

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Skin *new*7 Deadly Skins – Lumi Dew – eBento

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EyesSuicidal Unborn – Hadria

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Never Gonna Stop

I haven’t pulled Manni out in a while but I got some stuff for men and thought, why not? He needed a bit of an update so I went shopping. I ended up getting the Signature Gianni mesh body and although I still need to work on my shape a bit, I think Manni is looking pretty hot. Oh, and my blog came back up tonight so SCORE!

I’m officially blogging for 4Mesh and Modulus Mesh is there with a fabulous new skin. This skin is available in three tones and the head skin is made only for Catwa, the body appliers are for Signature, Belleza, and TMP. All components are sold separately. The body applier has four different chest types and the face skin can be applied with or without hairbase and eyebrows.

Skin *new*: Modulus – Miles Skin Sand – 4Mesh

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I got accepted to blog for a brand new hair store in Second Life. Humble Hair is making a start and the hairs are based for men but do include women sized styles as well. They do include a resizeable version in each pack as well. This hair is the first hair available and I can’t wait to see what else comes from this store.

Hair *new*: Humble – Saint Hair Greyscale

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As I said it’s been a while since Manni has been out and about, he needed some new clothes so I head to Men Only Monthly to pick up these awesome pants from Meva. They come with a full-color HUD to completely customize your look. These are fit for Signature only.

Pants *new*: Meva – Banshee Pants – Men Only Monthly

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RealEvil is also at Men Only Monthly with these awesome claws and rings, completely customizable with the included HUD. Fit for Signature and SLink only.

Rings *new*RealEvil Industries – Striker Rings and Claws – Men Only Monthly

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ScarsIzzie’s – Scars Gacha

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Pose: Animosity – Apocalypse Pose Pack (no gun included)

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BackdropAstralia – Horrorfest Gacha Psychiatric Hospital Marketplace

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