Team Blasé

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Fé as Mitsuru from Persona 3

Photo by Jack Liu

Ellen Panda PM 12 Blue & 14 Violet

February 26th, 2016 By 0 comments

Klenspop Packaging

This sponsored post was made possible by our friends at Klenspop! I was quite happy when they offered to send us circle lenses to review (again!) because I still do love to wear them in daily life. Actually, since our first review of their shop, I purchased quite a few pair of lenses from them. I love their low prices, quick shipping and great customer service. I only wish they had more “cosplay” colours!

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly About Arda Wigs

November 24th, 2015 By 5 Comments

Arda Wigs collection

As you can see, I buy from Arda Wigs quite often. Between Fé and myself, we own 13 wigs and quite a few accessories from them. A lot of people love Arda, myself included, otherwise I wouldn’t have purchased so many wigs from them. However, now that I’ve tried many of their wigs for several different projects, I don’t think their products are the best choice for every situation. As a company run by cosplayers for cosplayers, they are very often highly recommended by North Americans so I wanted to talk about some of the negative aspects of their wigs too. But don’t worry, I’m still going to talk about what I love about Arda as well!

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Bunny Color Brown Circle Lenses

May 5th, 2015 By 0 comments

Klenspop lenses with soft tweezers

Name: Bunny Color Brown
Brand: Lenspop
Diameter: 14 mm
Base curve: 8.6 mm
Lifespan: 1 year after vial is opened
Prescription: Available

This sponsored post was made possible by our friends at Klenspop! I was quite happy when they offered to send us circle lenses to review because I love to wear them in daily life even though I don’t get to do it as often as I’d like. My favorite type of lenses to wear out of cosplay are brown ones so the Bunny Color Brown were perfect. Klenspop mostly offers natural colors (brown, black and grey) with discreet designs, but they do have some other colors as well. If you like to create a dolly look, you’ll definitely be able to find a great pair on their store. Also, their lenses are not very expensive! A lot of them are under $20.

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Why I Hate Most Cruelty-Free Mascaras

April 12th, 2015 By 2 Comments

Crueltyfree Mascaras

You’d think it would be simple to find a cruelty-free mascara. Personally, I’m not difficult as far as mascara goes. For the longest time, I just bought whichever brand was on sale at the pharmacy when I needed a new one. I tried high end brands for a little while but saw little difference in how my lashes looked – and a big one in how much it cost me. I never really had a bad mascara experience.

When I decided to switch over to cruelty-free brands, I figured it would be easy as pie and I could just grab whatever mascara I first came upon and be done. Little did I know of THE HORRORS OF CRUELTY-FREE MASCARAS that awaited me. *Cue womanly scream of terror* Little did I know…

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Splash of Color 2 Contact Lenses

March 21st, 2015 By 1 Comment

Splash of Color 2 Lenses

Name: Splash of Color 2
Brand: Interojo
Diameter: 14.2 mm
Base curve: 8.6 mm
Lifespan: 1 week after taken out of package
Prescription: Available
Purchased from: Clearly Contacts

These lenses come in 2 versions: monthly wear and weekly wear. The version that I tried is the weekly which is sold in a box containing 6 lenses (3 pairs) and costs $30. The monthly option costs $25 per single lens so getting a full pair would have a hefty $50 price tag. Since I was going to use these for cosplay and would wear them only once or twice during the same weekend I didn’t think it was necessary to pay more for the monthly lenses.

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