Posts By Thomas Gorton

Enter Bailey Sarian’s bizarre world of murder, make-up, and intrigue

Bailey Sarian murder mystery makeup tutorial

In the time since the birth of the internet, it has been used for fans of previously niche interests to come together, compile their knowledge of topics, and celebrate their shared enjoyment. Sometimes, these topics can be pretty dark (remember serial killer fan fiction on Tumblr?) or they can revolutionise an entire industry – enter: read more raquo;



Tianna Arata: BLM activist facing 15 years in prison for peaceful protest

Tianna Arata

Thousands of people have signed petitions demanding the release of Tianna Arata, a 20-year-old Black Lives Matter activist who’s been imprisoned for 15 years for arranging a rally in California against police brutality. After a demonstration last Friday (August 7) protesting the charges, the hashtag #FreeTianna went viral on Twitter, as more people attempted to bring attention to the case. Videos of Arata’s arrest have been widely circulatedhellip;

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Carole Baskin criticises Cardi B’s ‘WAP’ video for its big cat imagery

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Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “WAP” is a certified hit, and like all big hits, it’s generated its own series of controversies and moral panics in the media.

First there’s Kylie Jenner’s appearance in the video, which led to a read more raquo;



Cardi B’s make-up artist breaks down how to recreate her soft pink WAP look

Cardi B WAP

On Friday, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion dropped the video for their new single “WAP.” A visual feast for beauty lovers, the video featured look after fire look from Cardi’s supersized chain link pony to pink bejewelled manicures.

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Scammers are already selling fake views on Instagram Reels

Instagram reels

Earlier this month, Instagram launched a short-form video feature called Instagram Reels, which is basically IG’s answer to TikTok – and it hasn’t taken long for scammers to start selling fake views.

According to Business Insider, one botnet manager – who runs a network of 500,000 Instagram accounts – has already receivedhellip;

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Jackie Aina is producing a documentary about Black beauty influencers

Jackie Aina

Jackie Aina is on board to star in and executive produce a new documentary centring on Black social media influencers who are changing the mainstream beauty industry.

Social Beauty will give an exclusive look at the lives of these women as well as feature candid conversations with beauty editors, celebrity make-up artists, and brand executives to examine the impact of influencers on changing the industry's perception of beauty. read more raquo;



PSA: looks like Mowalola might be dropping thongs soon

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If you follow Mowalola Ogunlesi on social media, chances are you’ll have seen the designer posting about her new website recently. 

Dropping her signature leather logo-embossed baguettes first, and then a bunch of t-shirts bearing her trippy, distorted monster-emblazoned tees (all of which sell out in minutes FYI), now it seems the designer is getting ready to debut a new item in the not-so-distant future: a thong. 

Taking to Twitter last night,hellip;

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The make-up artist turning boobs into surreal and political beauty looks

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There’s no shortage of amazing artists on Instagram pushing the boundaries of hair and make-up and transforming their whole heads or bodies into stunning works of art. 

Russian-based make-up artist and body painter Maria Davydova – AKA read more raquo;

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