We (I)'ve been talking about the band Haim's perfect middle parts for a while now, in part because they are very talented and in part because what adult woman can pull off a middle part in 2013, actually? How does the universe even allow it? My middle part reverts me to age 13, all awkward limbs and braces and white eyeliner. Rachel Syme has scooped us on the more tactical how (no extensions!) in the New York Times today:
…[Stylist Candice] Birns said that a good deal of work is required to achieve this casual look, which Este said was partly inspired by Jane Birkin [...]
Who can blame you for wanting freakishly long eyelashes? Surely clicking on this link means you are far more realistic than those who look at the pages displayed beside it: the ones about being a grandmother who looks 27 while working from home and clicker-training a rescue dog. You are at peace with yourself. You want to be you — you, but with freakish lashes.
The package arrives. You apply the solution. You sit quietly, close your eyes as instructed, and are delighted to hear the sound of your new lashes thrusting themselves into the light.
What will it mean, you think, to have these freakish lashes in your life? [...]
If you want to cut off all your hair (mm hmm), Into the Gloss has a nice gallery of people who've already done it.
For something nice, here's a short video about Lisa and David, who got married yesterday. (And here's an alternate link.)