Jem! (A Truly, Truly, Truly Outrageous Makeup Tutorial)

I’ve got the pink hair. Why not pay homage to the (cartoon) lady who inspired it?
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I’ve got the pink hair. Why not pay homage to the (cartoon) lady who inspired it?

If you’re a child of the '80s like me then you love Jem & The Holograms. Shush it, yes you do.

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What’s not to love? Alter egos, a hologram machine, rock music, world travel, orphans.

Jem was my style icon as a kid, and now, as everyone lately seems to be pointing out, I’m turning into her!

FUN FACT: I played her on stage in a musical parody! Here I am as Jem, hanging out on a balcony on Christopher Street.

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So listen, I’m not a professional makeup artist, but I do know how to have fun. That is to say PLEASE DON’T GET ALL UP IN MY GRILL IF I DON’T DO SOMETHING “RIGHT.”

Here’s what I used for this truly outrageous makeover:

Have fun, and look out for those Misfits!

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