Dutch Comic Con 2016

We’ve established by now that I’m not just a girly-girl, but also a bit of a geek.

And what do geeks do? They go to the Dutch Comic Con of course.

This was the second edition of Dutch Comic Con. I wrote a little recap of last year here. A lot of people weren’t really impressed by DCC 2015. A bunch of stuff wasn’t really thought through.… Read the rest

Dark Side

I know it’s almost spring, and I should be stocking up on some bright and floral things, but I really had to purchase another dark lipstick.

SUE ME! I LOVE DARK MAKEUP. I mean, come on, I own a black lipstick.

If you ever want to try out black lipstick, but you don’t want to spend a lot of money on it (since, you know, you might end up hating it), go to KIKO.… Read the rest

How to Take Instagram Pictures

The sun is shining

You’ve got your white table set up next to a window

You place a couple of props on it

You take one picture

And it’s perfect

Yeah, RIGHT!

Here is how it really goes:

The sun isn’t shining

So you have to set up studio lighting, if you have any. Or figure out how Photoshop works

OK, so this doesn’t look good

Neither does that

What else do I have here that I can use

Maybe I can steal my mom’s cacti

Cacti pictures always do well

No, wait, I got it

This will look good

After I move that lipstick 1 mm to the right

Yeah, this is it

Now I only have to take a gazillion pictures

And hope that one of them will look good

Done

Man, now I need to clean up all this mess I’ve made

But, hey, this picture looks awesome

A photo posted by Izzy (@izzyllaa) on

I think you’ve figured out where this is going.… Read the rest

February: 5 Happy Things

Hello all you lovely people. What is everyone up to? I’m drowning in deadlines, but I’m still doing good :D.

It’s almost March already! February went by waaay too fast, don’t you think?!

It was a geeky kind of month for me. Most of the stuff that made me pretty happy have to do with games and comics haha.

I might take lots of pictures of makeup on my Instagram, but deep inside I will always be a geek.… Read the rest

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