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Simple Lolita Inspired Eye Look

Simple Lolita Inspired Eye Look

  We thought we would share with you how we created this simple Lolita inspired eye look on Sophie in Born’s recent photo-shoot. We started by priming the eyes with MAC Pro Long-ware Paint Pot. Colour: Painterly. Making sure to carve out a good brow shape using a...
Roxy and Sarah’s story

Roxy and Sarah’s story

  I was born in the late 70’s, several years before the advent of the internet we love and loathe in equal measures, so the feelings I had were confusing and difficult to understand. I was drawn to trying on women’s clothing and fell in love with the softness of the...
Sonja’s Story

Sonja’s Story

Before I began to embrace Sonja, my alter-ego, my experiences of the trans-community were limited. I had once very briefly been introduced to a transgender waitress at ‘Funny Girls’ in Blackpool when I was 18. I am ashamed to say that I felt embarrassed to be seen...
Regrets by Vicki Sixx

Regrets by Vicki Sixx

  Hitmen, spies, fugitives – shadowy figures that live on the cusp of society. Walking in plain view yet forever out of sight. Burdened with experience and knowledge that they’d rather take to their grave than share with anybody else. Living half a life at...
Achieving your crowning glory with wigs! By Trendco

Achieving your crowning glory with wigs! By Trendco

  Trendco have been supplying wigs for over 50 years and are the UK’s number one wig & hairpiece suppliers. With seven retail salons across England whilst also supplying to over 1000 hairdressers, wig boutiques, e-commerce sites, makeover artists etc you are...
More Trans Than You

More Trans Than You

It doesn’t matter whether you identify as a transvestite, genderfluid, non-binary, or transsexual, we – as trans – are in the same corner, fighting for acceptance, validation and equality. We’re still seen as fair game for mockery long after jokes at the...
Not Real Women by Vicki Sixx

Not Real Women by Vicki Sixx

  Man has achieved many an amazing feat – from mapping the globe to splitting the atom, from making us believe a man can fly to ascending Everest, and from organ transplants to somehow, inextricably, enabling Kevin Hart to have a lucrative film career. But for...