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Glow in the Dark Makeup Like Kesha 2010-04-19 13:00:11

Is Black Light Makeup the Next Big Thing?

If you saw Ke$ha's performance of "Your Love Is my Drug" on SNL over the weekend, you know what I'm talking about. Glow-in-the-dark makeup has been showing up all over: the Black Eyed Peas wear it in their "I Gotta Feeling" video, Australian singer Sia has been known to use it in performances, and a new DKNY 20th anniversary video features a model dancing around in it.

Black light was huge back in the '80s, and in fashion, everything old eventually becomes new again. If I were going out, I think I'd definitely wear Ke$ha's red lipstick—it would look cool and it's pretty wearable. There's also black light eye shadow, temporary hair color, and nail polish. So what do you think? Is this a trend you'll be trying, or do you think it should stay back in 1984 with frizz perms and single earrings?

Photo courtesy NBC

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delian delian 5 years
here is link to Kesha VMA 201 makeup http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9a8wuzh0w5Y
hazelberry hazelberry 5 years
We're recycling an old trend. I think I prefer temporary tattoos.
lostmascara lostmascara 5 years
I'd do this for a party, maybe. But the thing is, I'm just not very excited about doing something I have seen photos of my parents doing.
GummiBears GummiBears 5 years
I will not participate. I already played with this makeup when I was a tyke so I had my fill.
anya82 anya82 5 years
a fashionable take on where the wilds things are.
Rosay77 Rosay77 5 years
@stellaRuby Yes, I do.
Pistil Pistil 5 years
Maybe if I'm headed to a rave. I had glow in the dark nail polish when I was a kid (ok, I still have it), but who really cares what your nails look like in the dark?
sarah_bellum sarah_bellum 5 years
Hideous.
stellaRuby stellaRuby 5 years
Does anyone else feel like she is playing a joke on everyone?
luminousfae luminousfae 5 years
Not to crazy about it. I like it in moderation. It reminds me of the Tron fashions. As for Ke$ha... talk about getting it wrong. I like it when it looks futuristic no canabalistic.
Inkchick Inkchick 5 years
i wouldn't participate in a trend that already happened in my lifetime, but more power to you if you are young and hip and want to relive your parents life ;)
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