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Pepe Skins
Pepe Skin – Delina V2 (Cake) skin with lots of tattoo makeup fixes

Wow, tattoo makeup layers are amazing! So I snagged Pepe Skins’ new Delina skin over the weekend for a sweet L$100 deal. This skin is incredibly gorgeous, and it hardly needed any tweaks on my part. Included with the skin is a neck blend that stretches down to the cleavage – not totally my thing, so I just used Velour’s no-cost body neck fix to seamlessly merge the face and body skins.

Let me tell you, layering can get tricky, but when you nail it, it feels like magic. It’s all about the right sequence and a bit of hue play to get that perfect match. Personally, I opt for a lighter base layer and then enrich it with deeper shades – it’s always easier to darken than to lighten.

Tattoo Makeup Layers:

  • Velour – Body Neckfix (Icy) Evo X
    (tinted to match body, free @ Velour store)
  • Glam Affair – Face Shadow 20%
    (included with some GA skins previously)
  • Glam Affair – Face Shadow (Ears) 20%
    (If you use the Face Shadow, use the ears layer too)
  • Amara Beauty – Amalia Lipstick Evo X (Nude)
    (to cover up the splotchy dark middle of the lips)
  • Izzie’s – LeL Evo X – Eyeliner black A
  • Izzie’s – LeL Evo X – 04 blush / Contour Remover
  • Glam Affair – Rosie Brows Toner White
    (tinted brown)
  • Pepe Skins – Delina V2 / Cake NB
  • cheLLe – Powderpuff (Translucent 10)
    (tinted to match Pepe’s cake tone / tip: put this layer underneath all of the face tattoo layers so that it only tints the body)

The charm of adding tattoo layers for me is that I’ve collected them over time. I wouldn’t even consider purchasing a skin that required me to invest in a whole new set of layers to get it right. And for L$100? This skin is a steal, looking fab even bare.

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Uneven Breast Shading in Second Life Skins

It seems the skin scene in Second Life is undergoing some baffling changes when it comes to skin textures. I’m noticing designers are insisting on baking directional lighting effects right onto the skin, and it’s throwing the symmetry off balance. The most striking thing? This trend has migrated from faces down to the chest area. I got a taste of this with the latest Hera body skin from Not Found, which left my avatar’s breasts looking somewhat mismatched, a far cry from ideal.

Let me tell you, the difference in shading is quite noticeable. Whenever I come across a skin that’s not quite up to par, my go-to solution is to dash over to Izzie’s. She’s practically sainthood in the realm of virtual skin dilemmas, not just for her friendly attitude but for her lifesaving tattoo overlays that rectify the little quirks that drive me nuts. Izzie has conjured up an ingenious fix – a subtle shadow adjustment that works to balance out the tonal disparities.

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Saturday

Saturday

Happy Saturday! The Tara Jumpsuit from The Secret Store is an instant favorite of mine. I love long pants, and there’s not enough of it in SL. Even if it’s a jumpsuit, it’s still long pants! This jumpsuit is available in a variety of colors and patterns.

What I’m Wearing:

Truth Hair – AveryElena
Izzie’s – Miami Neon Glasses (White, rainbow lenses)
The Secret Store – Tara Jumpsuit (Stripes)
Ingenue – April Flats (Pearl)

Blue Monday By Elle

Not My Problem 2
This past Monday, the media reported extensively on a report by psychologist Cliff Arnall indicating Monday January 16th may be the Bluest Monday in a very long time.  So what was Elle’s typist doing on that particular Monday? Well she was at home, sick and taking photos of her Second Life avatar!

Not My Problem 1I did not feel particularly blue emotionally but for sure I was feeling down physically.   After being in Second Life for almost 10 years, I have found my avatars often are a reflection of myself in Real Life.  Not necessarily say how Elle looks but in how I decorate Elle.  When I am happy I tend to dress her in youthful, colorful clothes.  In a moment when I am down, I might dress her in more dark, subdued tones.  And on Monday, when these photos were taken, she was in a whole lot of black!

Any who, just some random thoughts today.  Details on Elle’s look can be found below.   So until next, take care my friends and have a great Second Life!

tram F1124 hair1
CATWA HEAD Catya
[theSkinnery] Park Shin (Catwa Applier) – champagne
Slink Physique Mesh Body

*COCO*_ BikerJacketOverShoulders_Black
O V H .Cassie Sweater . slink @Kustom9
Izzie’s – Pencil Socks (applier)
fri.day – Gracie.Heels (Coal) @Collabor8

Poses – marukin