I’m always a fan of a good make-over. Sometimes when I’m out with a gay friend and I see an “unfortunate” I’ll turn and say:
Wonder Gay powers– activate! Form of an Ice Comb! Shape of cruelty free beauty products!
It’s my secret joy.
But in the case of Frida Kahlo, I was beaten to the punch. I’ve always liked her art, even if her self-portraits do have a sort of Emmett Kelly sad clown vibe. I mean, tweezers and hot wax were invented by the early 1900’s… Right?
Well, thanks to the internets and photoshop, someone decided to give Ms Kahlo a bit of a lesson in the feminine arts.
This is Frida before:
Guuuuurl– what, what, WHAT were you thinking?? And you painted yourself like this?? Weren’t you looking in a mirror??
And now, after some industrial laser hair removal and artful makeup application, we get this:
Sooooo much better, am I right? Although I would have lost the dead hummingbird necklace, too. After all, what did Coco say?
When accessorizing, always take off the last thing you put on.
Now, about that monkey…..