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People Are Doing Some Pretty Incredible Self-Poke Tattoos During Quarantine

We’re months into the quarantine and there’s no denying that most of us are getting quite a bit stir crazy.

And bored.

So it makes sense that we’ve done our best to assuage our boredom by taking part in a few trends. From new TikTok dances to makeup mask tutorials we’ve seen it all.

The latest trend? DIY tattoos-WFH style!

And while this list is compiled of all of the cool hand-poked tattoos being created during quarantine, it’s important to note that we DO NOT want you to do this at home.

Mostly because it’s not worth the risk. In fact, In an interview with The New York Times, Dr. Arash Akhavan, a dermatologist in New York City urged the public to not take part in stick and poke tattoos. “There’s really no safe way to do it at home,” Dr. Akhavan insisted. “There’s probably a 25 to 50 percent chance you’re going to have some sort of complication.” To note, these complications can include anything from bacterial and viral infections which in their most severe forms can lead to death. So of course, you know that now is certainly not the time to go doing something risky that could cause you harm. This means that even if you’re craving that tattoo, spend your time imagining and gathering ideas for your next appt with your local artist when we all get out of the pandemic and save up!

Until then, have a look at the pretty insane stick and poke tattoos people are doing while in quarantine.

Because this chica went and created some pretty cute butterfly pokes.

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And just look at this insanely incredible stick and poke that must have taken a lot of courage.

And this pretty cool earpiece is where it’s at.

This handpoke has quite the fire.

And this one totally captures the ups and downs of the current quarantine.

This homage to 3D glasses is a reminder of simpler times when we could go to the movies.

This super lovely ode to self-isolating.

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And finally, this super adorable tattoo is a reminder to treat yourself to some simple love during quarantine.

And NOT stick and pokes! They’re dangerous!

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Sistahs!! ColourPop x Hocus Pocus Is Coming Just In Time for Halloween And I Suggest We Form A Calming Circle

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Sistahs!! ColourPop x Hocus Pocus Is Coming Just In Time for Halloween And I Suggest We Form A Calming Circle

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If you were around in the immediate years following the 1993 release of the Halloween classic Hocus Pocus you know how much power the movie has. The Disney film starring Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker gave just about every child watching thrills and chills and followed a trio of evil and hilarious witches who are accidentally raised from the dead by a teenage virgin on the night of Halloween.

Over the years Hocus Pocus has proven to be more than just a movie obsession but also a lifestyle. After all, what is Halloween if you haven’t binged the movie more than once during the month of October?

ColourPop knows the story and that’s likely why they’ve come up with a Hocus Pocus makeup collection that will haunt your dreams until you get your hands on it.

Get ready for some tricks for your at-home Halloween treats this year because ColourPop x Hocus Pocus is almost officially here.

The brand’s latest Halloween collection is inspired by the classic 1993 movie and launches at 10 AM PST on September 30. The limited-edition collection line is made up of false lashes, and an eyeshadow palette with 15 bronze hues. It also comes outfitted with a glitter creme gel eyeliner!

What’s more, the makeup kit comes complete with eyecatching packaging that serves as a shoutout to the three Sanderson sisters and the beloved noble black cat called Thackery Binx.

Perhaps the best part of it all is that the make-up kit includes products with names that heavily reference the best lines in the movie including “Amok! Amok! Amok” and “Gather Round Sisters.”

The new line also includes very Sanderson Sister-chic shades of red lipstick.

The best part? The collection is pretty dang cute AND affordable.

The palette retails at $22, the lipsticks go for $16 each, and at $130, the entire bundle is quite a steal!

Sure, you might be stuck at home this Halloween but there’s no doubt this new collection will enchant the little children in your lives and make you the ball of your COVID-friendly Halloween bash!

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Yalitza Aparicio Stars In Dior’s Women-Centric Film Series

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Yalitza Aparicio Stars In Dior’s Women-Centric Film Series

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In the two years that have passed since her debut as an actress in the 2018 Academy Award-winning film Roma, Yaltiza Aparicio has established herself as a Hollywood “get.” The Indigenous actress has appeared countless times on the cover of magazines, ones like Vogue México and Vanity Fair, and has been featured in ad campaigns for designers like Rodarte. So it’s no surprise that she has now been tapped to be part of Dior’s new campaign “Dior Stands with Women.”

As part of an effort to celebrate women across the film, beauty, and health industries Dior has launched its “Dior Stands with Women” campaign.

On Monday, the fashion brand announced it had launched a series of short films honoring women and their contributions to the industries and communities which they occupy. The campaign features actresses like Yaltiza Aparicio, model Paloma Elsesser, dancer Leyna Bloom, Cara Delevingne, Charlize Theron, Parris Goebel, and others.

In a statement about the campaign, Dior announced their intent in a post on Instagram. “Inspired by the exceptional women who have marked its history, Christian Dior Parfums unveils a series of short filmed portraits that give a chance to speak to extraordinary women,” it reads.

Speaking in the portrait series, Aparicio explains “For me, being a woman means being strong, always holding your head up because they tell you what they say, you must be sure of what you are capable of,” she went onto say that as “as an ambassador for UNESCO, my role is to represent indigenous communities with dignity. Give them a voice and visibility, which is something that we have lacked for a long time… Women have fought for many years for gender equality. It is not about being superior to men, it is about having the same opportunities, that in your work they give you a fair salary and not simply because you are a woman they pay you less or that they consider that you have fewer capacities simply because you are a woman.”

Speaking about their journeys, actresses Cara Delevinge and Charlize Theron touched on being unapologetic and part of male-dominated industries.

Check out Yalitza and the others in the Dior campaigns below.

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