Sunday, January 01, 2006

ALL About the Lips...

At left, the stressed-out face of a Drag Queen getting ready at the last minute and trying to be her own paparazzi! To view even bigger glitter-lips, click on the image to enlarge. :-O!

So New Year's Eve was slightly exhausting yet fun. The sad reality is that my drag is pretty darned uncomfortable. Yes, it looks fucking fabulous, but I sweat profusely in it and if I try to eat anything, I end up eating mostly glitter.

My friend Andy's party that I went to was fairly mellow: it was one of those caring and sharing type of parties, so Madame G. felt slightly out of her element. Last year I went to the same gathering as "Albert" and felt like I fit in much better with the general vibe there. But this year other guests enjoyed the Madame's presence, and since I LIVE to give pleasure to others, I guess it's cool.

I am grateful to have friends to celebrate the Holidaze with. In the past, the Madame has spent a holiday or two alone,with a big bag of chips and some salami and cheese on Ritz crackers... too sad.

Oh, btw, the Mango Bars were a huge hit! Woohooooo!

13 Comments:

Blogger Laura said...

what, you didn't save any mango bars for us?
I'm glad it was a good celebration for you.
Happy New year!

11:20 AM  
Blogger Nelle said...

How does Mdm G get the lips to look so plump? It must be the same secret known only to Julia Roberts! I can never put on lip liner and be comfortable. I feel self conscience like it is never done right. Does Mdm G have any make up tips? Inquiring minds want to know. Really.

1:10 PM  
Blogger Phinney said...

I'm glad you didn't spend the holiday alone. And, if it counts, I thought of you, and I *heart* the little card you sent me, it's the cutest card EVER. Much Love, Phinney

You KNOW the GliTTer coLOR of THe DAY is::: LUCIOUS LIPS!!!!!

1:18 PM  
Blogger Phinney said...

Plus, I don't even know how to spell it, I think that should be LUSCIOUS LIPS~!!? Yeah, looks better. oh, well, they're your lips, honey, and they're looking fabulous. At least I can spell that! xo

1:19 PM  
Blogger AlbGlinka said...

Madame Glinka's makeup tip for the New Year:

ALWAYS apply your lip liner at least 1/2 inch outside your natural lip-area, for a fuller, poutier lip and a more kissable you! xxxooo

2:33 PM  
Blogger star said...

really glad you had a good time albert. good way to start the new year... socializing!!!!!

HUGS
star

11:21 PM  
Blogger Becky said...

Regarding the glitter problem...I seem to recall that there is some kind of lip sealant you can use to make the glitter stay put. You know...that whole "color stays put until you take it off" thing? I'll have to take a peek around. Been a while since I tinkered with cosmetics. It used to freak out the kid too much.

12:00 AM  
Blogger Coy said...

So what's a little discomfort when you've got glitter lips like that?
Glad you spent New Years Eve with your friends.

*** Coy ****

3:57 AM  
Blogger NJLB said...

Happy New Year Albert.

XOXOXOXOX

NJLB
http://journals.aol.com/njlittlebear/MyBigFatGeekLife

11:34 AM  
Blogger Kristeena said...

Happy New Year, adorable you!

Note to self...remember at least 1/2" outside the natural lip line...(hee)

Sounds like you had a wonderful time - and what's a little pain when you look absolutely marvelous?

=) kris
http://thedailypurge.blogspot.com
http://journals.aol.com/kristeenaelise/thedailypurge

12:19 PM  
Blogger Judith HeartSong said...

my God LOOK at those lips..... Happy New Year Sir Albert, let's make it a good one!!!
xoxoxoxox
judi

6:25 PM  
Blogger sfmike said...

Those lips scare me, Albglinka.

5:35 PM  
Blogger gigi said...

I'm so glad you had a Happy New Year's Eve! Any New Year's spent in the company of friends and/or loved ones is a good one indeed.

BTW ~ I accidentally took Madame's beauty advice last night ~ "ALWAYS apply your lip liner at least 1/2 inch outside your natural lip-area..." The martinis were flowing, the lighting was bad, and I looked like Meg Ryan at the Oscars, right after the injections... :)

3:21 PM  

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