HELLO, MONKEYFACE! began because I wanted to show off my amazing simultaneous skills of getting dressed and not taking myself too seriously. My new project, COURTESY LAUGH, places heavier emphasis on the latter pursuit (you can tell how lighthearted and fun it will be by the way I called it...

Hello, my pseudonym is Monkeyface, and I am a sitaholic. I am beginning to think this kind of behavior requires some kind of reformative action, but for now, well... I think I'll sit on it.

Please join me (Monkeyface that is - I'm back) in thanking Liz for sharing her advice and perspective on self-shot style blogging today! I could have written that whole "Practice/Study/Copy/Create" mantra myself, but I didn't, but that won't stop me from copying and pasting it into a Word doc...

the Amazing Cosmetics AmazingConcealer and piled it on my face like it was foundation. In a matter of minutes, my face was calmed down and normal-ish looking, so I could leave the corner of the store in which I was huddled, using my mom as a shield from public. I immediately bought the...

And so began the adventures of Linda and Monkeyface (special appearance by Jentine) as British Redcoats, airing only right here, right now, in my head.

The thing is, I had stocked up - throughout the entire school term, I denied myself an hour here, five hours there, knowing that as soon as classes ended I'd be cashing in all that saved sleep time and bingeing on zzz's the whole break. Turns out I'm not much of a sleep in-er. I think it's...

The same sales lady helped me with my exchange, but she was nice enough not to rub it in my face that I should have tried the other one on, and I was nice enough not to comment on how adorable her exact same outfit was for the second day in a row. It was awkward. And with their...

This product is saving my face this winter!

Please join me (Monkeyface that is - I'm back!) in thanking Jenni for sharing the big ups and little downs of style blog self-photography with us today. I truly enjoyed hearing her thoughts and agree wholeheartedly that despite (and perhaps because of!) the difficulties, it feels great to...

Genius me put my Real Face right up inside one of them to take a whiff and I barely remember what happened after that, the horror of being so close to a bee as big as my eyeball was too much to bear. I did not get a bee photo, but I did get the heck out of there faster than, well, all the...

 

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