You know what I hate? The ninja attack of the latest slang. I feel old. Natalie doth not like feeling old.
I'm not talking about the latest techniques, baking, contouring, strobing. I'm talking about the pop culture references, the portmanteaux and the too-cool-for-school words that the kids today use.
Here's the beginning of my own Urban Dictionary: The Beauty Edition.
Bacne - pimples on your back.
Beatdown - when your makeup application has reached pro level, that act of applying is called the beatdown.
Beautility - a tool. For example tweezers are a beautility.
Brow Game - eyebrows that are fierce and on point.
Buttne - pimples on your butt.
Fivehead - a particularly large forehead.
Freckling - drawing on freckles when the sun hasn't kissed you.
Glamping - camping the only way we know how...glamorously.
Guyliner - eyeliner on a man.
Haul - the contents of your cosmetic shop.
Manscaping - when a man maintains his short and curlies.
MOTD/N - Makeup of the day/night
MUA - Makeup Artist
Naked - a no makeup look, created with a lorra, lorra, makeup.
On Fleek - on point. Often used to refer to great brow game.
Sickening - Looking so hot, you are sickening. From RuPaul.
Slay - when your look is so on point, you've darn beaten all rivals, girl you are slaying it.
Swoobs - Sweaty Boobs
Winging it - creating perfect eyeliner wings.
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