May 30


Starry Starry Lips

Plain pink gloss? So last millennium! Now you can sport lips with stars and more – I’ve seen this on more than one model in Japanese magazines! I thought I’d discovered the source at Tokyu Hands…

… but on closer inspection, I think the lips on these packages are the work of a master hair-make stylist. As tempting as it was to take these home, I had second thoughts about chancing the blue lizard lips look, just in case it turned out to be, er, rather more permanent than anticipated…

The starry lips photo above is from Ranzuki magazine.

Jonelle Patrick is the author of the Only In Tokyo mystery series, now out for the first time in paperback

More Nightshade book goodness here, in case you think you might want to, you know, read it or something

A young woman is found dead in an abandoned car, with a pair of strangers old enough to be her parents. Their suicide note apologizes for a disaster that hasn’t yet happened. And someone is stalking the…read more

…or watch the book trailer (0:52)