A Little Mermaid

Maybe it’s the fact that I’m an Aquarius, but when I saw photos of go-to glamour gal Katy Perry performing at the Vienna Life Ball in a starfish and glitter encrusted dress with strategically-placed seashells, I couldn’t help but feel an urge for the life aquatic.

Katy Perry Performing at the Life Ball in Vienna

Katy Perry Performing at the Life Ball in Vienna

To channel your inner Ariel, Too Faced‘s Mermaid’s Treasure Beauty Collection inspired by the sea comes with a treasure trove of goodies in a metallic aqua blue makeup bag with mermaid decals. In the bag, you get the Sun Bunny Bronzer, Lip Bronzer in Sun Bunny, Mini Lash Injection in black and a Flatbuki Brush for only $40.50 at Sephora.

Too Faced Mermaid's Treasure, $40.50 at Sephora

Too Faced Mermaid's Treasure Beauty Collection, $40.50 at Sephora

If you’re looking for something a little more intense then pick up Urban Decay‘s new Liquid Liner and Eyeshadow both in Minx (a rich metallic teal) and Ecstasy (a deep metallic violet).

Urban Decay Eyeshadow in "Ecstasy," $19 at Sephora

Urban Decay Eyeshadow in "Ecstasy", $19 at Sephora

Urban Decay Liquid Liner in "Minx", $22 at Sephora

Urban Decay Liquid Liner in "Minx", $22 at Sephora

And don’t forget your hair. To get soft and sculpted glamorous waves, use Sunsilk’s Waves Of Envy Gel & Cream Twist. I like the combination of the two formulas for a nice soft hold. No one wants a piecey mess of hair, no matter how much it makes you look like Daryl Hannah in Mermaid.

Sunsilk Waves Of Envy Gel & Cream Twist, $3.49 at Shopper's Drug Mart

Sunsilk Waves Of Envy Gel & Cream Twist, $3.49 at Shopper's Drug Mart

— Jodi Goulart

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Dita Designs for Fashion Against AIDS

I’ve been wanting to get my hands on a piece of Dita Von Teese-designed fashion for some time now. The burlesque beauty’s Wonderbra line is sold exclusively in France and England and I’m not willing to max out my credit card on shipping fees for the stockings she’s designed for Secrets In Lace. So you can imagine my sheer delight when I found out that she’s designed a T-shirt for Fashion Against AIDS, a collaboration between H&M and Designer’s Against AIDS (DAA) to help fight the disease and raise awareness among youth.

Dita Von Teese

Dita Von Teese

The T-shirt, which features the iconic image of Dita’s red lips and arched brow, goes on sale May 28. Other artists who are collaborating with H&M on the collection include Katy Perry, NERD, Cyndi Lauper and Robyn. Twenty-five per cent of the sales price will be donated to youth HIV/AIDS awareness projects.

Dita's T-shirt, $19.90 at H&M

Dita's T-shirt, $19.90 at H&M

—Jodi Goulart