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Friday, June 30, 2006


I started my sojourn into politics through the internets by joining the community of participants at Democraticunderground because I just couldn't get news anymore that wasn't filtered through MSM "pravda"-like propanda organs. This was a bad time for me watching the country I would give my life for destroyed by a bloodless facist coup in 2000. The media was complicit. For almost two years, the only voice of truth were good people laboring in obscurity like Media Whores Online, Daily Howler, Bartcop, Rude Pundit, Digby, Atrios and collectively at DU, or news clearing houses like Bushwatch, or Buzz Flash (and Kos).

I eventually got thrown off DU and cast into the lunatic fringe by brawling with bigots who routinely bash the south, southerners and Texans in particular. Like all bigots, they were ignorant and narrow-minded. What was more outrageous was that they found succor, protection and support institutionally from DU (dicks like Skinner) for their hate speech, and continue to even now, while at the same time brutally enforcing Stalinist censorship of anyone who would call them to task for spewing hate towards people in the south who they would happily send to conectration camps. As near as I can tell, there are liberal enclaves in the population areas of so-called blue states, who have become victims of instituational racist stereotypes and ignorantly porpound these ideas in public discourse without being aware of the falaciousness and obnoxiousness of these myths.

Daily Kos is another outlet for this vicious hate that I am increasing unable to read because of this and its cloying self-important clap-trap. "Stop looking at me!", says the man perched on the post office flag poll.

Today I had to see this in-house delivered piece of ofal:

"A peckerwood is a rural white southerner, usually poor, undereducated or otherwise ignorant and bigoted, the term gained popularity in the deep south during the early twentieth century and was meant to be derogatory. It is a reversal of the name of the red bellied woodpecker which had a patch of red on the back of it's head and neck, therefore a peckerwood is a redneck, terms that describe similar groups of people are trailer trash or white trash but neither of those have the same effect or ring to them as peckerwood does."

Hmm. Now tell me what a nigger is Pointdexter. Of course, I am a redneck, I have only high school and trade school for an education, I live in trailors sometimes, my folks married at age 15, I work on cars in the yard, drink beer, like sports, snort crank, my dog has fleas, I love Jesus, and I shoot guns, so I might not be edumacated enough to get you. Show up at my door, though, and I'll sure beat your ass bloody. Pencil neck.

Check this out:

"Nowhere is the Peckerwood a more dominant indigenous species than in God's own dumping ground for mass ignorance, racism, incestuous relationships, general intolerance, filth and outright pure stone age bigotry than in the state of Alabama, home of Judge Roy Moore and his giant stone paean to the very idolatry that it specifically condemns. Alabama has been in the news for several reasons recently, it is the home state of famed missing teen Natalee Holloway whose disappearance mesmerized the MSM last summer..."

"indigenous species"? What the fuck? Isn't that what Himmler does to amke it easier to kill jews? You pricks.

"This is the reality of the situation: deep south bible belt whites, mainly poor, increasingly hostile and always Republican now own a disproportionate amount of political power in America and they are determined to wield it. They will use it in order to drag the country backwards through time to a dark place in our history that had apparently been buried in the past. They seek to return to the days where the American south was mired in the smothering blackness of a festering, hateful and corrupt parallel universe to the more progressive states above the Mason Dixon Line, trapped like a dinosaur in a tar pit. It was only through the courage of the civil rights movement and federal anti discrimination laws that the roaring beast was able to be semi-tamed to a point where it would be able to interact with decent folk. With the ascendancy of a red state evangelical movement the south is back for blood revenge, thundering a bastardized version of Christianity from pulpits, preaching hatred and bigotry and the end times and drawing the masses of the disenfranchised into ever growing mega churches and mobilizing armies of activists. The southern regressive fervor has infiltrated the United States government itself, controlling both houses of congress, the executive branch and now is on the precipice of seizing control of the supreme court as well, engulfing all of our democratic institutions like a malignant strain of alien kudzu."

I like to remember that the most bad-ass race riots I have every seen were in Boston, but thats just me. Of course, LBJ was responsible for the Voting Rights Act, and all the people I know who sacrificed their liberty, health, reputations, person, and dignity in the civil rights struggle were southerners. And please don't forget, we love black people (and brown people) and they love us; that's why we actually live and work together, inter-marry, and talk the same, unlike you.

Let me fill you in on something. According to the last census, the people most likely to vote republican were high school, or less educated white women and college educated white men, irrespective of region. High school, or less, educated white men, such as those portrayed in the Kos article, who are from the south, voted overwelmingly Democratic. The country is purple, shit for brains, and Bush only won because he cheated.

Stop making your racism look smart to idiots with the help of new media. It will just keep us in our current status of serial losers. If the Democratic party thinks they are gonna win anything ever, they better get these morans (yes, I know how to spell it shithead) off the front page and back under the rocks they came from. They just aren't smart enough to get it.

Thursday, June 29, 2006

Only in Texas

This was posted on my door:

City of Alamo Heights' curbside recycling program will allow the collection of plastics, glass aluminium cans, metal cans, in an effort to better serve the community.

We cannot collect:

Motor Oil
Phone Books
Aerosol Cans
or any container having contact with meat

Oh, shoot!

Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Rush's Caribean Love Weekend

They are HOT! And they're making more just for you.

Texas Salad Toss

From around the state:

> Cynthia Yates trial continues with trumped up testimony from sneaky, lying crack-headed jail house stooly. I've stopped wondering why Texans are so hell-bent at killing the insane, retarded and poor minorities. Everything I've had to say about this can be found over at Driftwood/snake farm/$50.50;

> Train Killer ritually slaughtered. (see above driftwood/snake farm/train killer) texas ap

> Texas congressional district to be re-configured after SCOTUS decides to stop protecting serial Barney-hater Henry Bonilla;

>A South Texas jury has found a 44-year-old political consultant guilty of four counts involving the sexual molestation of children. The Hidalgo County jury deliberated almost two days before convicting Carey Lee Cramer of four counts and acquitted of nine others.

The 44-year-old Cramer was convicted of one count of aggravated sexual assault of a child, two of indecency with a child by contact and one of indecency with a child by exposure. Cramer, who now lives in Tucson, Ariz., gained national attention during the 2000 presidential election.

His McAllen company created a TV ad accusing the Clinton-Gore administration of giving away nuclear technology to China in exchange for campaign contributions. The spot was modeled after the infamous 1964 "Daisy" nuclear scare commercial and was pulled after a barrage of Democratic criticism. Cramer faces a maximum of 149 years in prison for the four felony charges;

> The war of words between Reba McEntire and the Dixie Chicks is heating up.
The red-haired country crooner says she's "very disappointed" in the trio for comments they've made about the industry and about Bush.

Chicks band member Martie Maguire had told Time magazine the group prefers to attract fans who "will grow with us as we grow and are fans for life, than people that have us in their five-disc changer with Reba McEntire and Toby Keith ... We don't want those kinds of fans."

"I've never turned my back on country music," McEntire told the CMT network. "So when somebody talks bad about my music, my family, that does not set well with me. And when you bite the hand that feeds you, I just don't think that's very nice."

Earlier in the year, she made a crack about how the Dixie Chicks "can sing with their foot in their mouth." She recently added, "After they did come out in Time magazine and said that about Toby and me, I was very glad that I had . I was ready to say that because I hope they realize that they're not doing themselves any favors."

As is later pointed out, Rebba has a 16 year-old son, whom I am sure she can't wait to send to the patriotic war in Iraq.

Monday, June 26, 2006

Give me a sign, Lord; or: This Space for Rent

Two billboards I saw on I-45 last week-end. The first read:
“It’s a small world. I know, I made it.” –God
And 300 miles north I read:
John 3:3
Stop the porn
And be reborn. –Jesus
I wonder if Clear Channel and them put these up as a PSA,
Or if God and Christ pay the same rates as Ricks Cabaret? Or
If a third party pays, must they disclose their name and occupation?
-I can almost hear the wrap-up…“I’m God and I approved this message.”

Friday, June 23, 2006

Full Frontal

Well the Kinkster gone and done it. From his campaigners:

"It's official—this November, under "Governor," you'll see the Kinkster's name on the ballot. And not only that, we pulled off a huge upset in the process: you all collected over 25,000 more valid signatures than Carole Strayhorn, and did it with 1/10th the budget! As Kinky said in our last email, the effort that produced our petition drive was unprecedented. It reflects the kind of hungry-for-change support you just can't buy—support that comes from all of you.

Today's the day to send a message. In the campaign disclosure reports released this month, our opponents revealed that they outraised Kinky 2:1 during the last reporting period. Don't let that happen again. We have from now until June 30th to raise as much money as we can for the current reporting period and show the world that we can match our volunteer spirit with dollars in the bank. Click the link below to donate to the campaign and strike a blow for clean politics and Texas independence."

There is something interesting (probably only to me) that I spotted in about the nature of people who signed petitions for One Tough Grandma and One Tough Jew:

"After a preliminary review, Williams certified 108,512 of the 222,514 signatures submitted by Strayhorn and 137,154 of the 170,258 signatures submitted by Friedman. All signers had to be registered voters who didn't cast ballots in either major party's primary or runoff this year, and they could sign only for one candidate.

Spokesmen for Perry and Bell chided Strayhorn, a veteran officeholder and campaigner, for collecting fewer valid signatures than Friedman, running his first race for elective office."

Look! Only 40-something percent of grandma's sigs got certified and 80-somein' percent for Gov. Friedman. Everywhere I've been from the garden club to the titty bar I was accosted by some one's petition drivers. Now I see that only half of her base actually has a voter registration card, and they either lied about it or didn't know what "you have to be a registered voter" meant. If you like tin foil hats, you might imagine somebody really wanted to pump up Scotty the Liar's mom with bogus sigs. Who knows?

Over at the one of Vince's gremlins wrote this piece of pretzle logic:

But how much of those base percentages can realistically be expected to hold? "Perry got 92 percent of the Republican vote in 2002," says Baselice. "If he only gets 80 percent of his base, that puts him at 40 percent right away. But then you have to remember that he also got 15 percent of the Democratic vote against Sanchez." Of the roughly 50 percent Republican vote, Baselice sees 80 percent going to Perry, 10 percent to Strayhorn, 5 percent to Bell, and 5 percent to Friedman. Of the Democrats' 35 percent, he sees 75 percent going to Bell, 10 percent to Perry, 10 percent to Strayhorn, and 5 percent to Friedman. He assumes that the 15 percent independent vote will be split 30-30-30 among Perry, Strayhorn, and Bell, followed by Friedman with 10. The net result: Perry wins with 48 percent, followed by Bell at 33.25 percent, Strayhorn at 13 percent, and Friedman at 5.75 percent."

Texas politics is funny, huh?

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

State and Local News

Tuesday, Harris County commissioners voted 4-1 to pass a resolution seeking to abolish the office of county treasurer. Perennial candidate Orlando Sanchez is seeking the Republican nomination for the post, saying he needs the job because "my deep-pocketed anonymous donors are tapped out" and vowed, if elected, "to land a HumVee on the planet Mars by 2008."
If nominated, he would face Democratic candidate Richard Garcia, who advocates abolishing the position.
President Bush has deployed 37 National Guard troops under Houston State Rep. Rick Noriega to the Mexican border at Laredo. Lt. Colonel Noriega only recently returned form a tour of duty in Iraq. Look for the White House to continue to advance TRMPAC's goal of shipping out all Democratic State Legislators so they can be replaced by members selected by the Christion Coalition, the Eagle Forum, and other batshit rightwing cliques.

Music Business

Re: Snake Farm SA Express News 6/21/06

Mr. Beal

I didn't like your article very much. As you know, I had already co-wrote and co-produced "Snake Farm," with my band, Driftwood, released in 7/05, with copyrights filed in 11/03. I think you know this because we corresponded about this in 1/06. I offered to pay you to listen and say something about it because we were trying to develope a nascent press-pack as a struggling band with no help from anyone. You wrote me back and mentioned you would try to listen if you had the time and to please send a copy, which I did. You explained you could not accept renumeration for your listening time, I suppose out of some ethical consideration. (That makes your aritcle even more fascinating). Of course, you didn't answer.

It wouldn't surprise me if you were friends with Mr. Hubbard, who appears to be a contemporary of yours. I've heard him on your Thursday show on KYSM. I like Mr. Hubbard myself, except that he is coward for not talking to me. To me, he ripped off my concept, style and theme and has indicated for me to crap in my hat by his silence. His record company knows too -never answered me.

What I have learned about music at the turn of the century was distilled in your compelling interview with Lloyd Maines and Terri Hendrix recently with their new release. Basically, it is so hard to sell CD's that the business has transcended to up-loads and digital recording. Ms. Hendrix might sell more dauschund tee-shirts than CD's. I love her kid shows. They are struggling; Ray is struggling; we are struggling. The benefit that they get from your free media might help keep them afloat. All we wanted you to do was return my e-mail and say anything because we wanted your opinion. "You suck," would have sufficed and I told you so at the time.

But we don't suck. We are doing fine, thank you very much. Although I would love for you to write someday about something you didn't like, many fans have written to us about how they like and admire what we do. MyTexasMusic has been nurturing and kind. We have great musicians and great artists. If you could hear us live you would freak.

The future is in the internet and less in terestrial radio and print media. I wish you well,



Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Pass the Biscuits Pappy

Go check out Vince at where you can eat all the Texas politics you can stand with 1/2 the lard.

Monday, June 19, 2006

Trailer Trash Pie

Cal Thomas, former commentator for KPRC, made an unfortunate comment on Fox News this weekend about cable new's attempt to emulate the Fox formula as, "not enough trailer trash pie to go around."

Being a curious mind, and trailer trash, I googled this phrase and this is what I got: "white trash britany."

Cal, there's never enough pie.

Some Thoughts on Juneteenth

I hate to post so soon after Judge Hoarse, who is doing such an excellent job at keeping this popsicle stand legit with great posts of thoughtful wisdom and commentary. He has gathered his own following and deserves praise.

I did not write about Father's Day. I am really too messed up to be able to know how I feel about fatherhood, or my own father whom I love very much. I believe that encoded in my families' genetic material on the paternal side is an inclination to raise our children to be able to kill our fathers (and vice versa) in order to protect the keep. This makes for some problems, like what is familial love?

On the other hand, I know my mind on Juneteenth. Let freedom ring! Celebrate the Jubilee! Maybe people don't realize what a profound and important date this is? You see, when the war broke out, everybody in the deep south sent their slaves to Texas so they wouldn't be taken as contraband by General Butler or General Sherman, et al. Almost a million enslaved people lived and sometimes roamed in Texas throughout the war, and were never told they were free by summer of 1863. It wasn't until General Granger read the two year-old Emmancipation Proclamation from the Galveston warfs in June, 1865, that this huge throng of people knew that that foul institution was over. Crack open a Big Red and drink to the better part of all of us.

Sunday, June 18, 2006


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Thursday, June 15, 2006

NAFTA Super Highway Thru Heartland

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

What the FOKs?

Friends Of Kinky may be dismayed to read the new Texas Monthly’s story on Chris Bell’s run for Governor. They get down to some inside baseball and the handicappers aren’t exactly bullish on the Friedman campaign. One is left to hope for a big debate scene where the Kinkster does some major giant-killing. (Note to Dean Barkley: Is this how it went in Minnesota?) After that is election day with John and Jane Q. Public swarming the polls to get Kinky in the mansion. Friedman needs tons of non-voters to register and then vote for him.
This leaves me conflicted , as I have a problem with the platform calling for initative and referendum in Texas, as well as same-day voter registration. I see I&R being one more club for monied interests to beat us with. More of the sort of stuff the Bush campaigns gin up when they smell trouble, like ‘Texans for Clean Air’ and ‘Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.’ And I have nightmares where our political process morphs into something like ‘American Idle.’ Admittedly, that’s not much worse than ‘The Price Is Right’ we have now. I keep remembering voting for John Anderson and seeing Reagan elected. Or what Ross Perot did to George H.W. Bush. I hope Friedman can convince me that I’m not just clearing the way for Rick “Mo-Fo” Perry or Carole “Mean Gramma” Strayhorn.

Great Britains

Workers punished after allegations LONDON - A British government worker has been fired and another demoted following allegations they were involved in serious misconduct, including leaping naked from filing cabinets and having sex in office lavatories. Newspaper reports said staff at the Rural Payments Agency in Newcastle in northeast England also took drugs at work, brawled in the reception area and carried out pranks such as vomiting in cups and leaving them for other people to find.

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

A Good Day in Bushland

I gotta admit that those slippery eels had a decent day today. Here are the top stories today on

* Bush makes surprise visit to Baghdad | Video
* Lawyer: Rove won't be charged in CIA leak case
* Israel: Palestinian explosives caused beach deaths
* Schoolgirl explains why rebel cut off her hand
* 'Mafia cops' blame their lawyers for guilty verdicts
* Coffee may cut alcohol liver damage
* Giant blood clot shocks surgery crew
* Duke hoops star charged with DWI
* Kennedy pleads guilty to crash charge
* 10-pound cat chases big bear up tree
* Police SUV runs over, kills sunbather on beach
* McCartney wife to sue paper over prostitution story
* Live Daryl Hannah climbs tree to protest

Ronald Reagan used to say that when you get hit on the head with a hammer all the time, it feels good when it stops.

Monday, June 12, 2006

Maybe People Have Less Money?

I have been pulling plugs of valuable hair out of my head over MSM soiling themselves with Dear Leader-worship over problems the Dixie Chicks are having selling out tickets for their ambitious 2006 tour in support of their #1 selling album.

The Wall Street Journal to wit:

"The Dixie Chicks have had the top-selling music album in the U.S. for two weeks running. They recently appeared on "60 Minutes" and the cover of Time magazine. But the trio behind the single "Not Ready to Make Nice" is discovering that country-music fans may not be ready to make nice with them, either."

America really must hate these three Lilliths of the song trade, with their snotty talent, good looks, and musical skill, and anti-patriotic statements that might be construed by the brain-adled as courage.

America loves freedom-loving, straight-talking, arab-bashing he-men, like Toby Keith, Clint Black, and Kid Rock. Look where they are playing to virtually sold-out throngs:

Toby Keith: Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH; Toyota At Montage Mountain Scranton, PA; PNC Bank Center Holmdel, NJ, Six Flags Darien Lake Theme Park Darien Center, NY; Tweeter Center-MA Mansfield, MA; New England Dodge Music Center Hartford, CT; Tweeter Center-NJ Camden, NJ. (see Billboard)

Clint Black: Thackerville, OK Winstar Casino; Marksville, LA Mari Center @ Paragon Casino Resort; Norwich, CT Dodd Stadium; Lancaster, PA Clipper Magazine Stadium; Elizabeth, IN Caesars Indiana Casino; Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center; Hinckley, MN Grand Casino Hinckley. (see Billboard)

Kid Rock: Sturgis, SD Legendary Buffalo Chip; and, Kelseyville, CA Konocti Harbor Resort & Spa. (that's it)

Where are thos stupid "chicks with dicks" playing?

Sat 07/29/06 Boston, MA TD Banknorth Garden (Fleet Center)
Tue 08/01/06 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
Fri 08/04/06 Washington, DC Verizon Center
Tue 08/15/06 Chicago, IL United Center
Fri 08/18/06 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
Sun 08/20/06 Kansas City, MO Kemper Arena
Thu 08/24/06 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena
Sat 08/26/06 Fargo, ND Fargodome
Sun 09/03/06 Glendale, AZ Glendale Arena
Fri 09/08/06 Sacramento, CA ARCO Arena
Sat 09/09/06 Oakland, CA Oakland Arena
Thu 09/14/06 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
Sat 09/16/06 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay Events Center
Sat 09/23/06 Omaha, NE Qwest Center Omaha
Sun 09/24/06 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
Fri 09/29/06 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
Sat 09/30/06 Houston, TX Toyota Center

OK Well, what about the Tweeter Center in Camden, New Jersey? Or the Kelseyville, CA Konocti Harbor Resort & Spa? Bitches!

More from WSJ:

"After playing 11 U.S. shows, the Chicks will for the moment steer clear of cities like St. Louis, Los Angeles and Jacksonville, Fla. Instead, they will "go where the fans are," according to their Web site -- meaning they will likely spend much or all of the period from mid-August to mid-October touring Europe and Australia instead of playing the U.S. dates they had planned.

'They're not canceling dates," says band spokeswoman Cindy Berger. "They are moving dates to accommodate a demand in Canada and Australia.'"

They are doing so badly, music industry reports confirm that the moonbat left is pulling out the big guns. Yes, as we feared A CONCERT TOUR BY BARBARA STREISAND!!! Beginning in August. Why, Heaven helps us?

"Philanthropic concerns are apparently what motivated Streisand to come out of touring "retirement," according to the diva's announcement. "The increasingly urgent need for private citizen support to combat dangerous climate change, along with education and health issues was the prime reason I decided to tour again. This will allow me to direct funds and awareness to causes that I care deeply about," Streisand said.

What a desperate act by desperate people? Why do they hate America?

Just Govern Damnit!

Another monster column from Rick Casey. Casey's a treasure who chose to work for the Chronicle over offers from other states where people are more ably governed. Figured that he'd have more to write about here. Yesterday he deconstructed the Hammer's farewell speech to congress where he criticizes statesmen who "degrade our public debate by elevating compromise to a first principle." Casey harkens back to "when America was seen as a pragmatic nation dominated by moderate voters" before the moderate majority was marginalized, the electorate "divided into safe districts where candidates have to appeal to the most rabid partisans." Casey suggests that DeLay might have been more effective if he'd learned to forge coalitions between conflicting interests. He finishes with a call to "let the preachers and prophets stand erect on principles. We need politicians who bend to solve problems." Bravo!

Thursday, June 08, 2006

Bad Rubbish

Well, DeLay is officially out today; his machinations leaving the 22nd district without representation untill early next year. This was not just a grab for some last millions in his defense fund, he wants to pick his own successor, Sugarland Mayor and foster gulag board member David Wallace. Does DeLay, who's running a fatuous video plug from Stephen Colbert on his Defend DeLay site, really think we're all as stupid as his fanatic supporters? Maybe so.
Meanwhile the Bush machine is ginning up their homophobe flag-waving operation (9-11) to try to (9-11) hold on to their congressional (9-11) majority.
As Scott Reed, Bob Dole's '96 campaign manager said, "If you're a gay who likes to burn flags, it's going to be a long year."
In yesterdays paper, the Chronicles editorial board suggested that the public is seeing through this bullshit. I hope they're right. Could this be the first time that somebody went broke underestimating the American public? We can only hope that these SOB's do to their GOParty what they're doing to the USA. Remember the Whigs?

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Moulton Proud

I have not moved from Moulton. I have just rented a place in San Antonio so I don't have to drive back and forth from my business so much. My family was spending about $600 a month in gas; it was killing us. Plus, our light bill was getting over $500 a month. This will be better now. My kid is in various camps and activities all summer long, so things are a little easier for everybody and she's not so bored.

Speaking of Moulton, I read in the paper the municipal power board developed a consumer-friendly policy for late payments and disconnects that I have been told I might be responsible for in some small way. Either way, that's great because they aren't regulated by the PUC and this voluntary action on the city's part is more fair to low-income customers.

The best news is that Lucy is cancer free! (knock wood) We had a little scare for a while but everything looks good now. Keeping fingers crossed for the future.

Pray for rain, please.

Monday, June 05, 2006

If it Stinks, It Must be Fincks!

The last industrial humidor west of Miami is here in San Antonio, where fat noxious Sam Houston's are hand rolled by young boy's firm but gentle fingers.

Friday, June 02, 2006

Calling All Metrosexuals

Nancy Beth got me thinking about make up, and in my search for knowledge I found this:

Makeup Tips For Men
These days, makeup for men is becoming increasingly popular for that groomed shaved handsome looks of ramp models that make the men so desirable. Here are some tips that men can use:

* Use either white pressed powder or foundation similar to your skin tone as base.
* Mustaches and beards do not go well with foundation and eye shadow. So choose one or the other.
* A black kohl line under the eyes and sparing use of eye shadow can do for men so you do not look overdone.
* For particular looks, you may try body painting on forehead and cheeks along with glitters.
* Lipsticks in natural colors are good enough and it is better to use darker shades. However, the color depends on skin, eye and hair color and your hair cut and style.
* Do not use the same group of colors for lips and eyes for example dark red lipstick and black eyeshade and never ever use black lipstick.
* For photo sessions, replace foundation with bronzing gel on the bearded area. You can dust cheeks with bronze powder too for the sun-tanned look. Use only clear or sheer tint of lip gloss. Concealers, fine eyeliner line and black mascara may be used.
* Choose blue or yellow-based colors after determining the undertone of your skin. You can seek professional advice to know the correct colors.