Category: Cosmetics – Classic Avatar

Taking a moment to answer some common customer questions…!

Hi there. =)

Santana Lumiere (me!) has been a content creator in Second Life since early 2004 under the store name Nevermore.  As a designer, I get a wide range of comments from customers, both appreciative and complaints.  This is common place and all of it taken  into consideration for future products.   I would like to take a moment to field some comments I have amassed over the years and hope this helps those who are new to perusing La Boheme products.   This article will later appear as a permanent page for future access.

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La Boheme’s Annual Year- End Sale 2016

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That’s right, folks.   The end of the year is nearly here, and that means everything at the La Boheme shop is going on sale for 60% off again!  The sign says it all, the shopping crusade begins December 15th and it will be your chance to scoop up all the loot you can possibly carry.  Also, there’s plenty of freebie gifts awaiting you at the store should you not mind Santa bringing you a present or three.  Gift previews can be seen in previous blog posts here.  Get your shopping shoes on!

Please be aware that due to prim restrictions, all of La Boheme’s items are in vendor machines at the in-world shop.  Please be courteous to other shoppers and don’t horde four at a time, ok?  Ok!   Also, the vendors are super simple to use – click any thumbnail image on the window and it will set it to the larger central image – click that to buy the item(s) of your choice.  A first for us, Talus has endeavored to spread the holiday cheer and set the sale prices on all our items on the marketplace, too!

La Boheme @ The Wash’s Winter Cart Sale 2016

Hurrah, the cart sale is coming! Well, it is here, sort of.  Designers are still setting up, but I see a number of displays ready to go.  The awesome part?  The Wash is a shopping district open 24/7, and so the displays are all accessible!  Come snag loads of goodies from designers from the Wash & also guest designers for only $10 an item! Just follow the roads all across the sim to see the magnitude of sales available to you – and come before the sim gets too crowded by other shoppers!

La Boheme has 15 items for $10 each just outside our shop’s doors.  Several pretty nail appliers, a set of the Garou mesh eyes (10 eye colors in there!), two sets of the lip pets for the classic SL avatar, as well as two sets of lip appliers for the Catwa mesh head system.  Don’t miss out!  Just use the taxi to our shop to get here.

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And yes, I totally photobombed my own display.  Shameless! ♥

On cosmetics for specific mesh head systems

One of my store bloggers asked me a question the other day, and therefore I just wanted to do a tiny explanation for everyone why things are as they are.

I make cosmetics (and mesh eyes and nail polish), and as a former skin designer I realize that making cosmetics entirely universal is very difficult and next to impossible unless making them for a specific skin.  As a third party cosmetics designer, we have to hope that our products look fine on any number of skins (granted the skin one wears beneath the cosmetics is not full of dark cosmetics to begin with) and can cover lips, not mess with eyebrows, etc.  The thing is, every designer of skins sets these differently, and therefore 100% camouflage is not possible always.  Sometimes a cosmetic layer over an existing skin just does not work with that specific skin, and as a third party designer it can be a challenge.

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La Boheme – Updating Store & Marketplace!

With the amount of items I make for various events each month, I don’t get to update the store with all the new stuff until that month has passed.  To access new items shown in posts here, you need to go to that current event to get the item while it is new and priced on sale, or wait until it comes home and goes full price.

The in-world shop has been updated with nearly a hundred items today which spans from October to before that (and some which slipped through the cracks).  Talus, who handles the marketplace side of the store, will be putting all these new items onto the marketplace most likely tomorrow.

Therefore, if you have been looking for items from previous months which were in posts here or on Flickr, you can get them now.  Sorry about the delay!

PS – This means I can enter the Fifty5 Thursday sales listings again with so many new items to circulate and put on sale for you folks. ♥

PPS – Callie Cline, a longstanding SL friend and one of the three fabulous creators of KittyCatS, contacted me this week.  I’ve had a store outlet on her sim for like a year now, and she is about to put her whole sim under construction to make it rock and add some cool features.  Thus, if you were using my outlet there, you won’t be able to until her sim re-opens.   I’m excited to see what she does with her sim. =)  — This is the ONLY outlet for La Boheme, I primarily use my own in-world shop and marketplace.  Oh, and also!  La Boheme will be in the KittyCatS Advent Calendar again this December.  Woot, free loot to come!

La Boheme @ The Freakshow

As though I forgot about Halloween, pfft! Happy Black Kitty Day, as I tell my cat every year.

This year we have four Halloween exclusives made for the Freakshow event organized by SCALA. There’s a Halloweeny face paint set for the Catwa mesh head system for $50, and three awesome Van Helsing nail polishes for only $35 a piece.  Beyond this, a Lelutka eyeshadow and face paint are there, as well as other cosmetics and face paints for the classic SL avatar on sale at my stall.   The Vampyr eyes and likewise Halloweeny themed mesh eyes are making a sale round here, too, so all of those are only $50 if you missed them over at We ♥ RP this last month.

The Freakshow event runs from October 28th through to November 13th.  Take a taxi there.

La Boheme @ Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Happy Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

As someone whose own family has had issues with breast cancer, I try to support this cause annually.  This year every cosmetic set in my stall is donating 100% proceeds to the charity Making Strides Against Breast Cancer – I won’t see a single linden for the sets put up for sale! ♥ All cosmetic sets are only $50 for the week long event, these include exclusive Catwa lipstick appliers, LeLutka eyeshadows, and cosmetics for the classic SL avatar.  All nail polish sets there are only $40 and there’s some pretty ones!  Below you can preview our exclusives to the event, as well as an exclusive gacha which is only $25 a try!

MSABC’s Blossoms of Hope event begins on October 23rd and runs only through to the 30th.  Take a taxi there and support millions of women and men globally.

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La Boheme @ The Boho Culture Fair

Hop on by the Boho Fair which just opened today!  La Boheme has nine sets of Catwa applier lipsticks as exclusives there, other items discounted on sale for Lelutka mesh heads and SL classic avatar heads.  Mesh eyes, as well as a dollarbie nail polish gift! All sets only $50 for the duration of the event.

The Boho fair runs from October 21st through to November 4th. Take a taxi there.

 

 

La Boheme @ The Wash’s Indian Summer Cart Sale

Hey folks. =)  Yes, it is that time for another sim-wide cart sale at the Wash!  You know you love these sales – 10 items @ $10 each. Well, that La Boheme is located at the Wash, of course we’re going to have a booth! Ours is located right outside our shop, very easy to find. At present people are only just starting to set up their displays, but as I look around, there are some already shoppable, including La Boheme’s display. *yay*

So hop down and check out our loot, peruse others.  The event officially opens September 14th and runs through the 28th, but you can shop early and check out what’s available beforehand – and before the lag strikes from 4583983 shoppers clogging the sim up!  The ads in the slideshow below will convey what we are offering at only $10 a set. ♥