Free Dove Freebies Products

Free Dove Friday: August 4, 2017

Posted By Asia Ristow

Since discovering The Free Dove, I’ve decided to showcase one look a week with items from the store. Welcome to Free Dove Friday!

This week showcases jewelry from Dellybeams and a dress from *Stars*Fashion*.

Fast Facts On The Brand

  1. Dellybeams
    • Jewelry section in part of a larger home goods store.
    • Serves women
    • Marketplace store has nearly 300 pieces of jewelry and over 1,000 items total.
  2. *Stars*Fashion*
    • Clothing, accessories, hair, eyes, shoes, you name it they have it
    • Mostly women’s items
    • Marketplace has over 600 items. They also have a smaller Marketplace for classic avatars.
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Events Products

A Little Burlesque With BG Designs

Posted By Asia Ristow

BG Designs has some unique outfits on sale for this month’s Fashion Dazzle. They’ve created the Burlesque Dreams Collection!


Zafira in Black & White is exclusive to Fashion Dazzle this month! It comes with both the regular version (seen in the post) and the adult version. You can purchase Zafira in Black & White for L$290. The other colors (not exclusive) are L$390 each.

Please note that the outfit doesn’t come with the fans, shoes, jewelry, or headpieces shown in the promo. Those are sold separately. The Candalabra headpieces are available at the BG Designs booth for L$90 each.

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Events Free Dove Freebies Products

Signature Dove’s August Events (ft. Insomnia Store)

Posted By Asia Ristow

 

 

Insomnia Store has also graciously given us a free gift! Visit the booth at Fashion Dazzle to pick up this lovely Summer Breeze Scarf! Keep reading for more information on Fashion Dazzle and more free goodies at The Free Dove’s mini hunts. 

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7 Deadly s{K}ins Products

August at 7 Deadly s{K}ins

Posted By Asia Ristow

It’s a new month and you know what that means! 7 Deadly s{K}ins has new gifts out and new events coming up!

Harvest Days


Instead of August group gifts we have 31 Apple Harvest Days! Every day group members will be able to get a new gift. Make sure to stop by every day to get all the goodies for free! If you miss a day you can purchase the previous gift for L$99, but obviously free is better! The hunt includes products for both men and women.

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Informational Other

What’s Changing With The Second Life TOS Update?

Posted By Asia Ristow

This is something I’ve seen a fair amount of buzz over so I’d like to cover it for you guys even though it’s not directly avatar related. Second Life’s TOS (Terms of Service) has been updated and goes into effect July 31, 2017. As of this weekend you cannot log in without accepting the new agreement. So what does that mean for you? Probably not too much. I highly doubt this will change the way most of you use Second Life. Due to the nature of the content this is a very text heavy post.

What’s Changing?

Linden Lab stated in their announcement, “We’ve restructured the Terms of Service to contain terms and conditions that apply to all Linden Lab products, and we have separated out product-specific references (such as Linden Dollar and LindeX for SL) into product-specific policies. The new Second Life Terms and Conditions contains all the Second Life-specific references that were previously in the Terms of Service.”

Most of the changes appear to be tidying up the document and clarifying things. For example the content covered in the old Infringement Notifications section was split up throughout the document a bit differently. There are some changes, however, that are still likely to stick out when looking it over. Though they may look scary (as policy changes often do) they really aren’t anything to worry about.

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Free Dove Freebies Products Series

Free Dove Friday: July 28, 2017

Posted By Asia Ristow

Since discovering The Free Dove, I’ve decided to showcase one look a week with items from the store. Happy Free Dove Friday!

This week showcases a top from PopArt.

Fast Facts On The Brand

  1. PopArt
    • Home goods, vehicles, clothes, accessories
    • Sells products for men and women
    • Marketplace has a large selection of items

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7 Deadly s{K}ins Events Products

Eilis at Designer Circle (Ft. 7 Deadly s{K}ins)

Posted By Asia Ristow

Designer Circle is in full swing, and with it comes another skin from 7 Deadly s{K}ins.

Eilis is a system skin, so rejoice those of you who prefer the classic style. There are 12 skin tones available: Snow, Cotton Candy, Marshmellow, Sand, Apricot, Caramel, Pineapple, Cashew, Taupe, Chesnut, Oak, and Walnut (shown in credits). Your purchase gives you all the skin tones and includes the new body skin as well. If you use mesh body parts please note that the appliers for those are sold separately.

 

You can get Eilis for L$199 at the 7 Deadly s{K}ins booth at Designer Circle until August 5.

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~SongBird~ 7 Deadly s{K}ins Informational Series

Mesh Crash Course: Troubleshooting Issues

Posted By Asia Ristow

Need more mesh help or info? Check out our full Mesh Crash Course.

Sometimes things just don’t go as expected when using mesh heads and bodies in Second Life. Here are some of the most common issues:

  1. Skin, makeup or tattoos don’t apply
  2. Skin, makeup or tattoos appear distorted
  3. Eyelashes are clumpy
  4. Skin, makeup, or tattoos are shiny
  5. Makeup or tattoos are faded
  6. Old body parts show through the new mesh body parts
  7. And many, many more…

While all of these things can be very frustrating, thankfully they are usually an easy fix!

Appliers

Some of the most common problems come from trying to use appliers. If you’re not familiar with them make sure to check out our in depth post on how appliers work.

If you’re finding that skin, makeup, or tattoos aren’t showing up at all it can be a few different things. First you’ll want to make sure you’re using the correct appliers. A Catwa applier, for example, won’t apply to a Lelutka head. If you’re using Omega appliers (the “universal” applier) make sure you also have your Omega System Relay Kits on. You may have to click the relays to activate them. For more information on ensuring you have the right applier and how to use appliers please check out Appliers: How Do They Work?

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Found In Real Life Other Products Series

Found In Real Life: ft. Phedora, Addams, Caboodle, and KC Couture

Posted By Asia Ristow

Have you ever found a product in Second Life and really wanted to find something similar to wear off the grid? That’s what the Found In Real Life series is all about! While we know we likely won’t find exact versions of products this series will focus on looks that are pretty close. Keep reading to find not only the Second Life credits but also links to the featured off grid products on Amazon.

Today we’ve found comparable off grid products for this entire outfit! Featuring in world items from Phedora, AddamsCaboodle, and KC Couture.
Fun Note: I threw this whole outfit together and didn’t realize until writing up the post that every item is a freebie or a group gift. What a pleasant surprise! Clicking on the group links may open a blank tab in your browser, however if your viewer is open it’ll open the group in your viewer instead.

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Free Dove Freebies Products

Free Dove Friday: July 21, 2017

Posted By Asia Ristow

Since discovering The Free Dove, I’ve decided to showcase one look a week with items from the store. Welcome to Free Dove Friday!

This week showcases jewelry from SECRETS and a dress from TRS Designs.

Fast Facts On The Brand

  1. SECRETS
    • Jewelry and accessories
    • Products for men and women
    • Marketplace has a selection of items to check out
  2. TRS Designs
    • Clothing, accessories, hair, you name it they have it
    • Mostly women’s items
    • Marketplace is HUGE
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