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Foundation Review

I've been a Dermablend girl for years; I had found something that worked, and I never looked back... until now. As part of my job at DressTech, I have the opportunity to try many great products. This week, I compared full coverage foundation from Dermablend, Mehron, Ben Nye and Kryolan. What does full-coverage mean anyway? Coverage refers to the the level of opacity and pigmentation. "Sheer" has the least coverage, followed by "light", "medium" and "full". Full coverage foundation may contain up [...]

CD/TG Newsletter, March 2017

March 2017 Save 10% On All Heels Browse our new collection of heels, sandals, pumps, wedges, boots and more. Use coupon code "New Shoes!" by March 31st, 2017. Shop Now Know Your Women's Shoe Size There is roughly a 1.5-size difference between men's and women's shoe sizes. For example, a men's size 10 is equivalent to 11.5 women's. Refer to the chart below to find your women's shoe size. History Did you know that shoe sizes were originally measured in barleycorn? The average foot was approximately 39 [...]

LA Textile Convention

We visited the LA Textile Show to source materials and also to learn more about cutting edge textile technologies. DressTech is working with talented pattern makers and American manufacturers to develop outstanding garments for the crossdressing and transgender communities. We're not simply talking about larger garments; we're talking about functional garments that smartly address the unique needs of CD/TG users!

Mega Commuting

After much belly-aching and back-and-forth, tears, unending support, love, and "we can DO this!" attitude, we have temporarily split the business, with Diana having moved into our new production facility in California, and Judi-and-family fulfilling orders from our location in Illinois.  Our plan is to visit each other for a week each month, taking turns on location.  So far (2 months) it's working out, though commuting is expensive, turns useful time into mind-numbing-Spirit-Airlines-no-wi-fi-can't-recline-my-seat-can't-sleep-can't-work-I'll-never-get-this-time-back-time and I'm sure we'll be very [...]

Short Silicone Hip Pads

After a few customer requests, our popular silicone hip pads are available in a new short style. These are perfect with mini-skirts, short-shorts, little black dresses and other short summer outfits! The upper geometry remains unchanged but the lower portion has been shortened by approximately four inches. It is certainly true that our full-length hip pads provide a more realistic shape and gentle blending. However, the short hip pads aren't far behind! They do necessarily blend more aggressively into the thigh [...]