Racism, anti-Semitism, and Misogyny in the Makeup Community

The first high-end makeup product I ever purchased was the Kat von D tattoo liner. I had never heard a whisper of controversy about Kat von D at the time. Years later, I came to learn of von D’s alleged history of anti-Semitism and I was horrified that I’d ever given her a dime. InContinue reading “Racism, anti-Semitism, and Misogyny in the Makeup Community”

Affordable Makeup for an Easy, Natural Look

When I started dabbling in makeup, I was too nervous to spend more than a few dollars on a product. I was always terrified I might buy something expensive and hate it (I didn’t yet know about Ulta’s bomb return policy, unfortunately.) The good news is that you can get a full face of amazingContinue reading “Affordable Makeup for an Easy, Natural Look”

The Stigma of Makeup

“She’s too young for makeup.” “You don’t need makeup, you’re beautiful.” “I like a girl with natural beauty.” I think every woman ever has heard some variation of these phrases. Hell, some of us have probably said them ourselves. The purpose of this blog isn’t to chastise people who share these common mentalities surrounding makeup.Continue reading “The Stigma of Makeup”

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