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The new hype: Eyebrow threading

Janette Estrada // February 13, 2019

Name the single most important vanity feature with the potential to change your facial structure. You guessed it: eyebrows.Through thick and thin, the beauty of brows continues to be a popular trend. With...

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#BratzChallenge: A false image of beauty

Janette Estrada // February 10, 2019

Let’s go back to the good ol’ days when toys were the key to our heart. Two words: Bratz Dolls. Ring a bell? As a child, being gifted a Bratz Doll made you the coolest kid on the block. Following...

One of the many makeup counters at the Clinique counter includes a Smashbox line. Photo credit: Cassandra Porter

On-campus Clinique lacks student interest

Cassandra Porter // March 21, 2016

Clinique counter: Barren wasteland or hidden gem? For Kristy Snow, junior business marketing major, it's a barren wasteland. “I don’t even know anyone who uses Clinique,” Snow said. “Every...

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Overvaluing beauty diminishes people’s best traits

Allison Galbreath // March 8, 2015

“You know, if you wore makeup, you’d be really pretty!” Believe it or not, I've actually heard this comment, or some variation of it, more times than I care to count. I’m sure that,...

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Makeup lover and feminist

Megan Mann // February 4, 2015

Does wearing makeup contradict feminism? Buzzfeed tackled this question in one of their latest videos by showing two sisters arguing while the other does her makeup. Essentially, the anti-makeup...

Hating on animal testing is hypocritical

Megan Mann // November 6, 2014

Before I continue with this blog, let me be clear that I think animal testing is a horrible and outdated practice that needs to be exterminated.That being said, I will also admit to buying from cosmetic...

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