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‘Clean’ beauty: the ugly truth

Carrington Power, Copy Editor // September 2, 2022

Improving health through alternative methods has become a trend in recent years. The idea of alternating to “clean” products has taken the cosmetic and skin care industry by storm. However, consumers...

The new hype: Eyebrow threading

Janette Estrada // February 13, 2019
There's a safer, cheaper, more efficient alternative to waxing waiting for you.

#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
Many students aren't taking advantage of the makeup counter.
Illustration by Darian Maroney

Overvaluing beauty diminishes people’s best traits

Allison Galbreath // March 8, 2015
Sometimes, beauty covers up more than just a blemish. It can conceal what's really important about a person.
Illustration by Miles Huffman

Makeup lover and feminist

Megan Mann // February 4, 2015
My makeup addiction doesn't make me any less of a feminist

Hating on animal testing is hypocritical

Megan Mann // November 6, 2014
Every American has benefitted greatly from animal testing.
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