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Colour Me Ashamed

Black. Black is the colour I see when I look at myself. Leaning off the edge of the bed, I peer at my feet. I fan out my toes and slowly examine them, ignoring the veins curving tortuous paths under my skin, ignoring the arch of bone forming their delicate architecture. 959 more words

Brides - this may be the most important tip ever!

“Dermatologists are frequently called to the set of a movie.  Why?  Because anyone can be hit with a pimple when it is least welcome.  To keep their skin looking perfect, actors and actresses receive a quick cortisone shot. 189 more words

Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge.

We all know the Beautyblender, Real Techniques has one as well; the miracle complexion sponge. I always loved Real Techniques from the first brush i bought, now almost all of my brushes are Real Techniques. 90 more words

Beauty

Time to Prime!

It’s Prime Time!

So what does it mean to prime anyway? Ladies, do you ever get frustrated with foundation that looks caked and unfinished, mascara that clumps and pulls out lashes, or perhaps you’re fed up with your lipstick bleeding outside of your natural lip line and your beautiful eyeshadow creasing on your eyelids. 263 more words

Makeup

Why Black Lives Matter Will Always Be Relevant

How #BlackLivesMatter affirms that all lives matter.

Let us talk about it: black lives.

This day and age it seems that discussing the topic of race is almost a taboo subject. 521 more words

Melanin

Monte Reel

Paul would have been similarly stigmatized among many in a population obsessed with whiteness. Some ladies in Victorian England actually ate pure clay believing that it would lighten their complexions and others rubbed highly toxic arsenic ‘complexion wafers’ over their skin for the same effect. 28 more words

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