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Lovely Links: 5/12/17

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“The image of a fashion model is one of great significance to contemporary consumerist culture: she is a dream, an unattainable ideal, a paragon of beauty — and, consequently, a symbol of oppression for many women who strive all their lives to be like her and inevitably fail. This is the reason, perhaps, why models have never been enough of a focus of the feminist movement, although they could definitely do with some support. Often starting out as teenagers or young adults, models face pressures on mental and physical health, sexual harassment, and abuse of work rights.” read more

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Kristine’s Favorite Lipsticks

When it comes to products, I’ve been known to play the field. If I have a bad day, I take a much needed trip to Sephora and try something new. If I have a good day, I take a much needed trip to Sephora and try something new. Those little shelves by the register with the “trial size” of everything will be the death of me. You see, I’m a sucker. I work in retail and I’m exactly the kind of customer I dream about. You don’t even need to persuade me to buy things, you just need to point me in the direction of things. I stop shopping when I run out of money. That is literally the only reason. There is no other reason. I’m never like “I’m just not in the mood” or ” There’s nothing I really want today.” It just doesn’t happen. I’m trying to fill the void in my soul with consumerism, like a good American. read more

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Some Things I’m Excited About

I like to take time out to contemplate the big questions: What am I doing with my life? What happens when we die? Why is all the best makeup released when I’m flat broke? This is the year that the major cosmetics companies decided my 5th grade aesthetic was really in. Considering that I’m still partial to glitter, glossy eyelids, and unnatural colors I’m more than alright with that. We’ve come a long way from the days of releasing a few pink lipsticks in slightly different shades, this is full-on creative bliss. Here’s what I am looking forward to: read more

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