Cosmetics: Recession-Proof (No More?)

It was a widely-held belief that the cosmetic industry is (almost) recession-proof, and it's easy to see why - how many times have makeup lovers declared that their favorite makeup item would have to be pried from their cold, dead hands? Or the countless times that if a decision had to be made between makeup …

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The Ugly Truth of Dramageddon 2020

If you're in the beauty community or YouTube scene, at some point you must have heard a sliver of the ongoing meltdown involing Tati Westbrook, Shane Dawson, Jeffree Star, and James Charles, colloquially known as Dramageddon. Because of the fact that there has been more than one instance of Dramageddon, I've added the year to …

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BBA Musings # 1: Dermaplaning / Shaving

My brows have a blunt way of reminding me of my self-neglect by simply growing. It didn't matter what direction they pointed to - just that they grew. And grew. To the point where I didn't recognize myself when I stared at the mirror, when I could afford more than a quick glance at my …

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Frank on Depression: Makeup Edition

Is it possible to be depressed from makeup? Yes. Yes it is. Maybe depressed isn't the right word, but I definitely don't feel the joy of makeup anymore... at least, not like in the beginning. And I have to remind myself that I can't always be euphoric with makeup - it's not healthy. And someone …

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