All posts tagged cosmetics

Is Makeup Feminist?

Makeup is one of the most controversial concepts in modern feminism. Cosmetics themselves have been used for thousands of years – the Old Testament recounts Jezebel (a wife of a […]

An Insight into the World of Anna Sui

A catalyst for the rock ’n’ roll, bohemian aesthetic, Anna Sui’s work is the focus of the first ever retrospective exhibition of an American designer in the UK at London’s […]

Sexist adverts: has anything changed?

Hopefully the majority of us today would be appalled by vintage ads that are not so subtly sexist. With titles such as, “Gray hair cost her her job!” and “No […]

Clueless

Menstruation. Oh joy, Aunt Flow has come for her monthly visit. A woman’s period: a time of both relief (we’re not up the duff), and a rollercoaster of hormonal fluctuations […]

Too Faced and the Cruelty Free Dilemma

Too Faced Cosmetics have quickly become one of the world’s favourite beauty brands, with their quirky product names and adorable packaging adding to the desirability of their products. The company […]

The Power of Makeup: To Wear or Not To Wear ?

Makeup, makeup, makeup. Where to begin? I could go rambling on for ages about makeup but I’ll do my best to sum up my thoughts on the matter. Who remembers […]

Kylie Cosmetics

If you haven’t heard about Kylie Cosmetics then you must have been living under a rock. Famous for her controversially plump and luscious lips, Kylie Jenner has always been one […]

NYX Cosmetics: Hit or Miss?

NYX Cosmetics is well known for its cult following due to their top quality products at affordable high street prices. Named after the Greek goddess who personified the night, NYX offers […]

Battling Beauty Doesn’t Have to be Baffling

Sluggishly, I drag my limp and cumbersome body out of bed, I know it is time to begin my daily routine, my toilette. I sit up to the background screeching […]