Tag: makeup

I’ve been working on saving my money because I’ve been in the market to adopt a dog (which I finally did today!!! But shhh don’t tell my building, OR MY MOM, because neither of them knows.) But, as I’ve been doing this, I’ve become more conscious of my spending habits, especially when it comes to

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Sustainabilty & Me

So three months ago I graduated college, and then a month after that I was packing up and moving to New York to start an internship. While in college I had been pumping myself up to move to the city for a while because my mom had constantly been telling me the city was where

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Technologic

When you express a love for all things makeup, people will always come to you expecting you to have the answers. If the questions are about products, I usually can give my opinion without feeling like I’m talking in circles. However, recently I’ve been getting asked about one thing that I really have no idea

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The Age of the Influencer

I want to put a warning here that this post will probably seem like a hot mess before any sort of point comes about, but trust me, it’ll all make sense in the end I hope. So, let’s start with some background. The company I work for is planning some event thing. That’s about as

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Rise and Fall

As a business, profit is arguably what is always going to come first. New products are launched based on client demand simply because it will help drive revenues. Formulas are reinvented to counteract the complaints of clients in order to increase sales. Such is the life of a business in a world where money drives

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Exhibition Video

I had my exhibition show yesterday for my independent study, which I have been working on all semester. As the semester is drawing to a close I will be posting finished work posts, along with information like my artist statement and materials used during my show. This is one such post. When I first started

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Child-Friendly Villages

The last bit of research I did into the cosmetics industry was in regards to companies’ involvement in the perpetuation of child slavery in order to mine mica for eyeshadow products. During this research, I uncovered that major industry leaders, such as L’oreal and Estée Lauder, are involved in an initiative called “Child-friendly villages” to

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What Makes Change So Hard?

While this website and subsequent independent study have come about as part of my art minor requirements for graduation, my main area of focus is within Social Entrepreneurship. I declared this major after much discussion with my mother over what would be the best fit in terms of working towards my final goal – create my

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Guinea pigs, Rabbits, and Rats – Oh My!

Today was the first day of my Independent Study, and naturally, my first instinct was to actually look into what goes down during the animal testing process. Obviously, I had a basic understanding of what happens inside those laboratories from wonderful classics like Legally Blonde 2: Red, White, & and Blonde,  and from a friend

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