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Summer of Smoothies: Full-Color Papaya

There is a certain hot dog chain in New York City, known for its cheap two-dog specials and something called a "papaya drink." Most...

Summer of Smoothies: The Green Monster

Green Smoothies are awesome for a reason: they can trick us into liking our vegetables. I know there are people who love eating greens...

My Writing

Makeup as Performance: Cindy Sherman

Do we create our own identities, or are they created for us? In the age of seemingly infinite aesthetic choices (including surgery), are our...

Faking It

"Beauty" has a reputation of being misleading. So much historical and imaginative treatment of beauty relates the fear beauty's power has over its subjects....

Does Makeup Hurt Self-Esteem? Is The New York Times Sexist for Asking?

The New York Times published - on its "room for debate" page - a by authors with various viewpoints about makeup and self-esteem....