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A Week Without Mirrors: My Space vs Their Space

Less than three days into my week without mirrors (inspired by Kjerstin Gruys' Year Without Mirrors, I noticed that I was feeling really annoyed......

The Duty of Beauty: Vanity in Downton Abbey

Any of us who are into fashion and beauty watch Downton Abbey with an eye for the details: the clothes and jewelry, and of...

Inside Beauty: Why You Can’t Match Makeup Colors in Magazines

Ever seen the perfect makeup color in a magazine and gone to the counter to buy it? It's never the same color. Or texture....

My Writing

Makeup as Ritual: Man as Art

We in the beauty business like to think of ourselves as modern - we try the newest products, seek the latest tricks, and read...

Camilla Barungi: A New Model of Economics

In the fashion business, there's no shortage of models turned beauty entrepreneurs. The pressure to always look good - plus countless hours spent in...

Is Fat Evil?

Just about everybody in modern society has something to say about weight - their own or someone else's. And it's usually not very nice....