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Women and Makeup

OK Sisters: Put on your Makeup and Face the World

Laurie Levy | Posted 11.19.2014 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

One of my earliest memories is watching my mother apply her makeup. If I was lucky, she let me try some. She called it "putting on my face." What a perfect description of what so many of us feel compelled to do every morning.

I Could Leave My House Without Makeup, But Here's Why I Don't

Dagmara Domińczyk | Posted 10.27.2014 | Women
Dagmara Domińczyk

Why is it that a woman has such a hard time feeling good in her skin when her skin is stripped bare of potions and lotions and creams, when there is not filter or Photoshop?

How I Finally Made Peace With Makeup

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 11.01.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

For weddings, for job interviews, for first dates (or fifth dates), for the highly public rituals that comprise our lives, the expectations for women's self-presentation remains historically unchanged.