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Makeup Shaming is NOT Cute
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Makeup Shaming is NOT Cute

Makeup Shaming is NOT cute. Makeup Shaming is exactly what it says on the tin, and it is not okay. More and more frequently, women (and men) are being criticised for the style of makeup they choose to wear, based on the assumption that to do so they must be insecure in their own skin or seeking attention from others. Even Simon Cowell is guilty of it. But why should we be judged for the products we chose to put on our own faces? The Ancient Sumerians are thought to have been the first to invent makeup by crushing gemstones and applying them to their eyes and lips. Fast forward five thousand years and the cosmetics industry is bigger than ever. Products have been created for every part of the face, and even the body, in every colour imaginable. Makeup Artists are in high demand and...