Considering PRIDE 2019 Makeup Palettes, and Shouting Out 25 Years of M.A.C.’s Viva Glam

To mark fifty years of PRIDE, though the first PRIDE parade actually took place in June 1970, a year after the uprising, the sentiment and act of standing with LGBTQIA folk is larger than ever, and this has transferred over to rainbow banners and signs of support across Lord & Taylor storefront, banks, eateries, apparel (H&M!), and for sure, beauty retail. Continue reading Considering PRIDE 2019 Makeup Palettes, and Shouting Out 25 Years of M.A.C.’s Viva Glam

Aaliyah For MAC Is Here: What Does This ’90s Girl Think of the Collection?

by c. shardae jobson   “The singer was later quoted in saying, ‘Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.’ Yes, she was young. But Aaliyah had learnt from her mistakes and vowed to not let an older man take advantage of her ever again. By this point, she had harnessed her true inner power. … Continue reading Aaliyah For MAC Is Here: What Does This ’90s Girl Think of the Collection?

The Return of a More Inclusive Almay

The following article is the penultimate draft of the final report “ALMAY IS TRYING TO UNDO YEARS OF WHITE-WASHING ITS BEAUTY CAMPAIGNS”, published on Fashionista.com on April 5, 2018. The Return of a More Inclusive Almay by C. Shardae Jobson Color me surprised when I saw Almay’s latest commercial starring Rashida Jones. Jones may be on the lighter-skinned spectrum of celebrities who are biracial, but … Continue reading The Return of a More Inclusive Almay