Do You “Like” Me? If Not, I’ll Change!

Social media neurosis. Do you like me?

Imagine you had a friend who spent every moment asking you: “Do you like what I ordered for brunch?” “Do you like my new shirt?” “Do you like my dog?” Before you could even answer, she’d rattle on: “Do you like my haircut?” “Do you like this weird face I’m making?” “Do you like what […]

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Kiran Gandhi: Be Badass On International Women’s Day (And Everyday). Period.

International Women's Day

Photo: Anna Marie Lopez Kiran Gandhi is full of surprises: She’s the daughter of immigrants from India, but grew up on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, attending The Chapin School for girls. She’s currently a drummer, living a hipster-activist existence in LA, but Hillary Clinton–among other heavy hitters–attended her parents’ dinner parties when she […]

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Women’s March on Washington…What’s the Point?

Women's March Washington

Photo Truth Control Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That’s their natural and first weapon. She will need her sisterhood. — Gloria Steinem The Women’s March on Washington this Saturday is […]

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Fact: Men Are Vainer Than Women

Vanity and male celebrities

As The Makeup Blogger’s resident pop culture anthropologist, the 2017 Golden Globes stood out in a number of ways to me. It wasn’t just Meryl Streep’s speech or the triumph of diversity, it was the egregious use of male bronzer. Perhaps it was my friend’s HDTV, or maybe it was the poor blending job along […]

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