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Introducing… Lipstick Queen – Girls Will Be Boys

Ah, makeup. We all want to wear it, yet we all somehow want to look like we aren’t wearing it. It’s a paradox of the first degree, and possibly rooted in problematic virgin-whore dichotomies and our old fave, unrealistic beauty standards. Essays could be written on the topic. But that’s not what I’m doing today. […]

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Most Wanted: YSL Rouge pur Couture Glossy Lip Stain

Gloss as you know it is dead; gone are the days of sticky lips and stickier cheeks.  For a while gloss fell victim to the smooth and matte allure of lipstick, as women the world over hung up their juicy tubes, around the same time they discarded their monogrammed handbags- gloss just seemed to flashy, too shiny, too gauche. So […]

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gloss, high-shine, lip stain, non-sticky, pink, plum, Rouge pur couture lip stain, Selfridges, YSL

Most Wanted: YSL Rouge pur Couture Glossy Lip Stain

Gloss as you know it is dead; gone are the days of sticky lips and stickier cheeks.  For a while gloss fell victim to the smooth and matte allure of lipstick, as women the world over hung up their juicy tubes, around the same time they discarded their monogrammed handbags- gloss just seemed to flashy, too shiny, too gauche. So […]

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