Shattering Boundaries December 15, 2016

ollowing recent advances in fashion and beauty (see: Covergirl’s first Cover-guy!), last month saw the introduction of new boundary-breaking models. Inclusion of spokespeople of different races, faiths, and other groups is a process that has been gaining momentum, and hopefully will continue to grow.  Here are three powerful women who stood out—and spoke out—in their […]



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Product Review: Clinique Moisture Surge Facial Lotion December 13, 2016

It can be difficult to find facial products that benefit all skin types, but Clinique has done it with their Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief Facial Lotion. Formulated to work will all skin types, this hybrid cream-gel moisturizer provides supplying hydration without overwhelming skin. This product was also created to work in conjunction with makeup, […]



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A College Cooking Survival Guide December 2, 2016

efore moving in to my apartment at Penn, I was convinced that I was an amazing cook, but I had overlooked the fact that I had no idea how to be one. I had often cooked in the past, but only for special occasions, so the only things I knew how to make were long […]



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Product Review: Urban Decay Eye Shadow Primer Potion December 1, 2016

First of all, I’m a huge fan of eye shadow primer. It not only helps to make your eye shadow color stand out more, but also keeps everything in place for the entire day and night. I’ve experimented with a few throughout the years, and Urban Decay’s Eyeshadow Primer Potion is one of my all […]



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TREND TO TRY – NAILS BY MEI November 21, 2016

To Mei Kawijiri, nails are just another canvas to display her talent. Looking through her Instagram feed, or the 21st century version of a résumé, there is no object or theme that is off limits. I first met Mei at Valley Nails, a nail salon in Soho known for its intricate and creative nail art. After leaving […]



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New Season, New Eyeliner November 16, 2016

I am a firm believer that eyeliner can make a whole look without any other makeup required, other than liner’s best friend, the ever essential mascara, but I digress.  Liner is my favorite makeup product, and basically the only thing you will find in my makeup bag, because you can do hundreds of different styles […]



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Product Review: Vita Liberata pHenomenal 2-3 Week Tanning Mousse November 15, 2016

Although this tanner does come at a higher price ($54) than your typical drugstore tanning product, it’s worth it. The tanning mousse glides on without drying out your skin or having a strong smell as many other tanners do. You can see the dosage of color as your put it on, meaning that the days […]



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The Lowdown on Kylie Lip Kits November 8, 2016

Even if you don’t obsessively Keep Up with the Kardashian-Jenners like I do (no shame), you undoubtedly know about Kylie Cosmetics. The reality-star-turned-lip-stick-mogul released a line of makeup over the past year that includes matte liquid lipsticks, liners, glosses, metallics, and most recently eye shadow and liner. The first round sold out in seconds, and […]



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Where The Wild Things Are: Arts House Goes Savage October 29, 2016

Powerful, yet poised. Gritty, yet graceful. Tenacious, yet tamed. The cast of Arts House Dance Company invaded the veins of Philadelphia to rule the city like a new tribe of the Amazon. To complete their armor, makeup artists Perren Carrillo (C’19), Rebecca Lambright (C’19) and Cindy Ngo (C’18) made them look as ethereal as possible. Highlighter and glitter captured whatever […]



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Easy, Breezy, Beautiful … CoverBoy! October 27, 2016

    t’s 2016, and CoverGirl has found a new face to represent its makeup empire. In the past, the brand has always aimed for spokespeople with easy, breezy and beautiful qualities – this time, they found these qualities in a boy. Last week, CoverGirl officially announced its first-ever male face, and people can not […]



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