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James Charles controversy demonstrates problem with internet

James Charles controversy demonstrates problem with internet

Siri Kantor '20, Associate Managing Editor, and Maya Brodows '20

June 6, 2019

Emmy Marcus explores art of makeup

Emmy Marcus explores art of makeup

Rebecca Kanfer '21

March 15, 2019

An abundance of makeup brushes, eyeshadow pallets and rainbow colored lipsticks overflow her vanity. As a way to express her love for art, Emmy Marcus ’22 uses her face as a canvas. Marcus has always had a talent for drawing and painting but starting experimenting with the world of special effects...

Ulta Beauty opens their doors in Westport

Ulta Beauty opens their doors in Westport

April 19, 2018

By Nicky Brown and Chelsea Fox ...

Prom can be a success without spending a lot of money

Prom can be a success without spending a lot of money

June 10, 2017

By Alexa Moro '18 A perfect prom doesn't have to be expensive; in 2015, the average household spent $919 on prom according to US News. This figure includes the cost of the dress, shoes, makeup, hair, car or limo and other so-called “prom essentials.” The money spent on these items and services...

Orgánachs Farm to Skin spreads holiday cheer through Staples community

Orgánachs Farm to Skin spreads holiday cheer through Staples community

December 6, 2016

Megan Brown '17 Orgánachs Farm to Skin is hosting a Holiday Shopping Party on December 11th from 1-4 p.m. specifically organized for young women at Staples. Siobhan McKinley, founder and owner of Orgánachs, was inspired to put together this event because of her desire to educate young women on...

How the cosmetic industry is bruising our face — the downside of looking pretty

November 1, 2016

By: Olivia Foster '18 From billboards to commercials to movies, teenagers and young adults are bombarded with images of pretty faces contoured, blushed and highlighted with make-up. At a young age, girls are taught to use makeup as a way to achieve a more desired look, but there may be health risks...

Prom: It’s hard to believe that it’s over, yet it means something exciting is ahead

Prom: It’s hard to believe that it’s over, yet it means something exciting is ahead

Alex Spadacenta, Features Editor

June 2, 2016

The lights flash across the dance floor as I looked up and saw one of my friends on someone’s shoulders. Many adults would have thought there was a seventh grade bat-mitzvah going on at Staples High School on May 14, 2016, but it would turn out to be junior prom. It’s the day many have been waiting...

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