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Social media influencers promote the overconsumption of makeup and skincare, leading to unnecessary spending.

Beauty industry, social media encourage toxic overconsumption

Tierney Kugel ’22, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

As I scroll through my TikTok “For You” page, I can’t help but notice the alarming nature of beauty trends. Influencers who are receiving paid sponsorship encourage their young and impressionable...

Due to the stigma surrounding men’s skincare, men are often forced into a lose-lose situation in which they are mocked both for having acne and for trying to take care of their skin. To end this stigma, skincare must be seen as gender-neutral tools rather than feminine products.

Stigma around men’s skincare must be upended

Jake Fitzpatrick ’22 November 24, 2021

Growing up, I noticed that skincare was often a taboo subject among men. Conversations regarding moisturizers, face washes and toners were often shot down near-instantly by homophobic and sexist remarks....

Acne, although common, is not talked about often enough and the struggles that having acne can cause need to be further understood.

Acne shouldn’t be taken at face-value, when issues can lie beyond the skin

Charlotte Gurley ’23, Staff Writer June 11, 2021

It sticks out on my face. It’s one of the first things I obsess over when I look in the bathroom mirror each morning. Even with my mask up, I’m still embarrassed and in shame over what lies beneath....

With many stores closed and product shortages, these natural beauty remedies will be sure to help you glow up during your quarantine.

How to: Quarantine Skin Glow up

Ella Bloomingdale '20, staff writer May 11, 2020

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