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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...

Beatrice Hobbs ’23 poses for Instagram with one of her favorite looks, which is inspired by Tate, a character in “American Horror Story.”

Hobbs explores unique art medium: Special Effects Makeup

Hannah Conn ’23, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

Fake bruises and blood, floral displays and character-esque makeup are just some of the many Special Effects (SFX) makeup looks that have been posted via Instagram by Beatrice Hobbs ’23.  Since she...

Emmy Marcus ’22 poses for a picture on her instagram displaying her detailed artwork that she created on her face.

Emmy Marcus explores art of makeup

Rebecca Kanfer '21, Paper Sports Editor 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...

Ulta Beauty opens their doors in Westport

Ulta Beauty opens their doors in Westport

April 19, 2018

By Nicky Brown and Chelsea Fox

Amanda Kline explores the creepy side of makeup

Amanda Kline explores the creepy side of makeup

October 25, 2017

By Megan Doyle ’18

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,...

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...

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,...

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 , Assistant Business Manager 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...

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