Colorism: Light vs. Dark

The Brown Paper Bag Test. Are you familiar with it? It is a discriminatory method that was designed with the mere purpose of segregating African American individuals based solely on their skin complexion. If your skin tone was lighter than the paper bag, it was presumed you were more attractive. If you were darker than the paper bag, you were deemed unattractive. Although the idea of a bag determining what persons are appealing and good-looking is completely absurd, the notion is still present in today’s society. For instance, look at…

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Takeover The Summer With These Bold Lip Colors

Makeup: the great enhancer. Notice I said enhancer meaning that it is meant to intensify and increase your natural beauty. Yeah. We all love makeup. It’s nice to pick a color of eye shadow and combine it with a lip color for a nice combination. But maybe it’s time for you to switch up that same old look you’ve been doing this year. Luckily, there are a few staple lip colors for summer 2014. Hot Pink Hot pink lipstick can either be a hit or miss. It is definitely becoming…

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