Anna Merlo, University of Queensland, Australia
The subtle designs of the artist play a huge part in the popular HBO show’s aesthetic — and have subsequently influenced the aesthetic of Gen Z as well.
Sonia Noorbakhsh, UC Berkeley
The reality show competition offers content that can entertain even those who know nothing about the art.
Lauren Sung, University of Georgia
Korean bands like H.O.T. and BTS have done a lot to normalize ‘soft masculinity,’ but South Korean culture as a whole remains patriarchal and heteronormative.
Ariana Quijano, Georgia State University
Social media is in an uproar after uncovering allegations that the beauty YouTuber sent sexually suggestive messages to minors.
Alice Murphy, University of Maryland, College Park
Oftentimes, brands that pride themselves on being innovative and uplifting aren’t all that great for you.
Caleb Mullenneaux, St. Olaf College
Saying sorry has become a staple on the video sharing website. Here’s a ranking of some of the more famous ones.
Lauren Buchko, Michigan State University
Their incredibly affordable products have inspired cultlike devotion. The question is: Do they actually live up to the hype?
Kayla Johnson, Bradley University
Darker people of color have long been ignored by makeup companies. But if those brands can make brown eyeshadows, they can make brown foundations.
Kali Johnson, Gustavus Adolphus College
By ditching toxic ingredients, you’ll not only benefit your skin, but also your mind and the planet.
Abby Webb, Rice University
Currently on Netflix, this BBC makeup contest revives a genre in dire need of revamping.
Angel Zhu, University of California, Berkeley
Make someone happy while also helping out the environment.
Staying fabulous and frugal is a hard balance to maintain. So, when you have to budget, keep in mind these cost-effective products.
Megan Thompson, Montclair State University
We’ll see if it lives up to the hype.
Vaishnavi Kalyana, College of DuPage
The story of the Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star collab gives a behind-the-scenes look at the beauty industry … as well as two people becoming fast friends.
From his documentary series to his new makeup line, we’re seeing a new, more confident Shane.
The confirmation of the YouTuber’s makeup palette have fans waiting in anticipation.
Sarah Mease, Columbia College Chicago
And they’re 100% organic and vegan.
Veronica Kuffel, University of Wisconsin-Madison
You’ve heard of thrifting clothes and furniture, but is secondhand makeup crossing the line?
Aliza Pelto, Pratt Institute
“It looks as though the beauty community may still need a crash course in inclusivity and kindness.”
Caleb Dukes, Rice University
The art of unlearning gender roles and restrictions by way of glittery eyeshadow and living with your friends.
Morgan Thomas, Baylor University
It’s easy to feel lost in the beauty community, but there’s room for everyone.
Kelsey Rogers, Susquehanna University
She’s changing the game in YouTube makeup community.
Jillian Morris, Chapman University
Raise your hand if you want to have clear and smooth skin.
Jocelyn Campos, University of Texas at San Antonio
And it makes for a very entertaining YouTube channel.
Halo brows? Seriously?
Marianne Quijano, Texas A&M University
Looking ‘bare-faced’ just means wearing different makeup.
Caitlyn Conville, Bergen Community College
Let your lips do the talking.
Kate Maxwell, NC State University
Lush’s new foundation sticks offer a range of environment-saving shades.
Tori Ihnen, Fort Hays State University
There’s more to Hill than first meets the smoky eye.
Kerrianna Wallace, Arcadia University
Miss A is here to help you bring your A-game.
Keegan Fornoff, Southeast Missouri State University
Rihanna’s new makeup line has sparked a change in how brands should approach diversity.
Makeup is expensive, but these boxes are worth every penny.
Mary Kiser, Trident Technical College
The SCAD student and founder of ‘Oh My Drifter’ has released her organic, gluten-free, vegan and cruelty-free skincare line, ‘Drifter Organics.’
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