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Spring-Summer 2017 Beauty Trends: Makeup Looks to Replicate by Michela Marra

Natural makeup with matte or super hydrated lips and eyes that are enhanced by soft powders in shades of brown, bronze and orange take the prize so far as beauty trends for the spring 2017 season are concerned. This will be the season of transparency with luminous, hydrated skin. Contour with caution. The objective is to enhance the plasticity of the face, without altering its features. There will also be plenty of options for those who prefer a bold makeup look. From geometric makeup to pop-coloured eyeliner, there’s an entire palette of colors to explore with which to create unprecedented, highly personalized looks. Dear Pretty Birds, the time has come to experiment with new beauty looks that accentuate your features. Here is what makeup for Spring-Summer 2017 has in store for us.

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Is it even Christmas anymore? By Nia Hampton

This weekend, as snow falls on the colder parts of the world, and the temperature rises in the southern hemisphere, bombs will continue to drop in Aleppo and oil continues to leak in Standing Rock. What’s that smell in the air? Despair? Cognitive dissonance? The latest Kardashian perfume? No, it’s just Christmas 2016! Similar to Thanksgiving in it’s forced upon you-ness by society, but with less food. There’s also this fat white man who slides down your chimney narrative that’s wholly unrealistic, because let’s be honest, what have fat white men ever given anyone aside from unsolicited awkward convos in the elevator and the feeling that it’s was probably them who called the police on the “suspicious” (read: black) neighbors.

I say all that to say, this is another post on how to survive Christmas aka Thanksgiving the sequel- but with more snow!

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