Alyssa Gibbons

Are Celebrity cosmetic brands doomed to fail?

Name a popular celebrity, and chances are that they’ve got a cosmetic brand of their very own. Maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but we’re definitely seeing stars releasing products as if there’s no tomorrow. Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty has impressed fans with a wide range of foundation shades on...
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Posted Aug. 26, 2022

Pretty Standard: the ugly face of beauty in 2022

Beauty standards manage to permeate almost every society, everywhere, since the beginning of civilization. Even animals have beauty standards – from comparing the shimmer of iridescent plumes or shininess or coats, no living sentient thing can escape from scrutiny surrounding their looks. Though, thanks to social media and capitalism, beauty...
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Posted Jul. 16, 2022