Just looking at these prints I get inspired for different makeup looks.
"is really my manifesto and I wrote it for all of us who struggle with negative feelings about our own beauty. According to a recent study, only 2% of women describe themselves as 'beautiful'. The media instructs women how to 'look ten years younger, 'cover up wrinkles', or 'get fuller, plumper lips'. The beauty industry and so-called beauty experts play off womens' insecurities, promising to conceal perceived flaws, contour noses, or make eyes look bigger. The underlying message? That there's something inherently wrong with the way women look and that they have to spend time, money, and energy keeping up with all the ways they should 'fix' themselves." (http://carmindy.com/newsletter/2008.10.html#article2)
In her new book she writes about changing the negative beauty perspective
that women have and using the "Carmindy Vision" in celebrating our
If your in the Toronto area:
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Book Launch & Signing in Canada
131 Bloor Street West
Toronto, OntarioCanada M5S 1R1
Cross Streets: Bloor Street West & Avenue
(photo credit: maccosmetics.com)
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