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June 04, 2005



Yes.. yes.. yes! Let's please do away with the lack of color in everything. After having spent the 90's and the first few years of the 00's in black clothes and neutral makeup, my subconcious has finally revolted and now I'm finding myself attracted to all sorts of hues. And what fun!


I remember a few years ago when Bobbi Brown started coming out with brightly coloured eye shadows and lip colours, everyone was a bit, "Whoa, what's going on?" She built her brand on the neutral, don't-let-the-makeup-wear-you thing that appealed to women who - like Bobbi - are middle class mothers, probably suburban dwellers. I think she's done a good job in that niche, but yes, let's move on the years of neutral everything and matte lips. The first time I played with colour on my own face, I found myself holding my breath: Would the world split into a fiery ball of flames? As I've said, it's more fun to play around, even if every look isn't a keeper.

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