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The black market for cosmetics

The black market for cosmetics

Teresa Iglesias Robles,
Contributor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life

Buying cheap makeup has an ugly side. Samantha Serrano was recently on the Sephora cosmetic webpage shopping for lipsticks, but she quickly realized she couldn’t afford the $20 Anastasia Beverly Hills liquid lipstick in the color Catnip — soft plum — that she wanted. She then came across a...

Makeup has no gender

Makeup has no gender

Christina Urbina,
Contributor

June 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Since middle school, 22-year-old Benny Avalos, a Cal State East Bay student, has worn makeup as a form of self expression and identification. He wears makeup when he performs spoken word poetry, acts, dances, goes out with friends and whenever else he feels like it. “It’s kind of a demonstration of your...

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