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Beauty is subjective, much like our opinions on beauty.

Avon Calling!

My mother was an Avon lady. I loved it- the bag full of samples and brochures. To a Wild Rose, Topaz, Rapture. Pretty Peach for little girls- packaging before "packaging". I could go on. Names that smelled exotic. And those little tiny lipsticks! Who could forget?...

The Makeup of Man Ray’s Tears

The Makeup of Man Ray’s Tears

Man Ray's Tears was photographed c. 1930-1932 using a fashion mannequin as his model instead of a real woman. ...that's a mannequin? Are you sure? This mannequin is so realistic that I'm not convinced that it wasn't a real live model. With that in mind, let's take a...

EmmaLee Accessories at Comikaze 2014

EmmaLee Accessories at Comikaze 2014

Margaret attended Comikaze 2014 in Los Angeles and stopped in her tracks when she found the EmmaLee Accessories booth and popped in to ask the vendor some questions. Caotica: Are you Emma Lee? EmmaLee Accessories: No, I'm Melanie. Emma is a former owner's niece, and...