We all know, theoretically, that standards and conventions for beauty are a load of crap, but that point was driven home from me today. I was idly searching for ideas for how to wear two different colors of lipstick at once. A Buzzfeed post called “17 Easy Ways To Make Your Lips Look Perfect” popped up. Column 1, Row 2 of “Borrowed” Image #13 (originally via Vintage Make-Up Guides) gave me pause.
A Cupid’s bow can be toned down with foundation. Trace prettier lipline with stick.
If you watch or read make-up tutorials or know something about beauty, you will immediately recognize how bizarre that statement is.