Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power


"Fifty years after the women’s lib movement railed against makeup, we’re still deeply conflicted about the stuff. Is it a tool for oppression—a way to force women to conform to certain standards meant to please or seduce men? Is makeup empowering women, especially trans women like Caitlyn Jenner, to express their identities? Or does the culture of makeup give women more work to do, by making them ashamed of the faces they wake up with?"
Read the story of makeup mogul Helena Rubinstein at  Collectors Weekly

Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power,” is on display at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, Florida, through July 12, 2015.

1 comment:

xoxoxoBruce said...

Yes it's oppression, not by men, by other women the same as fashion.