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Senior Julie Piedra demonstrates her artistic skills by applying junior Nicole Wolfe’s makeup. Piedra found her passion as a makeup artist in the seventh grade. Portrait by Nyan Clarke

Senior Julie Piedra uses makeup as an outlet for creativity

After years of painting, senior Julie Piedra found her passion as a seventh grader, using her blending brushes and eyeshadow palettes to decorate a new kind of canvas: her face. Once she began displaying her talents, Piedra would receive compliments and suggestions encircling her newfound gift. Encouraged by the constant praise, Piedra started doing makeup for friends and peers, who […]

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The cosmetic industry takes a more ethical route with cruelty free approaches

The cosmetic industry takes a more ethical route with cruelty free approaches

The rise in demand of cruelty-free makeup along with other skin products has greatly influenced the beauty industry, as many believe that it is a more ethical route. Many consumers have turned to cruelty- free makeup throughout the past year. Australia was one of the first countries to ban animal testing for cosmetics as well as the use of ingredients […]

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