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Foundation

Quotes of the day:

"Makeup should never be used to hide yourself. It should be used to enhance your natural beauty." - Kira Carl.

"Beauty is not flawless, it shines even through your flaws" 



Foundation and Expectation 
The magazine cover stares at me from across the Kroger stand as I slowly look away in determination.   No. I am not conforming to the unrealistic  social standards of beauty that are demeaning and intolerant towards many women. I am not going to support Photoshop,thigh gaps, and shallow expectations for the girls of the future. That magazine does not attract my attention. I felt so proud of myself as I left the Kroger parking lot overcome with a feeling of social consciousness and awareness. Despite of this consciousness,  I forgot about one simple thing I had in my bag, a thing that was basically a part of me, and that I almost could not leave the house without: foundation.


What I am talking about is a tiny bottle of a flesh-toned, lotion-looking liqui…