A recession is coming! Oil and food prices are skyrocketing! Consumer confidence has never been lower! (Well, it has, but not since, like, Karen Carpenter was alive.) Which brings us to: rice. Rice is the main thing Americans have been stockpiling in case of economic apocalypse. Have you no imagination, America? Is RICE going to exfoliate your skin at night? Okay, possibly, but rice is NOT going to flush your cheeks with a healthy glow, it is not going to make your eyelashes thicker, and when your water gets turned off for nonpayment, it is not going to mask your body odor! Which is why we're introducing Recession Possessions, a series in which Sephora Spy stenographer and chronic broke person Loren Hunt offers a few of her own personal cheapo drugstore classic products to get you through the rough times.
Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.