Gretchen Carlson Takes Off Her Makeup Because Female Empowerment

Calling it a "cable news first," Gretchen Carlson hosted a segment of her Fox News show The Real Story completely "sans makeup" on Friday. Carlson used her raw face as a teachable moment for all those young girls out there who were definitely at home watching at 2 pm EST on a weekday about the importance of valuing… »10/11/13 7:15pm10/11/13 7:15pm


Calling a Smidge of Bullshit on the Whole Makeup-Free Thing

Most of us agree a positive body image is a good thing, but we may not agree on how to cultivate it. That much was evident when Australian website MammaMia launched a well-meaning "Body Positive" campaign on Twitter recently with the #MMbodypositive hashtag, meant to address some troubling statistics they discovered… »8/23/13 1:35pm8/23/13 1:35pm

Angelina Jolie Is Wearing A Lot Of Makeup In Her "Makeup-Free" Louis Vuitton Ads

We were dubious before about Louis Vuitton's luxury flacks and their claims that Angelina Jolie was shot "without makeup" for their ads, but now that we've studied the associated video carefully — by which we mean that we watched it, and that we have eyes — we are left in no doubt. No doubt whatsoever. They simply… »6/28/11 7:05pm6/28/11 7:05pm