The feminist make-up tutorial we've all been waiting for


The feminist make-up tutorial we’ve all been waiting for

A comprehensive guide on how to blend into the patriarchy

By Hasina Khatib  July 21st, 2017

Master the art of ‘natural’ make-up, but not too natural; apply all the right products but don’t have too much make-up on, because heaven knows, no man ever wants to be subjected to a painted mannequin… The contradictory messages that society feeds us can be confusing, but keeping in line with the patriarchy needn’t be. 

Voila, Lipstick Under My Burkha actors, Aahana Kumra and Plabita Manu Borthakur to the rescue with a feminist beauty tutorial directed by Hauterfly that you should print out and memorize by rote while learning essential life skills, like the fabled perfectly round roti. 

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