A Coming (of) Age

Featured Illustration: Raúl Gil At the beginning of the year, I read Fatima Farheen Mirza’s essay, Boxing. Mirza had taken an instant and unquestioned leap into my list of favorite authors after I read her book A Place For Us, a story that I keep coming back to in bits and snippets, and even though it has […]

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How I Feel About Slanted Eyes Becoming a Beauty Trend

Featured Image: Cosmopolitan A recent trend on Tik Tok known as the “fox eye challenge” has gotten people to shave their eyebrows and share makeup tricks to achieve upturned almond-shaped eyes. Some have even turned to brow lifts or thread lifts, to have the sutures temporary pull their eyes up into shape. This phenomenon is […]

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