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  • Writer's pictureJo Sutherst

Final Major Project: The After Effects of Makeup

“[The trouble with] make-up [is that] when you try to rub it off, you remove your skin too.”

– (Cahun in Doy, 2007: 42)


This is certainly true for me. I have an allergy to makeup which is intensified by my Addison’s Disease. When I remove it, my skin is left burning and often with an eczema-type rash that requires steroid creams to help it recover.


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Even months after the shoots, I still have eczema on my chin.


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I am shocked at the severity and persistence of my reaction, and that people put themselves through the makeup process every single day to keep up with expectations.


I just don’t understand it. Why do this to yourself every day? I need to find out more…


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