#MakeupMonday: A True Self-Made Billionaire

Still on July vacation but popped back to share this:

This week Twitter got crabby about a Forbes cover story claiming Kylie Jenner is about to become the world’s youngest “self-made” billionaire based on the valuation of her cosmetics line, Kylie Cosmetics.

Self-made? asked Twitter. Give us a break, said Twitter.

Today, Affinity Magazine had the BEST response:

As one person responded:






Yes.  She is.  And her makeup ROCKS.   It is deeply pigmented, gorgeous on black skin, always cutting edge, and stays on! I have her LUST: MatteTrance Lipstick in Omi (her cult color — super wearable, long-lasting, perfect for conferences and professional wear).  The packaging is also to-die-for.  But in general, go for PM when you want BIG effects. One product, LiquiLUST, lets you combine color and gloss and pure opalesque pigment powder to create your own innovative looks! Watch this video to have your mind blown:

Obviously what you need for your next conference, amirite.

Find her stuff at Pat McGrath Labs.  And support a true self-made artist and businesswoman.

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About Karen Kelsky

I am a former tenured professor at two institutions--University of Oregon and University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. I have trained numerous Ph.D. students, now gainfully employed in academia, and handled a number of successful tenure cases as Department Head. I've created this business, The Professor Is In, to guide graduate students and junior faculty through grad school, the job search, and tenure. I am the advisor they should already have, but probably don't.

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