March 07, 2007
is probably my favorite makeup company–is touting their Benetint blush
(above) as something to enhance your nipple color.
In just one more sign of the stripperization of the
Everywoman, Benefit’s Benetint, conceived in the seventies for an
exotic dancer to color lips and cheeks, is now also being sold at
Sephora and elsewhere as a “kiss-proof and water-resistant” nipple
tint. “Women want nipples to be pert and fresh-looking, and this shade
makes them appear that way,” Benefit spokeswoman Alison Haljun says.
“For a long time, the idea of a ripe, rosy nipple has been considered
appealing and alluring.’’
Not only is this just, well, ick…it also sets the nipple beauty
ideal as light skinned. I mean, you have to be pretty fair to have
"rosy" nipples, no? Anyway, ick.
Posted by Jessica at 04:07 PM
Yet another way in which I am failing to make the best (product?) of myself.
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