Accommodating women

It wasn’t just that the foundation matched my skin color more than any other I’ve tried, but it was matte, meaning I could wear it for hours without my T-zone turning oily.

That may not seem like a big deal, but as a black woman, I’ve found it challenging to find a foundation that not only matches my skin but also suits its texture and type. I suppose this is why I should celebrate Kylie Cosmetics for its 30 new “Skin Concealer” colors. Why wasn’t diversity a priority for the brand then?

Why did she evidently need Rihanna to show her the importance of serving a multicultural clientele?

Perhaps she’s like her sister, Kim Kardashian, who admitted that she used to think of racism as “someone else’s battle” before having biracial children.

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In support of this goal, the dress code policy expressly prohibited employees from wearing certain articles or types of clothing and accessories.

For example, the dress code policy forbid the wearing of more than one earring, open toed shoes, and half-grown beards.

Damn near everyone can shop the brand — from people with albinism to those with the deepest sable skin.

Fenty has sparked an important conversation about diversity in the beauty industry, but the discussion isn’t new. Viola Desmond, known as the Canadian Rosa Parks for refusing to leave the whites-only part of a Nova Scotia theater, was a beauty entrepreneur. It guts me to think about how long the struggle for black women to find suitable makeup spans.

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In recent years, following the events of September 11, 2001, the EEOC and private attorneys have filed lawsuits on behalf of Muslim women who claim they were discriminated against by their employers for wearing a hijab, or headscarf, to work.

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