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    The New York Times CompanyRhonda Garelick10/16/216 min
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    • Pegeen
      Top reader this weekScoutScribe
      2 months ago

      What a nightmare. I feel for anyone who has a disfigurement, the regret must be horrific. I hope Linda can find peace.

    • Alexa
      ScoutScribe
      2 months ago

      Finally a major publication calls the beauty culture what it is, violence. If only you could see this in the pages of an actual beauty mag.

      Five minutes at Sephora is all you need to grasp the ever-multiplying categories of things we can do to “improve” our bodies. There is no part too small to be monitored, controlled, embellished, augmented or removed entirely, from eyelashes (extend) to lips (inflate) to body hair (eliminate) to pores (reduce) to eyebrows (reduce, but also enhance) and so on, through nails, hair, teeth, ad infinitum.

      A compelling story with what happened to her, I always adored Evangelista she is a legend, and an interesting look at beauty cultures toxicity laid bare. When will we allow women to age and recognize the beauty of a changing, maturing body?!