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Makeup Rationing Kit

To avoid crossing that fine line with the fine-liner.
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We've all seen them. There are women out there who you'd think were competing with Queen Elizabeth the 1st for some booby prize in the amount of makeup they apply. The concept of 'less is more' seems to not be able to penetrate the plaster.

The Makeup Daily Rationing Kit divides one's makeup into compartments, similar to a divided medicine kit, only without any daily markings, so as to be useful for an evening out.

Granted, the marketing folks at Revlon would never approve. But running against the wishes of the marketing department always seems to be the wisest course in preserving ourselves in the long run.

RayfordSteele, Jan 13 2003

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       The only fine line you'll be crossing is with the patriotic Brits...bahh
skinflaps, Jan 13 2003

       Would the version for very ugly women come with bigger compartments?
kropotkin, Jan 14 2003

       No, just a paper bag with two eyeholes. Like the one you wear, [kropotkin].
8th of 7, Jan 14 2003

       I'm staying out of this one.
DrBob, Jan 14 2003

       [DrBob] - very wise.
PeterSilly, Jan 14 2003

       It's divided by compartments, but it doesn't actually say 'Tuesday,' 'Wednesday' 'Pluterday' on them. Oh nevermind...   

       In my opinion, very ugly women simply become very ugly women with lots of makeup on.
RayfordSteele, Jan 14 2003

       If we didn't have over-makeupped women we would be losing yet one more set of people to make fun of. How can that be good? No more Tammy Faye Bakers.
crawdaddy, Jan 14 2003

       the art of make-up is to make it look natural. not that I am any sort of expert. I tend to dust a bit of powder & throw on a slash of lipstick in the morning and then forget about the face all day long.
po, Jan 14 2003

       [Dimandja] young women of child-bearing age generally don't use much make-up so your reasoning does not apply.
po, Jan 14 2003

       it was the *resist having children* that I liked :)
only teasing [Dimandja]
po, Jan 14 2003


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