Grace lives amongst the gum trees, near the fresh end of the Yarra River. She has two eyes, two ears and a nose. She looks like a human. Things she likes: painting and writing - more than tweeting and instagramming. She’s the youngest of five babies.
By Grace Flood, January 21, 2019
Makeup intimidated me for a really long time.
I remember feeling overwhelmed by it, and then underwhelmed by it. Every time.
I didn’t understand why or how all my beautiful friends managed to become Kylie Jenner clones.
At one point, I wanted to look like that too. Sharp contours, cake-face perfection, ultimate glossy wax figure.
It got REALLY tricky in the mid-2010s when I started losing my friends in crowds, clubs and festivals.
Everyone looked the same. Exactly the same. This is not a joke.
Where had all their uniqueness and individual beauty gone?