Makeup is occasionally a source of controversy, there’s no doubt. But for many, many women across the world, it’s also a source of great pleasure. When applied correctly, it can totally transform a person’s appearance and give them an extra confidence boost.
And some makeovers can serve as a rallying cry. When YouTuber Kimberryberry posted pictures to Tumblr showing herself before and after makeup, she rapidly became the butt of cruel jokes. Two years later, though, she released a YouTube video calling out body-shaming.