a makeup artist's gorgeous shot brings out racist trolls
Last week, as reported on Attn:, the MAC Cosmetics Instagram page posted the above image of heartbreakingly gorgeous model, Aamito Stacie Lagum, backstage at New York Fashion Week. Her full lips had been adorned with Matte Royal lipstick.
Wonderful, right? Well, it was until some hideous trolls began commenting, turning something simply beautiful into something deeply ugly (see below).
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This is Aamito Stacie Lagum in all her glory, via Instagram
The upside to this nasty digital event is that tons of people — especially women of color — have fought back against the haters. Follow the group #PrettyLipsPeriod to see a collection of photos of beautiful, full-lipped women from around the world.
As well, MAC stood up and shot down the negativity with a simple, straight-on post:
Text Laura Vogel
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