Rae Nudson
Rae Nudson

Rae Nudson is the author of All Made Up: The Power and Pitfalls of Beauty Culture, from Cleopatra to Kim Kardashian, which uses historical examples to examine how makeup affects self-empowerment, how people have used it to define (and defy) their roles in society, and why we all need to care. She is a writer specializing in nonfiction essays and reported features on women’s history, women's health care, beauty, fashion, and pop culture. Her work has appeared in Esquire, The Cut, Catapult, Hazlitt, Topic, Medium, Racked, Paste Magazine, Syfy Wire, The Week, The Billfold, Vox, and more. You can follow her on Twitter @rclnudson.

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