Resolution of a makeup controversy
August 3, 2010 1:37 AM Subscribe
MAC Cosmetics and Rodarte partnered to create a makeup collection. Kate and Laura Mulleavy, the sisters behind Rodarte, "were struck by the ethereal landscape and the impoverished factory workers floating to work at dawn in a sleepy, dreamlike state."
People started questioning
behind the naming, particularly a glittery pink nailpolish named Juarez.
(scroll down for the entire collection) was released promising $100,000 by a MAC cosmetics spokesperson and both MAC and Rodarte apologized. The firestorm raged
on and the bloggers started dissecting
A couple of days ago the John Demsy, president of MAC Cosmetics, and the Rodarte sisters each released a statement after meeting with Mexican government officials and reaching out to numerous charities, stating
that they are renaming and redesigning the entire line and that all global profits will be donated to an initiative they're creating
to help the women and girls of Juarez.
a recent refresher
on the issues facing the area.