This Slam Poet Just Nailed Why the #WokeUpLikeThis Trend Isn’t Fun for Everyone

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On the surface, the trend toward no makeup, no-filter beauty seems empowering. And for many women, it is. But for those of us with persistent skin issues, the emphasis on stripping it all away can feel totally alienating. Luckily, a slam poet who goes by iCon has the perfect response for any and all haters. Feel free to apply liberally as needed.

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Why #WokeUpLikeThis Isn’t Fun for Everyone