Disturbing But Awesome

Lauren Luke, YouTube star and make-up artist to every teenager out there did something pretty cool.  She took her famous beauty tutorial platform and turned it into a anti-domestic abuse campaign.  While cosmetics hides everything from sunspots to zits to the last night’s debauchery, it also can hide the painful marks of domestic abuse.   Luke spends a minute or so stoically showing how to cover up her own bruises.  It’s extremely jarring and sad how matter-of-fact she is.    But at the end of the video, she challenges women NOT to cover their marks up and instead urges them to stand up against their abusers.  Take a look:

How to look your best the morning after