Posts tagged "juarez"

What’s Happening To The Women Of Juarez?

The border city of Juarez, Mexico -- found just across the river from El Paso -- has a woman problem. Women disappear, are sexually abused, and they often -- way too often -- wind up dead.  The women are young and hopeful -- some of Juarez's victims are as young as 13. And their discarded…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 28, 2012

Today’s Lady News: M.A.C. Makeup Cancels Controversial Juarez Line

This is crazy: After our post about a Juarez, Mexico-inspired makeup line created by the designers Rodarte for M.A.C. blew up, the company has canceled the Rodarte line entirely. In a statement on their Facebook page, M.A.C. said: Out of respect for the people of Mexico, the women and girls of Juarez and their families,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 17, 2010

MAC Planning Name Change For “Juarez”-Inspired Products

Dang, when people complain, MAC really does listen. Last week, Jessica told you about the makeup brand's collaboration with designers Rodarte, which was inspired by the culture and colors of Mexico. Two nail polish shades were named "Juarez" and "Factory," which we deemed insensitive and offensive, because the town is notorious for the number of…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 19, 2010