Eugenious: Cosmetic Weaponry - OZY | A Modern Media Company

WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

Because who among us has not needed weaponized lip balm at some point?

By Eugene S. Robinson

Remember that one movie when the aliens came to Earth and they were crushing and killing everyone and then they just started keeling over dead and it turns out that they were laid low by the common cold?

Oh. You don’t? OK.

Well, we were going to say that this was exactly like that, but now we’ll just say that if you’re looking to fight a battle, why not use things that most everyone uses in the most casual way possible: cosmetics. From your fingernails to your lips to the hair on your head, it just might be that your first and best line of defense is the smallest.

Which is precisely why OZY’s Eugene S. Robinson is putting on lipstick, eyeliner, mascara and getting his nails done and … wait, what?

 

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