Daily Links: August 14, 2018

  1. “Snapchat dysmorphia”: why people are getting plastic surgery to look like edited photos: Grace Smith*, 28, started using the Facetune photo app a few years back to edit wrinkles out of her face. The lines between her eyebrows created a shadowy effect on her forehead, and she thought she looked fresher and prettier in pictures when the shadow was erased. Read more on Vox
  2. Walmart Tried To Make Sustainability Affordable. Here’s What Happened: During his tenure at Walmart, from 2000 to 2009, Lee Scott embarked on a course that altered the very DNA of the world’s largest retailer. The CEO decided he wanted to use its size and resources to make the world an “even better place for all of us,” changing the way millions shop in the process. Read more on TFL
  3. There’s Now a “Museum of Ice Cream” For Makeup: The Museum of Ice Cream, that pop-up concept featuring colorful “sprinkle pools” and other ice cream-themed installations, was met with a bit of confusion when it first opened. But people flocked to it, and the current iteration in San Francisco sells $38 tickets to 1,700 people daily. The 26-year-old founder Maryellis Bunn just extended the concept into retail, opening a real ice cream/grocery store in New York City called the Pint Shop. Instagram-bait sells. Read more on Racked
  4. Omarosa Claims Melania Trump Is Using Fashion to Punish Donald Trump: It’s the book that keeps on giving! Former White House aide to the president Omarosa Manigault Newman has officially published her new book, Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House, and it’s chock-full of drama. Read more on Elle

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