At some point everyone has experienced
the idea or heard the adage that “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” or, as
explained by the iconic Scottish philosopher David Hume, “Beauty in things
exists in the mind which contemplates them.”
With more than 600,000 hacking attempts on Facebook every day, one might be forgiven for asking why we're so willing to share the intimate details of our everyday lives. Apparently, we have absolutely no trouble doing so, if whatever we see there looks good.
The 25,000 beauty professionals at this mega makeup meet will have to slap on a brave face. Though the cosmetics sector stayed pert in previous recessions -- lipstick sales rose 11% just after 9/11 -- this slump is having an ugly effect on the $45 billion industry.