Give the gift of beauty this holiday season.
Originally Appeared on Condé Nast Traveler
This Chanel palette is a one-stop product for achieving a great holiday look on the go. It covers the face, eyes, and lips in a versatile range of shades. The compact includes a mirror, four deluxe brushes and a travel mascara for easy application. With so many shimmering and matte colors to choose from, you can create endless day- and night-time looks. Plus, the small size of the compact makes it easy to travel with—it fits into almost any handbag.
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Law-Abiding Citizen: Large farmers and corporate farmers are a problem. They undercut prices on the family farmers, forcing them into bankruptcy while lobbying politicians for favors and subsidies. My parents were small farmers who rotated crops three times a year to obtain year-round revenues. They suffered greatly by the infection of corporate farmers who lobbied for "free trade" with Mexico where they grew their crops using far cheaper labor and almost no regulations. When the value of your crop drops to 30% of its previous value, it's hard to make a living. My mother had to get a second job outside the farm to make ends meet. Beyond that, the quality of farm goods declined through the use of hybrids and now GMO. Some local farmers who survived continued to grow and sell heirloom fruits and vegetables are roadside stands until recently. There are few remaining sources of heirloom farm products in my area. If you want good tasting strawberries, look for ones that you can smell from 20-feet away and spoil within 4 days of picking. strawberries that last two weeks might as well be painted styrofoam.