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Naomi Campbell Just Revealed Her Go-To Makeup Look in New YouTube Tutorial

Naomi Campbell Just Revealed Her Go-To Makeup Look in New YouTube Tutorial

Naomi Campbell may be one of the world’s biggest supermodels, but she should also consider adding pro beauty vlogger to her impressive resumé. On Tuesday, the icon posted her everyday makeup routine to her YouTube channel — and it takes her less than 10 minutes to turn out a flawless look.

Campbell, 49, shared her go-to products and favorite application techniques in a 7-minute video tutorial titled “My On-The-Go Beauty Routine.” Campbell starts off by admitting she “never has so much time” — no surprise considering she’s an actress and producer, the founder of Fashion for Relief and a contributing editor at British Vogue (in addition to being one of the world’s most sought after runway stars).

Cindy Crawford and Naomi Campbell in 1992

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To avoid looking “cakey,” the fashion icon prefers to apply her base makeup with a disposable wedge-shaped sponge (available in bulk at most drugstores) instead of a Beauty Blender or a foundation brush.

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“You always have to get a good balance and make sure it’s even right under the nose, above the mouth ” Campbell says in the clip as she applies a light layer of NARS Soft Matte Concealer in Amande.

She removes excess shine using her NARS Mountain Pressed Powder and gentle tapping motions to create the perfect skin-like finish: “I don’t want my base to ever look like a mask. I want to just look like I don’t have anything on.”

Campbell opts for a time-saving trick for her eyes — she simply sweeps face contour powder into the crease after applying it to her cheekbones and jawline. Next, she amps up the cheeks with a pop of color and some serious glow (thanks to The Veil Cheek Palette by NARS.)

“This one’s one of my favorites,” she says of the 3-pan palette. “I like powder highlighters. I think they’re easier. It’s also nice to just put a little highlighter down the nose.”

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Sticking with the natural, no-make-makeup look, the former reality show judge runs a spoolie brush through her brows instead of adding a heavy pomade or pencil. She tops off the look by coating her famous pout with some high-shine pink gloss.

As an added bonus, Campbell applies a wash of sultry purple eye shadow across the lids. The step only took about a minute and makes for the perfect day-to-night transition.

“That’s how I put myself together,” she concludes. “I think after years of sitting in a chair for so many hours, when I do it, it has to be a minute thing.”

Campbell (who stars in the NARS Spring 2019 campaign, marking her first major beauty contract of her more than 30-year long career) is set to receive the British Fashion Council’s Fashion Icon Award on December 2.

The British Fashion Council announced the news on Instagram Monday.

“Naomi will be recognized for her incredible contribution to the fashion industry, her world renowned career as a supermodel, as well as her philanthropist work with charities and incredible efforts for a more diverse and equal future, especially in Africa.”

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Users claim Samsung Galaxy S10 Face Recognition can be bypassed

Users claim Samsung Galaxy S10 Face Recognition can be bypassed

The screen lock feature in the Samsung Galaxy S10 that is based on face recognition can be easily bypassed using a photo or a video of the owner.

The discovery was made by users and tech reviewers that demonstrated how to bypass face recognition screen lock implemented in the Samsung Galaxy S10 model. Even if in the past there were reported several cases of facial recognition lock bypass, new generation devices (Samsung Galaxy S9, S9 + and Note 9, Apple iPhone XS, XS Max and XR) promises better efficiency for their systems. Recent discovery demonstrates the opposite.

“The S10 does have a face unlock feature, but it’s just using the camera to look for your face and compare it to a previous image — there’s no 3D mapping or anything. I was actually able to unlock the S10 with a video of my face played on another phone.” reads a review published by The Verge.

The trick could be exploited by a local attacker to unlock the device and access users’ private info.

Samsung Galaxy S10

Samsung and other vendors warn that face recognition is less secure than other lock methods and they don’t exclude that someone who looks like the device owner or who uses an image of his face could unlock the phone.

Another aspect to consider is that face recognition might not recognize the owner if there are major changes to their appearance. Heavy makeup, the use of glasses, facial hair changes could interfere with facial recognition.

Pierluigi Paganini

(SecurityAffairs – Samsung S10, hacking)




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Simpson’s Paradox (2016)

Simpson’s Paradox (2016)

We live in the age of Big Data. Free-to-play games collect 300gb of data per day. Websites track every pixel you touch. There are so many A/B services that you can A/B test which A/B service is best.

There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.— Mark Twain

Bad actors can twist and manipulate numbers to say what they want. We all know how they play the game.

There’s another, more subtly dangerous side. The side where smart, educated, well reasoned
individuals reach a conclusion that isn’t merely wrong, but is the complete opposite of right. It
happens in frightfully easy ways.

In 1973 the University of California, Berkley was sued for bias against women applicants to their
graduate programs. Men were favored to women by 44% to 35%.

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Source: Wikipedia

The lawsuit triggered a study. The study results showed that not only were women not
discriminated against, but that women had a statistically significant advantage! How is that possible?
The data seemed clear. The answer is Simpson’s Paradox.

Trends which appear in groups of data may
disappear or reverse when the groups are combined.

Here’s what happened. Some departments had high acceptance rates and some had low acceptance rates.
Women applied to more competitive departments. Men applied to more accessible departments. Taken on the
whole men had an advantage. When broken down per department it was women who were more favored.

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Source: Wikipedia

This lawsuit actually happened and is one of the most famous examples of Simpson’s Paradox.

I find this paradox delightful. I like it because it doesn’t merely change or skew the result. It
completely flips the conclusion. And it’s so easy to do on accident!

There are two different treatments for kidney stones. Which one is better?

Treatment A — 273 successful out of 350 (78%)



Treatment B — 289 successful out of 350 (83%)

The correct answer is… Treatment A! Weird right? What’s the difference this time?

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Source: Wikipedia

Kidney stones can be classified as either large or small. Large stones are harder to treat. Treatment A
is better at small stones 93% to 87%. It’s also better at large stones 73% to 69%.

Each treatment was given 350 times. The critical difference is how the treatments were split small
stones vs large stones.

Treatment A — 87 small / 263 large


Treatment B — 270 small / 80 large

When taking a single average across all 350 patients Treatment A’s average will skew towards the lower
success rate of large stones. Treatment B’s average will skew towards the higher success rates of small
stones. Treatment A’s combined average is then lower despite being better at both small and large
stones!

I view Simpsons’s Pardox like peeling off the layers of an onion. The top layer of kidney stone
analysis
said Treatment B was better. After peeling off a layer and considering small stones vs large stones
separately Treatment A was better in both cases.

If we looked deeper again we might find Treatment B is better in at least some circumstances. Maybe
it’s
better for eldery patients. Or small stones in obese patients. Or large stones in patients with another
condition. And so on and so forth.

Here is Simpson’s Paradox once again.

Trends which appear in groups of data may
disappear or reverse when the groups are combined.

I love this because every layer you peel off can invert your conclusion. At first glance B is better.
Look deeper and A is better. Look deeper still and B may be better again.

Simpson’s Paradox applies to college admissions, medical procedures, and your video game all the same.
Accurate data analysis is really damn hard!

Here’s a bit of a thought experiment. A common scenario and different underlying issues that I’ve all seen first hand.

Screenshot of Sniper from Monday Night Combat

Your players claim Sniper is overpowered. Because of course they do. But what does the data say?

  • Sniper averages more kills per game than other classes.

Well sure enough. Maybe your players are right. Let’s peel off a layer and see what’s next.

  • Sniper averages many kills at low skill levels.
  • Sniper is played less frequently at high skill levels.
  • Sniper is more dominant on certain maps.

We could start making adjustments off this data. There’s a couple of obvious knobs to tweak.

But we shouldn’t change anything just yet. We’ve not gone deep enough. We need to peel back more
layers.
Here’s seven different scenarios I’ve seen first hand that each warrant a different change.

  • Sniper is easy to play but has a low skill cap.
  • Sniper hard counters classes played more frequently by new players.
  • Sniper is too strong on certain maps due to long sight lines.
  • Sniper counters enemy classes naively played on certain maps.
  • Sniper is fine but a synergizing OP support class is played more frequently on certain maps.
  • Sniper is fine but skill rating system fails to promote high skill Snipers to high skill tiers.
  • Sniper is fine but the skill rating system incorrectly promotes mid skill Snipers to high skill
    tiers.

The last two points are my favorite. First, the lack of snipers at high skill play might not have
anything
to do with gameplay! Second, there are two relatively opposite conditions that lead to similar negative
outcomes.

I’ve got this idea. An unproven theorem if you will.

For any given statistical result and conclusion
there exists a data set that produces the same result but opposite conclusion.

I think anytime you’ve reached a statistical conclusion you need to ask yourself what if. What if you’re
in the middle of Simpson’s Paradox? What if you peeled off another layer and that reversed your
conclusion?

If you proactively ask yourself what if you may find your conclusion is correct. Or you may find you’re
caught in a paradox and going the wrong way.

No matter how much data you have you still have to ask the right questions. It’s painfully easy to have
good intentions but ask the wrong question and find the wrong answer.

Simpson’s Paradox is just one example how easy it is to get turned around. Being aware of it’s existence
and constantly asking yourself what if is essential to staying on the right path.

Here’s one more example of Simpson’s Paradox in action. I felt like two classic examples with hard
numbers were better for learning. But this is such a good story I had to squeeze it in.

This is all from a 2012 post titled Page
Weight Matters
. Chris Zacharias was a web developer on YouTube and took some time to optimize
the video watch page. Over time it had grown to 1.2 megabytes making page load times unnecessarily
slow.

With a few days work Chris shrunk the page size to a mere 98kb. He even decreased the request count and
swapped out a bulky Flash player for a speedy HTML5 player. Everything was great so he pushed it live.

After a week of data collection the numbers came back and… the new code was slower! Page latency had
increased. Despite being 10% as large it was somehow taking longer to load on average.

Enter Simpson’s Paradox.

To avoid a paradox it’s essential to know exactly what groups you are measuring. If you have a group
that used old code and a new group using new code and you compare averages that doesn’t tell you a
damn thing
unless you understand the makeup of each group.

In Chris’s case the new improved code was getting a lot of new traffic from Southeast Asia, South
America, and Africa. These places were averaging two minutes to load. Under the old code it would have
taken them twenty minutes.

Chris’s code wasn’t just a success. It was a radical success. Twenty minutes was too long to be usable.
Two minutes is slow but good enough. Entire populations of people who couldn’t use YouTube before were
suddenly able to.

Yet the initial data analysis called it failure. It has to make you wonder: How many times have you been caught in a paradox and not known it? How many times have you used data to make the completely wrong choice? My money says more than zero.

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Who Is Lori Loughlin’s Influencer Daughter Olivia Jade?

Who Is Lori Loughlin’s Influencer Daughter Olivia Jade?

For Olivia Jade Giannulli, her authenticity as an influencer is now under question.

The 19-year-old influencer is the daughter of fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli and “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin, both of whom are embroiled in the nation’s largest college admissions fraud scandal. In documents released Tuesday by a Massachusetts district court, it was revealed that more than 40 adults — including Giannulli, Loughlin and fellow actress Felicity Huffman — are being charged in multiple states for taking illegal measures to get their children accepted into elite colleges, such as Yale, Stanford and the University of Southern California.

While no students have been charged yet in this case, Olivia Jade Giannulli — who goes by Olivia Jade on her social media accounts — has come under fire for her image as an influencer, considering she has partnered with many brands for back-to-school merchandise and has talked freely about her lack of interest in attending college.

From her beauty partnerships to her list of controversies, here is everything you need to know about Olivia Jade.

Who is she?

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Jade is the 19-year-old daughter of Giannulli and Loughlin. She has an older sister, 20-year-old Isabella Rose Giannulli, who also is an influencer. Both sisters attend the University of Southern California and are involved in the college admissions scandal.

How is she an influencer?

With 1.3 million Instagram followers and 1.9 million YouTube subscribers, Jade has created a successful career for herself in the fashion and beauty space. Her YouTube videos consist of day-in-the-life vlogs of her daily routine and travels around the world. She frequently posts makeup tutorials, including many how-to videos for a “college party” beauty look.

What brands has she partnered with?

Recently, Jade attended New York Fashion Week as a TRESemmé partner, posting a number of Instagrams and a YouTube video featuring the brand’s hairspray. She’s also done paid partnerships with Sephora Collection, Philosophy and Marc Jacobs Beauty.

Most notably, Jade has used her college admissions as a way to partner with brands for back-to-school merchandise. In the last few months since starting her freshman year at USC, Jade has done brand partnerships with Smile Direct Club and Amazon Prime Student.

Who has she collaborated with?

In addition to her partnerships, Jade has also collaborated with a few brands. In December, Jade embarked on her first collaboration with Australian fashion retailer, Princess Polly, for a capsule collection of streetwear-inspired clothing. In the same month, Jade teamed with Sephora Collection for a highlighter and bronzer palette. Both collaborations are still available for purchase online.

What other controversies has she been involved with?

The college admissions scandal isn’t the first controversy Jade has been involved with. In a YouTube video from August 2018 titled “basically all the tea you need to know about me (boys, college, YouTubers),” she answered viewers questions on attending USC, among other things. When asked if she will be attending college, Jade stated: “I don’t know how much of school I’m going to attend, but I’m going to go in and talk to my deans and everyone and hope that I can try and balance it all, but I do want the experience of like game days and partying. I don’t really care about school as you guys all know.” Jade was criticized for her indifference toward getting an education and posted an apology video two days later.

In August 2017, Jade also came under controversy after posting a vlog of herself driving moments before getting into a car crash. She later deleted the video from her account.

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Kendall Jenner, Noah Centineo, and Shawn Mendes all made an appearance in an intimate, star-studded Calvin Klein ad

Kendall Jenner, Noah Centineo, and Shawn Mendes all made an appearance in an intimate, star-studded Calvin Klein ad

For its latest campaign, Calvin Klein has tapped a star-studded cast to model the label’s new underwear range. Starring Kendall Jenner, Shawn Mendes, Noah Centineo, A$AP Rocky, Anna Ewers and more, the campaign is shot by Glen Luchford.

The new video pays homage to ’80s and ’90s Calvin Klein campaigns, depicting the cast wearing the CK collection and showcasing it in casual, intimate settings. Twitter also reacted to the campaign, specifically Shawn Mendes, who “broke the internet,” according to fans.

Take a look at the campaign below which features the song “True Faith” by New Order, and see all the campaign snaps above.

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