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The Christina Aquilera Cover of 'Paper' Magazine is Shocking

 - Apr 3, 2018
References: papermag & highsnobiety
The latest issue of Paper boasts a no-makeup Christina Aquilera cover. Almost unrecognizable, the pop star opens up about her experience as a performer and embraces raw beauty. Titled 'Transformation,' this issue of Paper magazine seeks to empower and support women in the entertainment industry by deconstructing an idealized persona.

The all-natural Christina Aquilera cover does not only raise questions about the role of makeup within the narrative of women who use it, but about the public's perception of it as well. Moreover, an interview with Christina is featured in the body of the magazine. Through it, the editors and writers of the publication aim to extract a lesson and prepare young women who are entering the entertainment industry. In Christina's words it is either the case thay "[women] are not fulfilling enough of a fantasy for you" or they are shamed for being "overtly sexual or feeling empowered in a certain way."

Photo Credits: Zoey Grossman