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Kana Harlot-less Halloween

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Since the dawn of time, there has been an unwritten rule that makes it completely okay, if not encouraged for women to dress like a harlot for Halloween. or those of you who may not know what that is …let’s just say the majority of women’s Halloween costumes fall under this category: Sexy bunny, Naughty Angel, you know the less creative (or less clothing) the better. It’s becoming more and more acceptable to get your Halloween costumes at adult stores than actual costume shops. Now, there is nothing wrong with being sexy. I’ll be the first to throw on some sexy stilettos and a pencil skirt. BUT, that is not all we as women have to offer, nor should it be expected of us on a MANmade holiday. So, I propose a rebellion of sorts. How about we mix it up this year and have a Harlot-less Halloween! I am allowing us as women to be ugly and funny. Not just sexy or freezing to death and uncomfortable from lack of clothing at the end of October. There are tons of awesome women in power to emulate such as Hilary Clinton and Michelle Obama. The coolest I’ve seen, make-up wise, has been the Pop

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Art/ Comic Book and Cartoon Characters. They included Helga Pataki from Hey Arnold!, The Mario Brothers, The Fairly Odd-Parents… The list is endless and get nostalgic with it. I also love seeing people painted in Gray scale to look like they are out of an old Black and White movie. It seriously freaks me out. Or you can get gruesome with it and build a whole new hideous face with makeup if you want. Let’s take back the FUN. We can’t let guys have all of it! Really ladies, there are tons of alternative costumes that will not require a bikini and heels. So, leave the Miley ‘VMA twerk costume’ at the store. For more clever costume ideas, check out my Pinterest board “Harlotless Halloween” @According2Kana and JOIN THE REBELLION! —Kana L. Brown www.kanabrown.com

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