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Posted at 5:09 PM ET, 01/31/2011

Sharron Angle + cosmetics: You can't make this up!

By Alexandra Petri

I'm sorry, that is probably not the best title for a piece on a promotional cosmetics event featuring special guest Sharron Angle, but can you blame me?

Last week, this actually happened: An Evening of Glamour with Special Guest Sharron Angle, promoting SeneGence cosmetics! Sharron Angle appeared at a makeup symposium to share "beauty and makeup challenges during the campaign and how she overcame them."

I can't believe I missed it!

Everyone has a beauty icon, and Sharron Angle is mine. Angelina Jolie? Too much lip. Megan Fox? Too many tattoos of Marilyn Monroe. Marilyn Monroe? Not enough lip and too few tattoos of Marilyn Monroe.

I have been told I am not a conventional beauty. This seems odd, since whenever I show up at conventions I am in great demand. I value approachability. My beauty aspiration is to look perpetually surprised, as though someone had just reanimated me off some sort of slab.

My dream is to use a product whose name sounds a lot like the word "senescence" but isn't! My regimen for the past decade and a half has consisted of staring firmly into the mirror and mouthing "man up!" So my life up to this point has been entirely dictated by the desire to look as much like Sharron Angle as possible -- specifically, as much like Sharron Angle in this shot from a publicity e-mail as possible.


I wish I'd been there on the 21st. If only they had a make-up session for the make-up session that I couldn't possibly have made up!

By Alexandra Petri  | January 31, 2011; 5:09 PM ET
Categories:  Bad Advice, Petri  | Tags:  America, Harry Reid, Man Up, Sharron Angle, art  
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I certainly appreciate all the BUZZ about the SeneGence product line. I have been in the business for over eleven years. Many famous people use the SeneGence product line because it works.
I had the opportunity and pleasure of introducing the line to Sharron Angle. Professional Women with extreme schedules are most interested in the products I offer. I invited Sharron, by way of Skype to share her experience with the SeneGence products for my guests. We did not discuss politics. The women in attendance enjoyed conversation, learning about the products and playing makeup. Women like to be pampered and are always looking for a great product that stands up to its claim....SeneGence is that product!

Posted by: VegasGal | January 31, 2011 10:48 PM | Report abuse

You have to be pretty buzzed to "appreciate the BUZZ" around the ComPost heap. But I guess if you put lipstick on a pig, you just sold another tube of lipstick.

To be absolutely clear, Sharron Angle is a smokin' hot babe who makes all the men "man up". The "pig" is Petri's column, which no matter how you dress it up, isn't very complimentary to "Senescence" cosmetics.

Posted by: divtune | February 1, 2011 12:04 PM | Report abuse

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