There’s a easy evolutionary purpose why the human eye is of course drawn to something that shines. It’s not as a result of crystal chandeliers and geode formations are pleasing to the attention, regardless that they’re; moderately, shiny issues remind us of our basic want for water, the glistening floor of a stream. It’s easy — we’re simply thirsty, that is all. What appears equally basic, however is not fairly so cut-and-dry, is the query of why people have been obsessive about our canine for hundreds of years.
Psychologists and behavioral scientists have but to discover a compelling clarification; some imagine it is as a result of the love we present them triggers a response not not like the one a guardian experiences when caring for their very own little one. Others assume that we solely love our canine as a result of they’ve gamed us into it, vying for our consideration and care like a form of cute, fluffy social parasite. But take the basic compulsion towards sparkle and shine and multiply it by the far more mysterious (however nonetheless very actual) love of canines, and also you get one thing that is all however biologically irresistible.
Like Chantecaille’s new limited-edition Poudre Lumière highlighter — it was designed to commemorate the approaching Year of the Dog, however it’s actually simply good for anybody who likes attractive, shimmery iridescent highlighters that go away pores and skin straight-up pearly. And canine. Which is most individuals, in all probability, except you are one of many cynics who believes that canine are, in truth, probably the most manipulative creatures on God’s inexperienced earth. But who might ever resist these puppy-dog eyes…
Chantecaille Limited-Edition Year of the Dog Poudre Lumière, $42, out there in January at Bergdorf Goodman.
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