4 Men Who Love Makeup Open Up About Gender Stereotypes

Finally, genderless beauty is on the rise. After what seems like forever, the beauty industry woke up and realized the exclusion of men is unjust. Although the beauty industry has been largely dominated by women, everyone has the right to embrace makeup, including males who love makeup. There's still so much work to be done, but 2017 was a good year for gender inclusivity. Boundary-breaking brands like L'Oréal, Covergirl, Milk Makeup, Make Up For Ever, E.l.f. Cosmetics, and more pushed men to the forefront in major ad campaigns that support equality.

And in 2018, we're claiming more inclusivity in this space, so we decided to reach out to men who have mastered the cat eye to get their honest thoughts on the industry's acceptance of genderless beauty and what we can do better. Prepare to be inspired.

This story was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.