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lipstick on a pig

Some superficial or cosmetic change to something so that it seems more attractive, appealing, or successful than it really is. The only things the new manager has come up with to save the restaurant have been to put lipstick on a pig, but slapping on a fresh coat of paint and making a few repairs will do nothing to address the underlying problems. This new operating system is just lipstick on a pig, if you ask me. It's still just as buggy and unintuitive as the last one they released.
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put lipstick on a pig

To make some superficial or cosmetic change to something so that it seems more attractive, appealing, or successful than it really is. The only things the new manager has come up with to save the restaurant have been to put lipstick on a pig, but slapping on a fresh coat of paint and making a few repairs will do nothing to address the underlying problems. It looks like they've just put lipstick on a pig for this new operating system. It's still just as buggy and unintuitive as the last one they released.
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The second product from the range is the ultra-Matte Luxe lipsticks that are a must-have for any season.
The average lead concentration in the lipsticks tested by the FDA was 1.
7 TOO FACED MELTED LATEX LIQUIFIED LIPSTICK SAFE WORD PS19, DEBENHAMS IF IT'S shine you're after, it doesn't get much glossier than this.
Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick in Tulle: When I'm not sure what lipstick to wear, this is the one I reach for the most.
When applying a force directly to the lipstick using this fixture, a bending action equivalent to that experienced by the product when in use is simulated, measuring the break-strength of the lipstick.
Bold, bold colours (I love this vampy Firecracker) that go on then stay put - not a hint of a lipstick mark on cups.
THE WELCOME MATTE lip colour usually comes in a bullet, as a thick, chalky lipstick, but Bourjois Souffle de Velvet is liquid, imparting a matte look with a light application in eight shades.
Lipstick & Dipstick's Essential Guide to Lesbian Relationships.
For brighter teeth, you can create the instant illusion of whiteness simply by using the right shade of lipstick.
Queen of the nude lip, Kim Kardashian, is said to favour the Tom Ford lipstick in Sable Smoke, a shade that won't wash you out.
com)-- RED Lipstick Accessories was the stylist for the show for Fashion Designer India Vazquez of Blinged Out By India and Latrodectus during New York Fashion Week.
ISLAMABAD -- Whether you're one of those tinted chapstick people, or a ruby red lipstick lover, there's something you should know.
Washington, August 9 ( ANI ): Forensic scientists have devised a new way of finding out which brand of lipstick a lady was wearing at a crime scene without removing the evidence from its bag, thereby avoiding possible contamination.
Summary: Inglot, leader in color cosmetics recently introduces colour play lipstick and the latest makeover experience using Inglot's virtual makeover application.
WASHINGTON--Discerning one lipstick from the next can be tough for consumers but it's been even harder for scientists.