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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.
See also: lipstick, on, pig

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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Additionally, rising focus of lipstick manufacturers on product innovation coupled with attractive and innovative packaging and changing market strategies is further anticipated to aid the growth of Europe lipstick market during forecast period.
PS14, www.glossier.com NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP MATTE LIPSTICK: A velvety smooth formula which boasts a mattified finish without feeling dry or cracked.
Environmental group EcoWaste Coalition has warned the public - women in particular - that imitation lipsticks that are now in the market may contain toxic chemicals that raises grave health concerns.
The lipstick: Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick in Naked, $20
To make the experience even more personalized, customers can also decide on the case, the scent and the shape of the lipsticks.
'Teen girls and adult women should avoid these poison lipsticks as lead, a cumulative toxicant, can build up in the body over time with frequent application of such lipsticks.
On Twitter, @BeccaMcgonigle said: "Any velvet teddy wearers, 'golden rose' lipsticks from primark number 74 is actual the exact same n lasts longer n is like [pounds sterling]2 get involved rt x"
It's suitable for anyone who is looking for rich and pigmented liquid lipstick. MM just gives you that in one application.
Makeup brand Charlotte Tilbury just released two new lipstick shades inspired by Queen Elizabeth II and Kate Middleton.
No it doesn't, because there's too little lead in lipstick.
There are two different but similar consumption pattern theories that prevail in the area of consumer spending and that serve as informal indicators of economic growth, in contrast to formal ones like GDP and GNP: the so-called lipstick effect (or necktie effect when referring to men) and the equally interesting miniskirt effect.
The latest line of Game of Thrones-inspired products is a luscious lipstick.
1 SMASHBOX BE LEGENDARY TRIPLE TONE LIPSTICK RED OMBRE PS17.50, SMASHBOX.CO.UK TAKE the shortcut to an ombre lip with Smashbox's clever triple-stacked stick.