The Social Limitations of Guyliner
I never thought I'd write this sentence, but: I've recently read a very interesting insight into the phenomenon of "guyliner." My Sex Professor's Dr. Debby Herbenick on the limitations of guyliner-as-trend: "Over the past few years, more and more men have been using guyliner," she writes. "Which would be an interesting blurring of the gender lines except that I suspect it’s yet another phase—similar to the long teased 80s hair some men in rock bands had—rather than a broadening of so-called acceptable ways that men can play with their appearance." First sign that "guyliner" isn't actually widening traditional gender roles: It's called "guyliner," not "eyeliner." Second sign: Each of the ten eyeliner-wearing men in Herbenick's gallery are either rock stars, pirates, or ageless mystical island protectors. When will we finally see guyliner on a Supreme Court justice?