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Vanity Illusions

When I first started this blog I noticed items popping up in my Google ads that seemed strange. Contact Lenses or cosmetics sometimes would be there. So I did some digging and found out that the word illusions is used by many companies. I thought I would post a little about vanity illusions since the business most were in was assisting or changing the appearance of an individual.

Just about every cosmetic company has something in their product line with the word illusion in it from lipstick to perfume illusion is the keyword of the industry.

Illusions contact lenses transform your dark eyes into realistic shades of violet, blue, gray, green or amber. Illusions has a unique lens design that actually lets the natural expressiveness of your eyes shine through.

While this is one brand of contact lenses there are many more companies that would love to change your eye color and creat an illusion for the world to see.

What happened to wigs? I found this pic above for Illusion Hair on Amazon.com

These two suits above are Illusion Solar Tan Thru Bikini/Brief also on Amazon.com. In these suits you look covered but the sun still gives you an all over tan. Seems potentially painful to me. The list of mass produced vanity illusions is endless, but what I didn't expect to find when I started this was a...

...real Optical Illusion titled the "Vanity Illusion"

In this illusion we see a woman sitting at a vanity looking into a mirror. Could she be contemplating here own mortality? If you walk back across the room and look at this image you will clearly see a skull. A brief glimpse of what is to come for us all.


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