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Leading Lipstick Indicator

Who Coined the Phrase "Leading Lipstick Indicator?"

The Leading Lipstick Indicator refers to a theory that during times of economic uncertainty, women spring for affordable luxuries like lipstick in place of more expensive indulgences. Do you know who coined the phrase?

Who Coined the Phrase "Leading Lipstick Indicator?"

Who coined Leading Lipstick Indicator?

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chatondeneige chatondeneige 8 years
Oh man! This is so true. I wanted to buy clothes today, and I ended up buying a nice eyeshadow instead, to stay within my budget. Damn!
Teabiscuit Teabiscuit 9 years
Leading Lipstick Indicator! Who knew? I can relate to this. Lipstick is a small luxury. It's one of those things I splurge on, probably too often!
j2e1n9 j2e1n9 9 years
Also kinda weird but I am poor right now and I was contemplating going out and buying some lipsticks this weekend. Weird!
j2e1n9 j2e1n9 9 years
Yay! I remember this from one of my Econ classes!
advo advo 9 years
Ehh, darn, I picked the wrong answer. Didn't make the Lauder connecting which should have been an obvious choice.
wrngco wrngco 9 years
well i wanted a heatherette for mac lipstick they are all sold out the packaging looks gorg
cubadog cubadog 9 years
Duh! That was too easy!
baybug baybug 9 years
My guessing skills are getting a lot better!
nancita nancita 9 years
Ahhh!! I debated, and then decided not to go with my first instinct. Bad move. Good quiz tho.
stephley stephley 9 years
Lauder was my second choice, dang it!
SkinnyMarie SkinnyMarie 9 years
how odd, but it makes sense.
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