For the past couple of years highlighting has been all the rage. YouTube is filled with "how-to" tutorials on highlighting and most every cosmetic bag is sure to contain a highlighter. Long gone are the days of cosmetic bags and routines consisting of a simple swipe of lip gloss and a quick run of the blush brush over the cheeks.

Today's makeup trends are way out there!

Recently, the Danish Company, The #Perfect V, created a product called Luminizer for The V. Luminizer for The V is a highlighter specifically designed for the vagina.

According to "The Perfect V's" website, "the product has a luminous iridescent color to add some extra prettiness to The V, renews and improves the skin, making it appear more youthful and fresh, and brightens and minimizes the appearance of skin imperfections." The Danish company boasts all this for the mere cost of $54.00.

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As outlandish and shocking as this may seem, it really shouldn't in a culture as obsessed with appearance, looking young, and social media as ours.

In an ode to our social media and appearance obsessed society cosmetic powerhouse, Anastasia, is launching a new eye shadow line dedicated to its Instagram Family of Followers. Our obsession with appearance doesn't stop with makeup, though. Weight and #weight loss have both been longstanding serious issues among American women.

An appearance obsessed society?

Just this week speculation has started circulating around Wendy Williams and her shocking weight loss. With rumors of anorexia plaguing Williams, some say she has taken her weight loss too far and may be putting her health in jeopardy. One thing is for sure, #Wendy Williams isn't the first and won't be the last to fall victim to the rumors and pressures of Hollywood to stay thin.

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The question remains, though. Why do women feel as though they need to be perfect in every way? While I admittedly wear makeup, I can't imagine highlighting my vagina! I just don't see the point. Seriously, since when do vaginas need to be "made-up?" To me, it seems like a good way to make a mess, cause a possible infection, or even an allergic reaction. I can't help but to wonder how Luminizer for The V is meant to be removed; soap and water, makeup remover (ouch!).

With all of the pressure women are already under to look their best, this seems both unnecessary and quite frankly, foolish. Surely women can find better things to do with their time than applying highlighter to their vaginas!