The Girl Behind The Blog


About Me

Kara Ferguson (formerly Manos) has been a self-diagnosed beauty junkie since she first became tall enough to sift through her mother’s vanity. By day, she’s a marketing manager for a leading provider of niche information and business guidance to healthcare practices. By night, she’s a beauty blogger testing up to 30 products a week and reviewing them for beauty junkies and newbies alike. Kara is a former assistant editor for Capitol File Magazine. Kara has also contributed to online publications such as and Refinery29 DC, and print publications like DC Modern Luxury, Washington Life and Bethesda Magazines, to name a few. A graduate from Towson University with a degree in journalism and new media, Kara resides in Columbia, Md with her husband and sweet Persian cat.


About The Blog

Politics of Pretty is a DC beauty blog dedicated uniting the most bitter political foes over makeup, hair, skin, and nails. Byrdie Beauty named Politics of Pretty a top ten beauty blog to bookmark.

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