Advertisers and public figures hoping to improve girls' and women's self-esteem should spread messages that encourage critical questioning about beauty standards beyond just expanding the social definition of "beautiful."
If you google the keywords "ugliest woman in the world", an image of Lizzie Velasquez will come up. Lizzie became aware of this in the ugliest manner that any person could discover such a thing; she saw a video with that tagline on YouTube.
Flip through the beauty pages of your favourite glossy and you might end up feeling worse than you did before you picked it up. With photoshopped celebs, circled cellulite and new 'wonder' products that cost a week's wages in every issue, surely it's time for a change?
The fact that women must slim down to feel or appear beautiful is a testament to the negative impact the media has on personal health and appearance. Those who can escape media influence are yet still victimized because beauty crazes trickle down through close ones who are affected by them.
Now is the time some of our clients pull back a bit and return to their jobs and carpools with a list of New Year's resolutions. As salon professionals, a slowdown for us isn't a bad thing. The funk months become an opportunity.
Increasingly more and more African-American, Hispanic, Asian, biracial and other ethnic women are asking a question prior to booking their facial appointment. The question is, 'Do you have someone who knows how to work with my skin?'
Have you taken the time to thank your body today? We look at our bodies more and more with disdain than with love, which perpetuates the negativity we feel towards ourselves.
Kim Kardashian has never been known for being modest. Before her pregnancy, the reality television star loved to flaunt her curves, not to mention that she began her career in a porn film (not that there's anything wrong with that).
Heading back to work is depressing enough for most, without the worry of your clothes pinching at your waist or your tired skin making you look washed-out- so what can you do? As editor of The Cosmetic Surgery Guide, I'm lucky enough to get an insight into all of the revolutionary treatments on the market. Let me share my top 3 youth-boosting tips.
Many people are suffering privately for a myriad of reasons. A face will not necessarily reveal this. Perhaps because we so badly want a solution and we want the solution to be simple, neat, clean.
I like the thought of New Year's resolutions, I think it gives us a great goal to be a better "you" in the New Year. Most of us have the usual goals s...
Facial oils tend to be regarded with suspicion ("Won't they make me breakout?") or disdain ("This can't be a real anti-ager."). These reactions are not only unwarranted but they prevent you from understanding one of skincare's best kept secrets.
Here are 10 of the most notable scientific findings in the world of skincare, cosmetic dermatology, and anti-aging that you can use now to look and feel better in the New Year -- and beyond!
Was Baz Luhrmann’s take on Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby perfect? Maybe not, but it was visionary, and (for me) unforgettable. With all t...
THIS DAY was supposed to be simple. THIS was FUN AND SIMPLE AND BEAUTIFUL DAY, for crying out loud. There are NO TANTRUMS on fun and simple and beautiful day, DOESN'T EVERYBODY KNOW THAT??
Harper's Bazaar has made the consumer shopping experience just a little easier. With their 'Shop Bazaar' digital boutique established in 2012 they allowed the sophisticated yet tech savvy consumer to shop the pages of their print magazine online.