To put it plainly, pretty people get paid more, and not just in occupations like modeling, entertainment, sales and marketing, and prostitution. To what extent do good looks matter in the workplace? What physical characteristics are most rewarded? You might be amazed by the answers.
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Put that brush down! Each time you run a brush through your hair, you destroy the curls.
If your shampoo regimen is as dated as "lather, rinse, repeat" it's time for a whole new mantra. Get to know the latest ways to come clean: Co-washing, scalp shampoo and preshampoo.
September is Organic Month, and if you care as much about what goes on your skin as what goes into your body (you should) it's the perfect time to switch up your beauty routine, inspired by some of the world's best spas. The good news is that being kind to your skin doesn't mean having to sacrifice product performance...
This weekend, I went on a shopping expedition to a popular Belfast shopping centre. I more often shop online, but just this once, as the Autumn sunshine made the indifferent summer seem a million years away, I spent a couple of hours in the shops.
It is said that 9/10 people suffer from dark circles beneath their eye, but I honestly think everyone struggles to keep them at bay. To win the fight, or at least reduce them to something you can manageably cover up, you need to understand why they are there.
By Trish Rohr I am starting to believe that "perfect" may be the ugliest, most vulgar, and destructive word in our language. In life there is not a ...
A few years back, my husband gave me a charming and eye-opening anniversary card. On the cover were little buttons forming the shape of a big heart. His message inside read: 'If I could give you one thing in life, I would give you the ability to see yourself through my eyes.'
Physical transformations are nothing new. Over the years, you have probably observed that people in your life have undergone anything from subtle to dramatic changes in appearance. Even you may have tried to change something about your looks.
How would it feel if it was enough to simply let your heart, as it is -- a glorious and fleeting work in progress-- shine what it must, regardless of who else might be touched by the shining?
For centuries, women have been pressured to meet changing standards of beauty. There are billion-dollar industries built on how women can look more beautiful through make up, dieting, hair products and anti-aging treatments. From birth, we as women receive an onslaught of messaging that beauty is not within but what's on the outside.
At university my friends used to call me Lipstick Lucy. Day or night, rain or shine, I wore bright red lipstick. It became my signature (literally, I would sign cards with it). I love how glamourous it makes you feel. If you've only got minutes to get ready just throw on a pair of shades, a lick of red lipstick and you're already looking fabulous!
You've failed the day you've stopped trying. In the words of my good friend, Johanna di Silentio: "Relax. You will become an adult. You will figure out your career. You will find someone who loves you. You have a whole lifetime; time takes time. The only way to fail at life is to abstain."
True beauty lets you fly. True beauty grounds you in gratitude. It grounds you, crowns you and abounds in youth. It's vibrant from the roots up so you may thrive.
It was only two years ago that I became aware of the alternative to conventional skincare: natural skincare without harsh chemicals, preservatives, or endocrine disruptors. Since then, I've gradually transitioned to "green" my skincare and makeup products.