So many times we're told that being beautiful means being perfect. You have to have straight, white teeth, lustrous hair, no wrinkles or other imperfections on your face. But who is actually like that? No one!
These plans often trigger instant panic or fuel our desperate desire for a mini or even maxi overhaul in the beauty department. But it is possible to roll with the madness (and get great results), with a little planning...
As a 22-year-old beauty writer who loves to sample new products, I have never felt the need to indulge in luxury treatments. So you could imagine my confusion when Karen, the lovely esthetician giving me my first-ever facial, told me to take off my dress.
I learned a lot from having a rose beside me all week. I made time to see the good in life. I remembered that I have thorns and to use them when needed. And I told myself again and again that it is my job to stand tall in the light.
I was like most girls when I was little (well, almost). I loved getting into my mom's and sisters' makeup drawers. I loved playing with Barbie. I eve...
We all know that the sun and your genes play a part when it comes to visible signs of aging. Well, according to a new study, where you live can also make your skin more prone to wrinkles.
More than tasty garnishes, here are four ways you can use fresh herbs for holistic field-to-face grooming.
Eat sage everyday, it improves digestion and breaks down fatty deposits that cause cellulite. Enjoy a cup of coffee, but keep the left over grounds. They are a great natural cellulite treatment. Simply rub them on the problem area, rinse and apply your moisturizer.
We are telling them that their natural faces will distract people, that being pretty is necessary regardless of circumstance, that performing femininity in exactly the right way isn't just helpful, it's essential.
I applaud the publication on its endeavor to begin the conversation on natural beauty. "Pretty" goes beyond European style features and Brazilian imported tresses; it starts with a Black woman's kinks sprouting from her roots and raw individuality.
Susan Sarandon is ageless. Ask for her beauty secrets and she doesn't hesitate for a moment.
There are some deep cultural implications that we can glean from this here saggy boob or perceived saggy boob syndrome. The truth is, my boobs aren't really THAT saggy, but I think what's deceptive about their downward persuasion is that they're REAL!
Brrr it's cold outside, and with the holidays behind us, chances are you're feeling a little tired, bloated and broke. Here in New York we're going t...
My little hiatus from shaving has been awesome. I've learned some new things about myself, engaged in some substantial, thoughtful dialogue with many peers, and got to play around with some social norms.
I remember hating my face and hating my skin and looking at all the girls around me in middle school and on TV and in ads and feeling like I was a monstrosity in comparison. I think makeup can be empowering, but acknowledging that it isn't natural is important.
As a joy champion myself, I had to give Ido a huge hug when I asked him what's most important to him in terms of life and business success. He replied, "I love making people smile. That's the key: giving people joy."