Seriously, I didn’t even know I HAD cleavage wrinkles. There are just so many things capitalism is trying to convince you that you need.
I have to reject self-loathing when it arrives in the guise of self-care, and that means I have to opt out of skin care culture.
People talk about skin care like it’s fun — a way to relax. But for me, the very idea opens onto a black hole of self-loathing.
There is a distinct moment in each woman’s life when gray hair and the associated reality of aging make its first unwelcome appearance.
Among the trends in the world of unbelievable beauty hacks are the surprising frequency of alternate uses for beauty products.
Being a Drag Queen isn't one-size-fits-all femininity. Not all real life women are glamorous and fabulous at all times, nor should we feel we have to be.
One of the things I have done for myself in adulthood as part of my healing process is make a strong claim to fatness femininity.
The idea of a society where claiming you like the way you look is judged as both strange and an invitation for disagreement is, to me, very sad.
Let this idea appeal to your insubordinate nature: the world wants me to not like my face, so guess what? I’ve decided I like it. Take that, world!
Private waxings don’t show how tough we are, how much uncomfortableness we can endure. Public ones, however, seem to earn some respect. Now, if we could just show that same attitude to all women, hairy or not.
They stood, expectantly in the window, their bodies contorting and shriveling with each movement the woman made, anticipating the climax: the big rip. It was as if they were watching a horror movie they’d already seen.
I’m not a trend setter or a trend follower; I have my own fashion sense that’s completely independent of what’s splashing across Instagram — although I am very in favor of the pastel hair dye trend.
Some people would say my bangs make me look younger and I should grow them out, but I disagree. My bangs don’t magically change my appearance, but my forehead feels naked without them.
Say what you will, but the unicorn fashion trend is mfing magical. Pastels and brights create a bit of softness and whimsy in a world that feels anything but, allowing those who love to style to create beautifully feminine escapism through fashion.