beauty

Seriously, I didn’t even know I HAD cleavage wrinkles.

Real Ravishly: Cleavage Wrinkles And Capitalism

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. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.28.18   |   SHARE
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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.

Skin Care Talk Is The New Diet Talk (And I Hate It)

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. Read...
Lindsay King-Miller of Role Reboot    |   05.3.18   |   SHARE
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I’m beginning to have mixed feelings about coloring my hair.

To Gray Or Not To Gray? On Hair Dye And Aging

There is a distinct moment in each woman’s life when gray hair and the associated reality of aging make its first unwelcome appearance. Read...
Gina RIch    |   04.10.18   |   SHARE
Culture
Can you partake in the beauty industry and still feel good about your self-worth?

Can You Enjoy The Beauty Industry Without Hating Yourself?​

Can you partake in the beauty industry — makeup, tutorials, magazines, and the oppressive standards they impose — and still feel good about your self Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   03.15.18   |   SHARE
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Unbelievable beauty hacks you'll want to try!

Monistat As Makeup Primer And Other Unbelievable Beauty Hacks

Among the trends in the world of unbelievable beauty hacks are the surprising frequency of alternate uses for beauty products. Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   12.12.17   |   SHARE
Drag isn't one-size-fits-all femininity. (image credit: Thinkstock)

What A Drag Queen Thinks About Female Beauty Standards

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 Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   12.4.17   |   SHARE
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Fatness, femininity and hair! Photo credit: @virgietovar on Instagram

Take The Cake: Fatness, Femininity, And My Pink Bangs

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. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   10.5.17   |   SHARE
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Obviously, now from my elder perch, I realize it’s best to not be judgy about beauty treatments.

Being Judgy About Beauty Treatments Was Just My Own Baggage

Obviously, now from my elder perch, I realize it’s best to withhold judgment, especially contempt for actions that bring personal joy at life stages Read...
Krista Garcia    |   09.15.17   |   SHARE
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