The malleable minds of teenagers, in particular, suffer from overexposure to unrealistic body representations. In extreme cases, this insecurity can lead to something far more serious – body dysmorphia.
The beauty industry is a multi-billion dollar business. By setting the trends of beauty, it shapes and defines the culture of beauty itself. While I was growing up looking at magazines, movies, TV shows and ads, beauty was identified as someone who had big eyes, was tall, blond and Caucasian. So how does a dark haired, slanty eyed, not-so-tall Asian even compare in the beauty market?!?
You are supposed to laugh, you are supposed to make other people laugh… *with* you. Dance Walk like everybody’s watching. And love it!
The majority of women I have been in relationships with have had insecurity around their weight. It hasn’t mattered whether they were actually larger or decidedly thin, the perception of being “fat” – and thus unattractive – was often palpable.
Have we forgotten that one of the iconic beauties in West was a size 12. Nobody said that Marilyn was plus sized.
The camera follows Miss Rosie Bitts as she gets a personalized aromatherapy sugar salt scrub. Learn about the health benefits of aromatherapy and how scents affect our moods, our memory, and our entire lives.
When my boyfriend tells Americans he’s dating a Swedish girl, eyebrows invariably rise. Women flutter a smile, and an “Oh,” tinged with disapproval. Men whoop “Way to go!” and wink suggestively. If American pop culture is to be trusted, a Swedish girl is: blonde, big-breasted, willing, kinky, slutty.
This week, Rosie Bitts takes you into the intimate details of the life of a burlesque artist with her trip to the beauty parlour for a little “Lady Garden” maintenance!
Really not much to say here other than … beautiful! Enjoy!
Katie Paterson gets a Brazilian Blow Out and — as a do-good service to women who have spent their lives fighting unruly hair — reports on the results of life without frizzy hair.