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Pageant Glamour for Those Who Have Reached the Age of Elegance
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:02:42 -0500
The Ms. Senior America pageant, and others like it, celebrate women of a certain age — “between 60 and death,” one contestant joked.
‘Instagram Face’: Is It the End of Good Makeup?
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:02:19 -0500
From selfies for pay to sponsored content, social media has changed the cosmetics game for good.
Where Beauty Means Bleached Skin
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 06:00:27 -0500
A multibillion-dollar industry of skin-whitening products dominates the West African cosmetics market, creating a world of mixed messages for the women who live there.
White Hair, Don’t Care
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 11:44:05 -0500
Fashion’s fixation with frosty manes has made white locks desirable — even for those old enough to own them.
The Importance of Facial Equality
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 10:41:08 -0500
I call myself ‘disfigured’ because of the power the word carries.
The Enticing Power of Highly Plucked Brows
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:09:33 -0500
Returning to a face near you.
Miss Universe Defends Miss Teen USA After Her Apology for Using Racial Slur
Mon, 01 Aug 2016 13:57:09 -0500
The organization said Karlie Hay, 18, had “made a serious mistake” in using a slur against African-Americans in years past, but it did not indicate she would lose her crown.
Ventilation to Be Required in All New York Nail Salons
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:03:51 -0500
The new rule, announced by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, is one of the most sweeping changes in an effort to make the industry safer and more equitable for workers.
The Surprisingly Sexy Side of Glitter
Wed, 06 Jul 2016 12:47:16 -0500
Sparkly makeup is not just the plaything of children and rock stars — used carefully, it’s cool and modern, evidence of a life fully lived.
Why Does the Beauty Industry Ignore Curvy Models?
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 17:17:03 -0500
Plus-size models are generally ignored in beauty campaigns. That’s about to change.
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