For decades, the beauty industry has helped shape the narrative around femininity and played a major role in the evolution of consumerism and gender norms as they exist today—the good, the bad, and the ugly. But, one mom is painting a new narrative around beauty, and the beholder, using the brushstrokes of self-love, radical inclusivity, mindfulness and interdependent … [Read more...] about Meet the Single Mom Taking the Beauty Industry by Storm
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While Facebook is not the most comprehensive look at a person’s life, you often learn a lot about priorities and patterns examining social media posts. Me? You’d learn that I’m passionate about autism, my writing, my family and my friends. May sound like an amateur move, but I thought I’d poke around the Facebook page of Felita Harris, Senior Vice … [Read more...] about What’s In Your Inner Beauty Bag?
"Don't read beauty magazines. . . they will only make you feel ugly." ~Kurt Vonnegut Almost every woman I know has self-esteem issues, especially when it comes to their bodies. It’s part of our culture - the Barbie doll image we’ve all grown up with and her impossibly perfect 36-18-33 measurements. What woman doesn’t look in the mirror and see her tiny flaws … [Read more...] about Beauty, Redefined: Changing Our Perception of the “Perfect” Shape
Zouk: a style of music inspired by the rhythms of the Caribbean islands (or a four letter word that can earn you tons of points in your Scrabble or Words With Friends game). But for Jenny Best and Katharina Tagliaferro, Zouk is a way to bring worldly treasures to a new audience. The sisters are the owners of Zouk Los Angeles, a new boutique that just opened in Santa … [Read more...] about Two Sisters, One Dream: Zouk Mixes Culture With Charity
Some women go to great lengths to look a certain way, while others just toss on some lip gloss and call it a day. Beauty routines are highly personalized and can vary depending on income, geographic location, employment and personal preference. Your routine may contain all or none of these practices. Makeup Makeup is a common beauty practice that can get downright expensive. … [Read more...] about Things Women Do for Beauty