James Hamblin highlights a doll designed with the body measurements of a typical 19-year-old American woman: Lammily is the forthcoming plastic doll whose motto is, “Average is beautiful.” Her body shape is based on averages of data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control that is more often used to track the American obesity epidemic. She […]
Sometimes we forget how much bearing the way we look on the outside has on how we feel about ourselves on the inside or even how other people treat us. As a beauty website, we often share our best tips on how to hide dark spots or pimples so that our readers can look (and feel) their best. Show More Summary
Angelina Jolie works those horns on the brand new poster for her highly anticipated film Maleficent. Here is the movie’s official synopsis: A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to [...]
"I have tried to destroy the picture of the most beautiful woman in mythological history as a protest against the Government for destroying Mrs. Pankhurst, who is the most beautiful character in modern history," said Mary Richardson,...Show More Summary
In the past, the beauty queen and the most coveted girls of England, and now just taut and well maintained mature ladies decided to prove that woman is beautiful at any age. For this, they were wearing a bikini and showed her body in a bright photo shoot. So cheer up girls and feel beauty […]
It's not like a scale of ugly to so-so to gorgeous. To say a woman is ugly based on her appearance means you haven't really looked at her. It's ignorance. Beauty is more than meets the eye. It goes deeper than that. There are layers of beauty. Show More Summary
The video started off like any other high concept fashion video would:Aa beautiful woman in a scenic restaurant, a whispered narration reciting a poetic script, bacon raining down from the sky — wait a minute, bacon rain? Image: Oscar...Show More Summary
Study of a Seated Woman Seen from Behind (Marie-Gabrielle Capet), Adélaïde Labille-Guiard Original is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A beautiful drawing by the 18th century French painter, and a wonderful example of the expressive possibilities for creating naturalistic portraits and figures in the “trois crayon” method of using three chalks — red, black […]
If you need any passive-aggressive copywriting done, contact Timeshia Brown, a Texas woman whose revenge ad on her cheating husband is an absolute classic of the form. The ad reads: "I would like to say congratulations to Shara Cormier and Patrick Brown. Show More Summary
Nickolay Lamm crowdfunds a new toy doll that looks like an actual woman.
We've seen plenty of women get makeovers in advertising lately—either in pursuit of some market-driven ideal of beauty, or in critique of same. In this video, though, a woman is transformed for a different purpose. Annelie Nordström,...Show More Summary
How an American who married into the most powerful family in Europe became a model of empowered womanhood in the nineteenth century. Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. If it brings you any joy and inspiration, please consider a modest donation – it lets me know I'm doing something right.
Most American girls today have no idea how to be attractive. Apart from whatever god-given physical beauty nature has seen fit to grant them, they have zero understanding of the countless intangibles that can make them more desirabl...
Valerie Gatto was recently crowned Miss Pennsylvania 2014. The talented and beautiful young woman has a strong faith in God and a budding career after graduating from Pitt. But, Gatto could have easily become another abortion statistic. Her mother was victimized by a brutal rapist and almost killed, but, thankfully, Valerie was given a chance […]
I lost my driver’s license because somebody thought I was too old. This video posted by storytelling site I Like Giving features Evelyn, a beautiful 98 year old woman who recently lost her driver’s license due to her age. Evelyn lives in a retirement community without any public transportation which left her and her neighbors [...]
Dear Lupita Nyong'o, Thank you for showing the world what true talent and beauty looks like. Last night, I watched the 86th Academy Awards in awe of seeing a woman that looked like me and shared my story. When you accepted this coveted honor, tears rolled down my cheeks. Show More Summary
Actress Joan Collins has introduced I Am Woman, a new perfume launching in conjunction with her new cosmetics and beauty line, Joan Collins Timeless Beauty. I believe her last fragrance was Spectacular by Joan Collins, in 1989...
4. "I couldn’t believe that people were embracing a woman who looked so much like me as beautiful. My complexion had always been an obstacle to overcome and all of a sudden, Oprah was telling me it wasn’t."
Knock on wood, but Jared Leto and his beautiful ombre man bun will probably be taking home an Academy Award tonight for playing a trans woman in “Dallas Buyers Club,” but he probably won’t get as much time on stage to say thank you as he did at last night’s Film Independent Spirit Awards. I [...]
You may have already seen the viral video of Lily Myers’ beautiful spoken poem “Shrinking Woman,” but in honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, it’s definitely worth experiencing again. All I can say is PREACH, Lily. …