Next time you find yourself picking apart the flaws of the it-girl celebrity to falter in front of the world, realize it is just the lonely, imperfect part of you seeking a human connection with another. Sometimes we are all just looking for the sense of universal human connection that unites us all.
It doesn't make sense that in an industry obsessed with youth and beauty and the notion that those things happen magically by the sheer might of a woman's will that a woman would do anything she could to maintain those things, does it?
We are much more ready to have average men posing for underwear ads than we are to have average men figure skate, style our hair, or even do ballet. But I don't want the average man to pose for underwear the same way I would not want him to do ballet.
Madam Walker rose above race, gender equality, and social justice to build a beauty empire that she intended to be a benefit to her race long after her time. She was a visionary, with a foresight that is today, unmatched.
The vast majority of runway looks may be too extreme for day-to-day wear, but are perfect to recreate for an oh-so-glamorous Halloween! Here are a few of my personal faves from the catwalk (with application tips included) to inspire you this All Hallow's Eve.
The world's upside down. We're already great. We're already intelligent and beautiful and rich. The world keeps telling us we aren't because it kee...
Extreme thinness can weave itself into the runway ideal, through the inclusion of some unhealthy, rail-thin, often very young models. In response, many in the fashion industry are concerned about the vulnerability of models and are trying to make a difference.
Hair is about expression, and if you've been 'expressing' the same thing for a long time, you probably need to make a change for its own sake. There is no better time to make that move than during the 'see-and-be-seen' party season.
Making snide comments about skinny women is no different than bullying a woman into believing she's too fat to be attractive. I know we like to support the underdog, but the underdog becomes relative to who's being bullied. This is why I find the term "reverse bullying" redundant.
The most important thing to me is that my products are good and kind. I'm not OK with putting anything on my body or in my hair that involved the torture of animals. And let's be real: Torture is what happens to animals that are tested on.
Even if we don't rush out to get the products themselves, we take the idea about What Sexy Is home with us and let it live there, we make space for it inside of ourselves.
It's no secret that models have excellent skin. Whenever we see them, their complexions seem to be healthy and radiant - a far cry from how WE would look if we were under the constant pressure they are say, during fashion month.
Regarded for her beauty, joyous spirit and inspiring sense of style, Shiva Rose is the embodiment of healthy and bohemian living. Her website was created out of a desire to celebrate a holistic, healthy, authentic life style without sacrificing taste and glamour. She took a moment to share some of her favorite moments of motherhood with me.
Make no mistake, this is no ego-fluffing, 'finishing means you are a winner' type affair, it is about doing and being your best.
The chilly seasons are finally here. Most of us start preparing for fall and winter by reorganizing our closet - in search of scarves and tights, but; it is also important to revamp our fragrance collection.
You would think finding a signature scent for any season would be easy, however; there are three things to consider before committing to a purchase.