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Standards of Beauty

This Is What's Wrong With Women On TV

Toria Sheffield | Posted 07.10.2015 | Entertainment
Toria Sheffield

I recently started watching the NBC summer crime drama Aquarius. It's admittedly not the best show in the world, but I'm a big David Duchovny fan and it's definitely entertaining enough to binge watch on Hulu on a lazy summer Sunday.

Isabella Rossellini Says She Doesn't Understand Society's 'Attention On Youth'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.15.2015 | Fifty

Despite the pressure to stay young in Hollywood, actress Isabella Rossellini says she's completely happy with what she sees in the mirror every day. ...

Activist Explains Why Black Is Beautiful And Totally Nails It

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.07.2015 | Black Voices

Eurocentric beauty standards have dominated mainstream media narratives for years. While African American women deal with everything from controversia...

"I'm A Pretty White Woman"

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 05.09.2013 | TED Weekends
Vanessa Van Edwards

Russell's point that beauty isn't everything is well taken, but maybe that's not the only idea that's limiting us. The act of segregating people into labels based on looks could be a far more dangerous issue.

Bethlehem, 'Perfection' and Our Birthmark: Why Perfect Is the Enemy of Good!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.24.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

As a new year looms, we might consider abandoning the quest for superficial perfection -- and embrace the pursuit of humbler, but deeper good. The particular advantage of good over perfect is... We could actually get there from here.