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Beauty and Culture

  • Do Barbie's ventriloquists hate women? They might...

    Barbie FAIL: Does the Toy Industry Hate Women?

    Does the toy industry hate women? You’ll be forgiven for thinking so when you see this new “book” from Barbie’s “I Can Be” career encouragement series. “I Can Be a Computer Engineer” – sounds…

    November 19, 2014
  • An Artful Array of Beautifying Tea Herbs

    Blending Beauty Teas with the Ladies of R.L. Linden

      Beauty is not just skin deep – it’s deeply connected to health and habits. And natural beauty isn’t just about looking natural – at it’s most basic, it’s also about allowing nature’s beauty…

    July 1, 2014
  • Fear not, your smile is beautiful.

    Beauty Shopping in NYC’s Chinatown

    One of my favorite things to do when I’m travelling is to shop for cosmetic products I can’t get at home. Sometimes, it’s totally work-related – there’s a long list of makeup artist essentials…

    June 3, 2014
  • Faking It

    “Beauty” has a reputation of being misleading. So much historical and imaginative treatment of beauty relates the fear beauty’s power has over its subjects. And it’s not that different now – there are a…

    May 13, 2014