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  • End of Summer Check-in…

    Hey, Wild Beauties! Yes, I know I’ve been a blogging slacker this summer, but I haven’t been doing nothing: I’ve been working on some new ideas, a redesign if we can manage it, and…

    August 27, 2013
  • Beauty Bytes: August 9, 2013

    Girls just wanna have fun: a happy find during swimsuit season and the concurrent spate of bikini-body features in the media is Hilda, one of the lesser-know pinup girls from the 1950’s. Painter and…

    August 9, 2013
  • Beauty Bytes: June 28, 2013

    Move over, Real Housewives, you’re not the first celebrity wives: in the 1960’s, Americans were enthralled by the space age, and that fascination included the wives of the astronauts. These women were dressed by…

    June 28, 2013
  • Beauty Bytes: April 26, 2013

    Beauty pageant contestants have long been accused of all looking alike. After all, their competition involves reaching towards an “ideal” standard of beauty. But the convergence of beauty ideals plus the ready access to…

    April 26, 2013
  • Beauty Bytes: March 22, 2013

    A lot is made of the fashion industry’s extreme beauty standards, and how women consumers feel pressured to look like thirteen year old girls. But what about the girls themselves? Girl Model is a…

    March 22, 2013
  • Beauty Bytes: March 15, 2013

    Scars: we all have them, and we usually do our best to hide them – the damage makes us feel vulnerable. But there’s healing from telling others our stories. Esther Armah from Emotional Justice…

    March 15, 2013
  • Beauty Bytes: February 22, 2013

    File under “It took me hours to look this casual”: Los Angeles carpenter Johnny Harrington had been growing his beard on-and-off-again for years, but since the 32 year old was spotted by a modelling…

    February 22, 2013
  • Beauty Bytes: February 8, 2013

    Yo Dawg, I heard you like lookin’ good: the hottest new male model is here, and he’s a 3 year old shiba inu. His site is blowing up, and why not? It’s not just…

    February 8, 2013
  • Beauty Bytes: February 1, 2013

    Say it with me: “Eyelash Jewelry” – it could be the next new thing after 3d nail art. Etsy seller Natalie Russo wanted a more colorful and sturdier alternative to flimsy false eyelashes, so…

    February 1, 2013