Did you see the unretouched photo of actress Jamie Lee Curtis in 2002? It was taken when she was 43 years old. Jamie insisted the photographer, Andrew Eccles, shoot her with no makeup, no manicure, no hair styling - wearing only an exercise bra and underwear. She did not want the photo altered in any … Continue reading Do You Love the Skin You’re In?
Vanity sizing (size inflation) is the phenomenon where ready-to-wear clothing of a particular size becomes bigger in physical dimensions over time.
At age 20, we worry about what others think of us. At age 40, we don't care what they think of us. At age 60, we discover they haven't been thinking of us at all. - Ann Landers (1918-2002) - Why do you think women worry about how they look? Do women tend to judge … Continue reading Distorted Perceptions of Beauty – Dove Evolution of a Model (Video)
I Believe Women will achieve the Equality they deserve when they can defy all the industries that make them feel unworthy. I Believe Women will achieve the Happiness they deserve when they quit worrying about their age, and how they look. I Believe the Media does a better job at Instilling Fear in people than … Continue reading Simply Eggcellent – Don’t be a Stupid Girl (Video)
Nothing irritates me more than a certain ad on webpages. You know the one - a belly that inflates and deflates. "Cut down a bit of your belly everyday by following this 1 weird old tip." I have ignored the ad until today. Today I wanted to find out just how weird this tip could … Continue reading 1 Weird Old Tip Scam
I don't think people should be judged by their looks, do you? There is a catchy song by Trooper that confirms the stereotype that men are only interested in women's looks, and that women will do what it takes to meet a man's expectations: You looked a whole lot better to me From twenty feet … Continue reading Crochet – A 3 Dressed Up As a 9
Paige, at 'Mastering the Art of Life' recently wrote a post called 'My Life as a Number'. She talks frankly about women's obsession with their weight and dress size, and how those two numbers, if they don't fall within the criteria dictated by society, can overshadow all the other characteristics that truly describe a person. … Continue reading Skinny-Obsessed World – Is ‘Fat’ Really the Worst Thing We Can Be?
'Try' by Colbie Caillat : "It's this song I've had in my head my entire life about personal insecurities, imperfections, self-confidence issue. I thought I was the only person who felt that way and now I release this song that so many people around the world are relating too, so many different age ranges, men … Continue reading Do You Like You? Try Being Comfortable in Your Skin (Video)
Can you imagine what the world would look like if Mother Nature listened to the human Beauty Industry? This wonderful gnarled old willow would have had a facelift or two. The bark would have been plumped and smoothed by moisturizers and botox. This plump old Aspen would have been on a diet for, well probably … Continue reading Mother Nature’s Bark Defies the Beauty Industry!
The truth is, you can't run in Stilettos, or most High Heels for that matter. At least the average woman can't. But that doesn't stop some women from trying. There are many Stiletto Races staged around the world to raise money for charity, or to promote a product. One of the most recent ones was … Continue reading How to Run in Stilettos – But Why Would You?