M.A.C. Cosmetics is being applauded in the media for chosing “an unexpected beauty role model” – Serbian bodybuilder and fitness model Jelena Abbou – as the face of their new collection “Strength”.
Japanese makeup brand Shiseido has developed a foundation containing a warm water sensor, meaning it doesn’t react to cold water but easily washes off when it comes into contact with water over 40°C. No cleanser required.
I enjoyed this video explaining how the makeup artists on “Les Misérables” performed their magic and transformed the stars into a very convincing wretched looking bunch.
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Mochi encourages us to find out more about the relentless beauty standards accepted by young female students in South Korea in this podcast. Eye-opening for sure.
More and more children’s clothing companies are starting to design for grown-ups as well. Laurinda is a little concerned about the “today’s parents have an almost insatiable desire to connect with their children” part. What do you think?
Carole directs us to Already Pretty where Sally has some good tips for busty women wearing scarves.
A while back Kat at Corporette wrote a still very relevant post about tattoo sleeves in the workplace. Angie points out that both the article and the comments are an interesting read.
Caro recommends this affirmation post on Kind Over Matter for any of us struggling to love ourselves in any way. A reminder to treat ourselves with the same tolerance and kindness we give others.
We’ve been talking about figure flattery a lot on the forum lately, and in that light Manidipa found “You Don’t Have to Be Pretty” on A Dress a Day very affirming.