Like everyone else out there, I keep marveling at the popularity of so-called “reality shows.” The characters are generally unlikable, the story-line is usually basic : a competition, girl-on-girl fight, and some crying baked in; and the setting is typical: new York, Atlanta, Miami, LA. etc. But something struck me as I was huffing and [...]Continue Reading
Take a look at what we discussed this week @Beautyskew Lessons in beauty and life from my 92-year-old grandmother, Miriam Weekend Observations: What My Grandmother Taught Me A new model has hit the scene, but her way there has been anything but typical Pic of the Week: The Significance of Kate Upton Week 13 in [...]Continue Reading
We’ve curated some great beauty-in-culture reading. Sit back and enjoy! Sri Sri Rai Shankar explains the relationship between beauty and love http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sri-sri-ravi-shankar/love-and-beauty_b_1285151.html A review of and poignant excerpts from a new book about an African-American woman coming to terms with her looks http://www.theroot.com/views/finding-beauty-booty An exhibit at the Mosely Gallery, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, “Fair and [...]Continue Reading
Clothes don’t make the man/woman. Bullshit. Sure there’s a lot more to a person than what she or he wears. But clothes can definitely change one’s outlook, attitude, and behaviors. W magazine published a piece about this very notion called “Risque Business.” In it the author shares her metamorphosis from good girl to brazen, confident [...]Continue Reading
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