In this video for Vogue Beauty, hippie princess Olivia Wilde walks us through her super simple natural skin care and makeup routine. Skincare products used: True Botanicals Nutrients Mist True Botanicals Pure Radiance Oil Affordable alternatives: Mad Hydrating Hippie Nutrients Mist Mario Baducco Mist … Continue readingOlivia Wilde’s No-Fuss Beauty Routine
Bigger boobs, different color eyes… We, women, want what we don’t have. I read a statistic a couple years ago that said a whopping 92 percent of women were unhappy with their bodies.92%!!! Although the media, by pushing unattainable images of beauty, bear some … Continue readingWatch what happens when these women get their ideal body parts for the day
Buzzfeed brought together five professional models from around the world to share their thoughts on beauty and to reveal what they look like without makeup. And you know what? I was a little surprised to learn that many of them have the same hangups about looks and beauty as most … Continue readingModels reveal common misconceptions about beauty
In this episode of Beyond Beauty, we follow beauty and body image activist and tattoo-covered alien princess Grace Natural to South Korea as she investigates the ways in which Seoul’s youth conform and challenge mainstream beauty ideals. Grace meets the young South Koreans embracing alternative ideas … Continue readingBeauty Addiction: Inside Korea’s Billion Dollar Beauty Industry
I have a great TedTalk on beauty diversity to share with you today. It’s a talk given by Amber Starks, the owner of Conscious Coils Salon in Portland. In an effort to make it easier for natural hair stylists to get licensed to care for African … Continue readingAmber Starks: There is diversity in beauty
A study by the University of Lethbridge (in Canada), found that eyebrows, not eyes, are the most impactful feature on our faces. Who knew? So you may want to thank Katy Perry’s makeup artist for this simple almost fail-safe trick to outline and pluck perfect brows!
Do you put on concealer before or after foundation? Not sure? Watch as Bobbi walk you through the steps for natural gorgeous-looking makeup application and eyes that stand out. #BeBeautiful
Every black woman has a hair story (or seven). Amandla Stenberg and others share theirs in this Teen Vogue piece.
Organic sunscreens have come a long way. Years ago you were hard pressed to find one that wasn’t a smelly paste which left a god awful white cast on your skin. Today you can find lovely safe sunscreens everywhere — at spas, better hotels, Whole … Continue readingUSE The Best Organic Sunscreens for 2015
Even the savviest among us make beauty blunders that can undermine our style. Here are 6 common ones. 1. Using sunscreen only on your face It’s not just our faces that get creepy looking from the sun. Apply sunscreen to hands, neck and chest … Continue reading6 common beauty blunders and how to avoid them
There are some amazing nail art out there but most need more skill and time than we have. That’s why I love these works of art. They require barely any skill and look pretty cute, thank you. Black Triangle How-to: Clean, shape and buff nails. … Continue readingPretty and Easy Nail Art
Is your skin looking dull and lifeless? Looking to get back your glowing complexion? These three detox masks will help remove dead skin cells, unclog pores and leave your face smoother, firmer and younger looking. Detox masks will help with these conditions: age spots or … Continue reading3 Masks to Try Now For Glowing Skin
Who wants clear skin and a strong healthy physique? We do!! So with the help of nutritionist Lauren Talbot, we’re going on a one-week Clear Skin & Healthy Body detox to kick-start our summer beauty makeovers from the inside out. Lauren will share beautifying secrets … Continue readingThe Clear Skin, Healthy Body Detox Challenge
Knowing that our bodies absorb what we put on our skin, we try to read beauty labels and prefer to use organic and natural products. And when we find ones that deliver results that are just as good or better than their more toxic counterparts, … Continue readingBest Organic Beauty Products
I’ve always felt that French beauty defied time and fashion trends. It is natural but educated. Striking, yet simple. I was keen on learning French in high school, and later in my mid-20s, signed up for another type of French study: figuring out what’s behind the … Continue readingMy “French Beauty” education
Beauty ideals around the world demonstrate a profound truth – people everywhere have become slaves to what they look like on the outside. We judge each other and hurt ourselves in the quest for someone else’s idea of beauty. We know this…but perfectionism is so … Continue readingBeyoncé Tells Us How Pretty Hurts