Beauty Ideals

Beauty Ideals, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • Writer Amy Lawrenson sitting at a cafe
    Beauty

    “My beauty routine helped me get through my break-up”

  • Writer Raadia Imran in a park
    Skincare

    “I’ve suffered from dermatillomania for over a decade – here’s how I’m working to overcome it”

  • A collage of writer Rebecca Fearn and one of her nail art designs featuring polka dots
    Beauty

    “Nail art helped me to manage my OCD during the pandemic”

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Hair

“Discovering my Sephardic Jewish roots made me fall in love with my hair”

After discovering her ancestry at the age of 21, Hannah Van-de-Peer finally realised her hair is her crowning glory.

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Hannah Van-de-Peer
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A selfie of Sadia Nowshin
Beauty

“Light eyes are romanticised in my culture – but I've learned to appreciate my ‘boring' brown eyes"

Sadia Nowshin grew up believing light eyes were more ‘desirable’, but the past year has made her realise it’s time to change the narrative.

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Sadia Nowshin
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Beauty

“Unibrows aren’t a 2021 beauty trend. Body hair is a complex issue for South Asian women”

Women of colour have been bullied for their hairy faces and bodies for decades.

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Armani Syed
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Beauty

The biggest beauty trends for 2020, according to Instagram

You'll be seeing these everywhere this year.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Megan Murray
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Why, in 2019, are tabloids still accusing women of ‘letting themselves go’?

As wellness coach Danni Tabor has pointed out in her now viral Instagram post, we should have moved on from this by now.

Life

Misogynist claims women shouldn’t wear lipstick to work, is promptly schooled by Twitter

We can't believe we're still dealing with this in 2019.

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Megan Murray
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Beauty

Why Gucci Beauty's campaign shots are important in an age of perfectionism

Dani Miller's teeth have fast become a talking point

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Georgia Drew
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Beauty

“Why MAC’s recent Instagram post is a triumph for hairy women like me”

The refreshing post challenges the warped perception of beauty we usually see on social media.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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People

Keeley Hawes expertly shuts down diet claims on Twitter

"What the f**k is an alkaline diet?"

Posted by
Anna Brech
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Beauty

“These big-nosed women helped me love the way I look”

"There is a huge power in seeing larger-nosed women say they think they’re beautiful just the way they are."

Posted by
Radhika Sanghani
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Beauty

11 women redefining what it means to be beautiful

They’re the beauty heroes you wouldn’t typically think of – but here’s why they need to be on your radar

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Viola Levy
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Susan Devaney
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Model Winnie Harlow celebrates her “unique beauty” with a nude selfie

“Celebrate your unique beauty today (and everyday)!”

Beauty

Model Winnie Harlow speaks out against beauty ideals

“My skin doesn’t define me”

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Harriet Hall
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