Beauty Standards

  • 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.

    Posted by
    Hanna Ibraheem
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  • People

    Jameela Jamil says she’s been airbrushed to “look white” on magazine covers

    "People change my nose to make it look like a little Caucasian nose"

    Posted by
    Megan Murray
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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

    How beauty products help women in prison retain their identities

    For female inmates in the UK, having access to make-up can be life-changing. Stylist investigates…

    Posted by
    Sophie Goddard
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  • Life

    This incredible short film explores how the ‘ideal body’ has changed over time

    In Anna Ginsburg’s animation, fertility goddesses morph into Nineties supermodels.

    Posted by
    Moya Lothian-McLean
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  • Beauty

    Alicia Keys speaks out about impossible beauty standards

    “It’s sad that girls can’t be themselves”

    Posted by
    Harriet Hall
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  • People

    Miss Iceland quits beauty pageant after being ‘told she's too fat’

    “I am a very strong woman, but sometimes my strength isn't enough”

    Posted by
    Anna Pollitt
    Published
  • Beauty

    “Azealia Banks is wrong, skin bleaching is steeped in racism”

    "This is not body modification." By Kuba Shand-Baptiste

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