What's Intresting

Bush is Back: American Apparel Mannequins Have Pubes

Perhaps it’s the influence of the movie “American Hustle” and 1970s style. Or maybe it’s just CEO and founder Dov Charney’s fetish. Whatever it is, American Apparel mannequins have pubic hair now. Gothamist first spotted the bushy American Apparel mannequins in New York City earlier this month. The Huffington Post […]

National Princess Week: The Peril of Pink

Do little girls need an annual National Princess Week? April 22, 2012 marked the start of the first annual National Princess Week, as declared by Julie Andrews, Target, and, of course, Disney. Target and Disney have teamed up to push their princess-related marketing items even harder this week and Mary Poppins is […]

Women on Film: Body Snark as Universal Women Speak

Body snark is the universal language of women, translating across all cultures. Getting a professional manicure is like sitting in on a group therapy session, but with acetate fumes. Everyone is over-sharing, and it’s often to people whose mother tongue is way more complicated than yours. “His mother is staying […]

The Skinny on Being a Ralph Lauren Fashionplate

For good reason, Ralph Lauren is distancing himself  from this extremely altered photo of model Filippa Hamilton, who at 5’10” and 120 pounds was allegedly fired for being too fat to wear the designer’s Town and Country fashions. Last week, the website BoingBoing posted the image online, upsetting the Lauren […]

Positive Messaging on Beauty Labels: A Feel Good Trend

Beauty product marketing usually focuses on outward beauty. The appearance of skin, hair, body. But if beauty truly comes from within, shouldn’t beauty brands be putting more energy behind positive messaging on their product labels? In the era of anti-aging everything, it is refreshing to see beauty brands jumping on […]

The Thigh Gap: An Unfortunate Body Image Trend

Confession: When I learned about the thigh gap trend, I looked in the mirror to see if I have one. I don’t, and guess what? The world didn’t come to an end! The “thigh gap” is the new cleavage (which I don’t have either!). In case you haven’t heard, a […]

8 Essential Oils to Help You Feel Amazing Naked

We all want to look better naked. But feeling better is just as important. While we can take matters of physical health into our own hands, we get what we get in this life. Sure, you can nip and tuck yourself into Barbie-esque stature, but hopefully you have better ways […]

17 Fierce Body Image Quotes from Your Favorite Stars

Body image quotes from the women who know best. If there’s one thing celebs know, it’s dealing with incessant criticism. With the 24/7 buzz these ladies receive, consider them the grand poobahs of dealing with—and dare we say conquering—body image issues. Below, 17 refreshing body image quotes to bookmark for […]

Cosmetic Surgery, Emotional Health and Mass Media

Fuller breasts, a smaller tush, flatter tummy – all without a diet or breaking a sweat. That’s what cosmetic surgery can do, and mainstream magazines are happily filling pages in their publications with information about it. A recent issue of  Women’s Health Issues, a Canadian-based medical journal, took a closer […]

Your Body Image in Bed: Sexual Healing

ColumnI’ve often said that women should follow their lust the way Joseph Campbell wants us to “follow our bliss.” But if we’re obsessing about the (real or imagined) ripples on our thighs, how can we let the gorgeous ripple of orgasm take over? True pleasure requires one to let go, […]

What's New

Positive Messaging on Beauty Labels: A Feel Good Trend

Beauty product marketing usually focuses on outward beauty. The appearance of skin, hair, body. But if beauty truly comes from within, shouldn’t beauty brands be putting more energy behind positive messaging on their product labels? In the era of anti-aging everything, it is refreshing to see beauty brands jumping on […]

17 Fierce Body Image Quotes from Your Favorite Stars

Body image quotes from the women who know best. If there’s one thing celebs know, it’s dealing with incessant criticism. With the 24/7 buzz these ladies receive, consider them the grand poobahs of dealing with—and dare we say conquering—body image issues. Below, 17 refreshing body image quotes to bookmark for […]

Hot Right Now

Positive Messaging on Beauty Labels: A Feel Good Trend

Beauty product marketing usually focuses on outward beauty. The appearance of skin, hair, body. But if beauty truly comes from within, shouldn’t beauty brands be putting more energy behind positive messaging on their product labels? In the era of anti-aging everything, it is refreshing to see beauty brands jumping on […]