Tag: Beauty

Fashion Spotlight: Lauren Conrad, From Reality TV to Role Model

Television star Lauren Conrad is more than just a fashion icon, she is a role model for today’s girls. Beginning her professional career on the reality show “Laguna Beach”and “The Hills,” Conrad then moved on in search of a career in fashion.   Starting her fashion career at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising,… Read More

When Rom-Coms Become a Problem

We are all too familiar with the film genre that rakes in millions in ticket sales and rentals every year: the ubiquitous romantic comedy. These feel-good films are formulaic to a science, yet they are still massively popular among target audiences dominated by women.   As women, we can all admit that we like to indulge in one… Read More

The Body Confidence Crisis: How to Rock Your Body

In an increasingly digital world, it is impossible to escape the omnipresent media portrayal of beauty: ads everywhere consistently portray women who are way below the average healthy body weight; female protagonists in mainstream films are almost exclusively made up of thin, flawless women; and the average woman’s war with excessive, misleading airbrushing has finally come to… Read More

The Evolution of Beauty

In the modern day, with ubiquitous media messages containing the idealistic image of modern-day beauty invading our lives, it can be difficult to gain perspective about our own bodies and what beauty really is. Here is a quick snapshot summary of the evolution of beauty over the decades.   1950’s: The struggle for effortless perfection… Read More

Jessica Alba: Look for Less

Actress Jessica Alba is one of the trendiest fashionistas of our time. Her style is cute, fresh, effortless, looks put together and classy.   Here, we have chosen one of her looks which is great for spring and flatters all body types.   By taking off the blazer and replacing the heels with flats, her… Read More

Miss Indian World: No Evening Gowns and No Swimsuits

When most people think of beauty pageants, they think of shiny dresses, beautiful women, and the swimsuit competition. One of the most recognized of these competitions is the Miss America Pageant. The pageant features contestants from all 50 states, who are judged on a multitude of categories including talent, swimsuit, and evening gown. Although these pageants offer… Read More