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  • How the beauty of a college determines application rates

http://amherststudent.amherst.edu/?q=article/2012/09/19/beauty-and-advertising

  • iPhone does it again:  a marriage of beauty & versatility

http://newsok.com/iphone-5-blends-beauty-with-versatility-to-entice-new-buyers/article/3710692?custom_click=pod_headline_national-finance-news

  • What does ugliness really look like?  Ask an ugly person.

http://enidnews.com/opinion/x1059022149/True-beauty-is-in-the-heart-of-the-beholder

  • Naomi Wolf talks vagin and the beauty myth

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/12/naomi-wolf-vagina-beauty-myth_n_1880701.html

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Sit back and have a “read”:
  • A new exhibit about the beauty of black women in history

http://qctimes.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/visual/beauty-of-black-women-focus-of-figge-exhibit/article_33832a50-f92e-11e1-bc88-0019bb2963f4.html

  • Toxic Beauty: A retrospective of Frank Moore’s work before his untimely death

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/07/arts/design/toxic-beauty-the-art-of-frank-moore-at-nyu.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&pagewanted=all&adxnnlx=1347153176-bQVdehBr827NiA2ZmQgjsg

  • I may be a promoter of aesthetics but some think numbers are just as beautiful

http://www.mitchellrepublic.com/event/article/id/69711/group/homepage/&ct=ga&cad=CAEQAhgAIAAoATAGOAZA74ikggVIAVAAWABiBWVuLVVT&cd=PrbtMo6nBmQ&usg=AFQjCNEisZTg2vIMf06hGBGPwEsNwahx1g

  • Another example of beauty pageants being a source of good.  In this case, its a way to promote Filipino pride and culture.

http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2012/sep/11/beauty-pageant-celebrates-filipino-culture-25279/

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Some fascinating reading this week.  Take a look!

  • If you believe in the myth that all French women are skinny minis, then check out this blog: A fashion site for larger French women

http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/04/large-format-stephanie-zwickys-blog-de-big-beauty/

  • Luxury brands are poised for a turn around and they are getting that much more comfortable with the digital space

http://mashable.com/2012/08/30/luxury-brands-online/

  • Beauty secrets from a 2,500 year-old Siberian mummy

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2198222/Fashion-beauty-secrets-Siberian-princess-died-2-500-years-ago-revealed.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

  • Are you neglecting your beauty because you’re so focused on your flaws?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/olivia-rosewood/why-meditation_b_1852222.html

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Some great reading we had to pass along!

  • Firelei Baez explores beauty and self in her new exhibit

http://www.rgj.com/article/20120826/LIV/308260023/B-ez-explores-beauty-self?nclick_check=1

  • In store clinics address health … And beauty

http://supermarketnews.com/blog/store-clinics-address-health-and-beauty

  • Another take — this one political — on the Sleeping Beauty exhibit in the Ukraine

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/aug/28/sleeping-beauty-ukraine-allegory?newsfeed=true

  • A review of a new book: “The Ugly Duchess”; a story that challenges notions of beauty and ugliness

http://books.usatoday.com/happyeverafter/post/2012-08-27/eloisa-james-the-ugly-duchess-meaning-of-beauty/832655/1s

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Beauty stories we couldn’t resist!

  • Kudos to Cover Girl for embracing real diversity

http://www.examiner.com/article/covergirl-criteria-diversity-size-culture-and-lifestyles

  • The increasing pressure moms feel to look beautiful…I can certainly relate!

http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/08/19/2954746/photo-exhibit-shows-beauty-in.html

  • A MUST read!  80-year-old goddess shares her beauty secrets

http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/48751399/ns/today-style/#.UDWGXUJn_cY

  •  More long-time sources of wisdom on beauty: Helen Gurley Brown and Phyllis Diller.  Check out their sage words.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/21/living/diller-gurley-brown/index.html

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Sit back and immerse yourselves in even more beauty reading:

  • Interesting…Miss Italia Beauty Contest Bans Bikinis…find out why

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/9476060/Miss-Italia-beauty-contest-bans-bikinis-and-turns-back-clock-to-a-more-modest-age.html

  • Fashion mystery iPad game!  My kinda app 🙂

http://www.tapscape.com/stolen-beauty-fashion-mystery-review/

  • Our country’s sad but real prejudice against fat people

http://www.redandblack.com/opinion/fat-does-not-determine-beauty-success/article_17c2a486-e4d3-11e1-b47b-001a4bcf6878.html

  • Airline fined over beauty display in-flight…what’s the big deal? Anything that disrupts the monotony of flying is a good thing in my eyes!

http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/Airline+fined+beauty+queen+display+flight/7076260/story.html

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May have been Chi-town this week, but that didn’t stop us from finding this great reading…

  • Find beauty treatments a trial vs a treat?  You’re not alone!

http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/beauty/blogs/beauty-beat/are-beauty-treats-a-trial-20120808-23ugs.html

  • Willa Doss: 12-year-old beauty mogul for the tween set…no joke

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/08/06/meet-willa-doss-the-12-year-old-beauty-mogul-behind-the-willa-skincare-line.html

  • How far transgenders will go to look “beautiful?”  Unfortunately, sometime too far.

http://www.southfloridagaynews.com/sfgn-columnists/guest-columnists/6793-lethal-beauty-transgenders-obsession-to-look-feminine-can-be-deadly.html!

  • Beauty products just for men?  Hmmm…is this a marketing ploy or is there something to it?

http://www.aikenstandard.com/story/080512-beauty-corner

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Some more beauty-in-culture reading to add to the posts!

  • In case you didn’t see our tweet about this, HBO is airing a documentary about aging beauties

http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/30/showbiz/tv/supermodels-documentary-daniels/?hpt=en_c2

  • A departure for Gucci ads

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/31/charlotte-casiraghi-gucci_n_1723223.html?utm_hp_ref=style

  • L’Oreal supports women and digital

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rachel-weiss/beauty-industry-technology-_b_1710061.html?utm_hp_ref=style&ir=Style

  • Could you go years without buying anything new?  What would that do to your psyche?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/katy-wolkstanley/saving-money-tips_b_1702291.html?utm_hp_ref=style&ir=Style

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More beauty reading that captivated us:

  • Bigger beauty brands, in this case CVS, are recognizing the huge value of direct to consumer communications via social media

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/envision-beauty-applauds-innovative-use-of-social-media-in-promoting-healthy-skin-2012-07-24

  • Our expectations of design have risen: it must be beautiful and environmentally responsible too

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/23/arts/design/the-proper-blend-of-beauty-and-ethics.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all

  • Some mindless reading: beauty queen gets awarded settlement after suffering from wearing high heels for charity events

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/beauty-queen-awarded-nearly-30-000-car-accident-222824799.html

  • The latest in scientifically advanced sunscreens

http://fashion.telegraph.co.uk/beauty/news-features/TMG9405408/Beauty-Notebook-Hi-Tech-Sunscreen.html

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Take a look at some great beauty-in-culture reading:

  • Yet another adaptation of Sleeping Beauty that gives more (albeit freaky) depth to “Beauty”

http://boingboing.net/2012/07/16/stalker-sleeping-beauty.html

  • Top Ten NEW Rules for Black Beauty

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ben-arogundade/black-women-beautiful-hair_b_1668599.html

  • The story of Benedict Arnold’s beautiful wife

http://articles.philly.com/2012-07-16/news/32685656_1_benedict-arnold-brains-and-beauty-american-revolution