Miss Representation

Couldn’t get enough beauty-in-culture reading this week?  Never fear, we curated some more!

  • A reminder of the risks of certain beauty habits being practiced both 1000’s of miles away and close to home

http://www.thehindu.com/life-and-style/metroplus/article2984786.ece

  • French beauty, Emmanuelle Beart, launches campaign against plastic surgery as a result of her own botched surgery

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2113481/French-beauty-Emmanuelle-B-art-launches-campaign-plastic-surgery-looks-ruined-botched-ops.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

  • An interesting perspective on the craziness we go through for beauty.  The author doesn’t think appreciation of beauty is a problem, just the limiting beauty standards that current society holds

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/open-page/article2982282.ece

  • New wave of activists challenge society’s notions of beauty in the form of a documentary: Miss Representation

http://www.cnn.com/2012/03/09/living/beauty-media-miss-representation/?hpt=hp_c1

  • That’s right, fashion doesn’t have to mean vulgar and vain.  In Africa it’s being used as an aid in economic development!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cranetv/ethical-fashion_b_1329887.html?ref=style&ir=Style

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