Week in Review: 2/26-3/3

Caesar Assassination

Take a look below at what intrigued us this week:

The beauty of authenticity and a true smile Weekend Observations: The Beauty of Authenticity

A new exhibit shows the sensual, aesthetic artforms created during the “prudish” Victorian Era The Sensual, “Other Side” to the Victorian Era

Believe it or not, a study reveals that men spend more time than women beautifying in the AM Men Spend MOre Time Primping Than Women … Great!

More beauty-in-culture reading curated just for you! More to Love: Additions to The Reading List

Spring is right around the corner but Beware the Ides of March!

 

More to Love: Additions to the Reading List

Miss America Crown
We curated some fascinated beauty-in-culture reading….enjoy!
  • An interview with Ewa Asmar,  beauty industry expert and founder of Bionee, organic skin care for pregnant women, new moms, and their babies.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jolene-hart/the-roots-of-beauty-ewa-asmar_b_1234527.html

  • Yay, modern furniture is in fashion again!

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/homes/Bring+contemporary+beauty/6030308/story.html

  • Another example of the powerful role of beauty: Clinics are offering cancer patients beauty tricks to help them look and feel better

http://yourlife.usatoday.com/your-look/story/2012-01-16/Clinics-offer-beauty-tricks-to-help-cancer-patients/52599126/1-

  • Miss America isn’t just a beauty pageant but fuel for women’s dreams and aspirations…at least according to this article.  you be the judge.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sam-haskell/miss-america-91_b_1205674.html?ref=style&ir=Style

  • What happens when your 7-year-old daughter says: “Mom, I’m fat”?  This mom may have the answer.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/janell-burley-hofmann/girls-and-body-image_b_1204882.html?ref=healthy-living&ir=Healthy%20Living

Anything else to add to the list comment or tweet us @Beautyskew

More to Love: Additions to the Reading List

  • A perspective on beauty in a world full of “high gloss”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/victoria-foyt/on-beauty-in-the-age-of-g_b_1231164.html

  • Dolly Parton’s secrets to looking amazing for SOOOOO long

http://style.lifegoesstrong.com/article/dolly-parton-beauty-and-life-secrets-superstar

  • Ahhh, for all of you who, like me, love modern design

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/homes/Bring+contemporary+beauty/6030308/story.html

  • Another example of the transformative (and even healthful) power of beauty

http://yourlife.usatoday.com/your-look/story/2012-01-16/Clinics-offer-beauty-tricks-to-help-cancer-patients/52599126/1

  • Some sobering info on beauty products

http://www.app.com/article/20120116/NJLIFE04/301160018/Beauty-products-linked-to-cancer-birth-defects-hormonal-issues
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More to Love: Additions to the Reading List

Can’t get enough beauty-in-culture reading?  Check out the Additions to the Reading list below:

  • The Muppets become a source of fashion trends

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/alltherage/2011/11/muppet-mania-kermit-makes-his-fashion-felt.html

  • Unisex clothing, fragrances and jewelry is all the rage, again

http://www.trendcentral.com/style/gender-blind/

  • Understanding the luxury customer, not as a consumer, but as a human being with a system of values and a sense of self

http://fashionscollective.com/FashionAndLuxury/11/luxury-and-the-many-meanings-of-beyond-expectation/

  • Holy Moly, face creams with real diamonds in them?!  And they sell like hotcakes!

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2050186/New-anti-ageing-face-cream-diamonds-sells-just-day.html

  • Good news for cancer patients, a way to curb that rapid weight loss

http://articles.latimes.com/2011/nov/10/health/la-he-drug-fat-loss-20111110

Comment or tweet me your thoughts and additions to the reading list @Beautyskew

 

More to Love: Additions to the Reading List

Really fascinating reading on beauty, fashion and culture.

  • Safety wear is now high fashion!  Check out this new line of women’s clothing using reflective fabrics that could pass for crossing guard uniforms but looks much hotter

http://www.coolhunting.com/style/vespertine.php

  • Tasty, pastry-flavored perfumes.  I don’t get it but if your mate ends up trying to take a bite out of you, I guess that’s not so bad, eh?

http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2091586,00.html

  • Finally, us, Gen Xers, are being talked about when it comes to our relationship with beauty… instead of the Boomers yapping all the time!

http://articles.latimes.com/2011/sep/25/image/la-ig-beauty-genx-20110925

  • I’m loving this…photographer makes breast cancer survivors feel beautiful

http://www.cnn.com/2011/09/30/health/terri-shaver-breast-cancer-photographer/index.html

  • King Abdullah gives Saudi women the right to vote.  Do you think notions of beauty and public display will start to change along with this new right?

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-09-25/king-abdullah-gives-women-in-saudi-arabia-the-right-to-vote-for-first-time.html

Any stories you want to add to the line up? Comment or tweet us @beautyskew