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.


  • Yay, modern furniture is in fashion again!


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


  • 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.


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


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”


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


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


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


  • Some sobering info on beauty products


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


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


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


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


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


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


  • 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?


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


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


  • 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?


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