Week in Review: 5/12-5/18

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@Beautyskew was in full force this week:
While I haven’t gone through a total on-camera transformation, I started using a few tricks Weekend Observations: Applying the Lessons
An honest, raw perspective on modeling from a model/TED speaker Behind the Image: An Honest & Bright Model’s Story
From aging beauty contests to a history of beauty in Japan More to Love: Additions to the Reading List
I wish you all a happy weekend and to my brother, Jonny, a happy birthday!

Week in Review: 9/30-10/6

On Colorado with the politicos this week!  And here’s what happened @Beautyskew:

After years of business travel, I see how women get the raw deal Weekend Observations: When Will Fem Biz Travelers gets Recognized?

A bizarre new beauty trend in Japan Pic of the Week: Bagel Head Beauties

More fascinating beauty-in-culture reading More to Love: Additions to the Reading List

Enjoy the weekend!

More to Love: Additions to the Reading List

Take a look at these bizarre and bold beauty stories!

  • In Japan, people are using anti-aging treatments to challenge notions of beauty

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/26/bagel-head-forehead-injections-japan-saline_n_1916188.html

  • A fascinating art exhibit showing the beauty of graffiti: Beauty Is

http://blogs.westword.com/showandtell/2012/09/harrison_nealey_on_beauty_is_d.php

  • Is America ready for a a new type of leading lady who looks different?  I’m betting yes!

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/bastard-machine/Mindy-Kaling-Project-race-weight-beauty-373940

  • The physical healing power of beauty

http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/true-beauty-satisfies-the-human-heart/

Any more stories to add? Comment or tweet us @Beautyskew

Pic of the Week: A Turn for the Uglier

Whenever people equate beauty with perfection I scoff.  If we adjusted all the faces or bodies of people we deem beautiful to be perfect, I bet we’d all be disappointed.  Moreover, when I hear about the supposed “torture” people endure to be perfect, I have to point to the growing number of cases I come across of people trying to look imperfect, as evidenced in the pic above from Tokyo above.   Girls are actually trying to make their teeth look funny!