Tagged - beauty

“TikTok pretty”: Beauty is more of a public performance than ever

Beauty has seemingly become a matter of public affirmation: something that, in its most desired form, draws a type of universal and objective consensus.

Kids’ feral behavior in Sephora reflects poorly on parents, not Gen Alpha

There is nothing wrong with being interested in skincare and makeup products; however, the behavior displayed by these children goes beyond just curiosity, and seems more like a deep desire to acquire these things to fit in.

Confronting colorism is more complicated than we think

Even now, I remember thinking if such an extreme degree of caution was worth it, if paleness truly was enough to sacrifice the plain, irreplaceable pleasure of sunlight on bare skin.

I don’t feel beautiful

I love the idea of body positivity. However, it’s almost impossible to love every part of your body all the time.