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When will people learn, body shaming in public or private will never end well? Did they not get the Dani Mathers memo? Apparently some staffers who worked at British retailer Superdrug did not. When shopper Harriet Rae was minding her own business and shopping for shorts, she noticed two women laughing at her and mocking […]

Rarely do stars come out and talk about their body image issues. We can blame it on society’s obsession with perfection, or the unrealistic standards that women are expected to live up to, but it’s a rare occasion for a star to admit that they struggle when they look in the mirror. One of our […]

Over the weekend, Indian model Sonalika Sahay was part of a panel at India’s Lakme Fashion Week’s (LFW). India Times reported on Sonalika’s  participation in the competition, quickly realizing her fondness for one of the curvy models in the competition. According to India Times, “…It came as no surprise when the results came out. She didn’t […]

When you’re always on the go with a busy schedule, you’ve got no time to waste when you need to get all dolled up. Download some of these beauty-on-demand apps to make your life a little easier. 1. Beautified Booking an appointment with spas and salons in NYC is just a click away with Beautified. […]

How do you pick your spa treatments? Usually, you choose to get a massage when your back is sore. Or you go in for a facial when there’s something going on with your skin. But could you imagine getting your blood drawn before your spa appointment and choosing spa treatments that a medical professional recommends […]

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LVMH recently took a stake in South Korea’s Clio Cosmetics. We totally are not stunned because Korean beauty products have been all the rage. The focus has been primarily in skin care, but they are 100% stepping up their makeup game. Check out some of our favorites below! 1. AmorePacific Yes, this may be pricey, but […]

What do you get when you combine a host of beautiful and diverse curve models, and throw in stars like Orange is the New Black’s Adrienne C. Moore, Philomela Kwao, and Georgina Burke? A really bomb Torrid denim ad. Eleven women in total, all show off new styles available at Torrid, and basically killing the […]

In a recent interview with Vogue, Melissa McCarthy announced the official launch of the fall collection of her line, Melissa McCarthy Seven7. The collection is available on, Home Shopping Network and various department stories nationwide, aiming to bring curve women more options. McCarthy says that she had a strong hand in picking out items, ranging from $80 […]

Summertime is for showing off that glow. Recently, Too Faced Cosmetics’ co-founder and creative chief officer, Jerrod Blandino, posted a sneak peak of a future palette: In a world bathed in far too much darkness I thought today I’d spread a little light, well more of a Glow actually! ????✨????????#SweetPeachGlow #spring #getready #SneakyPeek A photo […]

Body image and being conscience of your body doesn’t just appear out of thin air—it starts at a young age, and is often affected by a child’s surroundings and influences. DreamWorks Animation just came out with its new cartoon movie Trolls, and I was pleasantly surprised that they found a way to talk about being […]

Too much glitter? Never! You can wear glitter all year round and all over your face and body. Here are eight beauty products that will help take your glitter game to the next level. 1. Stila eye shadow Get a glittery shadow ($32, Stila) you can use wet or dry on your lids.   2. Glitter […]