The point of the Lammily doll is to bust up beauty standards so in the #DoYou commercial, she travels to Miami where she is attacked by thinspo at every turn. The body shaming never stops and there are even "before" and "after" ads on buses. Bus ads? It's South Beach. Just go with it. But...

Red Door Spa Sets the Beauty Standard High this Wedding Season. Red Door Spas, the renowned leader in hair and beauty, takes center stage this wedding season, as recently seen at the Pronovias Fashion Show and Bridal Event in NYC. Red Door Spas' top in-house beauty experts, Red Door Spas'...

Because of the massive exposure to different cultures, there may not even be a designated set of beauty standards for different countries but a completely individualized concept of the idea. The best way to take inspiration from fashion designers and cultural forces is to pick out what...

In our Fashionably Informed column, we've talked before about some of the issues women face in the fashion industry, such as the gender wage gap and unrealistic beauty standards. Today, we're taking on the problem of objectification by examining what it is, how it functions in fashion, and why...

While the entire fashion population is going crazy for Kate Upton, the new health & beauty standard, I still think she's not bringing anything new to the table. Except for – maybe – an air of open vulgarity. 'Healthy – looking' models have been around for quite a while now, except they don't...

Unfortunately it's not confidence — it's having brown hair and touching your head. What their new report reveals is that sex doesn't sell, and no one wants to buy lingerie from blondes. According to CEO Morgan Hermand-Waiche, not a single blonde model has done well on the website. Props and...

So where do tired old beauty standards that shape our identity actually come from? Here are five places, people, and things to avoid if you want to keep your self-esteem at an all-time high. 1. Hollywood: where looking good is often the leading lady's convoluted storyline. 2. Fashion ads:...

Can we all agree that fixing beauty standards won't happen by snapping at other women for wearing heels, not wearing makeup, or being small chested?

Her choice to wear menswear highlights a fundamental blind spot in beauty standards when it comes to athletic female bodies: "I am very petite, and my build is very athletic, from dancing and running. In the '90s, you had to be this size zero to be considered beautiful, then in 2010 it was...

The series aims to challenge society's beauty standards, and features five unconventional Aussie beach babes — including Sophie Sheppard, Olivia Langdon, Margaret Macpherson and Stefania Ferrario — getting real about their own perceptions of aesthetic ideals. You might remember Ferrario...

 

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