For many teens, warmer weather means long days at the beach or pool with their friends. However, for 13 year-old Paris Harvey, going to the beach just caused fear and anxiety. Harvey’s fear about the beach is not unusual. Tons of women and girls all over the world fear the beach and pool simply because they have to wear a swimsuit.
Even if you wear SPF constantly and do your best to avoid the sun, chances are that you will eventually get a sunburn. Sunburns should be avoided as much as possible since they can cause irreversible damage like sunspots, wrinkles, and even skin cancers. When you do get a sunburn, here are some great tips to help your skin feel normal again and reduce your risk of more damage.
Vitiligo is a skin condition where pigment is lost from patches of skin all over the face and body. Anyone can develop vitiligo at any time, but it has always traditionally been seen as something that needs to be covered up and hidden with clothes and makeup. These young women are making strides in the beauty and fashion industries by embracing their vitiligo and using their spotlight to create awareness.
Warm weather, blooming flowers, and more time outdoors doesn’t always sounds so great. Anyone with allergies knows the “allergy face” that comes with more time spent outside while allergens are in the air. Red eyes, a puffy face, and a chapped nose are just some of the symptoms of “allergy face” that are not only uncomfortable, but can sometimes leave us feeling self-conscious. Here are a few simple tricks to try if you don’t want to suffer from “allergy face” any longer.
While many girls were previously labels as “aliens” for their big and bright eyes, bigger eyes have become more popular lately and have even been considered high fashion. If you have naturally large eyes and want to play them up, try these quick tricks.
While putting an acid on your skin may sound scary, there’s a good chance that a lot of the skincare products you’re already using contain some form of acid. When used in skincare products, acids can help treat and prevent acne, reduce wrinkles, and fade dark spots. The trick to acids in skincare is finding the right type for your skin. Here’s a guide to help you decide on what acid is best for your skin type.
We’ve all had those mornings where we’ve slept in just a little too long and now we’re rushing to work. On these mornings, we’re left with two decisions: go to work with limp and greasy hair, or go to work with wet hair. Most of the time, neither of those options are acceptable for the work place. For mornings where you’ve slept in a little too long, here are some hacks that will allow you to have clean hair without being late for work.
If you have curly hair, chances are that you’re used to mixing different products together to get the look you want and the help that your hair needs to stay healthy. Here are some great curl cocktails for every curl type.
With magazines pushing wight loss pills and programs, celebrities endorsing new diet fads, and Photoshopped pictures all over the pages and screens of the mainstream media, it’s hard to have a very positive self-image. The mainstream world seems to only consider people who are “beautiful” to also be thin and virtually flawless. Many “beauty” standards push an unrealistic expectation on both men and women.
Life coach Rachael Spencer took to Instagram to call out “diet culture, fitness, cellulite cream” that is being forced on women and young girls. She decided to post a side-by-side picture of her at 13 with low self-esteem in a bikini, and her today at 26 with a lot of self-love in her bikini.
Unlike many before and after pictures, Spencer’s isn’t involve some extreme weight loss or dangerous surgery to make her closer to the unrealistic ideals of “beauty”. For Spencer the before and after picture is all about an internal transformation.
Having a full bust can come with some challenges. Besides being uncomfortable in certain tops and dresses, you also have an arbitrary set of “rules” set up by society on how you’re supposed to dress. Here are some fashion tips for busty women that embrace their bust, not hide it!