Essential Reading: Beauty

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100 Years of Beauty | Philippines

They say beauty is only skin deep. Anthropologist, Chris Santo Domingo Chan researched the concept of beauty in the Philippines in the last 100 years. His thoughts on beauty: “Beauty is not natural, it is always conditioned and in this context, a face tells so much about the political situation

How to Make Fine Hair Look Thicker

Doing my hair has never been for me. I had a fleeting relationship with straightners and the Carmen Girls Angel Curls wand as a pre-teen, but since then I've generally been a tie-it-up-and-ignore-it type. I wish I could put this lack of self (hair) care down to a lack of

How To Remove Gel Nail Polish

Getting gel nails has so many benefits – the shine, the lasting power, the fact there’s no drying time – but, there is a very widespread bug-bear about them, and that’s removing them once they have either started to chip, or you have had too much nail growth. With gel

No Hair, Don't Care!

What does your hair mean to you? Beauty, style, personality? Hair means a whole range of things to both men and women but it can’t be denied that the way hair is carried and styled is much more significant for women. It's part of a beauty standard that has