Hair History

When did we decide women should shave their legs?

A pair of smooth stems is so ubiquitous to female grooming, it's rarely questioned - and yet the idea we should be hair-free only came about in the last few decades.


What makes this the most controversial hairstyle in fashion?

The latest primer on cultural appropriation – chola style.

Specs Appeal

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We look to Jenna Lyons, Zooey Deschanel, Drew Barrymore and other card-carrying members of the cool-girl intelligentsia, for inspiration.

Beauty School

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Watch these inspiring beauty vloggers nail cat-eye flicks and precise lip liner.

Beauty Standards

Why praising 'natural' ...

We're told to keep it 'natural' – but, of course, not at the expense of keeping it polished and beautiful.

Gloss Gaffe

Here’s everything wrong ...

It's a term one usually associates with the charge of Statutory Rape, not the subtle pink-gold hue left by a swipe of tinted gloss.

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