Beauty standards

9 Beauty Standards We Should Drop ASAP

9 Beauty Standards We Should Drop ASAP
Girls stuff
year ago

Beauty standards are constantly changing and evolving, but some unrealistic expectations have stuck around for far too long. It’s time for us to challenge these narrow ideals and embrace the diverse spectrum of beauty that exists within every one of us. Here are 9 outdated beauty standards that we need to drop once and for all.

15 Pics Showing How Beauty Standards Have Changed Over the Years, According to Miss Universe

15 Pics Showing How Beauty Standards Have Changed Over the Years, According to Miss Universe
People
3 years ago

Miss Universe was first founded back in 1952 as a marketing stunt by a California-based company which, through the years, became one of the most-watched pageants in the world. So far, there have been 68 Miss Universe winners. Out of those, the Miss Universe of 1997 (point 6 in this article) was the oldest among them, and the winner of 2001 (point 7 in our article here) managed to get a role in Aquaman.

7 Beauty Standards of the Past That Seem Truly Bizarre Now

7 Beauty Standards of the Past That Seem Truly Bizarre Now
Curiosities
4 years ago

Every time period has its own trends in both fashion and appearance. In the past, the beauty standards were sometimes so unusual that if you wanted to have perfect results, you’d have to use really weird methods. For example, you’ve probably heard about foot binding and stretching the neck with metal rings. And there are also “beauty” experiments that were not only painful but also dangerous.

What Happened to Jennifer Aniston's Face, According to a Doctor

What Happened to Jennifer Aniston's Face, According to a Doctor
People
3 weeks ago

Since rising to fame in the mid-1990s, Jennifer Aniston has been adored for her acting prowess and iconic sense of style. Recently, there has been speculation about whether the 55-year-old actress has undergone more cosmetic procedures, as some fans have noticed she looks somewhat different nowadays.

Why Jennifer Aniston’s Face Suddenly Started to Look Different

Why Jennifer Aniston’s Face Suddenly Started to Look Different
People
month ago

Since becoming a household name in the mid-1990s, Jennifer Aniston has been cherished not only as an award-winning actress but also as a beauty and style icon. Lately, there have been whispers and speculations that the 55-year-old celebrity might have undergone additional cosmetic procedures, with some fans feeling she looks “different” these days.

12 Things That a Mature Woman Has Nothing to Feel Insecure About

12 Things That a Mature Woman Has Nothing to Feel Insecure About
Girls stuff
2 months ago

Despite the fact that nowadays women are encouraged to accept themselves and love their body the way it is, many people still feel insecure about some natural things. Some are insecure about certain features because they were teased in childhood for them. Others, on the contrary, are afraid to admit that they make adjustments to their appearance because they think they do something wrong.

10 Fashion Trends From the Past That Can Shock Even Modern Fashionistas

10 Fashion Trends From the Past That Can Shock Even Modern Fashionistas
Girls stuff
2 months ago

"Things used to be better in the past," we sometimes say when look at the current fashion trends. However, if you dive deeper into the trends of the past centuries, it's unlikely that you'll want to turn back the time. Colorful eyebrows, blue drawings in the décolleté area and corsets that squeezed down the waist to 13 inches are just a few of them.

I Asked My Wife to Shave Her Mustache, and Her Reaction Left Me Speechless

I Asked My Wife to Shave Her Mustache, and Her Reaction Left Me Speechless
Relationships
2 months ago

Beauty standards often influence our perceptions, impacting how we see ourselves and others. For instance, one reader felt uncomfortable with his wife’s mustache, reflecting societal pressures for women to conform to smooth, hairless standards. This story highlights how deeply ingrained beauty norms can shape our expectations and judgments, even within relationships. Such standards not only limit individual expression but also risk overshadowing genuine connections. Our reader’s experience underscores the harm of beauty ideals, both on self-esteem and within relationships.

I Stopped Shaving and My Boyfriend’s Reaction Is Confusing

I Stopped Shaving and My Boyfriend’s Reaction Is Confusing
Relationships
4 months ago

Not all women choose to lead a razor-free life because of people’s mixed feelings. However, it’s twice as hard to stop shaving when your loved ones disapprove of it. Our reader faced a problem — her boyfriend seems to be embarrassed of her. Now she’ll have to decide whether to keep her boyfriend or her hair.

Dolly Parton, 78, Is Trolled for Wearing a Revealing Outfit and Sparks a Heated Debate

Dolly Parton, 78, Is Trolled for Wearing a Revealing Outfit and Sparks a Heated Debate
People
4 months ago

The iconic country singer Dolly Parton, at the age of 78, found herself at the center of a social media storm as she was trolled for donning a revealing outfit. The legendary artist, known for her timeless talent and philanthropic endeavors, sparked a heated debate among fans and critics alike. While some applauded Parton for embracing her individuality and defying age-related stereotypes, others criticized her wardrobe choice, arguing that it was inappropriate given her age.

What Happened to Britney Spears: From Iconic Teeth Gap to Social Media Breaks

What Happened to Britney Spears: From Iconic Teeth Gap to Social Media Breaks
People
5 months ago

Britney Spears, once the princess of pop, has undergone significant transformations in recent times. This makes people ask, “What happened to Britney Spears?” From her iconic teeth gap to her decision to quit social media, the journey has been a rollercoaster of emotions for both Britney and her fans. Let’s delve into the intricacies of her life, the media’s role, and the impact of these changes on the pop sensation.

People Praise Kate Middleton, 41, for Aging “Like a Normal Human Being”

People Praise Kate Middleton, 41, for Aging “Like a Normal Human Being”
People
7 months ago

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, recently faced criticism from online trolls after a photo of her from Remembrance Sunday was posted by British Vogue. The trolls’ comments focused on her appearance, with some criticizing her for showing signs of aging. However, many people came to her defense, praising her for aging gracefully and rejecting the ageist narrative perpetuated by the trolls.

Kate Winslet Was Deemed the “Wrong Shape” by Hollywood, but Her RECENT Response to That Is Incredibly Bold

Kate Winslet Was Deemed the “Wrong Shape” by Hollywood, but Her RECENT Response to That Is Incredibly Bold
People
9 months ago

Kate Winslet has always been an advocate for body positivity and self-acceptance. She has often spoken out against the unrealistic beauty standards that the entertainment industry can impose on actresses. Recently, the Academy Award-winner hinted at a meaningful action she took in response to her past experiences with body shaming. This revelation coincides with her involvement in the forthcoming biopic Lee, where she takes on the roles of executive producer and lead actress.

She Wants to Find a Partner That Isn’t Ashamed of Her Body Hair

She Wants to Find a Partner That Isn’t Ashamed of Her Body Hair
People
11 months ago

In a world where people are often pushed to look a certain way, Esther strongly advocates accepting ourselves and feeling positive about our bodies. She fearlessly embraces her natural self, and because of this, she has become a powerful role model. Esther’s heartfelt wish throughout her incredible journey is to find a partner who will accept her body hair without judging or shaming her for it.

Jennifer Lopez Reveals Her Boyfriend Urged Her to Get Botox in Her Early 20s

Jennifer Lopez Reveals Her Boyfriend Urged Her to Get Botox in Her Early 20s
People
11 months ago

Jennifer Lopez, the multi-talented singer, actress, and dancer, has been in the public eye for decades. Known for her stunning looks and age-defying appearance, Lopez has been the subject of much speculation regarding her use of Botox and other cosmetic procedures. Recently, she revealed that her boyfriend at the time had urged her to get Botox in her early 20s, but she refused.

“Baywatch” Star, 55, Silences Critics Who Said She Was “Too Old to Wear a Bikini”

“Baywatch” Star, 55, Silences Critics Who Said She Was “Too Old to Wear a Bikini”
People
year ago

In a resounding act of defiance, Donna D’Errico, a Baywatch star, aged 55, has firmly silenced critics who sought to belittle her for wearing a bikini at her age. This remarkable individual has shattered ageist stereotypes by embracing her authentic self and refusing to be constrained by society’s narrow beauty standards. With grace and confidence, she has shown the world that one’s age should never dictate their right to feel comfortable in their own skin.

“People Stare at Us,” A Guy Is Mocked for Dating a 252-lb Woman, but They’re Bonded for Life

“People Stare at Us,” A Guy Is Mocked for Dating a 252-lb Woman, but They’re Bonded for Life

In the world of love, there’s no one-size-fits-all match. Beauty standards are subjective, and love doesn’t require conforming to them. The love story of Matt and Brittany beautifully exemplifies this notion. They’ve faced ridicule and criticism from others who couldn’t look beyond their differences. Nevertheless, they’ve shown that true love goes beyond appearances and requires accepting each other for who they are.

Melissa McCarthy Is the Star of People’s 2023 “Beautiful Issue”

Melissa McCarthy Is the Star of People’s 2023 “Beautiful Issue”
People
year ago

Melissa McCarthy, 52, felt ’’incredibly flattered’’ when she was selected for the cover of People magazine’s 2023 Beautiful Issue. She even joked that her first thought was, ’’Did my mom and my dad have the 2 main votes?’’ The star also had a touching message to give her younger self, who’d never imagined she would be where she is today.

14 Celebrities Who Absolutely Hate Having Their Bodies Photoshopped

14 Celebrities Who Absolutely Hate Having Their Bodies Photoshopped
People
year ago

While Photoshop is a useful tool, when it comes to Hollywood and the media, it can also prove to be a harmful weapon. First of all, it creates unrealistic beauty standards, which can lead people to experience body image issues. Also, it creates the idea that people don’t have one single imperfection when, in reality, this is false. This is why it’s so important that famous people speak out against the use of extreme Photoshop.

10+ Celebrity Women Who Give Zero Hoots About Society’s Beauty Rules

10+ Celebrity Women Who Give Zero Hoots About Society’s Beauty Rules
People
6 months ago

Society has always imposed not only behavioral norms but also beauty standards. Moreover, even celebrity women feel the pressure. Some fear missing out on mainstream trends and try to meet people’s demands. Others, however, ignore all standards and choose not to fight against what nature has given them. With this in mind, we respect the gorgeous, famous women who don’t confine themselves to what’s socially acceptable and delight us with their natural beauty.

Melanie Lynskey Is Done With Being Typecast Based on Her Body

Melanie Lynskey Is Done With Being Typecast Based on Her Body
People
year ago

From a candy bar in every scene to the same type of roles over and over again, Melanie Lynskey has had enough of being typecast based on her body. The actress, best known for her work in shows like The Last of Us and Castle Rock, is breaking free from the mold and proving that she’s more than just her body type.

I Stopped Looking in the Mirror for 2 Weeks, and You Should Try It Too

I Stopped Looking in the Mirror for 2 Weeks, and You Should Try It Too
Curiosities
year ago

I can’t remember how many times I’ve hidden away from the world when I felt ashamed of my appearance, or how many invitations I’ve turned down because I felt disgusted by the way I look. I gazed into the bathroom mirror and thought, “Why does it have to be me?” Looking in the mirror is inevitably followed by blaming my treacherous genes for giving me an odd face with an imperfect shape. I decided to stop looking in the mirror completely to see if anything changed because I couldn’t go on like this anymore.

15 Women Who Ditched the Razor to Embrace Their Femininity on Their Terms

15 Women Who Ditched the Razor to Embrace Their Femininity on Their Terms
Girls stuff
year ago

As humans, we all strive to look and feel our best. However, society has long held certain beauty standards that can be difficult to meet. One of the most significant examples is the expectation for women to be hairless. But some women embrace their body hair and reject these societal expectations of femininity. Let’s go on a ride to explore the journey of several ladies who have gained confidence and self-love by doing just that.

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Life-Changing Comment on Kate Winslet’s Body and How It Affected Their Friendship

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Life-Changing Comment on Kate Winslet’s Body and How It Affected Their Friendship
People
10 months ago

Although they never had a romantic relationship, the appearances of actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet together are enough to excite fans. Their strong, non-romantic bond is proof that long-lasting connections can exist in the fast-paced world of Hollywood. An intriguing aspect of their relationship is how it was strengthened by a remark DiCaprio made about Winslet’s body during the filming of Titanic. This comment impacted Winslet’s perspective on life in a meaningful way.

“Gray Never Equals Old,” a Model, Luisa Dunn, Ditches Hair Dye and Inspires People to Love Their Natural Looks

“Gray Never Equals Old,” a Model, Luisa Dunn, Ditches Hair Dye and Inspires People to Love Their Natural Looks
People
year ago

We’ve probably all wondered when we’d find our first strand of gray hair. Scientists claim they’ve found a gene that helps to know exactly when you start noticing yours. Surprisingly, there are also genes linked to balding, curly hair, and even unibrows. Our featured heroine seems to not care much about her gray hair and treats it like a posh accessory, given to her by nature. Meet model Luisa Dunn and find out more about her unusual and motivating life philosophy.

Meet Melanie Gaydos, a Model With Rare Genetic Conditions Who Broke All Fashion Stereotypes

Meet Melanie Gaydos, a Model With Rare Genetic Conditions Who Broke All Fashion Stereotypes
People
year ago

Once upon a time, models were skinny, tall, mostly fair-skinned, with curly or straight hair. But Melanie Gaydos is one of the uniquely brave individuals who had the guts to defy social standards. The 32-year-old model is not only challenging the fashion industry, but she also highlights the importance of diversity in the beauty world. And as she does just that, Gaydos shared her story, which we believe is worth hearing.