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Dove’s “Love Your Curls” Campaign: A Problem or Hope for a Solution?

Dove’s “Love Your Curls” Campaign: A Problem or Hope for a Solution?

Featured image from Dove Hair: Love Your Curls Opening Scene I’ve been mulling over Dove’s new “Love Your Curls” campaign for the past few weeks and I have to admit:… Read more »

It’s My Face and I Can Do What I Want

It’s My Face and I Can Do What I Want

I spend a LOT of time on YouTube, and amidst the music videos, CollegeHumor clips, and Vine compilations, my absolute favorite videos to watch are makeup tutorials. I adore the… Read more »

You Aren’t What You Eat

You Aren’t What You Eat

A couple months ago, I marched into my mother’s room holding a large head of lettuce. I raised it above my head and declared, “I AM GOING TO BE HEALTHY.”… Read more »

Weigh Your Words Instead

Weigh Your Words Instead

As soon as my grandmother comes home, my mother reports to her exactly what I had for lunch and breakfast. I am in the opposite side of the house, but… Read more »

Bald and Beautiful

Bald and Beautiful

Feat Image via stéfan bourson. While I’m not completely bald, I’m close. The difference in cutting off even just a few inches of hair can be staggering, however. I’d like… Read more »

Are you wearing your beauty today?

Are you wearing your beauty today?

  Twitter is, by far, my favorite social media site. I use it more than Facebook and Instagram combined. Twitter can have its moments where I question if it is… Read more »

It’s Your Body and You Can Do What You Want To

It’s Your Body and You Can Do What You Want To

My exploration of body hair began this past summer. Although I wish I could say that it was a choice made under the persuasion of my new-found feminism, I cannot…. Read more »

The Box of Big Girls

The Box of Big Girls

I often ask myself what defines fashion. Who sets the trends? Who determines what people can and can’t wear? Who has the authority to say what looks good and what… Read more »

The Fine Line Separating Exploitation and Empowerment

The Fine Line Separating Exploitation and Empowerment

Somewhere between the realms of extreme booty shaking and intense empowerment conferences, a very thin line exists. This barrier encourages women to ask the question: What is “exploitation” and what… Read more »

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