All posts tagged beauty

REVIEW of ‘The Gradual Disappearance of Jane Ashland’ by Nicolai Houm

“A cleverly structured novel that explores the emotions of grief and loss.” After a tragic accident that changes American writer Jane Ashland’s life, she travels to Norway in search of […]

‘The Squash’ at the Tate Britain

No this exhibition is not inspired around squash as in the sport, or as in the Robinson’s fruit juice, but rather squash as in the vegetable. Quite frankly it is […]

Style’s Top 5 Cruelty-Free Brands

For many people, makeup is an incredibly important part of their daily routine. For me, makeup serves both as a confidence booster and as a method of expression, allowing me […]

Appreciating Street Art…

Around London, everybody seems to walk with a purpose; they never stop to fully survey or appreciate their surroundings. We have become immune to the subtle art that London has […]

London’s Art

London is renowned for being one of the world’s best cities when it comes to the arts and culture. London’s contemporary art scene is forever thriving with new artists and […]

Sexist adverts: has anything changed?

Hopefully the majority of us today would be appalled by vintage ads that are not so subtly sexist. With titles such as, “Gray hair cost her her job!” and “No […]

The Handmaiden Review – Park Chan-wook’s Erotic Thriller is Scintillating, Subversive and Superlative

If there is one thing for certain with contemporary cinema, it’s that international cinema goes disappointingly unrecognised in the wider community. Diving into any one of these more obscure films, […]

The Fantasia Show

In the midst of all the politicised and highly opinionated shows on the catwalk, there was one that stood out to me. Mary Katrantzou’s show simply took me to a […]

Questioning Beauty Standards: The Politics of Afro Hair

The culture of beauty standards within the black community are heavily charged, and therefore require a nuanced approach when looking within the cultural dynamics. Recently, I have noticed a positive […]