All posts tagged beauty standards

Embracing Our Skin Colour

Kim Kardashian is no stranger to controversy, nor is she a stranger to being accused of blackface, or cultural appropriation. Back in 2017, Kardashian was accused of wearing blackface by […]

Censoring Plastic

You may have recently noticed that your go-to filter on Instagram is missing. Last month, Instagram announced of their intention to ban all augmented reality filters that promote ‘cosmetic surgery’ […]

ASOS shows stretch marks and encourages body positivity

Have you ever bought clothes online and realised it doesn’t fit? I recently bought a t-shirt dress from The Ragged Priest, I’ve bought one from them before so I didn’t […]

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 […]

A Jolly Old Sodding Christmas

Christmas is a story of blissful perfection that the entire world has been conditioned to buy into. It has become more of a secular holiday; the whole Jesus-born-in-Bethlehem scene seems […]