In my personal investigation into the world of extreme celebrity beauty treatments, I put placenta on my face, hemorrhoid cream under my eyes, and had my own blood injected into my face.
Tonight on VICELAND, we head to Venezuela on STATES OF UNDRESS to understand what it means to be beautiful in a country on the brink of economic collapse.
Follow host Hailey Gates as she explores fashion scenes from all over the world on our new fashion and travel show, STATES OF UNDRESS, airing March 30.
A recent vandalism campaign against cosmetic surgery ads doesn't tell the other side of the story.
CD Projekt RED's RPG isn't just one of the best games of 2015—it's also among the year's most beautiful.
We talked to the New York Times reporter who spent a year investigating the true cost of manicures in New York.
Ji Yeo's It Will Hurt a Little is an exhibition of photographs documenting South Korea's cosmetic surgery craze.
"Most of the younger patients, who are of the Snapchat generation, they're like, 'Cool! My friends want to watch. They want to watch my surgery as it's happening.'"
In a short new film by Alli Coates, performance artist Signe Pierce saunters through a touristy boardwalk in South Carolina dressed in stripper garb. She's propositioned, berated, and ultimately attacked.
"Irreverent: A Celebration of Censorship," an exhibit curated by Jennifer Tyburczy, looks at the erased history of censored art.
The 21-year-old artist is trying to invert beauty, although she's still figuring out what that means.
Not even the latest earthquake, the country's least favourite phenomenon, can shake NZ's stride into 2015.
"My photos move between darkness and light. It's sort of a history of South Africa and a history of my state of mind."
Here are some of her photographs of women, nature, and women in nature.
In the town of Taunggyi, Burma, locals gather to launch hundreds of hot-air balloons packed with homemade fireworks at the Tazaungdaing Lighting Festival to mark the end of the rainy season.
New fiction by Amie Barrodale about runaways, crooks, liars, and other people in varying degrees of trouble.
The artist, art director, and filmmaker uses her alter ego, Joyce, to create intriguing, unsettling scenes of suburban frustration, female isolation, and the hopeless fight against time-often surrounded by food, masks, and saturated soft furnishings.
Iran has the highest rate of nose surgery in the world per capita. According to most estimates, Iranians get four times the amount of nose jobs that Americans do. For Persian women and some men, the operation is a marker not just of physical beauty but al…
BeautyCon, according to its press release, is a place where "hundreds of content creators—professional beauty gurus, editors, celebrities, bloggers and YouTube personalities—come together to network, discuss the future of online media, and interact with t…
Johnny Ryan's semi-popular comic book saga Prison Pit is an animated movie now. He's been doing comics for VICE for the last 34 years, so we are morally obligated to promote any project he has a hand in.
Things like labia dye, stupid disappearing plastic bras, and mouth-stretching devices are all a part of our world now. Even better: They're all available at the click of a mouse.
Screw looking natural. In a perfect world, covering your face in bright splashes of colorful makeup would
be the hot summer beauty trend.
The popularity of skin-bleaching injections has rocketed over the last 18 months. The trade in black market creams and injections is completely unregulated. There is no way of knowing just how dangerous they are.
This week in New York City, hundreds of young girls will hit the runway for fashion week, the modeling world's Super Bowl. It looks glamorous, but the lifestyle of a model can be a catalyst for poor mental health; I was one of those women who suffered fro…