Making an Appearance at a Conference for Ugly People
At the first annual Ugly Conference, attendees aren't trying to "reclaim" anything. They're just trying to be seen as they are.
This Bangladeshi Photographer’s Work on Beauty Will Give You Nightmares
In the series 'Concealed,' Bangladeshi photographer Habiba Nowrose explores the sacrifice women make every day to fit society's standards of beauty.
We Asked Young People Why They’re Into Botox
“The younger generation understands what you see online is not real. But they’re more willing to look not-real because that’s what they’ve grown up with.”
Tattooed Tribeswomen and the Problem of Photo Tourism in Myanmar
For the Chin women of western Myanmar, outer beauty starts with an inky black, fully tattooed face. But the government has banned the custom, and tourists are flooding in to document the dying tradition.
Nathan A. Thompson
10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Hand Model
‘Hand jobs’ aren’t as easy as they look.
The Evolution of Beauty in Australia's Biker Scene
Givenchy, tanning beds, and human growth hormones—we talked to bikies about aesthetics in the underworld.
Question Of The Day
Do Old People Think Other Old People Are Hot?
We asked around Melbourne to find out.
A Look At the Influence of Gangs and K-Pop on Korean Beauty Ideals
In the final episode of Beyond Beauty, Grace Neutral meets a Korean gang member and a K-Pop superstar, to paint a more detailed picture of what influences the country's youth and their vision of modern beauty.
The New Trend in Luxury Perfume? Smelling Normal
Concrete, teeth, and elevator music are just a few of the scents that perfume houses are now peddling.
the complete guide to k-beauty in 2018
From hair tinsel to a microneedle tinier than 1/3 the width of a hair, welcome to the new world of K-beauty.
How Being Extremely Good Looking Changes You as a Person
Attractive people are not like the rest of us.
Let This Author Explain Everything You Should Know About Lingerie to You
Cora Harrington's mission is to help everyone find the lingerie they're looking for.