Topic: Online Shopping

Photoshop Of Horrors: Finally! Shapewear That Removes Your Body Completely

Photoshop Of Horrors: Finally! Shapewear That Removes Your Body Completely

We see Photoshop everywhere: in magazines, on album artwork, in major fashion and beauty campaigns, on movie posters and even in our friends’ selfies on Facebook. But few places are more reliable for bottom of the barrel retouching than online stores: sometimes it’s just a few slices off the abdomen for slimming, sometimes the slicing and dicing results in irregular growths, sometimes the humanity is scrubbed away completely and sometimes people just be aliens. More »

Thin Models Actually Don’t Make Most Women Buy Clothes

Thin Models Actually Don't Make Most Women Buy Clothes

There’s no one reason why fashion models are extremely thin. You’ll hear everything from clients, sample sizes, and agency demands to competition between models and the public that buys magazines featuring them. One of the more steadfast beliefs, though, is that models are thin because fashion is “aspirational” and women want to buy more than clothes: they want some abstract impossible thinness, youth, beauty, etc. As one researcher says, “It’s better to use extremely thin models because that’s what makes women feel bad about themselves and want to buy the products.” More »

Great Beauty Buys To Help You Beat The Winter Blues

Great Beauty Buys To Help You Beat The Winter Blues

Fall/Winter may be the most exciting season for fashion, but it wreaks absolute havoc on your beauty routine. Just when you start thinking cool coats, boots and sweaters can provide all you need when the temperature drops…the cold air kicks in. Suddenly, your skin’s all flaky, your lips are chapped, your cuticles are dry, you’ve got hat head from that supposedly fashionable knit cap and, yup, you still have to slather yourself in sunscreen even though it’s dark before you leave the office. More »