Topic: Beauty

These Photos Of Women With Armpit Hair Prove That There’s More Than One Way To Be Beautiful

These Photos Of Women With Armpit Hair Prove That There's More Than One Way To Be Beautiful

Ben Hopper is a London-based photographer who shot a series called “Natural Beauty,” which featured conventionally beautiful female models with exposed armpit hair. The series is jarring and plays off of the deeply ingrained idea that women should be free of all body hair in order to maintain their beauty, and the fact that the body hair doesn’t diminish their attractiveness is supposed to challenge our notions otherwise. More »

Promise You’ll Never Ever Go In A Tanning Bed Again

Promise Youâll Never Ever Go In A Tanning Bed Again

Tanning beds, like cigarettes, are dangerous and everyone knows it, yet some people still indulge because tans are sexy and because they can. We are constantly hearing statistics about  cancer, yet people still get naked in artificial sun sarcophagi like they’re somehow invincible. Disregarding statistics is understandable because numbers are mostly boring, but personal accounts of horror stories induced by risky choices are far more persuasive. I’ve never been in a tanning bed and I never planned on going in one, but I just read about this woman who developed a rare form of eye cancer from reckless tanning bed use and now I sort of hope those death traps get banned. More »