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Beauty news and opinion features: what is beauty in 2019?

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The curious rise of botched plastic surgery videos

When life gives you a bad boob job, what do you do? If you're an influencer, you make a vlog about it, obviously.
Emily Jensen
10.11.21
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Memphis on her ‘self-affirming’ relationship to beauty

The model-DJ shares her minimal approach to makeup and hope of breaking down stereotypes within the modeling industry.
Akili King
9.30.21
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Talia Goddess is unabashedly owning her natural beauty

The multihyphenate opens up about her musical journey, makeup routine and beauty being ‘how you treat people.’
Akili King
9.30.21
Culture

Thigh gap discourse is back, thanks to TikTok

A number of creators are trying to cancel the problematic Tumblr-era beauty standard, but it's more complicated than that.
Laura Pitcher
9.30.21
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Are men in acrylic nails the final frontier in male beauty? 

While boys in nail polish have been mainstream for a minute, longer styles are still stigmatised.
Dominic Cadogan
9.17.21
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Meet Kanako Takase, the makeup artist pushing avante-garde beauty

The Japanese artist created four looks featuring striking eye make-up and skeletal face paint.
Daphne Chouliaraki Milner
9.16.21
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Circus Magazine is a loud, obnoxious reaction to the beauty industry

From tooth gems to toenail art, Editor-in-Chief Jackson Bowley tells us about his surreal new publication.
Ryan White
9.15.21
Fashion

A brief untangling of the history of the afro 

If it’s been said once, it’s been said a million times: Black people’s hair is our power. We unpick the story behind the style.
Dominic Cadogan
8.30.21
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It's official, the Cupid's Bow is dead

Sorry, having pointy lips is cheugy now.
Laura Holliday
8.18.21
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5 hair stylists share the biggest trends in their cities right now

Featuring mullets in Mexico City, fun with colour in Tokyo and ‘wolf cuts’ on natural hair in Cape Town.
Frankie Dunn
8.17.21
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Are temporary tattoos ruining tattoo culture?

Venture capital-backed temp tat companies are taking over thanks to TikTok, and independent tattoo artists aren't happy about it.
Jack Riewe
8.16.21
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Inside the accounts debunking celebrity plastic surgery and filter mishaps

“We’ve always been fascinated with how celebrities look so incredible, and there’s a part of all of us who wants to find out why and how they do it.”
Beatrice Hazlehurst
8.16.21
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