Hate Mail Lesson: Uncombed Hair Threatens The Natural Order

“The people have spoken, and the people hate my hair. (I mean, really, really hate it.)”


Monica Lewinsky: The Price Of Shame In A Culture Of Humiliation

“I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a global scale almost instantaneously.”

Monica Lewinsky: The Price Of Shame In A Culture Of Humiliation

Meet Strongwoman Brittany Diamond

Watch Brittany compete in the dumbbell clean and press, Farmer’s Walk, three different dead lifts and the yoke walk, where she had to carry 450 pounds for 60 feet.


It’s World Water Day: Water Is Equality

Investing in water and sanitation actually helps improve equality, which helps stimulate the economy…

Women carrying water in Rajasthan


Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

How The Look Of Iranian Women Has Changed Over The Last 100 Years… See It In One Minute

How The Look Of Iranian Women Has Changed Over The Last 100 Years… See It In One Minute

February 20, 2015 by

Over the last 100 years, from decade to decade, it's amazing to see how the look of Iranian women has changed. It's not at all what we expected, and proves that more modern times don't always equate to more modern traditions. Cut.com, the talented folks behind this time-lapse, their 3rd in an ongoing series about beauty, offered no ... [Read More]


Powerful Images Show Actual Imprints Left On Skin From What Women Wear

February 20, 2015 by

Justin Alexander Bartels IMPRESSION series is simply stunning in so many ways, and speaks directly to the confines of the “beauty ideal” that has come to consume our culture. His goal was to showcase "what women go through to attract," by showing "the actual imprints left on their skin from the binding apparel they wear," and his powerful images have most certainly ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: How To Turn An Ordinary Orange Into A Luxury Candle With DIY Zest

February 20, 2015 by

From crafts to renovation, I’m always on the hunt for fun, inexpensive, and eco-friendly DIY projects that yield great results. My latest project search was motivated by two factors - I’m a total candle junky but I hate spending mucho dinero to support my habit. Have you seen the price of "healthy" candles - 100% beeswax and ... [Read More]

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What You May Not Know About Author Amy Tan

February 19, 2015 by

As a child Amy Tan believed her life was duller than most. She read to escape. Her parents (immigrants from China) wanted her to be a doctor and a concert pianist. She secretly dreamed of becoming an artist. She began writing fiction when she was 33. Her first short story was published when she was 34, and three years later, she published her first book, a collection of short stories called The Joy Luck ... [Read More]


Fifty Shades Of Kate’s Grey… Daily Mail Devotes Entire Article To Middleton’s Locks In New Beauty Policing Low

February 19, 2015 by

This morning, our friends from The Illustionists tweeted the above image with the following caption... "Bastion of journalism The Daily Mail devotes a whole article to Kate Middleton's few strands of grey hair #beautymyth." Allow us to point out that the Daily Mail's photo ... [Read More]


Beautiful Indian Folk Dance With More Than 5000 Women Dancers Sets Guinness World Record

February 19, 2015 by

The Kaikottikali, one of the most popular South Indian folk dances from the state of Kerala, is usually performed by just a dozen women, but this one involved more than 5,000 dancers (5, 211 to be exact) and set a new Guinness World Record at this year’s Thanima 2015 arts festival. ... [Read More]

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The Atlas of Beauty: Photographs Of Women From Around The World

February 18, 2015 by

In an effort to show that beauty is everywhere, Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc set off on a journey around the world photographing women and highlighting their cultures for a project she calls, The Atlas Of Beauty. In a statement sent to Women You Should Know, Mihaela told us about her inspiration for the project and the lessons ... [Read More]


He Slams Her Looks and Size In Trainwreck Movie Review; Amy Schumer Responds, Includes Picture

February 18, 2015 by

In a recent "review" of director Judd Apatow's upcoming Trainwreck (July 2015), starring and written by Amy Schumer of Comedy Central’s Emmy-nominated Inside Amy Schumer, Hollywood Elsewhere blogger Jeffrey Wells describes the movie's lead as "chubby," with Lou Costello-esque "wide facial features," and likens ... [Read More]