You might have spotted them on the tube, been keen to take a Snapchat on the sly and might even be in pure admiration for how one could possibly be human art, when you cannot even stick your own false eyelashes on. But what is a Club Kid? Beauti4all asked Londoners what they thought: https://youtu.be/X3Xwh_xmVWQ… Continue reading Club Kids: who are they and where did they come from? Prince Jay Jay reveals all
When shopping for the perfect pair of jeans, finding your size can be a nightmare. On top of finding something you like, major retail companies seem to be incapable of agreeing on a common sizing system. As well as ruining your shopping experience, this sizing problem can lead to serious issues like eating disorders and… Continue reading Does size really matter?
I remember when I first bought my very first foundation, I was twelve. I walked into Boots and asked the lady to point out my shade, immediately I was given the only shade of foundation available for my skin tone. It was the Maybelline Dream Matte Mouse in the ONLY dark shade they had. Over… Continue reading Black Make-up: then and now
Is the variety of body types one step forward to higher self-evaluation among women? The fashion and beauty industries are long known for their bad influence on young women’s self-evaluation. From unhealthily thin models to flawless, Photoshop-ed skin, there are many factors that set unrealistic goals for females. This has led to many cases of… Continue reading From 0 to all: sizing in the fashion industry becomes more diverse
Many industries are under scrutiny for their uneven gender representation. It seems like the beauty industry is somehow absent from this conversation. And it shouldn't be. Stereotypical gender roles are being challenged in the beauty world thanks to the increasingly inclusive campaigns and the rise of the male blogging. According to a beauty retailing report… Continue reading Genderless beauty: going onwards and upwards?
While magazines are working to become more inclusive, the question of how they end up white in the first place raises. In an interview, Petsa Kaffens, freelancer and former beauty editor at Bella Magazine, discusses the current situation on fashion magazines. The magazines have always carried the signs of the time. Now in the wake… Continue reading Navigating fashion magazines: from white to coloured
The new generation of designers are everything but traditional, and a new fashion era is starting to emerge where everyone is part of the conversation. We spoke to students taking the BA Fashion Design course at the University of Westminster. Business of Fashion, a highly regarded website focused on the fashion industry, puts the university… Continue reading Upcoming fashion designers share their views on diversity