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Antonia Mariconda

Award Winning Beauty Writer/Blogger, Presenter, Founder of @SafetyinBeauty Campaign, Body Image Counsellor

Award Winning Beauty Blogger, Published Author & Writer, Sky TV Presenter, Celebrity Beauty Consultant, Founder of The Safety in Beauty Campaign, Anti-Ageing and Beauty Expert, Be Beautiful but Be Safe!

Why It's Time We Stop Cosmetic Surgery Shaming

We aren't strangers to the number of negative characteristics that are attributed with both women and men who dare to go under the knife. Although, cosmetic surgery is now more accepted than ever before, a large number of people are still willing to name-call people who have done it.
11/05/2016 12:20 BST

Is Beauty Really a Privilege?

Staying young and attractive certainly seems to be hugely important in today's society. It's difficult to imagine anyone bemoaning the fact that they're beautiful; being physically attractive is considered fortunate, and when beautiful people to complain about their beauty, it seems ungrateful almost.
17/02/2015 15:23 GMT

Amy Childs: Don't Be Fooled By the Whole Essex Stereotype

The clever young business woman keeps fit by running her beauty and fashion empire and constantly being on the go, but let's face it she is also blessed with amazing genes! she loves talking beauty and clothes and her genuine interest in beauty, fashion and style is apparent in many of my chats with her.
30/10/2014 16:04 GMT

Achilles Heel Piercing - Just One Step Too Far?

Body Modification is a process whereby people undergo some pretty extreme modifications to their bodies such as horn shaped implants to the forehead and multiple piercings to various parts of the body including genitalia and orifices.
22/10/2014 12:36 BST

Peter Andre - My View on Modern Beauty

I caught up with the lovely Peter Andre at the launch of his new perfume Scarlet. Peter revealed the metrosexual in him and discussed his views about modern beauty in a refreshingly candid interview.
16/10/2014 17:06 BST

What's in Amanda Byrams Beauty Bag?

Brunette beauty Amanda started off her working life as a model, before taking the TV world by storm, presenting shows such as The Big Breakfast and Liquid News. She has since progressed to American TV and hosted the reality TV series Paradise Hotel and The Swan.
15/09/2014 14:04 BST

What's In Kelly Hoppens Beauty Bag?

Kelly Hoppen's flair for design is such that it has earned her numerous prestigious awards, no least her MBE for services to design. The flame haired interior designer and entrepreneur has worked her magic on the homes, yachts and jets of some of the world's most famous celebrities, including David and Victoria Beckham.
02/09/2014 12:40 BST

Surgical Selfies: A Tasteless Symbol of a Modern Era?

So pervasive is the selfie trend, that it seems that nothing is sacred - not even patients undergoing surgery. Recently, a photograph was posted and spread widely on social media, depicting a surgeon holding a large piece of skin he had removed from a patient's abdomen.
21/08/2014 15:39 BST

10 Sun Protection Questions - Answered

Most people know that it's sensible to apply sun screen to the skin in order to prevent burning. If the thought of ageing, sagging, sun damaged skin that is rife with age spots is not enough to convince people to apply sun protection, then the very real threat of skin cancer certainly should be.
14/07/2014 14:41 BST

Bad News: The Sugar Cravings Around Your Period Are Actually Ageing You

sually, I work out 4 times a week, and I eat healthily, But, for one week during every month, I am, shall we say, less than vigilant with my food choices! Obviously I don't want the fact that I fall to pieces once a month to sabotage all my other anti-ageing efforts. It's scary to think that for 12 weeks of the year I eat junk and empty calories that do my body no good at all.
11/07/2014 15:43 BST