Exciting news just in from Humane Society International's Be Cruelty-Free campaign team in Brazil, where the State of São Paulo has just introduced Latin America's first ever ban on animal testing for cosmetics.
The reality is that American Apparel sticking pubic hair on its mannequins probably won't increase lingerie sales, but will it give them publicity? Get people talking? Of course it will, it already has, as this post proves. People want to talk about this, out of shock, out of amusement, whatever the reason, emotion is evoked.
I then uncovered the ugly truth about the beauty industry - animals are indeed still being tested on and going through extreme pain and cruelty - all for a new mascara or shampoo! What really angers me is that there's no need - we can undertake tests on reconstructed human skin, like EpiDerm, which is now widely available and produces better, more accurate results.
Did you know that the skin is the largest organ of the human body? Maybe not but we all know that the food we eat impacts on our well being, our energy levels, our immune system and so on but not all of us give consideration that what we eat has a huge impact on our facial complexion.
Flip through the beauty pages of your favourite glossy and you might end up feeling worse than you did before you picked it up. With photoshopped celebs, circled cellulite and new 'wonder' products that cost a week's wages in every issue, surely it's time for a change?
Kim Kardashian has never been known for being modest. Before her pregnancy, the reality television star loved to flaunt her curves, not to mention that she began her career in a porn film (not that there's anything wrong with that).
Heading back to work is depressing enough for most, without the worry of your clothes pinching at your waist or your tired skin making you look washed-out- so what can you do? As editor of The Cosmetic Surgery Guide, I'm lucky enough to get an insight into all of the revolutionary treatments on the market. Let me share my top 3 youth-boosting tips.
I like the thought of New Year's resolutions, I think it gives us a great goal to be a better "you" in the New Year. Most of us have the usual goals s...
Attempts by married men to entice you into their adulterous ways is a little like sitting in the cheap seats and watching events on stage unfold quickly in a bad Scandinavian melodrama. There's an unerring emotional pitch, and an intensity that veers from hysterical, to extra-hysterical.
'I've had a thatch done and I didn't even need it. That's the weirdest thing. I had three months off and got bored.' A bizarre yet telling comment in my opinion however not the first we have heard from Robbie Williams - and I'm sure it will not be the last.
Christmas and New Year are party season, but if like me you've sent Santa a rather large cheque this year, you may be feeling the pinch. Here are some budget tips to try and help get you through the party season looking your absolute best.
Flick through any magazine, TV station or website this Christmas and the messages are mostly about perfection. How to get the perfect skin, body, clothes, relationship... life. But underlying all of it is that your life isn't good enough, you're not good enough.
Robbie Williams has become one of Hollywood's latest to succumb to the lures of unnecessary surgery.
Since my late teens, I've been a total perfume addict. I do fall in and out of love though but there is a core perfume wardrobe I can go back to for the last 28 years. My nose has got more refined as I have aged, a bit like my taste in wine (who knew Liebfraumilch would end up tasting like water when you're over 30).
Just entering the big department stores is enough to induce a panic attack at the moment so to save you any further seasonal anxiety, here are a few suggestions for the men and beauty lovers you may be buying gifts for this Christmas.
If you're looking to prolong and improve your natural suntan this year, or indeed next, then here are some sure fire tips to help you do just that.