The Fascinating Beauty of Starling Humming

It was a February evening in 2020 and I was standing in the swamps of the Dutch northern province of Friesland. Above my head, hundreds of thousands of starlings swirled, dived and dived dramatically, darkening the sky. The sound of its wings echoed through the air, creating wind patterns on the surface of the still […]

Chanel, TikTok and Beauty Advent Calendar Discussion

Hell doesn’t rage like a social media mob who thinks they’ve spotted a luxury scam. Or this weekend, when a series of viral TikTok videos featuring the $825 Chanel advent calendar and the disappointed customer who bought it went viral, it inspired plenty of users to foul the brand. Rather, all over the Instagram page. […]

Cyber ​​Deal! Beauty Gifts from Colleen Rothschild!

One of my favorite gifts to give is the gift of beauty. New to me beauty brands, popular beauty products, classic fragrances. I love them all! Beauty products can often feel like luxury – things we, busy women, rarely buy for ourselves – which is why receiving them as a gift is all the more […]

The Ever-Changing Beauty of the Tetons: A 45-Mile Hike in Wyoming

When I arrived at my first campsite in Wyoming’s Teton Mountains, about 27 miles from the trail, I was expecting to be buried in my sleeping bag. My feet ached, my shoulders cramped from the weight of my bag, and although I spent most of the day hiking over 9,000 feet, I had not yet […]

How beauty filters perpetuate colorism towards darker skinned people

Amy Niu studies selfie editing behavior as part of her PhD in psychology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. In 2019, she conducted a study to determine the effect of beauty filters on self-image for American and Chinese women. He took pictures of 325 college-aged women and filtered some of them without telling them. He […]

Beauty Favorites in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Beauty gifts remain popular in 2021, and what better way to stock up (hello, holidays!) than the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale? The sale ends this weekend, so today we’re sharing some great beauty gift ideas and other products we love that are part of this year. Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, including gifts for teen and college girls, […]