Beauty

Wax on, wax off

Brazilian waxes, according to Yahoo Answers, hurt more than childbirth.Continue...

The effects of aging

Special effects makeup often creates drastic results — and for me, it was a surreal experience.Continue...

In pursuit of perfection

Chloe Van Landschoot lost a modeling job because of her body.Continue...

Tik Tok filters fuel the fire of self-image issues

Filters used to alter physical appearances have been around on social media for years.Continue...

White influencers are repackaging BIPOC beauty trends

TikTok beauty trends have surged in popularity alongside the social media platform. The so-called “clean girl aesthetic” and “brownie glazed lip,” for example, have been co-opted by white influencers and their followers, touting a new way to approach one’s look.Continue...

How to save your bleached hair

At Queens, a lot of students are blonde-haired—and not naturally.Continue...

Hair care by trial and error: Experimenting with the ‘curly girl method’

“How to figure out your curl type.” “Product dos and don'ts for curly hair.” “Common curly hair mistakes and how to avoid them.” These are just a taste of titles from the overwhelming slew of articles meant to guide you through the challenges of managing curly hair circulating online.Continue...

How to get the ‘summer look’ without the beach

According to social media, the arrival of summer means we should all be chilling on a rooftop patio, tanning on a beach, travelling around the world or lounging at a cottage. But this isn’t really the reality for most university students.Continue...

Miss America’s axed swimsuit competition sends mixed messages

The recent changes to the Miss America pageant are said to mark the end of an era and spark newfound empowerment. However, these decisions may come with troubling consequences.

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Head-to-toe veganism

Whether it’s for moral, environmental, or health reasons, many people are going vegan.Continue...

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