Is There a Link Between Manicures & Skin Cancer?

Manicures are a simple yet interesting way of letting your personality show. From at-home designs to professional artists, the possibilities to embellish your nails appear to be endless.  However, this beauty-must is also drawing attention to itself with some public cases of women claiming that they were diagnosed with skin cancer after getting gel manicures […]

Our Favourite Skin Positive Influencers & Why Their Work Matters

You probably come across them multiple times a day while scrolling through your timeline: these perfect, poreless women with doll-like skin. We wonder how do these women get to look so flawless, while our skin isn’t anywhere near theirs. No matter how much you splurge on skincare products and optimize your routine, you’ll never look […]

Is Plastic Surgery (Anti)Feminist?

In recent years, plastic surgery has become more and more mainstream. Clinics offer payment plans to make expensive procedures accessible for the masses, and package deals attract people into getting more work done for less money. A recent submovement of feminism calls undergoing such cosmetic procedures a feminist act, with the idea that feminism is […]

Should my Skincare Routine be Instagram-Worthy?

Social media is reshaping the beauty industry, especially Instagram and TikTok. When I open TikTok, my screen immediately floods with skincare routine videos, product recommendations, and advice from influencers and dermatologists. At first, I enjoyed it - it helped me build my routine, make my skin glow and finally get rid of my under-eye circles. […]