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No makeup selfie: Critics answered as Cancer Research UK given £1m in just … – The Independent

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

Cancer Research UK has received more than 800,000 text donations since it began sharing the text code for donating on its Facebook and Twitter pages yesterday. Newsfeeds have been full to the brim of women posting bare-faced pictures for all to see in a bid to raise money for the charity, along with the hashtag #nomakeupselfie and a text message receipt as evidence of their donation. Photos also come with…

No-makeup selfies may be fun, silly, even ‘narcissistic’ but they’re WORKING … – Mirror.co.uk

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

I’ll admit I was dubious when a deluge of bare faces flooded my Facebook timeline telling me to take a selfie without my makeup to raise awareness for cancer. It’s the same reason I don’t buy into the whole ‘post this status for 24 hours’ crap. How can a slap-free photo help in the fight against one of the country’s biggest killers? Surely it’s better to run the Race for…

YouTube’s makeup video queen – Auckland stuff.co.nz

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

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That’s a wrap! Sellotape selfies set to take over from ‘no makeup selfie’ as… – Belfast Telegraph

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

Sellotape selfies craze has gone viral on Twitter and Facebook 21 March 2014 In the same week that #nomakeupselfie went viral, Sellotape selfies now looks set to replace it The pictures filling up Twitter and Facebook news feeds show people fearlessly wrapping sticky tape around their heads, with total disregard for protecting sensitive and potentially painful areas like their eyes or eyebrows. While the ‘no make-up selfie’ has seen £1…

Reigns Supreme—Skinspirations Notes Surge in Cosmetic Procedures Among Straight and Gay Men

Posted: Friday, February 07, 2014

Recent trends in the beauty industry suggest that men are willing to take slightly more diverse measures than before in order to keep up a good appearance. Statistics show more than 360,000 men received Botox treatments in 2012 (1), evidence of a growing trend among men—both gay and straight—using what has been dubbed “Brotox” to treat their wrinkles. In addition to the increase, the discrepancy between procedures chosen by straight…

Mi-Ny cosmetics & the Beauty Blogger Day Como!

Posted: Friday, February 07, 2014

Hi there! As I told you here, today I wanna talk u about the #beautybloggerdaycomo I attended last Sunday in Como, organized by Sara Biondi  by News Events Como in collaboration with Mi-Ny Cosmectics in their Como store where we were guests. The store of Como is the second store opened in Italy, after the one in Bergamo. The brand Mi-Ny  was born from the idea of Arianna Basso, who decided to get…

Beauty for dark skin: expert advice for 2014

Posted: Friday, February 07, 2014

From makeup and diet to SPFs and hair oils, our three experts advise on the best way to look after yourself When something works, it becomes a given. It’s the one thing that’s reliable when life, technology and Tinder become an unpredictable roulette of insanity. Having a signature (or safe) look is one of those certain things. It’s the surest hand of cards that we know will always come up…

Kendall Jenner Joins In Benefit Cosmetics and Love Is Louder’s Inner Beauty Challenge

Posted: Friday, February 07, 2014

Benefit Cosmetics has rewritten the beauty rules again! The brand is challenging girls to celebrate their own inner beauty, instead of focusing on what’s on the outside. Kendall Jenner is one of many women participating in Benefit’s Inner Beauty Challenge, helping ladies start their 2014 off the right way. Joining with the JED Foundation and MTV empowerment movement, Love is Louder, the brand wants to “focus on the things that really matter.” Beauty vloggers and…

How make-up changes us

Posted: Friday, February 07, 2014

Make-up: it may make its mark, but it’s not the be all and end all as beauty companies might have us believe. Photo: Coffee&Milk Make-up makes its mark. It affects how we are perceived and how we perceive ourselves. But, is it as important as cosmetics companies might have us believe? A new infographic offers insight into the impact of make-up over time. The graphic (which you can see in full…