The Colour of Beauty

It’s not uncommon in Asia to come across a fair skin bias. Children grow up harangued by parents to stay out of the sun for fear of becoming darker – the implication being that darker skin makes one less attractive. The association of white skin to beauty has been culturally and historically ingrained throughout human…

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Lady in Red

‘Tis the season! Red, red everywhere! Santa outfits, tree trimmings, Rudolph’s nose… It’s a colour loaded with symbolism and connotations- love, rage, passion, birth, weddings, and Christmas! If you’re a woman considering adding a bit of festive colour to your wardrobe this holiday season but a Mrs Claus outfit isn’t what you had in mind,…

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