Models Protest Beauty Standards By Growing Fabulous Armpit Hair
“For almost a century we have been brainwashed by the beauty industry,” says the photographerBen Hopper of the inspiration for his new project, a series of images of fashion models with full-grown armpit hair. The body of work, titled “Natural Beauty,” pokes a small hole in the unrealistic, limited standards we expect from female models in beauty editorial and advertising images.

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Models Protest Beauty Standards By Growing Fabulous Armpit Hair

“For almost a century we have been brainwashed by the beauty industry,” says the photographerBen Hopper of the inspiration for his new project, a series of images of fashion models with full-grown armpit hair. The body of work, titled “Natural Beauty,” pokes a small hole in the unrealistic, limited standards we expect from female models in beauty editorial and advertising images.

Read more via Bust…

jessxchen:

jessxchen:

#1 BEAUTY NAIL SALON

A Short Film. Written & Performed by Paul Tran. Directed & Editted by Jess X Chen. Sound Design by Anders Link.

"It’s called racial capitalism. The beauty industry of america has been taken over by a *sparkle* red blue *sparkle nail polish mafia, giving you the orient for cheap." - Paul Tran

Paul Tran, Brown University, is one of three winners of Best Poet at CUPSI 2013, along with Abbie Shain, and Natasha Huey. Jess X Chen was the coach of the Brown CUPSI Team, who won the Pushing the Art Forward Award.

Official Poster

Released in the April Issue of CURA: A Literary Magazine of Art and Action

Ahh! Thank you angryasiangirlsunited and fascinasians for reblogging this! Two of the blogs I read the most.

Passing it on, because this video needs to be heard. 

mashable:

A new UN climate report sheds light on the risks of climate change, including the loss of animal species.

mashable:

A new UN climate report sheds light on the risks of climate change, including the loss of animal species.

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humanoidhistory:

The first Earth Day, New York City, April 22, 1970. Photos by Paul Fusco/Magnum.

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devotedtodiversityinart:

belcanta:

You can keep bitching about poor people “pulling themselves” up by their bootstraps, but they can’t pull it up if they have no shoes to begin with. 
The same applies to all marginalized and underprivileged groups. 

great image to explain this image!

devotedtodiversityinart:

belcanta:

You can keep bitching about poor people “pulling themselves” up by their bootstraps, but they can’t pull it up if they have no shoes to begin with. 

The same applies to all marginalized and underprivileged groups. 

great image to explain this image!

emersonpeace:

stopslutshamingcampaign:

‪#‎StopSlutShaming‬ is an awareness campaign we have started to start conversations and awareness about the implications and severity of the word ‘slut’ in the greater context of gender roles in a modern relationship. More portraits tomorrow

Great campaign by an Emersonian calling students to #StopSlutShaming

hollabackboston:

Another chalk piece. #CopleySquare #Boston #EndSH #EndSHWeek (at Copley Square)

hollabackboston:

Another chalk piece. #CopleySquare #Boston #EndSH #EndSHWeek (at Copley Square)

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smartgirlsattheparty:

museumoflatinamericanart:

In 1939, The Frame by Frida Kahlo became the first 20th century painting by a Mexican artist to be purchased by the Louvre.

Smartist Alert!

smartgirlsattheparty:

museumoflatinamericanart:

In 1939, The Frame by Frida Kahlo became the first 20th century painting by a Mexican artist to be purchased by the Louvre.

Smartist Alert!