It takes a thick skin to rock a bald head: meet the women embracing hair loss

Society frequently associates womanhood with long, streaming locks however a growing variety of ladies are selecting to commemorate their baldness B arbara Williams didn’t get wed simply to alter her name– obviously not. The chance to have a brand-new surname was definitely an appealing proposal. Williams has actually had trichotillomania, a condition that triggers her […]

What a waist: why the corset has made a regrettable return

On the red carpet, on Instagram, even in Mothercare bodices are all over. What lags the troubling pattern for waist training? W hat could be more satisfying after delivering than slipping into some high heels and squeezing your postpartum body into a bodice? Recently, Mothercare was implicated of catering the pressure on brand-new moms to […]

A ‘miracle’ healing gel, a cult-like following, and a fiercely protected empire

Self described gellers tout Somaderm as a double-barreled miracle elixir: a goldmine and a fountain of youth. But past users have reported alarming symptoms and their attempt at speaking out is met with legal threats Charli Johnson says she first discovered the gel last May, two and a half years after a semi-truck doing 75 […]

‘We are who we are’: what these 100-year-old women teach us about beauty

A glimpse into the lives and rituals of centenarian women, whose beauty is rarely acknowledged This piece was part of the GroundTruth Project series Emerging Photographers. When I started shooting this story, I wished to talk about elderly womens conditions in general, but I had no clear idea about what angle I was going to […]