Tag: health

One of The Fashion Industry’s Newest Apps Is Dedicated To Mental Health

Across the board, mental health has been a taboo subject. While physical health has often been something the receives immediate attention, our mental well-being has often been something society has taught or encouraged us to neglect. After all, many have treated issues of mental health to be a sign of weakness; a point of shame. Across many different industries, the…

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Goop Makes an Effort to Verify the Science Behind Products

Goop, the company owned by Gwyneth Paltrow, has made many controversies with its somewhat infamous lifestyle suggestions, particularly in regards to health. On its website, the company has made numerous controversial such as “vaginal steaming” and “healing” stickers. The brand has even begun to participate in the new trend of beauty supplements. The organization Truth in Advertising (TINA) has recently…

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The Term “Anti-Aging” Might Be Banned

It’s no secret that aging is a taboo subject within the beauty industry. Throughout popular media, we are bombarded with youthful looking faces; with little to no realistic representation of what it means to grow older. For women especially, this has had negative consequences. Countless women feel the need to spend money on products and procedures meant to achieve a…

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White Bread Just as Healthy as Brown Bread for Some People, Study Finds

According to the trend of higher economy, there are increasing numbers of individuals who have started paying attention to healthy foods, such as whole-wheat foods. Based on the UK National Food Survey, because of increasing attentions of healthy perception, the sale of whole wheat bread has reached 85 percent, compared to white bread which has reduced to 75 percent since…

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Models Call for Health Check on Fashion Week

Models are uniting to call for designers and the fashion industry as a whole to promote better health practices among models. Specifically, they are targeting the general pressure inside the industry for models to stay extraordinarily thin. The call comes in the form of an open letter through the National Eating Disorders Association, which lists more than 50 signing models, with a place for others…

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With NYFW Approaching, CFDA Promotes Runway Health

This year’s Health Initiative Statement for fashion shows has been released by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), according to WWD. With New York Fashion Week right around the corner, Feb. 1-4 for men’s and Feb. 11-18 for women’s, the statement is a timely reminder to designers that health is an important part of fashion. The association’s chair, Diane von Furstenberg,…

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Why The Corset Needs to Go Back to 1890 Where it Belongs

I suppose that when they say nothing ever truly goes out of style, they’re not wrong. The dramatic hourglass figure came into fashion in the 1890s with the popularity of tightlacing, which gave women a dramatically smaller waist with an emphasized bust and hips—think of a pre-2000s Barbie silhouette. This trend was not particularly practical and fell out of favor…

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