From the effortless appeal of salt-soaked, Californian hair, to the enduring mystique of the French it-girl, to the ethereal complexions of Korean bloggers, beauty looks different around the world. And while the concept of human beauty remains largely subjective, one thing is for certain—women all over the globe participate in rituals, regimens, and traditions in order to achieve it.
Whether we realize it or not, our beauty standards and tastes are steeped in our country’s traditions—they’re ingrained in our culture, our landscape, and even the native flora and fauna that thrive there. While strobing and boy brows are big in the U.S., beauty trends we consider "normal" may not be the norm in South Africa or Brazil.
In honor of International Women’s Day, we decided to do a little investigating: how..... Read more
Mihaela Noroc in Bogota
Welcome to She Glows, a new blog series at b-glowing!
From artists (beauty and beyond) to fashion bloggers to musicians and authors, designers and DIYers —here we feature women we admire and who inspire us to do our own thing, too!
How perfect that our first feature is Mihaela Noroc, creator of The Atlas of Beauty. In her own words, she’s a “29 year-old photographer from Romania that quit her boring job and started a new life.”
Two years ago, she picked up her backpack and camera and began traveling around the globe, using her savi..... Read more
Over the years, hundreds (perhaps even thousands
) of beauty products have made their way through the b-glowing offices. Every once in a while, one of those products winds up knocking our socks off. For b-glowing founder Lisa and me, that product was Bye Bye Redness
by It Cosmetics
To be completely honest, it wasn't..... Read more
Confession time: my makeup bag looks like something from an episode of A&E's Hoarders. As a b-glowing employee
, I’ve amassed more than my fair share of beauty products, and—once they make it into
my makeup bag—they never seem to make it out
It’s to the point where my makeup bag is heavier than my actual purse. Check it out:
Pretty bad, right? Long gone are the days I could actually zip the darn thing, and—without a good five to ten minutes of voracious digging—I can never seem to ..... Read more
Valentine’s Day: for some, it’s the most romantic day of the year, meant to spend eating chocolates and sipping champagne with your S/O. For others, it’s a chance to celebrate your girl gang, hit up a single’s party, or simply dance the night away solo. But whether you love Feb 14th (or love to hate it) there’s no denying that Valentine’s is the perfect excuse to get all dolled up. Whatever your plans, we've got a V-Day look that anyone will fall for.