Beauty

BEAUTIFUL: Portraits of Black Beauty by photographer Mario Epanya
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[Image: Courtesy of Shoko Press / Mario Epanya]   Paris-based Cameroon-born photographer Mario Epanya is back at it again with celebration of diversity in black beauty. In collaboration with Shoko Press, Epanya has created a stunning collection of full colour...
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The beauty in being perfectly imperfect #MakeUpArtist
The beauty in being perfectly imperfect
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In every aspect of society, humans are encouraged to be conscious of their appearance. It is not just in the western culture where great value is placed on beauty but in every culture; Asia, Europe and Africa all have their...
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The Journey to Perfection #MakeUpArtist #TDSvoices
The Journey to Perfection
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Throughout history, our society has been obsessed with the concept of beauty. Different civilizations in history have used various forms of cosmetics and even religious rituals to enhance beauty. In fact, in diverse cultures throughout the centuries, women have put...
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Black Women Make-up Faux Pas #MakeUpArtist #TDSvoices
Black Women Make-up Faux Pas
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Make-up is not just for professionals, every person who applies makeup on their face, is a make-up artist in their own right. In fact, even if you don't wear make-up due to religious or personal reasons, perhaps at one point...
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A Darwinian theory of beauty: the many layers of beauty #MakeUpArtist #TDSvoices
A Darwinian theory of beauty: the many layers of beauty
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For a couple of weeks now, we at TDS have been discussing make-up artists and  all things makeup. The makeup world is exciting because it touches on so many industries including fashion, TV, magazines and even theatre. In actuality for...
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Around the world in 100 Years of Beauty #MakeUpArtist #TDSvoices
Around the world in 100 Years of Beauty
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Truth to be told, there aren’t many documentaries on make-up or make-up artists in general. The few documentaries out there are on fashion and perhaps a few on cosmetics and cosmetic surgery. However, on YouTube, there are tons of make-up...
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Thandiwe Muriu – “I want to be Kenyan based photographer serving Africa.”
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“I picked up my first camera when I was 14 years old but my business is two years old.” Before delving into the industry, she begins with her story. Her first contact with cameras was due to her father who...
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Our Favourite Fashion Documentaries!
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We decided to pull some of our favourite fashion documentaries that have not only been inspirational, educational but also entertaining. From the hallways and early beginnings of Vogue Magazine, to the shots taken by Bill Cunningham, the splendor and history...
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Redefining beauty through Photography- Rick Guidotti TEDxEast
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In this engaging pictorial talk, Rick Guidotti takes the audience on his journey of redefining beauty for the masses. As an award-winning fashion photographer, Rick has spent over a decade working with advocacy groups to transform the perception of individuals...
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