On being constantly criticized for her teeth:
As with so many women, my relationship to the trappings of beauty changes every day. And from the first time I read a tooth criticism online, I developed the habits of the suddenly self-conscious, pursing my lips at inopportune times like I’d just sucked down half a lemon.
What if the whiteness of my new teeth doesn’t match the rest of my face— freckled, uneven, and often makeup-free? Will it be the equivalent of a heavy-handed spray tan on someone who refuses to leave their Maui hotel room? And, perhaps most pressing, how good will this really make me feel?
I feel deeply that it is our differences that unite us; that it is the strange details of our faces that make us so totally human. If the mouth is a third window to the soul, then I want mine to look like someone has punched their way through it in a mad rageI will continue on: beaver-toothed, yellowed, enraging the internet one post at a time with a smile only a mother could love.
… says Lena.
On how she’s lost parts because of having the ‘wrong physicality’:
“It happened last year. I was out for a movie, and somebody [from the studio] called one of my agents and said, ‘She’s the wrong—what word did they used?—‘physicality.’ So in my defense as an actor, I’m like, ‘Do I need to be skinnier? Do I need to get in shape? Do I need to have abs?’ Like, what does ‘wrong physicality’ mean? And then my agent broke it down for me. Like, ‘I think, Priy, they meant that they wanted someone who’s not brown.’ It affected me.”
… says Priyanka.
Knock, Knock! Who’s There?
At request: 36 year-old Beyonce rocked the stage at Coachella this weekend, while sporting fringe boots, bright hoodies, daisy dukes and ultra-shiny leotards.
Many photos inside!
Crop tops and lingerie tops, daisy dukes and an overload of boho accessories, paired with sun-kissed skins and thin figures – check out this year’s batch of models at the Coachella Music Festival, including Alessandra Ambrosio, Joan Smalls, Hailey Baldwin, Bella and Gigi Hadid and Romee Strijd.
Check out the gallery and pick your favorite festival looks!