Carly Mallenbaum USA TODAY Published 12:17 PM EDT Sep 7, 2019 Here’s a question many young women have asked lately: “Do I really need to remove my body hair?” This summer, a growing number of millennials have found their answer: “Nope.” As beauty trends have gradually become more inclusive — with makeup offered in more natural shades than ever before and bras made available in an expanding number of custom sizes — women are also giving themselves more leeway when it comes to personal grooming. Body hair has been embraced by celebrities who speak proudly of their unshaven underarms and influencers who post unapologetically about their visible leg hair. The movement has especially taken off on Instagram and even affected the marketing of a product that once had ads labeling leg hair “objectionable”: Razors. Some 'hate' the idea of hairy women Photographer Ashley Armitage has made body hair one of the … [Read more...] about Women body hair: Why more women are shaving less
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Sarajevo will celebrate Friday cinema royalty, including French actress Isabelle Huppert and Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, at the opening of the city's 25th annual film festival. Started as an "act of resistance" while the Bosnian capital was under siege during its 1990s civil war, today the Sarajevo film festival is one of the premiere cinema events in southeast Europe. It focuses on promoting films from the region and annually brings in big names, such as Robert De Niro, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and Jeremy Irons in the past. This year, the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Awards will go to Huppert, who has won several awards at Cannes, the Cesars and a Golden Globe, and Inarritu, famed for his back-to-back Oscars for "The Revenant" and "Birdman". Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski, whose "Ida" won an Oscar for best foreign-language film in 2015, will also receive the special honour for his "exceptional contribution" to the seventh art, organisers have announced. The red … [Read more...] about Huppert, Inarritu to be honoured at Sarajevo film festival
The original queen of pop talks to Vanessa Grigoriadis about inspiration, aging, motherhood and why she refuses to cede controlThe night before the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas in May, Madonna was sitting in the arena attached to the MGM Grand hotel, staring at a double of herself. The double, who was standing on the stage many yards away, was younger and looked Asian but wore a similar lace minidress and a wig in Madonna’s current hairstyle, a ’30s movie star’s crimped blond waves.“It’s always the second person with the wig — she wants to see it,” a stage designer said, adding that when she makes a decision, she is definitive.Madonna was observing Madonna to make sure Madonna was doing everything perfectly. Up on the stage set of a funky urban street with lampposts and a tiled bar, the double hit her marks and held a fist up to her mouth like a faux microphone for a rendition of “Medellín,” the on-trend, Latin-inflected … [Read more...] about What next for Madonna?