May is Melanoma Awareness Month. It is also the month of Proms, which means glamour, hair, nails, dresses, shoes and handbags. When in heavens name did tanned skin become part of the beauty ensemble?? ...more
...It's disheartening, almost chilling to think that Filipinas (Filipino women) think that the end-all of being "perfectly beautiful" comes from the chemical ingredient called "glutathione." Never heard of it? Me neither until early this year when a friend of mine based in L.A....more
My name is Megan and I’m a recovering tanorexic. The hardest part is admitting you have a problem, right?
About a year ago, something monumental happened to me. It didn’t involve moving, a boyfriend, my car falling apart, or any of the other usual suspects. Nope, this time it was just me. I was putting my makeup on, getting ready to go out for the night, when I spotted it....more
It was not a good month for the tanning business: A new tanning tax, a televised skin cancer removal, and a study have all made tanning look less and less appealing -- regardless of the pastiness of your skin.