Beauty

Do Arranged Marriages Still Conform to Narrow Ideals of Beauty?

The Indian society perpetuates the belief that women who do not tick all boxes in the ‘perceived beauty checklist’ might not find the ‘right partner’, or could remain single for life. | Representational image

The Indian society perpetuates the belief that women who do not tick all boxes in the ‘perceived beauty checklist’ might not find the ‘right partner’, or could remain single for life. | Representational image

Akanksha Batra registered herself on a matrimonial website in 2019 only to be objectified within the system of patriarchal conformity. Most men who she ‘matched’ with asked the Delhi-based marketing professional me to lose weight. “You have a pretty face, you just need to shed a few pounds” was what she was subjected to, and that’s how Batra’s experiences with her arranged marriage led her to binge-watch the Netflix reality show, ‘Indian Matchmaking’ during the lockdown in 2020, one that created quite a stir for normalising archaic practices prevalent in India’s arranged marriages.

While many called the show ‘regressive’, others praised it for holding up a mirror to society. You could be on either side, but

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Hailey Bieber reveals her and Justin Bieber’s beauty habits, says they share the ‘same hairbrush’



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Hailey Bieber and Justin Bieber never fail to turn up the PDA on social media and delight their fans. Now, in a recent interview with People, supermodel Hailey revealed about her and Justin’s healthy habits as well as their beauty customs. Turns out, both the husband and wife are into detoxes and often do it together. She also dished out details on a beauty tool the couple share and why it’s not a big deal. 

Speaking about their love for detoxes, Hailey said, “Both my husband and I are really healthy, so sometimes we’ll do it (detox) at the same time. I did a cleanse where I was flushing my liver and just drinking a ton of water and juice and tea and soups. There’s so many different things you can do, like sitting in a sauna is detoxing or an Epsom salt bath.”

Hailey also

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Kris Jenner Competing With Daughters Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian In Beauty Brand Space?

KEY POINTS

  • Kris Jenner has filed a trademark application for a possible beauty brand
  • The momager could be joining Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian in the beauty brand space
  • A collaboration could be in the works between the mother and her daughters

Kris Jenner could be joining daughters Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian in the beauty brand space by making her own beauty empire.

Based on documents obtained by E! News recently, the famous momager filed a trademark application for her own beauty line on Feb. 20, 2021. In her filing, Kris is keeping her brand options open by trademarking “Kris Jenner Beauty,” “Kris Jenner Skin” and “Kris Jenner Skincare.”

It’s possible for Kris to launch three separate brands based on the trademarked words. But she could also be putting them under one name. Nevertheless, it’s clear that the “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star has a slew of products

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How Beauty & The Beast’s Belle Connects To Shared Disney Princess Universe

Beauty and the Beast’s Belle makes a cameo appearance in another Disney movie, connecting both to the shared Disney Princesses universe.

Beauty and the Beast’s Belle made her way to another Disney animated movie, thus connecting both to the shared Disney Princess universe. Walt Disney Pictures has explored a variety of genres for decades, but the studio continues to be best known for its animated features. However, the ones that still hold a special place in the hearts of the audience are those animated movies with female characters as the leads, and many of them are part of the official Disney Princesses franchise.

The first character to join this faction within the wider Disney universe was Snow White, who made her debut in the 1937 movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Since then, Disney has produced 12 movies within the Disney Princesses franchise, as not all female

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