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[Never Say Diet] On Yoga and Women

iVillage Never Say Diet Virginia Sole-Smith YogawomanAnother day, another post about how much I love yoga. I realize this is becoming a bit of a theme. But seriously, yoga is the best. Except when it makes you crazy because of all that Lululemon yoga body bullsh*t. Or even worse, the new yoga body backlash, as spread by Gwyneth Paltrow who claims yoga made her “almost boxy.” Really, Goop? Do we think that is helpful?


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Pretty Price Check (01.21.11)

The Pretty Price Check: Your Friday round-up of what we paid for beauty last week.

Liquid Money Perfume

Some weeks I go for nuance. Or considered analysis.

But I’m just going to say it: Today’s entire Price Check is brought to you by the Department of We’ve Lost the Plot. Because it’s a nail polish economy, kittens. And we’re just living in it.

  • $35: What it costs to smell like Liquid Money, as in, this new perfume that smells like cash. “But money usually smells like BO!” writes The Hairpin’s Liz Colville. “WTF! And other exclamations about how silly this is.” Except I’m kinda digging a fragrance that doesn’t pretend to smell like your favorite celebrity’s butterfly kisses or kittens in a rainstorm or whatever the f*ck else they come up with for these beauty products that don’t even attempt to do anything to alter your physical appearance. And nevertheless market themselves as an indispensable part of your beauty routine. Fragrance is profit in a (toxic) bottle. ‘Nuff said. (Via AOL News)


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    The Eating Insinct: Food Culture, Body Image, and Guilt in America by Virginia Sole Smith

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