Perhaps the most talked-about beauty-related story this past week is the video released by Dove as part of their Real Beauty ad campaign. You may have already seen it since many, many people have, but if you haven't, you can watch it here.
It's being talked about quite a bit, as I'm sure you can imagine. It has an important message - that women are their own harshest critics - but it's also important to look at the video with a critical eye (don't just absorb it). Blogger Jazz Brice writes 'Why Dove's Real Beauty Sketches makes me uncomfortable' for Huffington Post. Read it here.
Check out this parody of the Dove Real Beauty Sketches video featuring men.
butter LONDON's global ambassador, Katie Hughes shows how to do a really cool tweed nail effect.
Beautylish has some tricks for creating the illusion of fuller, thicker hair for those of us who have fine or thinning hair.
Jezebel applied tinted moisturizer to some of the guys at Deadspin to see if dudes would wear "makeup" if it was natural-looking and feeling.