Does Hollywood Portray Beauty Correctly?



Hollywood has been setting the bar for all sorts of standards since its creation in the early 20th century. Whether or not we're aware of it, it impacts the way we see how the world is running, what's considered popular, even what we're attracted to. The interesting part about film in the Hollywood industry is that as movies are released, it shows us what's considered socially acceptable in terms of trends, behaviors, interests - but in its own heavy hand of Social Darwinism, it tells us what is NOT acceptable, and what should be shunned from society.

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How NOT To Smell Like Chlorine After Swimming



Anyone who's cared to take a dip in the deep end knows that lingering chlorine smell. If you're not swimming very much, the smell can be easy to rinse off. But let's be real: it's summertime, which means going to the pool is not a "once in a while" ordeal. Unfortunately, this means that lingering smell can be a lot more permanent if you're not careful. Taken straight from the beauty buffs on the swim team, here are 6 tips on how to NOT smell like chlorine after swimming (and smell rather pretty, might I add). 
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How To Maintain Your Beauty Routine In the Dorms

 

Congratulations, you big-brained beauty - you're starting your first year in the dorms! An exciting, opportunistic period of your life is about to begin. For many of you, it means straying a little bit from home to embark out into the world on your own. While it's nothing short of a thrill, there are bound to be some flopped tummies at the thought of exiting their comfort zone. For those particularly attached to their routine, take heart knowing it's still possible to keep it going - though, changes are certainly needed in order to make those habits sustainable. Here are the top tips from former college students on how to maintain your beauty routine while living in the dorms.
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Got Beauty Staff Summer Styling Essentials

Our Got Beauty Girl's know BEST! That's exactly why we asked our staff what their favorite products  are this summer season. We have something for everyone, no matter what your beauty needs are. Check out what products are peaking our interest at GB this summer!

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How To Prevent and Treat Ingrown Bikini Hairs

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Ingrown bikini hairs from waxing or shaving might just be one of the most uncomfortable and unsightly beach woes known to bikini babes. At their best, they're slightly annoying…and at their worst, they're downright painful. If ingrown hairs by your bikini line are something that have been creating a doom cloud over your summer, you’ll be pleased to know that they are neither forever nor unfixable. If, it just so happens that this doesn’t apply to you (yet), take our advice – nip it in the bud before it does.

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The Best Dry Shampoo For YOUR Specific Hair Needs

Let's talk for a second about how busy we all are and how hard it is do our own hair. On shower days, many of us easily spend at least an hour on washing, blow-drying, and styling, often sacrificing time that could be spent on other important daily tasks. Who has time for that every day? Seriously, point us out to that person, because we need to know their secret.

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How To Travel When You're Sensitive To Pretty Much Everything

Living in the world as an individual with sensitivities is cumbersome enough without throwing travel into the mix. Breaking established routines are practically sacrilegious to these folks, and with good reason - an entire day, week, or month can be thrown off when one strays from healthy rituals. As a frequent traveler, a complaint I often hear is that the struggle to maintain routines is more than real. While it may require a little more work than the typical jetsetter, there are travel hacks that are sure to keep you on track without feeling the pangs. After all, sensitive beauties deserve to see the world, too!

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The Outdoor Beauty's Packing Guide

Spring is finally creeping up on us! And with those warmer temperatures rolling in, you can guarantee there will be plenty of hiking and camping, especially if you're in this beaUTAHful area we call Salt Lake City. For a lot of Utah babes, the beach isn't your ideal spring break getaway (sand in your unmentionables, spilled beer in your hair, and a ripe sunburn? I'm good, thanks). If you're looking to spend some time in mother nature, I have your essential outdoorsy girl's travel guide right here. Whether you're new to camping or a seasoned barefoot wild child, read on for useful tips and tricks when packing for your next outdoor adventure. 

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Skincare mistakes that are making your pores larger (and how to fix them)

 

Sometimes less is more. Coming from us here at Got Beauty, that may be hard to believe, but when it comes to skincare, it's true. If you are over exfoliating or cocktailing products that shouldn't be stacked on top of each other, you could be doing more harm than help for your precious pores!  We break down the mistakes you might be making with your skincare routine, and suggest ways to fix them with products we think you'll love. Read on to learn how to keep your skin pore perfect in these winter months.

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Get Ready With Me: GB Ambassador Deena Marie Manzanares

The first thing I always like to make clear when talking about makeup, is that when you chose to wear it, it should be for you. Not anyone else. I love it, because it tells the story of who I want to be on any given day. It’s artistry. I’ve always been creatively inclined, and I’ve seen myself as a canvas when it came to self-expression through clothing, hair, and makeup. Over the years I’ve created and perfected my go-to look. It may be a bit on the glam side for some, but I’ve always had a penchant for being a little extra. I think of my signature look as pin-up meets old Hollywood movie star, so if you’re into that kind of thing, here’s exactly what I am using to get it!

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