Saturday, October 16, 2021

Day: September 1, 2021

Face masks for the fully vaccinated: A shopping guide

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has frequently updated its face mask guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals as circumstances around the pandemic continue to change. An increasing number of Americans are getting their first or second dose of a Covid vaccine every day, but cases are currently rising across the country, causing some areas to reinforce face mask mandates regardless of vaccination status. And in addition to the FDA granting full approval to Pfizer’s Covid vaccine, U.S. health officials recently announced a plan to begin offering vaccine booster shots in September, citing evidence that protection against Covid infection

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s Rose Inc. Launches Skin Care & Makeup

“I feel like my whole career has led me to this point,” Rosie Huntington-Whiteley tells me excitedly over a video call from London. She’s referring to the launch of Rose Inc., her highly anticipated beauty brand that was first announced last November.

With nearly 20 years in the biz — as a model, an actor, a businesswoman, and the founder of a three-year-old beauty website that bears the same name as her new brand — the English supermodel clearly knows her stuff. “I’ve worked almost every day since the age of 16,” she says. “I’ve always loved skin care

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A ‘Hippie Hindu’ Wedding for a Cosmic Match

On a Friday morning in October 2018, Angela Braren and Gauri Manglik were riding San Francisco’s Muni to work together when Ms. Braren said she was struck with an urgency to propose to Ms. Manglik — her girlfriend of over four years — on that very day.

Ms. Braren found herself writing out the proposal on her phone. She left work early that day and raced to a jewelry store blocks from their home that was 15 minutes from closing. She opened the door and said she told the stunned store owner: “‘I need an engagement ring for my girlfriend.

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Good Business at Vegas Jewelry Shows


RAPAPORT… 

As the Las Vegas diamond and jewelry shows ended on Monday, mask-clad vendors expressed satisfaction with the amount of business they’d conducted during the past week.

“I’m so glad I came,” said Mishael Vardi, owner of Israel-based VMK Diamonds, a supplier of fancy-color diamonds. “I met a lot of people, and those people came to do business.”

There were serious buyers, added a New York-based diamantaire who requested anonymity. “We made sales with immediate payment, which doesn’t always happen at the shows,” he commented.

The events began with the Couture and Antique Jewelry & Watch shows, which took

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Appreciate Other Women’s Beauty Without Undermining Yours

Appreciate other women’s beauty. A woman is beautiful if she is fairer, thinner and more attractive than other women. Beauty in our society is always understood in terms of comparison. Beauty is not defined by the woman herself but by the narrow patriarchal standards. This is the reason why women are pitched against each other to meet the patriarchal beauty standards. But why can’t beauty be subjective? An attribute defined by women themselves? Why can’t women appreciate other woman’s beauty without undermining their own?

How beauty determines a woman’s fate in patriarchal society

In our society, a woman’s beauty is

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