PS Picks: Yaeji's Cutting Commentary on Beauty Routines
PS Picks is a selection of the best things that the magazine's staff and contributors are reading, watching, or otherwise paying attention to in the worlds of art, politics, and culture.
Tressie McMillan Cottom Seeks to Write 'Powerful Stories That Become a Problem for Power'
McMillan Cottom's new book is a powerful rejoinder to those who want black women to make peace with a marginal status.
Think Barbie's Waistline is Absurd? Check out Elsa or Mulan.
New research suggests that cartoon princesses hurt young female viewers by offering them unobtainable ideals of physical perfection.
How Anti-Aging Cosmetics Took Over the Beauty World
Anti-aging became marketing gold—and entered activists' crosshairs.
Why So Many Young Women Get Their Teeth Straightened
An example of our tendency to value appearance in women over men.
Adults Clinging to Youthful Appearance Annoy Actual Young People
Forty may be the new 30, but young people don’t take kindly to elders trying to pass for their peers.