Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Author

Beauty at all Ages: MAC, Cate Blanchett and The Economist Play it Straight

Cate Blanchett Goes Un-Photoshopped for Mag Cover – MSN Entertainment – Wonderwall. This goes along with the amazing MAC Cosmetics ad campaign featuring 90-year-old Iris Apfel, who designed one of their … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Am I Ugly? Learning to Love Ourselves

In the wake of the YouTube “Am I Ugly” trend, with girls going on line to ask perfect strangers to weigh in on their value as measured by their physical … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

To Be or To Be Looked At: Beauty Redefined on Objectification

Today is the day to remember you are capable of much more than being looked at. And when you begin to realize that, you can start realizing the power of your abilities and the good you can do in a world so desperately in need of you. NOT a vision of you, but ALL of you. What will you find you are capable of?
-Lexie Kite

June 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Positive Activism: Make an Ad to Make a Point to Candies

I told you about this creative activism campaign and the companies involved in previous posts. The Candie’s ad campaign contest ends today, so please go online and make an ad … Continue reading

May 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Positive Activism Exciting Update: Talking back to Candie’s

Things are heating up in our “Talk Back to Candie’s” anti-campaign! Beauty Redefined and NewHavenRTC, along with a lot of readers, have joined with me in supporting SPARK Summit’s creative … Continue reading

May 6, 2011 · 1 Comment

Porn & Pop Culture: A Deadly Combination

The following article is cross-posted with permission from Beauty Redefined and was written by Lexie Kite.  Lexie argues that pop culture has adopted the features of pornography to such a … Continue reading

March 7, 2011 · 1 Comment

Imagine…Emma Thompson on Believing in Yourself

This video posted on Revolution of Real Women by Emma Thompson brought tears to my eyes. For every person in this world, I wish the REALITY of believing in themselves. … Continue reading

March 1, 2011 · Leave a comment
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