Russian Stylist Gives 35 People Extreme Makeovers And You’ll Hardly Believe They’re The Same People

Lidia, 43, Accountant

Konstantin Bogomolov is a Russian image designer, fashion analyst, and the headmaster of the International Education Centre “Bogomolov’ Image School”, operating in Riga, Latvia. The designer, along with his students, has been giving people amazing makeovers since 1999 and once you see the after pics, you’ll have a hard time believing you’re looking at the same person. Continue reading »

The Superb Black And White Abstract Beauty And Street Photo Artworks By Olivier Mayhall

Photographer Olivier Mayhall works and lives in London. Whether he captures portraits or street photos, he always manages to capture the intensity of his subjects. A beautiful discovery. Continue reading »

An Artist’s Interpretation Of How Iconic Faces Would Look If They Fit Modern Beauty Standards

Marilyn Monroe, 2018

Collage artist Mat Maitland, who’s famous for creating Michael Jackson’s posthumous Xscape album art, looked to Hollywood starlets of yore, and reimagined them using contemporary beauty ideals. He took late icons like Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor, and enlarged their lips as if they were a part of today’s Jenneration. The result is at once hilarious and unsettling, echoing an era when plastic surgery has become a casual lunch time hobby. But for Maitland, this isn’t a critique, but an observation on a phenomenon he finds deeply fascinating. Continue reading »

Photographer Took Pictures Of Women in 60 Countries To Change The Way We See Beauty

Kathmandu, Nepal
Sona was celebrating Holi when I met her.

Mihaela Noroc and her project The Atlas of Beauty has caught everyone’s eyes a few years ago (check out our posts about it here, here and here) and now, the time has come for the project to be released as a stunning book. Continue reading »

Magic Women’s Worlds By Russian Photographer Margarita Kareva

Margarita Kareva (previously) from the Russian city of Ekaterinburg is a wedding photographer making magic photos of women. She only started her photographer career two years ago when her husband gave her a new camera; but her portfolio is now full of incredible pictures. Here is the first part of Margarita’s art. Continue reading »

This Make-up Artist Transforms Herself Into Dark Characters

According to Joyce Spakman, a make-up artist from Netherlands: “I began experimenting with makeup when I was 14 years old. It all started with some small designs and doodles on my arm. I didn’t even know make-up education existed but when I was in high school one of my teachers told me about it and I immediately knew what I wanted to do in the future. Continue reading »

Max Factor’s Beauty Calibrator: A Beauty-Measuring Mask Analyzes Facial Flaws For Makeup From The 1930s

The beauty micrometer, also known as the beauty calibrator, was a device designed in the early 1930s to help in the identification of the areas of a person’s face which need to have their appearance reduced or enhanced by make-up. The inventors include famed beautician Max Factor, Sr. Continue reading »

Artist Krissy Elisabeth Arranges Amazing Photo Shoots That Show-Off The Beauty Of Her Hair

Dutch artist Krissy Elisabeth have long and beautiful hair. She creates stunning and wonderful scenarios that show the beauty of her long hair. Depending on the time of the season, her photographs are filled with eye-catching flowers, petals, laves, lights and other random objects that she chooses for the occasion or theme. Continue reading »

Marvelous Beauty And Lifestyle Portrait Photography By Evgeny Freyer

Gorgeous female portraits by Evgeny Freyer, a talented photographer, and retoucher who was born in Kamenskuralskiy, Russia and currently lives and works in Sevastopol, Ukraine. Evgeny focuses mainly on portraiture and fashion photography. He shoots awesome street style, fashion, outdoor, and lifestyle portrait photography. Continue reading »

Jan Erik Waider’ Photos Capture The Dark Beauty Of Greenland Icebergs And Northern Landscapes

Breathtaking Portraits Reveal The Haunting Beauty Of Russian Ballet Dancers By Irina Yakovleva

Gorgeous ballet portraits by Irina Yakovleva (previously), a gifted photographer, artist and choreograph currently based in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Yakovleva focuses mainly on portraiture and dance photography. She wants to show the Classic Ballet world from within. Ira captures the movement of the ballet dancers in all their detail. Continue reading »

Gorgeous Lifestyle And Beauty Portrait Photography By The Russian Photographer Alexey Polskiy

Marvelous female portraits by Alexey Polskiy, a talented 31-year-old self-taught photographer, and retoucher currently based in Moscow, Russia. Alexey focuses on lifestyle and portrait photography. He shoots awesome beauty, street style, fashion, and outdoor portrait photography. Continue reading »

Photographer Leila Jeffreys Captures The Diverse Beauty Of Naturally Colorful Birds

This photographer has made it her mission to change people’s perception of pigeons – focusing on some of the most beautiful of the more than 300 species found globally. Continue reading »

The Photography Duo Blending Art, Beauty And LEGO

London-based photography duo Denelle and Tom Ellis of Peanut Factory Studio explore a child-like approach to beauty in a playful new editorial Lego my Ego. Continue reading »

The Unexpected Beauty Of China’s Bicycle Graveyards


Feature China/Barcroft Images

For the past 18 months many cities in China have been flooded by millions of dockless share bikes. Those that block pavements or apartment entrances have been removed by authorities to vast storage areas. Viewed from afar they create compelling and mysterious patterns – but also represent waste on an enormous scale.

Here: An aerial view of the rental bikes detained by the local urban administration authority of Luyang district in Hefei. Given that the shared bikes have several users a day – some of them inexperienced riders who swerve into traffic – they are often damaged, vandalised, or abandoned Continue reading »