By Phoebe Baker Hyde

I checked out my mirrored image and despaired. As an exhausted younger mom I felt grotesque and observed new gown or face cream might by no means aid. i used to be vulnerable to passing on a behavior of feeling depressing approximately my appears to my child girl—if not anything changed. quickly later on Phoebe Baker Hyde made a vow: to renounce new outfits, make-up, haircuts, and jewellery in hopes of showing anything she had constantly paid lip provider to yet by no means rather believed in—her internal beauty.

The good looks Experiment chronicles Hyde’s quest for self-acceptance in not anything yet her personal dermis. In considerate, beautiful prose, Hyde holds up a replicate to all ladies and exhibits how perfectionism can preserve us from attaining what we actually wish: happiness, self belief, and serenity.


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Rambova studied ballet while attending boarding school in Great Britain. She began an affair with the Russian ballet dancer Theodore Kosloff when she was only seventeen. She changed her name to Natacha Rambova to dance professionally. When her mother discovered the affair, she pursued statutory rape charges against Kosloff. Eventually, the charges were dropped and Kosloff and Rambova settled in Los Angeles, where he began acting and designing films for Cecil B. DeMille. Rambova helped Kosloff with the designs, and he passed Rambova’s work off to DeMille and others as his own.

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Producer Mack Sennett had built his Keystone studio up with great comedians like Charlie Chaplin and Mabel Normand and a group of women known as the Sennett Bathing Beauties. Normand would appear in the company’s short films wearing provocative bathing costumes designed by Violet Schofield Schroeder, who went by the name Madame Violette, or sometimes Madame Violet. A 1922 Keystone press release touted, “With a competent corps of assistants, Mme. ” The beauties had a profound influence on the acceptance of modern swimwear, which was still sometimes seen as scandalous in the post-Victorian era.

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