Latest Dove Campaign for Real Beauty Stories

2010-02-01 10:45:00

Feb. 10 Event With Celebrity Panel To Discuss Findings NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The increased scrutiny of the fashion industry and its use of ultrathin models isn't without validation, as nearly 9 in 10 American teenage girls say that the fashion industry is at least partially responsible for "girls' obsession with being skinny," according to a national survey released today by the Girl Scouts of the USA. The nationwide survey, which included more than 1,000 girls...

2008-09-03 06:00:16

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- From high school to Hollywood, women have the opportunity to empower one another. Keeping with the brand's mission to foster positive self-esteem in all young women Dove(R), the global beauty brand, has partnered with The Women, to inspire and educate them about a wider definition of beauty. In addition to The Women, Dove partnered with director Diane English to create The Women Behind "The Women," a short film that shows the importance of...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'