in Late 2009, the New Caribbean Cinema team worked with producers The Kitchen Sisters on the first part of their series “The Hidden life of Girls”. a study of young women all over the world, and their secret, and sometimes dangerous, beauty techniques. The series is broadcast on National Public Radio (NPR) in the US and internationally.
Every culture has its idealized woman — a standard of beauty that is sought and valorized. And everywhere around the world, women are altering themselves to achieve the look that is celebrated, from cosmetics to liposuction.
In Jamaica, women have come up with some of their own unique, homegrown beauty enhancement techniques.
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The Hidden Life of girls