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You may have heard about the horrors of Brazilian hair straightening treatments (and, of course, the wax de Brazil is no fun either)—how some keratin formulas can cause hair damage. Or if you style a ponytail in the first few days post-salon, it can leave long-lasting bumps in your mane. One beauty writer for the… READ MORE »


News

An Australian couple has given last week’s dumpster diver and his happy cohort a run for the title of Stupidest Fornicators. Aussie cops at a gas station found a man and woman having sex in a parked car. When the couple refused to stop—yes, the police asked, and they refused—the cops arrested the driver for… READ MORE »



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The hallmark of many an Oscar winner, nominee and/or serious actor is to delve so deeply into their roles that they both mentally and physically “become” the character. When it comes to method acting, the whole process sounds kind of creepy and possibly schizophrenic, but when it comes to the latter, it’s pretty straightforward and… READ MORE »


News

A friend just sent me this photo, taken at an NYC drugstore. I know there’s a recession and peeps be lookin’ to save money anywhere they can, but this is taking the penny pinching a bit far. … READ MORE »


Guys

Women always seem to ask me where all the good men are, as if these near-mythical dudes are hiding behind bushes, chained up in some vampire’s basement, or are just rare and elusive, like the snow leopard. Normally, I have to resist responding, “Maybe the good guys are just avoiding you.” But the answer to… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Thanks to BuzzFeed for reminding me of something totally ridiculous that I noticed in the most recent issue of Cosmopolitan. We’ve already warned you about five sexual tips courtesy of the lady rag that you should absolutely not follow, but, oh, there are so many more. Take the “fun little trick guys love” suggested in… READ MORE »


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What a charmed life teenage fashion bloggers lead. They sit front row at fashion shows, grace the covers and pages of magazines, and, apparently, get to wear Chanel Haute Couture dresses. Jane Aldridge of … READ MORE »


Entertainment

OK people, fess up. You’ve read a Sweet Valley High book. Some of you may have breezed through all 152 tomes, while others of you may have stopped in for classics like Elizabeth’s Super-Selling Lemonade or Jessica Quits the Squad. Sure, the series about a pair of blond, Californian twins was no Nancy Drew, but… READ MORE »


Entertainment

I know that as the proud owner of a pair of ovaries, I am supposed to bow down and worship romance movies … especially those of the Victorian variety. The heroines in crinolines, the men in coattails, the accents and ornate interiors—all of these are supposed to trigger in me some nostalgia for what love… READ MORE »


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“I don’t want to be the fat one anymore.” – Model Lara Stone to ELLEuk.com [Via Fashionologie] … READ MORE »


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Well color us charmed! My Wonderful World of Fashion: A Book for Drawing, Creating and Dreaming by Nina Chakrabarti adds another to our list of cool coloring books for the grown-ups. Chakrabarti, an artist who has worked with Vogue and French Connection, now shows off an indie zine vibe with pages filled with handwritten notes… READ MORE »