Beauty Test Drive: The Benefit Brow Treatment

Benefit Brow Bar Test Drive

Jessica and I were invited to the Benefit Boutique in Soho to meet with “Project Runway” mentor Nick Verreos, “Under The Gunn” winner Oscar Garcia-Lopez, and Benefit global beauty authority Annie Ford Danielson. Annie unveiled the new Benefit apron designed by Oscar as we all discussed the little things that can transform how a woman feels about herself. When asked, I said that I feel like I look my best with defined eyebrows. Let me tell you, the beauty experts at Benefit take eyebrows very seriously. When they offered a full service brow treatment, I jumped at the chance to have a beautician tend to these caterpillars. Keep reading »

A Sweatshirt Made For The Itty Bitty Titty Committee

A Sweatshirt Made For The Itty Bitty Titty Committee
Small Boobs Rule!
10 reasons to love small boobies. Read More »

Got small boobs? Wear ‘em with pride! Kendall Jenner was spotted out at Coachella in this “I Have No Tits” sweatshirt, which is available for purchase at Red Bubble for a mere $47.01 (a penny for your penny-sized nipples!). Got large boobs? I totally support you wearing this sweatshirt sarcastically. [Red Bubble[Photo: Pacific Coast News]

Jon Hamm Brings His Emotions To “Sesame Street”

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This Is Jon's "Amazed" Face

I thought the first time I’d see Jon Hamm look “amazed” would be after a roll in the hay with me … but watching him act out facial expressions for a puppet on “Sesame Street” isn’t a bad consolation prize. Here’s Jon explaining the meaning of the words “guilty,” “frustrated” and “amazed” and showing what they look like for Murray.

After the jump, check out another (freakin’ adorable) video with Jon Hamm and Murray all about the letter “O.” Keep reading »

Miley Cyrus Hospitalized

  • Miley Cyrus was hospitalized in Kansas City, Missouri today due to a “severe allgeric reaction to antibiotics,” according to the Sprint Center, which canceled her the show from her Bangerz tour. The singer tweeted a pic of herself from her hospital bed playing with an octopus toy. Sounds about right. Get well soon, Miley! [ABC News]
  • Cameron Diaz doesn’t believe in monogamy, she’s revealed in the latest issue of InStyle. “I don’t know if anyone is really naturally monogamous,” Cam said. “But we live in a society where it’s been ingrained in us to do these thigns.” [Page Six]
  • Kailyn Lowry from “Teen Mom 2″ has written a memoir called Pride Over Pity and it sounds like she’s had an even rougher life than the one depicted on MTV. She has been raped by two different young men on various occasions and had an abortion prior to getting pregnant at 17 with her son, Issac. Jesus. This poor girl.  [RadarOnline] Keep reading »

India Rules To Recognize Transgender Folks As A “Third Gender”

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  • India’s Supreme Court has ruled that transgender folks have a right to identify as “third gender” or hijra. The ruling also directs the government to provide trans folks in India with quotas in education and jobs and to ensure they have adequate medical care in hospitals. Both Nepal and Bangladesh also recognize third genders. [BBC]
  • Iran will reportedly execute a 26-year-old rape victim named Reyhaneh Jabbari because she fatally stabbed the man she claims drugged and raped her. [CNN]
  • On women and the “confidence gap.” [The Atlantic] Keep reading »

Watch Conan Give Himself “American Hustle” Hair

Nice Hair, Conan

Am I the only who didn’t love “American Hustle”? [Nope! Oveeeeeraaaaaated. -- Amelia] Thankfully, Conan O’Brien gave me a reason to like the movie when he showed us his own take on its opening scene at the MTV Movie Awards. Christian Bale’s meticulous hairstyling routine in the film is funny and all, but Conan’s is a home run. [Laughing Squid]

 

 

RIP Society: Study Finds That Young Girls See Sexual Violence As Normal

RIP Society: Study Finds That Young Girls See Sexual Violence As Normal

Today in Egregious Discoveries About Humanity, a study has found that a big reason women rarely report sexual violence is because they view it as “normal.” The study, which will be published in Gender & Society, reviewed forensic interviews with 100 kids who may have been sexually assaulted. The interviews were conducted by the Children’s Advocacy Center, and the subjects’ ages ranged from 3-17.

The research team found that young women and girls often saw objectification, sexual harassment and abuse to be a normal part of life. Male privilege and a sense of female powerlessness, it seems, was seen by many interviewees as typical. One 13-year-old interview subject justified the fact that boys tried to inappropriately touch her at school because “they do it to everyone.” Keep reading »

Kate Upton: “I Wish I Had Smaller Boobs Every Day of My Life”

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They’ve made her a lot of money, but Kate Upton still wishes her boobs were not quite so substantial, “I wish I had smaller boobs every day of my life. I love to wear spaghetti tops braless or go for the smallest bikini designs,” the swimsuit model told The Sun on Sunday. Cue the violin. Read more about Kate Upton’s boobs on Celebuzz…

Meet Catherine Wolters, The Real-Life Alex Vause From “Orange Is The New Black”

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If you read Piper Kerman’s memoir Orange Is The New Black or binge-watched the Netflix adaptation (and who hasn’t done that?), chances are you have wondered about the real-life woman behind Nora (in the book) and Alex Vause (the character in the show). For the first time ever, 51-year-old novelist and PhD student Catherine Cleary Wolters has spoken to Vanity Fair about her relationship with Kerman, their mutually-assured-destruction as cash smugglers for an African drug lord, and her side of their love story. Keep reading »

Must Haves: 17 Little White Dresses For Spring

There I was, just a few moments ago, sitting at a coffee shop in West Hollywood, sippin’ on a Vietnamese iced coffee and feeling pretty AFB about life, when a random woman approached me and complimented me on my dress.

“It looks so lovely on you,” she said kindly.

“Why thank you!” I replied. “The weather is so beautiful and warm, I thought I’d wear a white dress today!”

No matter where you are — in a coffee shop in West Hollywood or taking shelter from the rain in NYC or somewhere else entirely — warmer temps are around the corner (in the Northern Hemisphere at least), so white dress season can be yours for the taking. Here are 17 little white dresses that are totally compliment-worthy.

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