Posts tagged "side effects"

Jessica Neuwirth, Bettina Hager & The New Feminists Push For A New ERA

Plus, a Britney Spears-focused workshop and SELF publishes a scare piece on birth control — spooooooky! All in Today’s Lady News…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 2, 2015

Is Claire Danes Experiencing A Latisse Side Effect?

It took me four viewings of this Latisse commercial to believe it actually starred Claire Danes, and not just a Claire look-alike. “Oh how the mighty have fallen,” I thought. “Wasn’t she once one of the most promising actresses of our generation? Who left ‘My So-Called Life’ for a movie career? And now she’…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 15, 2010

Cheap-O Latisse Knockoffs Have Crazy Scary Side Effects

Because eyelash length is, for some reason, a huge concern these days, we’ve taken to applying all sorts of crap around our rather delicate eyes in the pursuit of a long lash. While the popularity of treatments like Latisse (which costs $120) shows no sign of slowing, the icky side effects of lash-lengthening knockoffs should…

Lily Q / April 9, 2010

Engagement Side Effect: TV Wedding Phobia

One of the weird side effects of being engaged, I’m discovering, is that I cannot watch weddings on TV anymore. In movies it’s okay, because they are fictional (hence, I loved 21 Dresses), but last night, as I was thumbing through the channels, I stopped on some “Celebrity-Inspired Real Wedding Extravaganza”-type show on the Style…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 25, 2008

Warning: Side Effects May Include More Reasons To Be Depressed

Have you been turnin’ that frown upside down by poppin’ pills like Prozac? Well, your little picker-uppers might be doing more bad than good. For 20-some odd years, a set of antidepressants called SSRIs had been favored because they supposedly had less harmful side effects. However, a new study has shown that ye ole dry…

Simcha / May 21, 2008