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Mink: 3D Printable Makeup Brings New Cosmetics Innovation

If you’ve ever seen the movie Fifth Element, staring Mila Jovovich and Bruce Willis, it is based in the future.  It included a small clip of Mila applying makeup for the first time.  The device used in that clip was a completely innovative and a dream of mine to possibly own one in the future,

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What Is Yacon Syrup, and Can It Help You Lose Weight?

A November episode of The Dr. Oz Show featuring the potential weight-loss benefits of yacon syrup re-aired this week; since then, searches for the stuff on Yahoo! have spiked. Users’ searches about general things including “where to buy yacon syrup” and “what is yacon syrup” have jumped 5,316 percent, with 72 percent of them coming

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Things You Didn’t Know About Nutella

At this point, everyone has heard of Nutella, you know, that creamy brown spread made from chocolate and hazelnuts that came from Italy? While the name might ring a bell — crepes anyone? — there are a lot of things most people don’t know about this interesting Italian foodstuff. With that, here are eight Nutella

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Totally Weird Natural Way to Fix Gray Hair

For many women, those little gray hair strands seem to creep up out of nowhere. While color appointments and boxes of color may be one option, next time… try onions! They have actually proven to help increase hair growth and reverse the grays when applied to the scalp. High in sulfur, onion juice helps to regenerate follicles

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Tricks for Not Getting Blisters on Your Feet

We can probably all agree that the only downside to buying new shoes is needing to break them in. Whether they’re stilettos or ballet flats, every new pair of shoes that joins our closets needs to be worn for a few weeks before they’re completely comfortable. The worst part of breaking new shoes in is

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Things You Didn’t Know About Body Fat

Fat is the ultimate three-letter word, especially the kind that you spend so much time watching your diet and hitting the gym to keep at bay (or at least to keep off your butt). But beyond making you look less-than-svelte, fat can have significant physical and emotional implications. We talked to Shawn Talbott, Ph.D., a

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Brides-to-Be Are Getting “Hand Lifts” for the Perfect Engagement

“Will you marry me?” are four words some women look forward to hearing their whole lives. For many, the moment it happens is something they’ll want to relish, first with their partner, then with the world. These days, most of us are finding out about our friends’ engagements not from hyperventilating phone calls or caps-lock

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Top 10 Supplements for Women

Dietary supplement use in the United States is prevalent and represents an important source of nutrition. Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet should provide all the individual nutrients you need. However, not everyone has a good diet, so some of those nutrients might be deficient. As women— and more importantly, healthy and fit women— we are

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Memorial Day Weekend! How Will You Honor Our Soldiers?

How will you reflect this weekend in honoring the courageous soldiers who’ve sacrificed their life in serving this country in order to protect us and our nation?  How does one “honor” those special men and women?  Here are various ways we’ve found to show your support, and honor the fallen and their families on this

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Do Women Wear Makeup For All The Wrong Reasons?

Women use cosmetics to enhance their attractiveness. How successful they are in doing so remains unknown-how do men and women respond to cosmetics use in terms of attractiveness? There are a variety of miscalibrations where attractiveness is concerned-often, what one sex thinks the opposite sex finds attractive is incorrect. Here, we investigated observer perceptions about

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The Truth Behind This “Shocking” Asian Beauty Trend

First came the thigh gap. And then came the bikini bridge. And now we have the finger trap, a fad that is currently taking over Weibo (a very popular social media site in China). It’s also known as “Beauty and Ugliness Identification Method,” which is really just slapping a nice coat over a very ugly

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Pharmaceutical Drug Side Effects May Be Worse for Women

Research is unfolding a new paradigm for those who manufacture and distribute pharmaceutical drugs – as well as those who take them: Evidence is showing that women may absorb pharmaceuticals at a greater rate than men – meaning they could also be more affected by the side effects of those pharmaceuticals. Worse is that most