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    Complaints Are Through the Roof, and Haircare Products Are to Blame

    Cosmetic complaints are on the rise. In 2016, there were over twice as many cosmetic-related incidents reported to the FDA than in 2015, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.   Researchers Michael Kwa, B.A.; Leah J. Welty, Ph.D.; and Shuai Xu, M.D., MSc reviewed all the complaints sent to the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition’s Adverse Event Reporting System from 2004-2016. In this period, […]

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    This Dog Had A Dreamier Maternity Shoot Than Most Humans

    Doggone it, this is cute. Elsa Veria-Means just posted the most adorable maternity shoot to her Twitter account, but she’s not pregnant. The shoot was for her pup, Fusee, who at 8 weeks pregnant got her very own maternity shoot, complete with a flower crown that puts even the most festive music festival-goers to shame. […]

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    Makeup Artist Mimi Choi Creates Mind-Blowing Optical Illusions on Herself

    By Kristen Bateman. Photos: Courtesy of Instagram. Mimi Choi is a 31-year-old makeup artist from Vancouver, Canada who creates completely stunning hyperreal optical illusions on herself. She’s transformed her hand into a realistic piece of sushi and added multiple eyes and lips to her face for a super trippy effect — and recently, her work […]

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    This Man Just Visited Disneyland 2,000 Days in a Row

    There’s no question Disneyland is indeed Happiest Place on Earth for this guy. Jeff Reitz, a 44-year-old man from Huntington Beach, Calif., marked his 2,000th consecutive day visiting Disneyland and California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Calif., last week. Reitz began the streak on Jan. 1, 2012, at a time when he was unemployed and sought […]

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    Turns Out, Sex Doesn’t Actually Sell, Says Study

    We’ve been told for years that sex sells — whether it’s a scantily clad woman eating a burger or models in barely there lingerie walking a runway. But a new study finds that’s not necessarily the case. Researchers at the University of Illinois analyzed nearly 80 advertising studies published over the past 30 years and […]

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    Looking at Adorable Kitten and Puppy Photos Could Save a Stale Marriage

    Is there any way to stay in love with a person forever? This question is older than marriageitself. We’re not just talking about that biochemical spark that inevitably changes into something steadier; we’re talking about genuinely liking your partner for the long run. A new study may have stumbled upon a surprising method to increasing […]

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    Why I’m Happily Unmarried

    Recently I was sitting across from a friend at lunch when she asked me if I was dating anyone. When I said no, her face contorted into a shape I had never seen, as if I had just told her I decided to grow a second head as a fashion statement. It was a mix […]

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    ‘Multi-Masking’ Is the Latest Instagram Beauty Trend. Is It Necessary?

    At some point, while perusing your Instagram feed, you’ve probably come across posts of people with different-colored stripes on their faces. The effect is eye-catching, but it’s not just for show: The stripes are actually various beauty masks being used at once, as part of a growing beauty trend known as “multi-masking.” The concept of […]