Paula Deen Fired: How 4 Other Celebrities Fared Post-Racism Scandal

April 18, 2017

Paula Deen’s been having a rough few days. The (former) Food Network star has been in hot water recently for admitting to using racial slurs and tolerating racist jokes in the workplace. And, on Friday, she was fired from the Food Network. Will Deen’s career survive the scandal? Only time will tell. Read on for more on Deen, and four other celebrities who’ve recovered from racism scandals — some better…

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How To Find Orange Lipstick That’s Perfect For You — PHOTOS

April 18, 2017

Beauty brands big and small are finally beginning to embrace the needs of varying skin tones, which means we can now all rejoice at finding red lipsticks without blue and orange lipsticks without pink. Buying trendy orange lipstick can be the trickiest task of all: Anyone with violet or blue undertones in their lips knows, a seemingly innocent coral can look almost fuchsia if you don’t select wisely. Though anyone can…

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Where To Buy Akar Skin’s Products If You Want To Discover The Magic That Is Tibetan-Inspired Beauty

April 18, 2017

One of my favorite parts about writing about beauty is discovering new up-and-coming cosmetics and skin care lines. When I heard about Akar Skin, I was surprised to hear it’s sourcing ingredients from somewhere that doesn’t exactly scream “beauty destination” — Tibet. The skin care line was founded with the mission of creating natural beauty products using organic and wild harvested ingredients, many of which are grown on the Tibetan…

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State Department Just Wants To Be ‘Liked,’ Spends $630,000 On Facebook Followers

April 18, 2017

Over 1.7 million people have “liked” the White House on Facebook. President Obama has 33 million Twitter followers. And somewhere along the way, the U.S. Department of State began to feel a bit left out.  “Even bloody ‘Gangnam Style’ got two million views on YouTube!” officials hissed at one another at Washington, in our imagination. “27 million people have “liked” Kesha on Facebook! KESHA!” There was only one option.  It was time…

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6 Beauty Habits From The ’90s That Were Bad For Your Health

April 18, 2017

Once upon a time, an innocent soul Google searched “the dangers of glitter” and lived the opposite of a happily-ever-after. That unfortunate individual is me: A typical millennial with a severe case of nostalgia — specifically, a deep longing for ’90s beauty trends, and my personal favorite, roll-on body glitter. However, was I aware that a speck of glitter could cost you an eye? (Warning: That link is not for the faint-hearted) Though the…

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New Legislation Could Finally Protect Underage Models

April 18, 2017

The disregarding of child labor laws, little to no financial transparency, blind toleration of sexual abuse in the workplace. These are just a few of the things that make up the ugly side of the fashion industry, but things might be starting to change for the better. According to a newsletter sent this morning by the Model Alliance, a not-for-profit organization working to give models a voice in the workplace, the…

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7 Things That Helped Me Actively Like My Fat

April 18, 2017

With the ever-increasing popularity of body positive rhetoric existing in cyberspace, more and more people are slowly arriving at the conclusion that all bodies are worthy of tolerance: The fat ones, the thin ones, and everything in between. Sometimes, however, it can be relatively straightforward to accept this truth as it applies to the figures of others, while remaining incredibly difficult to accept ourselves under the same kind of compassionate…

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What Will Happen To Ethan Couch? The Affluenza Teen Is In Trouble Again

April 5, 2017

After a highly publicized manhunt, “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch was caught in Mexico after skipping town for allegedly violating his probation, according to CNN. Couch, who, at 16, notoriously evaded jail time for killing four people while driving drunk, is better known by his informal moniker, a term that spawned out of his successful defense that he was too wealthy to understand the consequences of his actions. But what will…

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7 Things To Consider Before You Do The Big Chop Again

April 5, 2017

If you already went through the big chop (cutting off your relaxed hair to get back to your natural texture) and subsequent regrowth stage once, you may be surprised tohear that some folks with afro-textured hairdo the big chop a second time to fully realize their hair dreams. While cutting everything off is certainly the quickest way to grow a healthy head of hair, it can be along journey to get…

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