Go ahead and file this one under horrifying-new-weight loss-trends: The Tongue Patch Diet.
How does it work? Well, your friendly neighborhood plastic surgeon applies a postage stamp-sized piece of mesh to the surface of your tongue. The result? Eating becomes horribly painful, so you're forced to give up solid food and stick to a liquid diet. read more
I thought we'd seen it all when it came to facials: blood, placenta, bird poop, 24 Karat Gold. But now the four-star Macdonald Manchester Hotel and Spa in England is adding another treatment to the dear-god-why list: the Manchester Tart facial. read more
In this week's surprising nutrition news ...
• Vegetarians might live longer than meat eaters. OK, maybe this one isn't a total shocker given the super powers of veggies, but still, a very large study found vegetarians and vegans have a 12 percent lower risk of death than nonvegetarians. More surprising: Men may benefit more from a vegetarian diet than women. Might be time to make Meatless Mondays mandatory for your dude. (Source) read more
As you might expect, at the 2013 CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Awards, it is all about the dresses, the shoes, and the accessories. Celebrities, models, and designers go all out to show support to the Guccis, Pradas and even the smaller guys -- Phillip Lim, Thom Browne, Proenza Schouler. read more
Would you ever consider an apple or a bag of cherries a luxury? In Japan they are, considering that apple will run you about $25 and the cherries about $100, and you have to buy them at a specialty fruit shop. read more
"Sexy Hairstyles for Date Night," "Makeup Looks Men Love," "Dresses That'll Drive Him Wild." You see these stories in magazines all the time -- heck, we've even written a few. read more
After seven years and endless pleading online, "Arrested Development" is back! Post-premiere, I expected the Internet to flood with gifs of Buster, Gob, and the rest of the family, but instead everyone seems obsessed with one thing: Lindsay Bluth-Fünke's (played by Portia de Rossi) face. read more
Newborns are kind of a pain. Yes, they're cute and you love them and all, but gah -- a girl's gotta eat/brush her teeth/hit the gym at some point, right? read more
Balking at the idea of buying a wedding dress, a box of Tampax, and a garden hose all in the same shopping trip? We understand the hesitation. read more
Ever felt like choosing a sunscreen is more stressful than actually getting skin cancer? No, well, I guess I haven't either -- but still, all this scary talk of nanoparticles and endocrine disruptors kind of makes me want to crawl into a dark closet till Labor Day. read more