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Bindis Are The Cultural Appropriation Du Jour At Coachella

Plus the banana diet, bad men's hairstyles, and more of the top stories of the day

• Oh geez. First there was the ubiquitous Coachella native headdress. And now the cultural appropriation du jour is apparently the bindi. Vanessa Hudgens, Sarah Hyland, and a slew of other celebs were spotted wearing them at the music festival over the weekend. Why is the bindi bad (to wear to a music festival if you're not an Indian person)? "The bindi on the forehead is an ancient tradition in Hinduism and has religious significance. It is also sometimes referred to as the third eye and the flame, and it is an auspicious religious and spiritual symbol ... It is not meant to be thrown around loosely for seductive effects or as a fashion accessory aiming at mercantile greed." Got it? [The Gloss]

• Lush's Cosmetic Warrior face mask contains garlic, which is apparently a natural acne fighter. And it's only $7. Maybe we need to try it? [Refinery 29]

• There is a woman in Australia who swears by a diet that involves eating up to 51 bananas a day. How does she have time to do anything else? [Huffington Post]

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• Please peep this hilarious montage of bad men's hairstyles from the '60s and '70s, and then implore every dude you know to never, ever, get these haircuts, okay? [Laughing Squid]

• Photographer Greg Kessler, who's photo-morphs have stunned us over at the New York Times, has created a gorgeous video-morph using the same sliding bar technology. Now you can see a moving model before and after using the same neat slide tech. [Kessler Studio]


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