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Is Juicing Actually Making You Fat?

Plus an Elmer's glue facial, Mickey Drexler's nickname and more of the top stories of the day

• Juicing can actually make you gain weight because juices don't actually fill you up if they don't have fiber and protein in them, which leads most people to drink more juice and ingest more calories than they might otherwise. [Beauty High]

• Okay, so nail salon lamps have the same ultraviolet rays that tanning beds have, but it would take, like, A MILLION manicures to equal what you get at a tanning salon. [Reuters]

• J. Crew's main man Mickey Drexler's nickname when he was at Bloomingdale's was Stubs Drexler, because he used to count the sales tags every night. [Racked]

• Model Victoria Brito says her trick to clear skin is Elmer's glue. She smears it over her face, waits for it to dry, and then peels it off, taking the blackheads with her. Not surprisingly, dermatologists are a bit iffy on this. "Although Elmer's acts very similar to a pore strip that sticks to blackheads and pulls them out from the pore, it could lead to potentially hazardous issues on the skin," said Dr. Gary Goldfaden. Plus, a lot of people are actually allergic to glue. So, yeah. [Refinery 29]

• People are taking too many antibiotics, and we're all going to pay the price as a society if we're not careful, says the World Health Organization. [The Atlantic]


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