Health & Beauty
Say What? Sloppy Manicures Last the Longest
The latest breakroom-worthy tidbits you need to know to seem well-read and like you know what's going on in the wonderful world of beauty
Generously sloshing the polish like this all but guarantees that the entire surface is covered, leading to a manicure that is less inclined to chip and therefore last longer. [Elle]
She may have a beauty contract or two under her (grudging) Gucci belt, but beautiful Jennifer Garner says in a new interview that she "almost never wears makeup unless someone else is putting it on me."
Mrs. Affleck, who got her start on "Felicity" lo those many years ago, also says that "It's not natural for me to think about how I look on a daily basis. I'm not someone who should be in a beauty spotlight. I was one of those people who wore pajamas to class every day in college, and I would still be that way if I could! I'm kind of my own walking beauty disaster." [Allure]
Ever stopped to wonder what all those ingredients printed on the package of your latest insert recent beauty purchase here are? What they do? Or, worse, what they might cause?
Even if you have taken the time to read the lists, unless you have a degree in some discipline that works with hard-to-pronounce chemicals and additives, odds are that you, like me, come away as un-indoctrinated as you started off.
Not anymore. Think Dirty, a new beauty app, is out to change all that and to help educate consumers on the potential hazards lurking in everything we put on our bodies. It couldn't work more simply; just type in your product name (or scan it) and wait for the app to yield the results (crossing your fingers during the intervening seconds that your favorite won't be branded highly carcinogenic). [TheCut]