June 20, 2013 | 1:06 PM | 1 COMMENT
Women in China Have Found the Secret to Safety -- Hairy Legs

Peeping-up-the-skirt Toms are apparently a big problem in China. Women are discouraged from wearing "revealing" dresses and skirts on public transportation to keep prying eyes away from their thighs, but we love this novel new way to fend off leering pervs: hairy tights.   read more


June 19, 2013  |   3:06 PM  |  8 COMMENTS
The Ugliest Celebrity Tattoos We've Ever Seen

In the range of permanent mistakes (i.e. the perm you debuted for senior portraits to having that last kid), trashy tattoos fall somewhere in the middle. Those dolphin and rainbow tats you see on women who have barstools tattooed with their names -- not so surprising.   read more


June 19, 2013  |   9:06 AM  |  COMMENT
Half-Naked Protestors Hit Victoria's Secret Store

We love all of the latest outcries for realistic body images in the media, like your responses to PETA's Miss USA ad on our Facebook page and the UK retailer who made a public promise to cut back on airbrushing its models. Victoria's Secret is in the spotlight again, too. The lingerie powerhouse always catches flack for its stick-thin models, but this time protesters took their message to the streets...and stripped.   read more


June 19, 2013  |   9:06 AM  |  20 COMMENTS
Why Are These Beauty Queens Butt-Naked?

Former Miss USA pageant winners Shanna Moakler, Alyssa Campanella, Shandi Finnessey, and Susie Castillo posed nude for a PETA anti-fur ad released on Thursday, and we have a few thoughts on the subject. None of them are animal-rights related.   read more


June 14, 2013  |   1:06 PM  |  9 COMMENTS
See The Latest Before/After Airbrushing Controversy

If we lived in the UK, we'd totally shop at Debenhams. Not because they have an entire section devoted to "debut dresses" (whatever those are), but because they've pledged to stop Photoshopping images.   read more


June 14, 2013  |   6:06 AM  |  COMMENT
The Cheap Secret That'll Save Your Summer (It's less than $5!) [Sponsored]

Graduations, weddings (and those stress-inducing maid of honor toasts), outdoor parties in the heat and humidity -- summer is jam-packed with opportunities to produce some serious sweat. No one wants pit stains ruining the look of her maxi dress, but the white marks many extra-strength deodorants leave can be just as bad.   read more


June 11, 2013  |  11:06 AM  |  COMMENT
Schick Wants You to Create a Pinterest Board Inspired by ... Your Pubic Hair

It's high time pubic hair had its place in social media, and I could think of no better outlet than Pinterest, the landing page for all things pretty, DIY, and aesthetically pleasing.   read more


June 7, 2013  |   4:06 PM  |  2 COMMENTS
Best Prom Queen Story This Year

Just six weeks after sustaining life-threatening injuries during the Boston Marathon bombing, 18-year-old Sydney Cocoran isn't quite back on her feet yet. But that didn't stop her from becoming her high school's prom queen.   read more


May 29, 2013  |   3:05 PM  |  COMMENT
Product Review: A Self-Tanner For Us Pale Girls?

I embraced my paleness a long, long time ago. I wear SPF 50 -- on cloudy days in winter. On the beach, I'm under a giant umbrella, wearing a giant hat, reapplying sunscreen every 30 minutes.   read more


May 28, 2013  |   3:05 PM  |  COMMENT

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