Which American Cities Are the Most Beauty Obsessed?

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Ever wonder which U.S. cities boast the most social beauty shoppers? Probably not, but just for fun check out the list put together by Instyle and the folks at FourSquare, the free mobile app that lets users share their location with family and friends. FourSquare crunched some numbers and found that the city with most check-ins at beauty stores like MAC and Sephora is………

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Have You Tried Online Relationship Counseling?

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Categories: Dating and Relationships

Are you and your partner having problems? Need the advice of a relationship counselor but can’t find time to head to the nearest therapist? Perhaps it’s time to take your marital woes online. Believe it or not, there are a number of counselors who can offer assistance at the click of a mouse.

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Erotic Thriller “Fifty Shades of Grey” to Hit the Big Screen

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Erotic e-book Fifty Shades of Grey is an Internet sensation and it may soon be a movie as well. Vintage Books recently signed a seven-figure deal for rights to the tantalizing tale, and now Universal Pictures and Focus Features have purchased the film rights to the book many are calling “Twilight for Mommies.”   

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Israel Bans Underweight Models

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Categories: Fashion | Health Stuff

In an attempt to promote healthy body images, Israel has banned underweight models from appearing in advertisements and on fashion runways. Models must also submit medical records proving they have a body mass index of at least 18.5%.

"Beautiful is not underweight, beautiful should not be anorexic," said Rachel Adato, who pushed for the bill.

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"Fashion Star" Viewers Aren't Getting the Designs They Ordered

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One of the plus sides to the new fashion reality show Fashion Star is viewers' ability to order designs they see on the show. However, according to recent reports, viewers aren't receiving the clothes they ordered.

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Is NBC’s “Fashion Star” a Do or Don’t?

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Fashion Star debuted on NBC last night, and reviews of the show are a bit mixed. Some, like Entertainment Weekly’s April Daley, like the “thrill of the shopping/runway combo” and advise viewers to tune into the new fashion reality show. Critics like US Weekly, on the other hand, say the disjointed show needs a bit of altering, while the New York Daily News also thinks Fashion Star is a bit “murky.” So is it worth checking out?

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The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman

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March 8 is International Women’s Day, a day celebrating the political, economic, and social achievements of women. In honor of this special day, UK newspaper The Independent has identified the best and worst places to be a woman.  Some of the results might surprise you. Is your country on the list?

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Mary Kay, Avon, Estee Lauder Sued for Making False Claims About Animal Testing

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Think your favorite brand of lipstick was never tested on furry critters? Don’t be too sure. A new lawsuit filed by five women in Los Angeles alleges that cosmetic companies Mary Kay, Avon, and Estee Lauder regularly test their products on animals, despite making - and profiting from - claims to the contrary.

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Emma Watson: Fashion Helped Me Feel Like I Was Something Outside of "Potter"

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Most people know actress Emma Watson for playing Hermione Granger in the phenomenally successful Harry Potter films. However, the young starlet refused to let the role define her. In a recent interview, Emma said she turned to fashion to express herself, a move that has served the actress well. 

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9 Cool Bookstores

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As an avid reader I love to order books from Amazon or swap novels online, however there’s something special about walking into a brick-and-mortar bookstore and searching for a great book. However, not all bookstores are boring chains. Below are 9 cool stores that delight bibliophiles around the world.

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