Women talk to me about their body issues a lot.
Lead and other dangerous heavy metals are still finding their way into cosmetics, including easily consumed products like lipsticks, lip balms, and lip glosses, according to two new studies.
In most if not all contexts, I don't really think wearing makeup is a "choice." At least, it's not a choice in the sense of a decision where the branching options are neutral and equally weighted and carry few, if any, negative social consequences, the way making a ham sandwich or a veggie wrap for lunch is a choice.…
Wal-Mart is replacing the Olsens' tween makeup line with one called GeoGirl, which has an "environmental" theme and is aimed at girls ages 8-12. Tweens spend—or get their parents to spend—around $24 million on cosmetics per year.
Researchers in Holland have warned that the frozen face resulting from too much Botox could lead to depression.
Afghanistan is known for its heroin production, and the weak post-Taliban government does little to stop the growing, illegal industry. However, a group of foreign and Afghan businessmen are hoping to influence poppy farmers to grow flowers for perfume instead of drugs. The men are met with resistance, both from the…