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Beauty and the Brain: The Case for Hillary and Handbag

(0) Comments | Posted February 17, 2011 | 11:43 AM

So Hillary Clinton can't seem to win. She is not girly enough and now she is being criticized for being too girly by talking handbags, a subject very close to my heart but not entirely divorced from my head either. Apparently I am not alone. Handbags are very...

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Beauty and the Brain

(0) Comments | Posted February 13, 2011 | 2:17 PM

Valentine's Day Make Up
Valentines Day must be second only to Halloween in terms of lingerie fixation. But unlike Halloween in which women everywhere unleash their inner Catherine Deneuve in Repulsion (respectable women behaving or at least looking like sex workers) the lingerie is not seen in public. So...

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Beauty and The Brain: The 7 Best Beauty Trends Of The Decade (PHOTOS)

(48) Comments | Posted December 23, 2010 | 12:42 PM

The small screen's influence on beauty in the last decade wasn't all bad. Some of the beauty trends we saw were fabulous.

So there it goes, a beauty decade where fiction was served up to us as reality and reality hidden behind surgery. Whatever you may think of Lady Gaga...

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Beauty and The Brain: The 7 Worst Beauty Trends Of The Decade (PHOTOS)

(44) Comments | Posted December 22, 2010 | 5:17 AM

It wasn't called the "noughties" for nothing. Looking back on this last decade through a beauty prism it was an odd decade indeed! If I were to take a stab at the major influence on beauty it wasn't the big screen but the little one, both TV and online.

Beauty...

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Beauty and the Brain: 9 Leaks From the Beauty Business

(4) Comments | Posted December 7, 2010 | 12:52 PM

In the wake of the WikiLeaks cables and the ensuing debate about protecting sensitive diplomatic matters, I thought I would alleviate the geopolitical tension with some leaks from my industry -- the so-called "Beauty Industry." Codename Silvio Berlusconi. Feckless of me, perhaps, but duty compels me to share some of...

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Beauty and The Brain: Why Red Lipstick Is More Important Than You Think (PHOTOS)

(58) Comments | Posted November 30, 2010 | 3:32 PM

GO TEAM!

Finally I understand how people who follow sports feel when their team wins. I just read that a new study has proven that men are more interested in a woman's lips than any other part of the body. Woohoo! I knew it.

According to a...

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