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10 Style and Beauty Questions You Should Never Ask a Woman

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There are certain fashion and beauty questions you really shouldn't ask any woman unless she's your best friend -- and even then, you should proceed with extreme caution.

1. How much did that cost?

When your friend turns up wearing a ring with a rock the size of a golf ball, the last question you should ask is the first one that's on your mind. It's never polite to ask how much something cost, particularly if it looks like it was expensive.

2. OMG, did you get breast implants?

Plastic surgery is a very personal matter, and if your friend wants you to know what she's had done, she'll tell you. Otherwise, keep your speculation to yourself.

3. Is that a spray tan?

Well let's hope so! Tanning bed tans and sun tans are just a bad idea. Still, no one wants to admit that she got naked and sprayed down with chemicals in order to get that golden(ish) glow. Don't ask.

4. Are you wearing false eyelashes?

False eyelashes are huge right now, but that doesn't mean it's a good idea to ask a woman if she's wearing them. And why are you so nosy, anyway?

5. Is that a wig?

Probably. But what business is it of yours? If you ask a woman this question, she'll be worried about her faux hair for the rest of the night.

6. Have you gained weight?

Come on, now. You KNOW better than to ask this question. And yet I think all of us have been asked it at one time or another. WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE?!

7. Did you get that at [insert name of cheapest, tackiest clothing store in town here]?

Are you trying to make me punch you?

8. What size are you?

This is another highly personal question for just about any woman over size two. Most of us hate our dress size, or at least wish we could be down one or two more, and the last thing we want to do is compare ours with others.

9. Is that a fake?

If you're asking the receptionist at the oil change place about her 'Chanel' bag, then come on. You already know the answer -- you're just torturing her. It's safe to say that most of the designer sunglasses, bags and watches you see around town are fakes. There's really no need to confirm it unless you're a customs officer.

10. Is that your real eye color?

Seriously, why do you need to know? Lots of people get tinted contacts. Few want to admit to it.

Do you have questions to add to the list? Tell me about them in the comments!

Written by Lindsay Ferrier on CafeMom's blog, The Stir.

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