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Pucker up! [WIN a free lip gloss!]

Lip Gloss Image Source Hey gorgeous! Would you like to win a Hard Candy ‘Mouthing Off” lip gloss? It’s sparkly, stunning + will add the perfect glittering touch to your day-to-day look or holiday glam. Here’s how to enter: Each … Continue reading

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Starve yourself, then you’ll be pretty (?!)

Victoria’s Secret “Angel” Adriana Lima is all over the news this week, in celebration of malnutrition and conforming to society’s absurd body ideals. The model is preparing for the Victoria’s Secret fashion show with an insane regimen: she “drinks a … Continue reading

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Full-Fat Frappuccinos

Why is a fat person in leggings with a venti frappuccino regarded with pity (if not scorn), while her skinny counterpart is ‘a fashionista’? No, Starbucks Barista, my dress size does not suggest that my frap should be fat-free. Yes, … Continue reading

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I Stopped Reading “Health” Magazines + You Should Too!

April Flores for Bizarre Magazine I used to pore over women’s health magazines, certain that reading them would inspire me to be healthier. Recently, though, I learned that so-called health magazines aren’t so good for us afterall: They perpetuate negative … Continue reading

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