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How To Make Your Brown Eyes Blue

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Mid Brain muses:
The folks over at C&E News are reporting on a new technology for changing your eye color. Researchers at Ciba Vision and Bausch & Lomb have come up with a new way to change eye color that works much better than the current technology. While colored lenses have [...]

Chic Clicks: The Best Of This Weeks Beauty Blogs

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StyleBakery investigates cult beauty products: are they worth the hype?
Smarter Fashion showed us a great deal on a subtle floral print dress for under $100!
SheFinds ditches last season’s sarong in favor of the chic Saress.
I’m Not Obsessed shows you how to get Jessica Simpson’s real outfit for $2,556 or the steal [...]

Answers to Poll #28 Beauty Science or Bull Sh**?

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A whopping 207 of our Beauty Brainiacs have responded to this quiz. And we fooled a record breaking, 91 % of you! Did you successfully guess which story was Bull Sh**t? Read on to find out if you were among the foolish or the factual.
1. Relaxing your hair can actually make [...]

Animal Protein in Cosmetics: Sweet Nostalgia!

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Mid Brain Muses:
Ahh, how times change.
Today, amid fears of Mad Cow Disease and Bird Flu, the mere HINT that a product contains any animal by-products is enough to send even the most zealous fan of cosmetics shrieking into the night. But not so back in the 1970s, no sir! This [...]

Does Silk Protein Really Help Hair?

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Ligirl217 says: I use Rusk’s smoother shampoo and calm conditioner. I would not buy my hair products at a drug store because they are loaded with stuff that makes you feel like your hair is silkier but it actually does nothing to solve the problem with keeping your hair in good [...]

Who Wants To Know The Real Reason Women Like Makeup?

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CL says: I just read your post on perfume predicting mental illness. Why do they have to waste time on studying about perfume? I wear perfume because I like the smell. It makes me feel good and I’m not depressed. Oh my maybe if I use to much I’ll go off [...]

Should You Buy Salon Products at Salons?

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Jamie asks: I had a stylist tell me once that the salon branded shampoos and conditioners sold at drug stores aren’t the same products as the ones sold by salons. She said to only buy the salon brands at salons or authorized resellers. Is that true?
Mid Brain mouths off:
The quick answer [...]

Why Does Murad Acne Spot Treatment Contain Sulfur?

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Pas poses this puzzler: I’m currently using Murad’s acne treatment kit and was curious about its use of sulfur, which I have not seen before. How does sulfur help treat acne?
The Right Brain unravels the riddle:
The Murad line of anti-acne products are proud of the fact that they don’t use benzoyl [...]

Chic Clicks: The Best of This Weeks Beauty Blogs

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Top Button will give you an edgy look much less permanent than tattoo temptress Kat Von D, with her new makeup line at Sephora!
Wondering what to wear today? offers two flattering looks that go from lunch with friends to the office with ease.
Smarter Fahion gives an awesome list of [...]

19A Moment of Cosmetic Chemist Pride

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Sarah Bellum says…
Check out the magical power of cosmetics, clothes and contacts. It’s makeovers like these that make me proud to be part of this industry. Sure, there are those who say cosmetics aren’t important (science snobs) but we’ve really helped make people feel better about themselves.
I think it’s great!
It makes [...]

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