According to Research, Victoria’s Secret Perfume Repels Mosquitos

A study from New Mexico State University (NMSU) found that Victoria's Secret Bombshell perfume is moderately effective at repelling two types of disease-carrying mosquitos: Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti (aka the species spreading Zika).  The research, which was published last fall in the Journal of Insect Science, compared the efficacy of eight commercially-available mosquito repellents, two fragrances, and one vitamin B patch. They used each product [...]

Diet Pills from ‘Biggest Loser’

More troubling news has surfaced about The Biggest Loser.  Earlier this month, a study published in the journal Obesity revealed that 13 out of 14 former contestants, who each lost an average of 100 pounds on the NBC hit show, were unable to keep the weight off six years later. The study findings suggest that changing metabolic rates and shifting levels of the [...]

10 Best Beauty Gifts

Hair to Stay Look-at-Me LipsWhat better to give than a good hair day? The Living Proof Spread Cheer & Perfect Hair gift set contains trial sizes of Perfect Hair Day shampoo and conditioner, plus a full-size of the brand’s popular dry shampoo to soak up oil and extend a beautiful blowout. ($25, Ulta) Easy on the [...]

2016’s Biggest Beauty Trends

If you follow the beauty world closely, you know that 2016 was a surprising year for makeup and beauty. The biggest beauty trends in 2016 perhaps weren't things that we could've predicted at the beginning of the year, but make total sense now. From Kylie Cosmetics' total world domination to the insane cult status that [...]