BBC News reports here: A Labour MP has called for all nail bars to be regulated and for a ban on a potentially harmful chemical glue used in some outlets to fix fake nails. Methyl methacrylate (MMA) is often used because it is cheap, but has a strong odour that can trigger serious skin [...]
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia, This beautifully written, heartfelt memoir touched a nerve among both readers and reviewers. Elizabeth Gilbert tells how she made the difficult choice to leave behind all the trappings of modern American success (marriage, house in the country, career) and find, instead, [...]
The Press Association reports here at Google News: Fashion designer Stella McCartney has been named Person of the Year by animal rights charity People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta). The daughter of former Beatle Sir Paul refuses to use fur or leather in her collections. "Stella McCartney proves you can have a [...]
The Top Ten Books in this week’s Bestellers List at Amazon, see The Top Ten Books here for more info including some reader reviews in our online store with those and many more great books that make some nice holiday gifts! (ranking as of writing of this article, might change over time)
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Demand for cosmetic surgery procedures is soaring, BBC News reports here: Cosmetic surgery clinics are rushing people into procedures by offering limited time discounts, consumer group Which? says.
Spiegel Online reports here: As Mongolia’s nomadic herders face threats to their traditional existence, women are acquiring new roles in the country’s steppes. And they are finding some success.
Cinema Blend reports here: Shirley MacLaine is set to star as Coco Chanel in a Lifetime miniseries scheduled to air in 2008.
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BBC News reports here: The Queen has launched her own channel on the video-sharing website YouTube. The Royal Channel will feature her Christmas Day message as well as recent and historical footage of the monarch and other members of the Royal Family.
The Guardian reports here: The British Fashion Council has admitted that many of the recommendations made by an inquiry into the health of models have yet to be implemented. The Model Health Inquiry, set up after the "size zero" debate over whether models are unhealthily thin, proposed several changes to the industry, such as [...]
Fashion Wire Daily reports here at Yahoo News: New York – "We wanted to link makeup back to fashion," said Kevin Carrigan, creative director of ck Calvin Klein and the new ck Calvin Klein beauty collection, at a presentation in Calvin Klein’s New York offices on Dec. 19. The new beauty line, currently available [...]