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Pretty Price Check (05.27.11)

The Pretty Price Check: Your Friday round-up of how much we paid for beauty this week.

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  • If you’ve ever wanted to see 12 models without professional makeup or retouching, now you can. Phew.

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Secret Deodorant Gets Busted: pH-Balanced and Full of Toxins. (Sigh.)

I first met Jessica Assaf back in 2008, when she was a plucky high school student with Teens Turning Green and I was writing this book about greening your lifestyle. We interviewed Jessica about her group’s awesome projects, like when they all wore prom dresses and combat boots to encourage peers to choose toxin-free beauty products for prom season. Good times.

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Inside Beauty Q & A: Katherine McKenney

Inside Beauty Q&A: Where we talk to someone in the beauty industry trenches. Know someone I should interview (maybe you)? Email me at beautyschooledproject [at] gmail [dot] com.

 

 

Here's Katherine. She stresses about what makes an organic beauty product, just like you.

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Pretty Price Check (02.05.10)

The Pretty Price Check: Your Friday round-up of how much we paid for beauty last week.


$300: The value of the grab bag you could win if American Apparel decides you have the Best Bottom in the World. (Via The Cut.) Or here’s a better idea: Join the just-launched American Apparel Girlcott by sending Dov this great protest letter.

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Pretty Price Check. (01.08.10)

Pretty Price Check: Your Friday round-up of how much we paid for beauty last week.

  • $2.2 billion: The amount we’ll be spending by 2013 on foods and drinks — like this collagen coffee, above — that promise to enhance our beauty, according to this New York Times story. “If you’re drinking Nescafé, you better hope it’s doing something for your skin, because that shit is nas-tay,” says Tracy Clark-Flory over on Broadsheet. We like her.

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