The Pretty Price Check: Your Friday round-up of what we paid for beauty last week.
Goodness, a girl gets sick for two days and the whole world erupts over a little boy in pink nail polish. In case you’ve also been living under a rock, Jon Stewart pretty much has the whole thing handled. Also you can sign a “Thank you J. Crew” petition over here. Now on with the Price Check.
- A 7-year-old girl got plastic surgery for her big ears to stave off playground bullies. Which makes me want to cry. I am totally partial to little kids with big ears because ohmygod the cuteness! Now before you get mad, remember we hate the beauty culture, not the beauty culture victims. (Via Jezebel)
- 30 percent of middle-aged black women who have worn too-tight braids, extensions and/or weaves also have bald patches and scarring on their scalps. (Via Medicinenet)
- A 700 person survey confirms that fat stigma is going global, cropping up in formerly curve-loving places like Puerto Rico and American Samoa. (Via New York Times‘ Well Blog)