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You’re working, you’re moisturizing, and you’re sleeping—you’re busy. We know. Don’t have time to scour the web for the best skincare, anti-aging, nutrition, and wellness articles every week? Charlotte’s got you. The best of the week is right here.


~ This new manicure doubles as a subway card…could this be the future?
Lucie Davis (from London’s design school) created acrylic nails with tiny RFID chips. You just have to touch your manicured hand to the turnstile and you’re in. —Refinery29


This woman posted a viral naked selfie to fire back at body-shaming model Dani Mathers. Dani Mathers, a Playboy model, posted a photo of a nude woman to her Snapchat with the caption “If I can’t unsee this then you can’t either”. It went viral as she received major backlash for the body-shaming post. —Daily Mail


~ The #richkidsofinstagram are talking about blood spas. Are these hot new treatments legit? —Refinery29


~ Kim Kardashian is looking for the next big beauty blogger. Probably the most talked about news of the week, Kim K is starting a new reality tv show where the winner gets to be the beauty director of the Kardashians’ apps. —Fashionista


~ There’s a Pokemon Go fragrance. And apparently it’s unisex... —In Style


~ Apparently Orangeroot, a perennial herb in the buttercup family which has anti-inflammatory and laxative properties is now being used effectively for UTI’s.  Could it be true? A real herbal remedy so you can stop downing cranberry juice? —Mind Body Green


~ Game of Thrones makeup transformations with Paolo Ballesteros are going viral. People are loving the video transformation of King of Westeros. —Huffington Post


The Land Of Women finally launches a skincare line. And it’s loaded with nourishing naturals like squalane and rose hip oil.Vogue


~ Winona Ryder told everyone “I love getting older.  In an interview with Net-A-Porter she said, “I think it has to do with always being the kid on set. It’s interesting because, these days, [cosmetic surgery] is treated almost like hygiene. I’ve had people say to me, ‘Oh, you should, you know…’ and they point to my forehead. ‘Get that seen to!’ But I’m like, ‘No! I’ve been waiting so long for that to happen!’” —Net-A-Porter


~ Chanel and Hermès Birkin bags are so over. Wellness is apparently the new way to show you are rich. —The Cut


~ Kerry Washington says no to photoshop in an interview with Glamour. But we find the image of Kerry with the article to be ironically pretty photoshopped. —Glamour 


~Karlie Kloss shares her wanderlust experience. She went to the Wanderlust Festival in Cali’s Squaw Valley and spent her days doing yoga and paddleboarding and feeling like the “rest of the world doesn’t exist”. Sounds quite nice. —Vogue

Image: Land of Women 

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