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What We’re Reading Now: Blowouts with a Side of Botox, the Danger of Gwyneth Paltrow’s Vagina Eggs, and Much More…


January 27, 2017

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.


~ Blowouts and botox? That’s right; it’s actually a thing, and it’s called Blowtox.  It’s on the menu at Oscar Blandi Salon in NYC, and a beauty editor spills all about her experience.  — Harper’s Bazaar


~ Gwyneth Paltrow’s vaginal eggs could be toxic. According to a gynecologist, the jade eggs said to “increase chi, orgasms, vaginal muscle tone, hormonal balance, and feminine energy,” could actually cause bacterial infection. — Yahoo! Beauty


~ It’s not too late to start your cleanse. But what’s the best way to do it? From savory soup to infrared saunas, here are the best ways to detox in 2017. — Vogue


~ Can you really sweat out the junk food you eat? Before you hit the gym to “sweat it out,” read what this dermatologist has to say about the idea that sweating rids the body of toxins. — InStyle


~ The creator of the alkaline diet could go to prison. Robert Young, author of The pH Miracle and creator of the controversial alkaline diet, is currently facing up to 3 years in prison for practicing medicine without a license. — Well + Good


~ Bad taste aside, there’s a serious risk of eating burnt toast. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) just issued a warning against acrylamide, a cancer-causing chemical that’s produced when starchy foods are cooked for too long. — BBC


~ Your workout playlist is a key factor in your #gymflow. Here are the sweat-inducing tracks Tracy Anderson has J. Lo listening to as she pumps out those last few reps. — The Coveteur


~ You just got a divorce. Now what? Throw a party, that’s what! Here why you should celebrate the big D and a few basic rules to follow. — Houstonia


~ Ube ice cream: instagrammable, but is it healthy? The pretty purple ice cream made with yams is all over Instagram, but see what recent research says about the actual health benefits. — Health


Image via Harper’s Bazaar

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