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11 Beauty Ingredients You Should Watch Out for During Pregnancy

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Bringing a life into this world is an incredibly beautiful thing, but it’s also an enormous responsibility. From the second conception occurs, everything a mom-to-be inhales, ingests, absorbs and is exposed to can affect her developing baby. We all know to avoid drinking alcohol, eat healthy and stop smoking, but you also need to take a close look at the beauty and skin care products you’re using.

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17 moisturizers for oily, acne-prone skin, because, surprise, you still need to keep it hydrated

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While some people with oily skin might think that using a moisturizer will make their skin even more greasy, it’s actually quite the opposite. Your skin is left dry after cleansing, so when you skip moisturizer, your body responds by producing more oil to correct the dryness. Finding the right oily skin moisturizer can be challenging. That’s why it’s important to select a moisturizer carefully, especially since you want to balance absorbing oil with keeping your skin hydrated.

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Is It OK To Nap With Your Contacts In? Experts Say It’s Best Not To & Here’s Why

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Imagine this: a warm Saturday afternoon with no more chores to check off of your to-do list. You have no plans, no responsibilities, nothing to worry about except enjoying the time to yourself. If you’re anything like me, this kind of day can nudge you into an impromptu, refreshing nap in no time at all. But, for some people, drifting off isn’t as simple as just closing your eyes. If you aren’t lucky enough to have 20/20 vision (same, friend), you’ve probably wondered whether it’s OK to nap with your contacts in. Not to scare you too much, but according to experts, taking your contact lenses out of your eyes is one pre-nap ritual you should definitely be sure to make time for.

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YouTube Videos on Plastic Surgery Are Highly Misleading, Experts Say

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YouTube videos can teach you how to roast a chicken, change a tire, and clean a cut or scrape.

Can they also be trusted to provide reliable health information?

Not if you’re talking about plastic surgery, says Dr. Boris Paskhover, an assistant professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School who specializes in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

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The Snip Trip

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On a Friday afternoon in August 2017, Marcos Cline and Rob Clyde meet up at AKA, a posh, extended-stay hotel in Los Angeles’s glamorous Golden Triangle, a few blocks from Rodeo Drive. When they enter their reserved suite, the two friends are greeted with white robes and slippers, Spago’s pizza, sparkling apple cider, and a flat-screen TV already tuned to ESPN. Soon, they get a phone call letting them know a stretch limo is waiting downstairs. A five-minute drive delivers them to the Beverly Hills clinic where Dr. Paul Turek is waiting, ready to sterilize them.

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Finding the Truth Behind Growers and Showers

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When it comes to penises in their flaccid state, there are two varieties: growers and showers. Growers are penises that, when flaccid, aren’t generally impressive to look at. Showers, on the other hand, represent the boastful peacocks of the penis world. Their members are more visually impressive when soft and more accurately reflect the penis in its erect state.

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16 skin care products that will help you minimize the appearance of dark spots

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Minimizing the appearance of dark spots doesn’t have to be a pain. There are easy ways to even out your skin tone and reduce dark spots. Dr. Anna Guanche, a board-certified dermatologist, told HelloGiggles that investing in the right products can alleviate this common skin problem. She added, “Sunspots will actually fade a bit with consistent sunscreen use. In addition, retinol used consistently with hydroquinone is the powerhouse of fading spots.”

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