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Why a Modern Cosmetics Company Is Mining Armenia’s Ancient Manuscripts – Smithsonian

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

There is something remarkable about the communities that line the former Silk Road. Bound together by a shared natural environment, there is a reservoir of knowledge here, safeguarded and passed down from one generation to the next. In some parts of the world, you can live and die without knowing what’s growing in your backyard. But in Armenia, there are just some things about the land and the seemingly infinite resources…

Massachusetts School Suspends Hair Policy After Pressure From State AG – NBCNews.com

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A Massachusetts high school will now allow 15-year-old twins to attend prom and participate in after-school activities after initially reprimanding them for wearing braided extensions. Mya and Deanna Cook were given detention and barred from track meets and Latin club for wearing their hair in braids, which was a violation of the school’s dress code policy. Mystic Valley Regional Charter School board members voted on Sunday to rescind the policy…

Collection is selling a range of make-up colour correctors and they’re £15 CHEAPER than Urban Decay’s cult version – The Sun

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

BUDGET beauty brand Collection has launched a new range of colour correctors – and they’re almost £15 CHEAPER than the cult Urban Decay version. The cosmetics company, formerly known as Collection 2000, is renowned for offering up quality make-up at affordable prices. Collection is launching a new range of make-up colour correctors at the bargain price of £4.19 each Its latest range of Lasting Perfection Colour Correctors retail at the bargain price of…

Why a Modern Cosmetics Company Is Mining Armenia’s Ancient Manuscripts – Smithsonian

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

There is something remarkable about the communities that line the former Silk Road. Bound together by a shared natural environment, there is a reservoir of knowledge here, safeguarded and passed down from one generation to the next. In some parts of the world, you can live and die without knowing what’s growing in your backyard. But in Armenia, there are just some things about the land and the seemingly infinite resources…

Yet Another Black Girl’s Hair Policed by Her School, Her Afro Called ‘Out of Control’ – The Root

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

WCTV screenshot A 17-year-old high schooler from Florida is the latest black girl to be reprimanded for wearing her hair in traditional black style. All over the world, black girls have their bodies, words and, increasingly, hair policed by those who have no clue. WCTV reports that Jenesis Johnson, an 11th-grader at North Florida Christian School, a private school in Tallahassee, Fla., has been wearing an Afro for the last…

Collection is selling a range of make-up colour correctors and they’re £15 CHEAPER than Urban Decay’s cult version – The Sun

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

BUDGET beauty brand Collection has launched a new range of colour correctors – and they’re almost £15 CHEAPER than the cult Urban Decay version. The cosmetics company, formerly known as Collection 2000, is renowned for offering up quality make-up at affordable prices. Collection is launching a new range of make-up colour correctors at the bargain price of £4.19 each Its latest range of Lasting Perfection Colour Correctors retail at the bargain price of…

Unhappy bride gets makeup redo for lifetime memory – Bangkok Post

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A bride who vented her frustration on social media over her bad makeup on her most important day got a wonderful surprise – free professional makeup and a wedding photo re-shoot on Monday at the couple’s home in Chai Nat’s Hankha district. The bride and groom, photographed on their wedding day, May 13. (Photos used with permission from Darika Klinkuhlab) …

Why a Modern Cosmetics Company Is Mining Armenia’s Ancient Manuscripts – Smithsonian

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

There is something remarkable about the communities that line the former Silk Road. Bound together by a shared natural environment, there is a reservoir of knowledge here, safeguarded and passed down from one generation to the next. In some parts of the world, you can live and die without knowing what’s growing in your backyard. But in Armenia, there are just some things about the land and the seemingly infinite resources…

Yet Another Black Girl’s Hair Policed by Her School, Her Afro Called ‘Out of Control’ – The Root

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

WCTV screenshot A 17-year-old high schooler from Florida is the latest black girl to be reprimanded for wearing her hair in traditional black style. All over the world, black girls have their bodies, words and, increasingly, hair policed by those who have no clue. WCTV reports that Jenesis Johnson, an 11th-grader at North Florida Christian School, a private school in Tallahassee, Fla., has been wearing an Afro for the last…

Science Says You Can Rub Wasabi on Your Head to Stimulate Hair Growth – Food & Wine

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Sure, eating sushi is fun. But so is rubbing it on your head. And now, you have a great, science-backed reason to put them together. …Okay, yeah, let’s back up a little bit.  Beet Poke with Avocado-Wasabi Mash Oysters with Green Apple and Wasabi Granita Barely Cooked Salmon with Pea-Wasabi Puree & Yuzu Butter Sauce First of all, it’s not the sushi, per se, that you’ll want to smush on your head, but rather,…

Malden school defends controversial hair policy it suspended – The Boston Globe

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A Malden charter school that has weathered intense criticism for a ban on hair extensions defended its stance in a letter to parents Monday, less than a day after the school’s board of trustees voted unanimously to suspend the hair policy. Mystic Valley Regional Charter School administrators said they believed the rule would have withstood a court challenge but opted to suspend it for the rest of the school year…

Why a Modern Cosmetics Company Is Mining Armenia’s Ancient Manuscripts – Smithsonian

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

There is something remarkable about the communities that line the former Silk Road. Bound together by a shared natural environment, there is a reservoir of knowledge here, safeguarded and passed down from one generation to the next. In some parts of the world, you can live and die without knowing what’s growing in your backyard. But in Armenia, there are just some things about the land and the seemingly infinite resources…

Why a Modern Cosmetics Company Is Mining Armenia’s Ancient Manuscripts – Smithsonian

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

There is something remarkable about the communities that line the former Silk Road. Bound together by a shared natural environment, there is a reservoir of knowledge here, safeguarded and passed down from one generation to the next. In some parts of the world, you can live and die without knowing what’s growing in your backyard. But in Armenia, there are just some things about the land and the seemingly infinite resources…

Malden School That Punished Black Students For Hair Extensions Drops Policy For Now02:50 – WBUR

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

The school in Malden that punished two African-American girls for wearing hair extensions has suspended its ban on certain hairstyles for the rest of the school year. Dozens of protesters gathered at the start of an emergency board of trustees meeting of the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School on Sunday, calling on the board to end what they call a racist ban on hairstyles including extensions, and hairdos more than…

Salma Hayek’s Hair Is Now Rose Gold – Glamour

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Certain stars love to change their hair at the drop of the hat, turning their Insta into a revolving door of exciting hair inspo. Others, like Salma Hayek, tend to stick with the tried and true—thinking back, we’re hard-pressed to remember the actress ever veering from her classic glossy black (if it ain’t broke, etc). But as it turns out, even Hayek is not immune to the rush of changing…

‘They stick up for each other’: Meet the sister who cut her hair for the best reason – Today.com

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Don’t mess with these sisters! Jorja Orrick, 9, recently chopped most of her long, blond hair into an adorable bob. Unfortunately, when she went to school with the cute style, some of her classmates didn’t find it as adorable. And as young kids often do, they teased her for it. But Jorja’s 11-year-old sister Sarah had her back. In solidarity with Jorja, Sarah decided to cut off most of her…

Diabetes drug may work by changing gut bacteria makeup – New Scientist

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Your gut bacteria may help control blood sugar levels Scimat/Science Photo Library By Sam Wong The most successful treatment for type 2 diabetes may work by changing the makeup of gut bacteria. Metformin is commonly prescribed to help people with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar. It is also being tested as an anti-ageing treatment. The drug is generally believed to work by reducing the amount of glucose made…

Why a Modern Cosmetics Company Is Mining Armenia’s Ancient Manuscripts – Smithsonian

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

There is something remarkable about the communities that line the former Silk Road. Bound together by a shared natural environment, there is a reservoir of knowledge here, safeguarded and passed down from one generation to the next. In some parts of the world, you can live and die without knowing what’s growing in your backyard. But in Armenia, there are just some things about the land and the seemingly infinite resources…