BY Susan Engberg in Feminizzle on Apr 30, 2010 |
An NPD Group market research survey reports an increase in tween (8-12) girls' regular use of mascara, eye liner, and lipstick compared to 2007, while overall use of beauty products by teens (13-17) and young women (18-24) is declining. In the past two years mascara use among tweens has almost doubled, from 10% to 18%, as well as eye liner, from 9% to 15%.
Notably, the study defined "regular usage" as at least once a month, which isn't very often. So luckily ... Read More
I have a bit of a thing for the delectable Mr Wingate's screen-printed designs, so I'm super-psyched about this EXCLUSIVE print he has created for the Craftacular at the Camden Crawl. From his studio-cum-shop on Columbia Road, in London’s East End, Mr Wingate (aka Sam) creates designs inspired by London's landscape (think tower blocks and pubs) and prints them on T-shirts, cushions and, my favourites, aprons. I also love his ... Read More
BY Jamie Doak in Boob Tube on Apr 29, 2010 |
I only selectively like South Park. This is for many reasons; One) It's racist, classist and sexist. Two) I'm a ginger and they told me I didn't have a soul (I'M A CHRISTIAN, I HAVE A SOUL OKAY.) Three) I do not wish to go directly to hell when I die. That said, South Park occasionally provides a cringe-worthy and sometimes hilarious social commentary that people need to hear.
I was forced to watch South Park recently ... Read More
BY Krista Ciminera in Boob Tube on Apr 29, 2010 |
Old is the new... well, new it would seem by current trends in television. Hot on the tails of Betty White's upcoming appearance on Saturday Night Live is a new reality show about nine retirees living in a gated community in Arizona called Sunset Daze. Ranging in ages from 61 to 74, the senior citizens of this show are trying out some new leases on life, from dating to sky diving.
This has the potential to be as bad as any reality show about rich ... Read More
BY Kelly McClure in Music Stuff on Apr 29, 2010 |
Many many years ago I took a trip to Olympia, Washington for the purpose of seeing the rock opera The Transfused. I stayed in Olympia for ten days and had a great time (The Transfused was awesome and Wynne Greenwood sat next to me during the show and offered me a stick of gum,) but the highlight of the trip was walking down some random street and seeing Rachel Carns, formerly of The Need, walking towards me toweling her wet hair, having just come from the local ... Read More