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CNNSome people go on pilgrimages abroad for religious reasons or for historical interest. Denis Asselin created his own right on the Eastern Seaboard in honor of his son who took his own life last year. For 45 days, Denis Asselin walked from Philadelphia to...
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All The RageA new study shows that people with body dysmorphic disorder -- meaning they think something about their appearance is flawed when it isn't -- are at higher risk of suicide. The Kardashian sisters plan to launch a makeup line in time for the holiday....
I am the woman who passes a mirror and shifts her gaze away. I am the woman who wears oversized clothing to mask the extra 20 or 30 pounds of weight that don't register on my scale. I am the woman who takes the picture rather than appear in the...
At what price is beauty? One of science fiction's most enduring themes involves a future world where everyone looks perfect but no one is happy. One old "Twilight Zone" episode involves a young woman refusing to select the "model" body in which she'll...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesYou know it's tough out there when fashion and beauty executives think that even a model's body isn't good enough to sell clothes or that a celebrity's natural face isn't up to par, even with makeup. The website Jezebel reported in early December that...
Opinion L.A."What's happening to America's vaginas?" asks Ashley Fetters in a cultural trend story for the Atlantic. "Is pubic hair going extinct?" In Tuesday's piece, she examines the rise of down-there hair removal, especially among women under 30, and zooms in.......
Special to the Los Angeles TimesAre there multiple shampoos in your shower caddy? Old face creams gathering dust in your cabinet? Have you been accused of having a bathroom that looks like a Sephora store? Most important, does any of this make you a "cosmoholic"? Yes, there is such a...
With the first stirrings of spring, so, too, have come the first sightings of extra flesh spilling over the tops of low-slung jeans and jiggling beneath belly-baring cropped tops. If you call that roll of abdominal adiposity a "muffin top," you're in...
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