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This Common Skin-Care Ingredient Could Cause SERIOUS Problems

We love a good retinol product — what other magical ingredient fights wrinkles, dark spots, acne, and oily splotches? But using prescription retinol products could have some unexpected consequences, especially when paired with — you guessed it — hot wax.

“I went in to get my eyebrows waxed before a trip to Hawaii, and when they took the wax off, it was noticeably more painful than usual,” Refinery29 staffer Victoria recalls. “When I looked afterwards, it was red and raw. Like under-my-skin raw.”

Yes, you read that

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This Mask Erases All My Bad Hair Habits In Minutes

My hair is one big contradiction. It’s so shiny and glossy and tangle-free that styles rarely hold, but it’s also dry AF. It’s pretty healthy, but it never really looks it. It needs rehab, or maybe boot camp. I’ve long understood the importance of shampooing and conditioning regularly, but masking always fell into the “optional” category — until I landed on this deeply hydrating, repairing, and nourishing one that’s currently saving my strands from looking shot to pieces.

Twice a week, I’ll scoop

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Recap: "Why Are All My Friends In Love With This Girl?"

Things are moving forward in the second season of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. That is, for everyone except Rebecca (Rachel Bloom).

Greg (Santino Fontana) tells his friends that he’s an alcoholic. He continues to attend AA meetings and has a sponsor named Guardrail (Jayden Lund). He also returns to work at Home Base — and despite telling everyone he just wants things to return to normal, Kevin (Johnny Ray Meeks) and Heather (Vella Lovell) can’t resist telling him how proud they are of him.

After Greg’s revelation, his friends and coworkers

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30 People Share The Weirdest Place They’ve Ever Had Sex

Illustrated by Isabella DiMarzio.

With the right person and the right mood, sex anywhere can feel pretty darn thrilling. That said, getting it on in a particularly extraordinary place has a way of heightening the experience.

Whether you’ve done it in someone else’s bed, on religious grounds, in a public place, or — hey — in your kitchen, many of us can probably think of at least one place where we’ve had sex that was out of the ordinary for us. The location switch up may have felt weird

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