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Skepticism and Beauty

Skepticism and Beauty

08 May 2012 by Sara E. Mayhew

Browsing the aisle of a local retailer, recently, started me thinking about beauty products and how skeptical I am of some their claims. The shelves are stocked with dozens of different facial¬†moisturizers¬†alone, ranging in brand, size, and price. Actually, it’s surprising how wide the range of pricing is–from products that cost $5 for a large […]

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Skeptic Fails and Wins This Week

25 July 2010 by Melany Hamill

The Pure Cure: 8 New Ways to Detox Lisa found this fail in Marie Claire magazine (also linked on MSN.com). The woo is bursting from the seams in this one. Let’s start with the title and the concept of “detoxing”. Most alternative medicine proponents will define a detox or a cleanse as a process that […]

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