How many women got breast implants last year?

The New York Times has the lowdown on the newest numbers released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. About 13.1 million cosmetic procedures took place in 2010 — 1.6 million surgeries and 11.6 million “noninvasive” treatments. Ninety-one percent of the patients were women.

So what’s on the rise?

* Breast implants: 296,203, up 2 percent during the last year and 39 percent over the last decade.
* Breast lifts: 90,000, up 9 percent during the last year and 70 percent over the last decade.
* Breast reductions: 82,871, down 2 percent over the last decade, but up 6 percent from the last year.
* Breast implant removal: 21,700, down 47 percent over the last decade, but up 9 percent from the last year.

And on the decline:

* Liposuction: 203,106, down 43 percent over the last decade.
* Nose jobs: 252,261, down 35 percent over the last decade.
* Eyelid surgery: 208,764, down 36 percent over the last decade.
* Face-lifts: 112,955, down 16 percent over the last decade.
* Botox, wrinkle fillers and laser hair removal all gained popularity.

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Evan Rachel Wood Debuts New Honey-Blond Hair

Evan Rachel Wood made quite the statement at the ‘Mildred Pierce’ premiere in New York City last night when she hit the red carpet rocking newly honey-blond hair.

We’re still gasping from the drastic hair color transformation.

The 23-year-old actress ditched her famous magenta-red hair for a much lighter blond hue. But she wore her signature Veronica Lake-inspired waves and dark lipstick, maintaining a bit of familiarity.

We love how Wood paired her new honey hairdo with a plum, long-sleeved jersey Elie Saab gown and vintage-style earrings. And her milky complexion, perfectly arched brows, winged liner and perfect flush rounded out her red carpet look.

Wood plays the daughter of Kate Winslet’s character in the upcoming HBO mini-series, and the risqué role called for the young actress’s first nude scene. But lucky for Wood, her co-star has stripped down on film several times before and was there to lend support.

“She coached me through my first nude scene,” Wood told E! News at Monday evening’s premiere. “I mean, she’s done it all. She was literally next to the camera going [thumbs-up].”

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Turn your shower into a spa experience!

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I am in love with Spongelle bath sponges! They are  great sponges pre-filled with the most deliciously scented body wash. Each sponge even comes with its out travel case so you can easily pack them with you and hang them to dry when not in use. The scents are so amazing and the sponge lightly buffs your skin each time you wash leaving it so soft and smelling great. Sponelle’s would make a great gift for a friend just make sure to get one for yourself they are not to be missed!

Spongelle offers affordable apothecary and an amazing gift option for the woman on the go who want’s to truly savor her time alone! Offering a dazzling array of scents, the Spongelle Duet’s also come with a re-useable travel case to ensure that every shower is a truly relaxing experience!

The Duets come with two Spongelles (both of which last for 30+ showers) and come in beautiful packaging! They make an amazing gift, and come in scents such as Lily of the Valley, Lilac, and more! To learn more about the brand- check out their website HERE or read below!

The retail price is $22.00 USD, and includes two of the revolutionary body sponges!

Spongelle® is manufactured by Spongeables®, LLC and is 100% USA made. The infused bath products were first introduced in 2003. This innovative new category has achieved a welcome reception all around the world, wherever demanding consumers seek the newest and best ways to maintain a youthful appearance and healthy skin and enjoy the pleasures of transforming a mundane ritual into an exhilarating new experience.

PERFECTLY DESIGNED TO PAMPER
Spongelle® Beyond Cleansing® is a beautiful new way to bathe and shower. A remarkable patent pending technology allowed us to create a completely new concept in bathing and showering. The Spongelle® body buffer is infused with a silken, gentle shower gel and precisely formulated, premium-quality skin care ingredients to moisturize, protect and rejuvenate the body complexion. Each buffer has its own one-of-a-kind fragrance blend created solely for Spongelle®.
BEYOND CLEANSING®, THE PRACTICAL SIDE OF SPONGELLE®

Nothing else pampers, protects and beautifies the skin like Spongelle®. Textures are designed for gentle exfoliation, to whisk away dry skin, stimulate circulation, and provide a delightful massage at the same time. Perfectly balanced to pamper and care for the body’s complexion, Spongelle® is all that’s needed to maintain healthy, beautiful skin from neck to toe. One delicately scented buffer is an elegant alternative to the endless bottles, jars, lotions, creams and powders, and to ordinary sponges, loofahs and wash cloths, providing all of their individual benefits in a modern marvel of design, technology and sheer feels-so-good indulgence.

Disclosure: Complimentary samples of the above mentioned products were sent to me for an honest review.


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Hilary Duff debuts new bangs on Twitter!

Hilary Duff took to Twitter to debut her new hair! She’s added bangs!

The 23-year-old actress and singer revealed her shaggy new bangs via Twitter on Saturday night, uploading a photo of her hairstylist friend, Leah, making the final cut with a pair of neon green scissors.

“BANG BANG ;) new moon…new me!,” she wrote to her followers.

Duff’s hair has gone through quite the transformation over the past few years. We’ve seen the hot young star go from blond to brunette and from straight and short to long and wavy.

But we’re definitely feeling her new bangs and we aren’t the only ones as she later shared a new pic of her new ‘do (left) to her Twitter followers.

“Wow! Yes! A success! Thank god you guys love it makes me feel so good!”

Are you feeling Hilary Duff’s new bangs?

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