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Want a Great Butt? Be Prepared to Work Your Ass Off with the Booty Belt!

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In the ‘90s, Suzanne Somers inspired Beauty Wonkette to try the Thighmaster. Today, Kate Hudson is working to convince Beauty Wonkette to give the Booty Belt a try.



Hudson, super-fit celebrity and face of Fabletics fitness, endorsed the $115 workout device on Instagram, saying it was her “new obsession.” The post has boosted sales of the product, and garnered more than 84K likes. But will we like it, too?  There's only one way to find out.  Marching off to place an order.....

One week later, The Booty Belt arrived, looking like something from an indiscreet adult toy store: a big black box with a pink graphic of a rear end and giant white “Booty Belt” decal. Inside the box are TRX bands in pink, grey and black, with Velcro strips, a black foam square with that same booty graphic and an instructional DVD.

After popping in the DVD, BW listens to muscly trainer Dominic Banks, who wears a black Booty Belt T tucked into jeans, talk about how the Belt “is a story about how strong the hu…

A Dermatologist-Loved Skin-Care Brand You Probably Don't Know but Should

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Beauty Wonkette believes that an effective anti-aging regimen should tackle several skin problems at once.  Agree?  OF COURSE YOU AGREE!

The problem is, you can’t squeeze the best skin-care ingredients—like retinoids and alpha hydroxy acids—into one bottle without causing a chemical reaction or serious irritation. Until now...  Introducing (drum roll please) AlphaRet Overnight Cream.

Researchers at Skin Better Science have figured out a way to mix retinoids (which fade discoloration and kick up collagen production) with lactic acid (an alpha hydroxy acid that evens out skin tone and texture). Each active ingredient is encapsulated in its own bubbles, and those bubbles are linked together to create the new ethyl lactyl retinoate molecule. When you put the cream on, the water in your skin kick-starts a release of the active ingredients that’s gradual and gentle—but effective. “Lactic acid, a humectant and mild chemical peel, enhances the wrinkle reduction that comes from retinol,” says…

Get Your Eye Cream to Do Double Duty

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We all know that eye cream is essential for keeping the delicate skin around under our eyes looking fresh and youthful. But did you know that eye cream is also a total multi-tasker? It’s true: you can use this daily skin care staple in multiple ways that far exceed the bounds of it’s normal purpose. And because we are nothing if not thorough in our quest for product excellence, we asked the experts for their tips on the best uncommon uses for eye creams.
“I love having products around that work double-duty, and eye cream has a wide array of uses that will help moisturize, replenish and even rejuvenate your skin,” says Dr. Jill Waibel, owner of the Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute.
And she’s not the only one: Makeup artist Tomy Rivero agrees. For optimal double-duty use, he suggests being aware of the formula: “Some are made to plump and smooth the skin in preparation for concealer, however ones with alcohol and caffeine ingredients are used to drain and tighten the eye area. This i…

Naked Burpees !!! Now ClassPass Lets You Watch Classes Instead of Going to Them

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ClassPass has a new offering to placate the many people upset by its recent pricing and membership-plan changes: Video workouts. You can get your Jane Fonda on via the app and website, which has been updated to include Video on Demand, a library of over 100 video workouts. All ClassPass users can access 5 to 30-minute videos from popular YouTube instructors like Cassey Ho of Blogilates to teachers from local workout studios such as PatriciaFit and Laughing Lotus Yoga. The library will be be continually updated to include new content. ClassPass Founder and Executive Chairman Payal Kadakia said of the new offering, “Video on Demand is the first of many digital products we’ll be debuting, all designed to keep our members moving while also giving our partners another powerful way to engage with our members.” It’s not the same as the unlimited plan, but at least now you don’t even have to wear pants if you want to do burpees.

Living Proof's Full Volume Blast for that Just F*cked Look

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On the subject of hair, Beauty Wonkette insists that size matters. Everyone wants big hair these days — not ‘80s big, but big, no less — hair that’s slightly messy, marginally textured, and very thick - the way your hair looks after a particularly athletic romp in the hay. Extensions help with this, but they’re expensive, and reallty not good for your hair. Volumizing formulas posit themselves as a quick fix, but they’re mostly terrible. Here, however, is something that Beauty Wonkette promises to do the job: Living Proof’s Full Dry Volume Blast spray.

The spray is the latest innovation from the brand backed by Jennifer Aniston. Not quite a texture spray, and only vaguely reminiscent of a dry shampoo, Full Dry Volume Blast sits in a category of its own. Say you’re on the second or third day of your blowout and your hair is beginning to look a bit limp. Spray Full Dry Volume Blast from root to ends in two- to three-inch sections in your hair. Tousle your hair with your fingers for a l…

Recession Concession: 5 Drugstore Dupes Makeup Artists Praise

OK, let’s be real for a second—as much as Beauty Wonkette loves and fixates over our makeup products, there’s no denying that this beauty obsession is the enemy to our bank accounts. Like, as much as we want to purchase every luxury or cult-favorite release from Sephora or Barneys New York, or our favorite internet site, our dwindling account balance (not to mention Mr. Beauty Wonkette) always seems to scream at us to rein it in. So when Beauty Wonkette came across a list of makeup-artist-approved makeup dupes on Reddit’s MakeupAddiction, Beauty Wonkette decided to share.

THE SPLURGE Benefit Gimme Brow Volumizing Eyebrow Gel, $24; at Benefit
THE DUPE “It's pretty much the same product yet it's a fraction of the price, and it's amazing.” -Squashthatmelon
Essence Make Me Brow Eyebrow Gel Mascara, $2.99; at Ulta
THE SPLURGE
Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Cruella, $27; at Nars
THE DUPE “Maybelline Color Blur in Partner In Crimson is a perfect dupe for NARS Matte Lip Pencil in Cruella.…

Anal Sex: Cause Everybody's Doing it....

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First it was shocking, then it was having a cultural moment, now it’s practically standard in the modern bedroom repertoire—or so a quick scan of any media, from porn to HBO, will tell you. Seriously.  What prompted this post was actually not that Refinery 29 has been going on about it But when Beauty Wonkette learned that the ever so on top of every trend Gwyneth Paltrow (of uncoupling fame) dedicated an entire issue of Goop to the subject, Beauty Wonkette decided it was time! The reality about anal is not, actually, that everyone’s doing it, says research psychoanalyst and author Paul Joannides, Psy.D., whose comprehensive book on sexuality, The Guide to Getting it On!, is used in college and medical school sex-ed courses across the US and Canada. The book is amazing not just for its straight-up factual information on practically any aspect of sex you can think of, but also for its easy, nonjudgmental, at-times humorous tone. The CDC reports that the number of heterosexual men and …