An exhibit of early presidents’ hair, an 88-year-old fashion legend’s beauty regimen, and big changes to make nail salons safer for workers, in this week’s Fabulous Links!
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University has put locks of hair from George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and John Quincy Adams on display. The exhibit will run through the 29th to coincide with the Democratic National Convention. (U.S. News and World Report)
Bergdorf Goodman personal shopper Betty Halbreich is a living legend. If you haven’t read her memoir, I’ll Drink to That, I highly recommend it. She was (and still is!) a woman ahead of her time. Here’s how she stays looking amazing. (Into the Gloss)
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo this week announced that nail salons opening on or after October 3rd must have proper ventilation systems installed. Existing salons have a 5-year grace period to install or upgrade their systems. These are some of the most sweeping reforms passed since last year’s NY Times expose of the hazardous working conditions in many salons. (NY Times)
This week on the blog, I talked to dermatologist Dr. Barry Resnik and EWG analyst Sonya Lunder about sunscreen, and I was over on The Doctor Will See You Now reporting on a study in JAMA Dermatology about what else? Sunscreen!
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