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L’Oréal Anti Aging Youth Code Advertising Claims Deceptive, FTC Charges

L’Oréal and the Federal Trade Commission reached a proposed settlement that they would end advertising claims on two anti-wrinkle products. L’Oréal is charged of unfair or deceptive acts or practices, and the making of false advertisements, in or affecting commerce in violation of Sections 5(a) and 12 of the Federal Trade Commission Act. In a statement Monday, the FTC said the proposed...

Don’t Wash Your Jeans Says Levi Strauss CEO Chip Bergh

How often do you wash your jeans, daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly? Well, according to Levi Strauss CEO Chip Bergh it’s best to keep your jeans away from the washing machine. “If you talk to real denim aficionados they’ll tell you ‘Don’t wash your blue jeans,” Bergh says. During Fortune’s Brainstorm Green conference in Laguna Niguel, California Chip Bergh talked about sustainability....

PacSun T-Shirts Bought by Utah Mom for $567 After Finding them Indecent

A mother in Utah was so offended by PacSun’s T-shirt window display, she bought every shirt just to get them out of the window. Judy Cox was birthday shopping with her son at the University Mall Saturday when they walked passed the window display at PacSun. The window touted the company’s line of “Visual” T-shirts that included screened photos of scantily-dressed models in...

Urban Outfitters Shirt Controversy Leads to Removing Depression Shirt from Stores

Urban Outfitters had to pull crop top shirts with the repeated word ‘Depression’ from their store shelves after backlash on social media about making the serious disease a fashion statement. “Hey everyone, we hear you and we are taking the shirt down from the site,” Urban Outfitters responded in a tweet, after angry customers shamed the retailer for turning mental illness into a fashion...

Old Spice Momsong Commercial Becomes a Viral Hit with the ‘Smellcome To Manhood’ Campaign

Old Spice is known for their attention-grabbing commercials and its latest “Momsong” is no different. The Old Spice commercial was published on YouTube Friday, January 3, 2014, but made it’s first network appearance when it aired during the AFC Wild Card game between San Diego and Cincinnati. The video already has more than a million views on YouTube in just under three days. The...

Jennifer Aniston Chops off Hair, Ready for a Change

Jennifer Aniston has been a hair idol for years. Everyone wants to know her cut, color, style and even the type of hair products she uses to maintain her beautiful locks. She’s had her latest hair cut for a couple years now and was ready for a change. The 44-year old actress had more than six inches of her dirty-blonde hair chopped off last Thursday. She debuted the bob-like hair cut while running...

Jaimie Alexander Dress During Thor Premiere, Turns Heads

Monday night during the premiere of Thor: The Dark World, Jaimie Alexander was the main attraction and turned heads with her stunning, but risqué dress. Red carpet dresses have become more risqué with each year. Jaimie Alexander’s extremely revealing half sheer, long-sleeved, floor-length black Azzaro Couture dress is no exception. While she may have the perfect body for a such dress, there...

Starbucks and Google Partner to Upgrade WiFi Speeds

If your Starbucks has slow internet, worry no longer. Starbucks announced they are upgrading Wi-Fi speeds in more than 7,000 stores in the United States over the next year and a half, with help from Google. Older stores will have WiFi upgrades, but top priority will be given to stores with the most Wi-Fi usage. However, every new Starbucks will have a Wi-Fi connection up to 10 times faster than the...

Cocktail Waitresses at Foxwoods Casino Fighting Against High Heels

Waitresses at a Connecticut Casino are fighting for their rights to wear shoes of their choosing. The shoe dispute is among a few issues set between the casino and Local 371 of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, which represents about 365 Foxwoods workers including 200 beverage servers. Contract talks for the UFCW have been going on for two years. For the waitresses, concerns of the casino...

Bikinis Banned for Miss World 2013 to Respect Muslim Culture

Organizers for the Miss World pageant, which is taking place this September in Bali, will be asking the 137 women competing to trade their two-piece bikini’s in for more conservative attire like sarongs for the beach fashion part of the show. This trade-in comes in effort to not offend Indonesia’s Muslim population following protests from certain Muslim groups, CBS News reports. “I...