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Support Black Owned Cosmetic Companies With The BOMB YouTube Makeup Challenge

A new YouTube beauty challenge is calling on everyone – no matter their skintone – to support black-owned makeup brands. Vlogger Jackie Aina posted her own take on the BOMB (black owned makeup brands) challenge, encouraging her followers to buy products made by “black and minority-owned businesses” – especially “those who are not black”. “There are a lot…

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Childhood Obesity Is Becoming Increasingly Common, Latest NHS Stats Show

Childhood obesity is becoming increasingly common, according to the latest NHS data. Among four- and five-year-olds in state reception classes in England in 2015-16, 9.3% were obese – an increase from 9.1% the previous year, according to the national child measurement programme (NCMP). The number of obese 10- and 11-year-olds in Year Six also rose…

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OrCam Glasses Could Help Blind People ‘Read Again’, Study Finds

Glasses fitted with a specialised miniature camera could help people read who are legally registered as blind, a trial has found. The camera, which uses optical character-recognition technology, was mounted onto the eyeglasses of people who are considered legally blind and was found to “dramatically improve” their ability to read an email, newspaper article, menu…

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I-Hua Wu: 8 Things To Know About Maybelline’s New Global Model

I-Hua Wu is Maybelline’s new global spokesmodel, making her the beauty brand’s first Taiwanese model and the first Asian woman to be their world-wide ambassador. Wu joins the impressive Maybelline model squad, which includes Herieth Paul, Gigi Hadid, and Jourdan Dunn. “It’s so special that I can represent Taiwanese models and bring them some attention,” Wu…

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Children Consume Half Their Daily Sugar Allowance At Breakfast, Warns Public Health England

Children in England consume half their daily sugar allowance before they start school each day, health officials have warned. Public Health England (PHE) analysed data from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey and found that the average child eats the equivalent of three cubes of sugar (11g) every morning for breakfast.  Sugary cereals, fruit juice and some spreads are…

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