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Vitamin A in Sunscreen Can Lead to Tumors; Kim Kardashian Tried Botox

• Dermatologists have recently discovered a correlation between UV nail dryers and an increase in the number of cases of skin cancer on the fingers. Since salons use ultraviolet rays to bake the polish dry, weekly manicures are like weekly trips to a finger-tip tanning bed.[ Girls in the Beauty Department/Glamour]

• The Environmental Working Group just discovered that using sunscreens containing vitamin A could actually lead to skin cancer. When used on skin exposed to sun, retinol and retinyl palmitate, derivatives of vitamin A, actually increase skin’s sensitivity to light and speed up the development of tumors. [BellaSugar]

• But don’t give up on sunscreen altogether! Consumer Reports Health has just named their top four spray-on sunscreen picks just in time for summer. [Styleist]

• Reality star Kim Kardashian admits she’s used Botox, but says her famously curvaceous bod is all natural. “If I take this bra off you will tell me I need to get them done,” she said. [Us Weekly]

• Sarah Jessica Parker went blonde for the Sex and the City 2 premiere, wearing her hair in long, relaxed waves. [Girls in the Beauty Department/Glamour]

• New York City hotel the Mark and Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle partnered on a new collaboration. The perfume brand’s popular unisex fragrance, Bigarade Concentrée, by perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena, and its Jurassic Flower candles are now available for purchase in every room and suite in the Upper East Side hotel. [Beauty Counter Blog/]

Vitamin A in Sunscreen Can Lead to Tumors; Kim Kardashian Tried Botox