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Yet Another Unfair Biological Disadvantage; Thanks for Nothing, Universe Creator

A new study from the University of Colorado has found that women's hands house WAY more bacteria on their palms than men's do, and a greater variety of germs. Researchers don't know exactly why, but they have some pretty lame suggestions, amongst them: Women "often" apply moisturizers and cosmetics. Or have "variable" hormones. Or have "different hand-washing regimens."

So, there it is. All the more reason to quit touching your face.

—Cat Marnell, associate beauty editor

What's with All the Spam in the Comments Section?

We're sure that you've noticed the flood of spam in the comments section lately. Spammers beware--we are completely on top of it. As we figure out a way to put a stop to this madness, we ask you for your patience and that you don't stop leaving your own comments, because we love hearing from you!


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