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No, There Isn’t an App for That

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Though many millennials would disagree, sitting side-by-side on your iPhones doesn’t exactly count as “quality time.” Have you forgotten how to have old-fashioned (read: non-digital) fun? Ladies and gents, please turn off and stow away your electronic devices, here are five nostalgic past times we’re bringing back this December

—Ally

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Some Dreams Do Come True—Birchbox Has Gone Mobile!

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Now you can have on-the-go, anytime access to Birchbox. Discover personalized recommendations, see your entire box history in one place, and shop full-size versions of your samples (you know, the ones that you now can’t live without).

What are you waiting for? Download the Birchbox app now and get 20% off your first mobile order of $50+ in the Birchbox Shop

Your iPhone Now Screens For Skin Cancer

Photo via Yahoo Shine.

There’s a small black mole on my right cheek that’s been there ever since I learned how to look in the mirror. While I like to think it puts me in the same league as Cindy Crawford and Marilyn Monroe, there’s a fine line between a beauty mark and a potentially cancerous skin growth. I know I should go to my dermatologist to have him take a look, but who has the time?

Well, now I don’t have any excuse to let my mole go unchecked. According to Yahoo, there’s a new iPhone app called SpotCheck that screens for melanoma. It lets you take a picture of any mole with your phone and send it to dermatologist Dr. Bobby Buka, the developer behind the app. Within 24 hours, you’ll receive a text message stating whether or not he thinks you should have the mole evaluated. Preventing skin cancer has never been easier.

-Mai

As always, make sure you wear SPF daily to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays.