Did You Know You Could Be Addicted to Beauty Products?: glamour.com
We all love beauty around here (um, this is a beauty blog, after all!), but apparently, for some ladies, it's actually an unhealthy obsession, according to a story in the Los Angeles Times.
Experts say the line between just loving beauty products and having a cosmetics hoarding problem starts when you are spending beyond your means to feed your beauty addiction and are losing livable space in your home to store your loot. And, not surprisingly, it can be fueled by psychological conditions such as body dysmorphic disorder, compulsive acquisition/spending, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety or depression.
You can read the list of symptoms here. Go check them out and then come back and discuss: Do you know someone who might be a beauty hoarder? Do you think this "problem" doesn't really sound like much of a problem? And do you have a system that helps you make sure you don't end up with bottles taking over your life?
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