Artificial eyelashes can damage your sight, physician warns

A medical practitioner, Dr. Ayopo Adeyemi, on Sunday warned women against the use of artificial eyelashes, commonly used to enhance beauty, in view of its grievous consequences.

Adeyemi told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the health implications of fixing false eyelashes included corneal abrasions or ulcers, damage of the natural eyelashes, and eye sensitivity, among others.

She said that fixing of artificial eyelashes had become an increasingly popular trend in the fashion world, as most ladies, regardless of the health implications, seek perfection and glamour.

According to her, natural eyelashes have their natural way of preventing dirt, sweat, bacteria and other foreign materials from entering into the eyes by trapping and keeping out anything that comes near.

Adeyemi, a practitioner at Mushin General Hospital, Lagos, said false eyelashes would accommodate the dirt, thereby causing different forms of allergy and infections.

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Jamie Foxx to Host 2018 Bet Awards

By Nseobong Okon-Ekong

BET in Africa, part of Viacom International Media Networks Africa multimedia portfolio, has announced Academy Award-winning actor and Grammy award-winning musician, Jamie Foxx, as this year’s host for the BET Awards 2018 taking place at Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 24.

Returning to the stage as host for the second time after nearly a decade, Foxx joins an A-List roster of comedians and entertainers who have lit the room, including Leslie Jones, Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Chris Rock, Mo’Nique, Kevin Hart and Chris Tucker. This year’s edition celebrates 18 years of dynamic performances, groundbreaking moments, the hottest talent in the game, and entertainment’s most thought-provoking players. Most importantly, the “BET Awards” continues to tackle culturally relevant topics and conversations, setting the standard for one of the most intently unconventional, news-provoking and talked-about broadcasts.

An award-winning actor, musical…

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Jamie Foxx to Host 2018 Bet Awards

By Nseobong Okon-Ekong

BET in Africa, part of Viacom International Media Networks Africa multimedia portfolio, has announced Academy Award-winning actor and Grammy award-winning musician, Jamie Foxx, as this year’s host for the BET Awards 2018 taking place at Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 24.

Returning to the stage as host for the second time after nearly a decade, Foxx joins an A-List roster of comedians and entertainers who have lit the room, including Leslie Jones, Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Chris Rock, Mo’Nique, Kevin Hart and Chris Tucker. This year’s edition celebrates 18 years of dynamic performances, groundbreaking moments, the hottest talent in the game, and entertainment’s most thought-provoking players. Most importantly, the “BET Awards” continues to tackle culturally relevant topics and conversations, setting the standard for one of the most intently unconventional, news-provoking and talked-about broadcasts.

An award-winning actor, musical…

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