Claire’s Accessories recalls girls’ make-up due to fears they contain potentially deadly asbestos

RETAILER Claire’s has pulled make-up products off its shelves while it investigates claims they contain asbestos. The accessory chain has withdrawn 17 items from sale in the United States, after a concerned mum sent one of the sets she purchased for her daughter to be tested. CLAIRE’S ACCESSORIES   Claire’s has pulled 17 products from … Read more Claire’s Accessories recalls girls’ make-up due to fears they contain potentially deadly asbestos

They walk in beauty: A peek at India’s lesser-known pageants

Raj Chaudhari’s foray into pageantry could not have been more chaotic. He set up the Mr & Ms Maharashtra Fashion Pageant to flex his muscle in the talent scouting business. What he got instead was a half-empty event hall, a truncated show, hecklers, and two angry contestants — one of whom would not accept her … Read more They walk in beauty: A peek at India’s lesser-known pageants

USB-C Power Meter Helps You Spot Counterfeit Accessories Before They Fry Your Gadgets

The promise of USB-C is great: One cable to connect all of your devices, laptops, tablets, smartphone. Unfortunately it comes with the big caveat that you might end up damaging your gear if you cheap out on a USB-C cable. But Satechi’s new Type-C Power Meter makes it easy to tell if your USB-C gadgets … Read more USB-C Power Meter Helps You Spot Counterfeit Accessories Before They Fry Your Gadgets

Poundland recalls Halloween costume accessories over fears they can easily catch fire

Poundland has urged customers to return Halloween costume accessories over fears they can easily catch fire. The budget retailer is withdrawing several of its products including a witches hat with hair and various coloured wigs which have been on sale since last year. The store found the fancy dress items are below standard and ‘pose … Read more Poundland recalls Halloween costume accessories over fears they can easily catch fire