The other night I was watching that dude walk on a tightrope across the Grand Canyon, and a few questions occurred to me: First was why exactly I was watching that spectacle and not Mad Men; and second was what tough/scary beauty things everyone should try at least once. It's easy to fall into your blahsville beauty rut-ine (get it? har har), but it can be exhilarating to try something possibly way outside the box. This is like the beauty version of burning your sweatpants and slipping on some sequined hot pants. (Except I'm totally keeping my sweatpants on for this.)

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