Photographed by Maria Del Rio.
A recent survey conducted by the Today show in conjunction with AOL revealed that, on average, women spend approximately 55 minutes per day on hair and makeup. Sounds like just about the length of your morning routine, right? But, here’s the kicker: A little number crunching reveals the staggering fact that 55 minutes of daily beauty prep equates to approximately 335 hours — or two full weeks — of self-pampering per year.
Though we don’t regret time spent on our appearance (we’re of the mindset that beauty is not only self-esteem boosting, but seriously fun), we can't deny the fact that this statistic is still slightly jarring. Click over to The Huffington Post for the full scoop. (The Huffington Post)
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