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Top of the Morning: Isabel Oli and John Prats Welcome Baby Lily FeatherPlus, Olivia Wilde's new-baby announcement, Alice in Wonderland-inspired makeup, and more!
1. Isabel Oli gives birth to daughter Lily Feather
Celebrity couple Isabel Oli and John Prats have welcomed their first child, Lily Feather, who was born on April 18, 2016. John was the first to share the great news via Instagram with this photo caption: "Thank you Lord God for today! 4-18-16." Then, he posted a photo of Baby Lily Feather's foot and hospital band and captioned it, "So this is what life looks like. Hello my #BabyDynamite." Isabel posted the same photo on her Instagram, and thanked God for their new blessing. Congratulations! (pep.ph)
2. Olivia Wilde is expecting #2!
"Matching baby bumps." That's how Hollywood actress Olivia Wilde captioned a photo of herself and her two-year-old son, Otis, showing off their bellies. Reps for her and her fiancé, fellow actor Jason Sudeikis, have confirmed the couple is indeed expecting their second child. The 40-year-old actress had said earlier this month that she wants a large brood and is ready to give their son a sibling. "I love my siblings so much, and Jason has incredible siblings, too. The more the merrier," she said in an interview at a Target event in New York. Congratulations! (people.com)
3. Harry Potter author doles out parenting adviceADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Tell him your love would protect him from that curse. Do Dobby eyes as you say it. Should scar(e) him out of it. https://t.co/FoQZ3atf0h— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) April 18, 2016
J.K. Rowling just gave parents of Harry Potter fans solid parenting advice after a mom complained that her son uses dark curses on them. Twitter user @trieduntrue tagged Rowling with this tweet: "My son's using 'Avada Kedavra' on me, instead of saying, 'I hate you.' Makes me wish there were more killing curses." It turned out she was not alone. Other moms chimed with their own Harry Potter-related parenting anecdotes. Rowling finally gave her two cents. "Tell him your love would protect him from that curse. Do Dobby eyes as you say it. Should scar(e) him out of it," she advised. It can come in handy. (huffingtonpost.co.uk)
4. Look! It's Disney makeup for grown-ups
Popular makeup brand Urban Decay, which had a recent collaboration with Gwen Stefani, has recently announced its latest collection. In honor of the Disney live-action movie Alice Through The Looking Glass, Urban Decay has come up with a limited-edition makeup UD in Wonderland. The makeup collection's colors were based on the movie's leading characters played by Johhny Depp (Mad Hatter), Mia Wasikowska (Alice), Anne Hathaway (White Queen), Helena Bonham Carter (Iracebeth), and Sacha Baron Cohen (Time). This is the second time Disney collaborated with Urban Decay. The first one was in 2010 in time with the first Alice In Wonderland movie. The new collection will be available online starting May 1. (refinery29.com)
5. Scientists found the proper way to wash your handsADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
The study published in the Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology looked at bacteria count on health workers' hands before and after handwashing using an alcohol-based product. With the data collected, researchers from The Glasgow Caledonian University developed a thorough six-step handwashing technique when using alcohol-based products. You can adopt this technique when using alcohol-based sanitizers, but keep in mind that when the hands are visibly dirty or after using the toilet, it's still best to use soap and water. (huffingtonpost.com)