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Frightening, chilling, or disturbing. With so much traffic, cycling in this city can be a hair-raising experience. Walking through that graveyard last night was quite hair-raising. The film is very good, but it's a bit of a hair-raising experience; it doesn't shy away from intense subject matter.
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The Chartered Trading Standards Institute says the budget retailer is pulling its Children's Hair Raising Mask and its Children's Hair Raising Hands from shelves.
Poundland's Children's Hair Raising Mask has been recalled over safety fears
The firm say it is of "paramount importance" people return the children's 'Hair Raising Mask and Hands'.
The store has recalled the Children's Hair Raising Masks and Hair Raising Hands after its own tests found "safs ety issues" with their flammability.
STREETLY School student Talal Azzomi underwent a hair raising experience when he lost his locks for a good cause.
Each of these hair raising, flesh creeping stories features a black & white mood enhancing illustration by an accomplished artist.
It's good news when Allie's business is nominated for North West Salon of the Year, but then Gavin has a hair raising moment when his lease is up for renewal.
IN her book Taylor describes a hair raising moment she experienced over the priceless La Peregrina pearl at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas.
A Mayor dogged by controversy following her affair with her chauffeur has taken the plunge in a hair raising stunt for charity.
HAIR RAISING: Aussie Adam Scott is joint leader in Perth but also has a bet to win with Sergio Garcia and Tim Clark
Professor Edzard Ernst, of Exeter University, said: "It is based on such poor science it's hair raising."
HAIR RAISING: J-Lo's hairdo was as silly as Paulina Rubio's outfit