Suppose $\mathbf{v},\mathbf{w} \in \mathbb{R}^n$ (and if it helps, you can assume they each have non-negative entries), and let $\mathbf{v}^2,\mathbf{w}^2$ denote the vectors whose entries are the squares of the entries of $\mathbf{v}$ and $\mathbf{w}$.

My question is how to prove that \begin{align*} \|\mathbf{v}^2\|\|\mathbf{w}^2\| - \langle \mathbf{v}^2,\mathbf{w}^2\rangle \leq \|\mathbf{v}\|^2\|\mathbf{w}\|^2 - \langle \mathbf{v},\mathbf{w}\rangle^2. \end{align*}

Some notes are in order:

- The Cauchy-Schwarz inequality tells us that both sides of this inequality are non-negative. Thus the proposed inequality is a strengthening of Cauchy-Schwarz that gives a non-zero bound on the RHS.
- I know that this inequality is true, but my method of proving it is extremely long and roundabout. It seems like it should have a straightforward-ish proof, or should follow from another well-known inequality, and that's what I'm looking for.

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