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Jan 6, 2019 9:30 am
11 Things Dermatologists Want You to Know About Your Skin
If your bathroom is filled with blemish-busting acids and powerful vitamins, you might think you're on top of your skincare game. But if you're still suffering from breakouts, dry patches, and dark...
Jan 1, 2019 9:30 am
How a Few Drops of Castor Oil Can Help Banish Brittle Hair for Good
When you hear the phrase “castor oil,” you probably think of a much different issue than dry scalp and hair. The extract from the castor bean plant is more typically thought of as a treatment for...
Dec 31, 2018 2:00 pm
3 Easy Tricks for Soothing Dry Skin and Hair During Winter
There's plenty to love about winter — like that delicious comfort food we get to eat around the holidays, for instance — but the season can wreak havoc on your beauty routine. Cold temperatures...
Dec 12, 2018 12:30 pm
Sensitive to Gluten? Double Check Your Mascara Before Boosting Your Lashes
We write about products we think our readers will like. If you buy them, we get a small share of the revenue from the supplier. As anyone with a gluten allergy can attest, it can feel impossible...
Dec 11, 2018 4:30 pm
A $17 Coffee Scrub Might Just Be the Best Thing That's Happened to Your Skin
We write about products we think our readers will like. If you buy them, we get a small share of the revenue from the supplier. Trying to pin down the perfect treatment for your frustrating skin...
Dec 6, 2018 4:30 pm
Lip Balm Addiction Is Real — Here’s How to Avoid Drying Out This Winter
How often do you find yourself reaching for the lip balm in your purse to moisturize your parched lips? It’s especially common in the cold winter months with harsh winds making matters even worse....
Nov 26, 2018 10:30 am
The Best Cyber Monday Beauty Deals to Shop Today
Beauty lovers rejoice — it's time to get our hands on the best Cyber Monday beauty deals. While some beauty retailers choose to host their best beauty deals on Black Friday, many, including stores...
Nov 20, 2018 7:30 pm
The Best Black Friday Beauty Deals You Can Shop Online
While there are many sales we're excited to shop this holiday season, there's a special place in our hearts for the best Black Friday beauty deals. It's no secret that some of our favorite beauty...
Nov 20, 2018 5:00 pm
9 Best Silk Pillowcases to Prevent Wrinkles While You Sleep
There's something you might be missing from your anti-aging arsenal that you won't find in the skin-care aisle at the drugstore: the best silk pillowcases for wrinkles. Bedding for anti-aging? It...
Nov 13, 2018 11:30 am
How a Face Massage Roller Can Improve Your Skin's Blood Flow, According to Research
If you haven't heard much about face massage roller benefits, then get ready for that to change very soon. Recent research shows that using a roller for facial massaging can help your skin's blood...
Nov 5, 2018 7:30 pm
The Good, Bad, and Ugly Truth About My First Brazilian Wax
My first Brazilian wax started on a whim. I was searching for something on Groupon when I saw it advertised. I thought about my upcoming vacation (I was going on a Caribbean cruise), and I...
Oct 31, 2018 4:30 pm
Is Your Face Getting Less Symmetrical As You Age? This Is What Experts Say Is Normal
If you suspect that you have an asymmetrical face, you may have a few questions: Is it really asymmetrical? How asymmetrical is it? And most importantly, is this normal? You can probably breathe a...
Oct 29, 2018 2:30 pm
Say Goodbye to ‘Chicken Skin’ With the 12 Best Keratosis Pilaris Treatments
If you're someone who deals with keratosis pilaris (KP), you'll want to find the best keratosis pilaris treatment for you. KP differs from person to person, so you'll likely go through trial and...
Oct 25, 2018 8:30 pm
Can Sleeping With Wet Hair Actually Make You Sick?
We know it's not always the most appealing idea to have to blow dry your hair at night after a long day, and with the cold weather upon us, you may be wondering, “Can sleeping with wet hair make...
Oct 17, 2018 2:30 pm
15 Best Color-Depositing Conditioners for Every Shade of Hair
It happens to everyone — a couple of weeks go by, and you notice your once-vibrant hair color is fading. While you could schedule a visit to your local salon for a touch-up, if you're looking for...
Oct 17, 2018 11:30 am
Most Of Us Have at Least One Birthmark — But What Are They, Really?
I remember looking down at my right hand when I was maybe about four or five years old and noticing a splotchy red stain on my palm. Having not consumed any cherry Kool-Aid or ice pops that day, I...
Oct 11, 2018 12:30 pm
19 Must-Have Retinol Cream Moisturizers for Flawless, Youthful Skin
Turning back the clock isn’t an option, so when you want healthier, glowing skin, you have to go to products with proven results. If there's one that has consistently been touted as a game-changer...
Oct 1, 2018 2:30 pm
How to Dry Brush Your Body for Softer Skin — And to Keep From Getting Sick
When you reach for the loofah, it’s usually while you’re under the piping hot stream of water coming from your shower head. But thanks to a beauty trend called “dry brushing,” you can skip the...
Sep 28, 2018 7:38 pm
Facial Exercises for Women Over 40 to Help You Look Younger
If you've ever considered exercising to look younger, facial exercises were probably the last workout you had in mind. But according to recent research, facial exercises may actually help...
Sep 28, 2018 12:30 pm
Get the Thick Hair of Your Dreams With the 20 Best Shampoos for Thinning Hair
While thin hair is nothing to be ashamed of, it's perfectly natural to look for a way to maintain the luscious locks you know and love — and the easiest way to do that is by incorporating the best...
Sep 7, 2018 2:18 pm
I Stopped Using Soap on My Face 2 Years Ago, and I Haven't Looked Back
Can I just wash my face with water only? The first time I skipped the “soap” step was an act of mercy for my cheeks. It was winter, and despite all attempts to hydrate, moisturize, and set up...
Sep 4, 2018 7:30 pm
Amazon Reviewers Can't Get Enough of This $17 Retinol Cream
It’s not surprising that retinol products have become the go-to beauty items for women looking to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots as they get older. The various serums and creams have...
Sep 3, 2018 3:30 pm
How to Make Temporary Tattoos That Look Beautiful — And Are Gentle on Your Skin
If you're considering a tattoo but you're not ready to sign on the dotted line, a temporary tattoo could be a good place to start. Making your own temporary tattoo is easier than you think — and...
Aug 15, 2018 6:00 pm
Your Dermaplaning 411: The Face-Shaving Treatment for Glowing Skin
When it comes to crazy beauty treatments, face shaving certainly sounds like one of the most extreme. However, face shaving — known as dermaplaning in cosmetic clinics — is in fact a safe and...
Aug 9, 2018 3:00 pm
I Finally Stopped My Inner Thigh Chafing With This $14 Anti-Chafing Stick
While there are numerous benefits to the summer and its warm weather, there's one negative in particular that women know to be true: thigh chafing. So when Megababe's Thigh Rescue anti-chafing...
Aug 4, 2018 2:00 pm
6 Military Ball Hairstyles That Are So Beautiful, They Command Attention
Military ball hairstyles may seem a bit intimidating at first, especially if you've never attended an event like this before. But once you pick which look you want, you'll be surprised by how...
Jul 24, 2018 12:00 pm
Cheat Meals and a Savvy Skin-Care Regimen Are the Keys to Jaclyn Smith's Ageless Beauty
Jaclyn Smith knows what it's like to juggle multiple roles. But as the 72-year-old switches between acting and designing her women’s apparel and home furnishings line for Kmart, the former...
Jul 24, 2018 9:00 am
The Way We Were Taught to Shave Our Armpits Is Actually What's Causing Our Ingrown Hairs
We've all dealt with ingrown armpit hairs, and let's be honest: They're totally annoying. Sometimes they itch, sometimes they hurt, and sometimes they itch and hurt. Why is it that they always...
Jul 18, 2018 5:01 pm
6 Hairstyles to Hide Your Thinning Hair
If you’ve found yourself searching for “hairstyles for women with a receding hairline,” you’re not alone. Many women suffer from this problem or find their hair is thinning, which may be caused by...
Jul 16, 2018 3:00 pm
You're Secretly Damaging Your Hair Every Time You Spray It With Perfume
When it comes to spritzing perfume, it's easy to go overboard — but the one area to avoid when spraying perfume is the hair. If you're frustrated by dry hair and are not sure what's causing it, the...