bacteria

Deodorant Changes More Than Your Smell

Applying deodorant or antiperspirant clearly alters your body’s smell, but it may also alter your body’s bacteria. A PeerJ study finds the organisms that live in and on your skin are drastically changed by what you put under your arms. Evolutionary genomicist Julie Horvath recruited 17 participants—antiperspirant users, deodorant users, and those who went auMore »


Beauty Test Drive: Mother Dirt Is Live Bacteria For Cleaning Your Body (And It Actually Works)

Cleaning your body with live bacteria is nowhere near as gross as it sounds. More »


What We Missed: The Frisky Staff Discuss Paris, Bacteria And Not Messing With Texas

This week on “What We Missed:” Ami heads to Paris, Jessica gets mega grossed out by bellybutton bacteria and Amelia calls out all those Texans who are trying to secede from the union. Oh, the possibilities. … More »


The Daily Squeeze: A Strange Acne Treatment, Ed Westwick For K-Swiss, And The White House Move-In

Some women in Cambodia are supposedly using the lubricant from Number One Plus condoms to shrink their zits. We can only imagine how they discovered this was an effective treatment. [BellaSugar]
Soon, we will get to see even more of “Gossip Girl”‘s Chuck Bass, because Ed Westwick has signed a deal to be the new… More »


Gone-orrhea!

Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to leap tall people in a single bound….no it’s not Superman. It’s super bacterium gonorrhea! The microscopic crotch grabber is the strongest organism on the planet and much like promiscuous lovers, it can pull more than its fair share of tail, or, in… More »