Posts tagged "blood"

This Menstrual Blood Instagram Is Bloody Great

One of the most interesting things about making the switch from tampons to the menstrual cup -- as I did over two years ago -- is how much better I actually "get" my period as a result. While I'm not exactly throwing moon cycle parties and painting my face with menses, being a little more…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 5, 2015

Proof That The Kardashians Really Like To Play With Body Fluids

Raise your hand if you were surprised that Kim Kardashian got a facial from her own blood. Grossed out? Yes. Surprised? No. Because Kim's syringe-wielding skincare routine was just the latest example in a Kardashian family past time: playing with their own body fluids. This family will have none of your conventions of "taste" or…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 13, 2013

Do Not Want: Serial Killer Shoes

These "Splatter Sneakers" from Shopbop are currently on sale for 50 bucks, but they were originally $170, which begs the question: who would pay almost $200 for a pair of Converse with red paint stains? Two answers come to mind: an abstract painter with a trust fund or a serial killer. I don't like either…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 5, 2010

Dracula Therapy Is The Scariest Anti-Aging Treatment We’ve Ever Heard Of

Warning: for those who are squeamish about needles, blood, or both, this beauty treatment is definitely not for you. So please, carry on, and we'll catch you later. For the "True Blood" lovers or facial-happy folks, prepared to be intrigued. The latest in anti-aging treatments, according to the Daily Mail, is what's referred to a…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 2, 2009

Blood Suckers & Flesh Eaters: Medieval Medical Practices Are Back With A Vengance

I am completely traumatized. This morning I went to see an ear, nose and throat specialist, expecting to just have the big shot doc shine a light up my nose and then merrily skip off to work. Oh, how wrong I was. After sticking something scary looking up my nose, my doctor declared, "Yep, we…

By: Ali Jawin / June 24, 2009

Sesame Seeds And Men’s Sexual Health: The Little Seeds That Might Help Men Spread Theirs

Sesame bagels are my favorite, and if I were a guy, eating them might help me in the sex department. That's because sesame seeds are rich in the amino acid arginine, which is involved in making nitric oxide, a compound that enhances blood through arteries and even male body parts! More blood flow to certai…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 16, 2008

Gay Blood Is As Good As Any, Darnit!

Happy Hump Day! We here at The Frisky would like to salute the hump and its oh-so-important role in our lives. However, who you like to hump shouldn’t dictate whose lives you can save. Unfortunately, the FDA doesn’t agree. We were totally shocked when our gay boyfriend told us he couldn't participate in a blood…

By: Simcha / March 19, 2008