Posts tagged "body"

18 Things Only Girls With Small Boobs Understand

Back in the early days of adolescence, being well-endowed in the breast department seemed like a pretty big deal. Maybe you were teased by boys and asked if you were wearing cardboard under your shirt (yes, this most definitely happened to . . . a friend of mine), or maybe you were busy buying padded…

Pop Sugar / November 9, 2014

Kate Godwin Is Sharing Her DNA For The Sake Of Art And I Love It

I have a Shelf of Oddities (yes, I capitalize it in my head) that contains a toy bust of a Black Barbie, a miniature black Frank Kozik Gipper Bust, a School House Rock soundtrack, a vintage Franc, a chunk of pyrite, a bag of semi-precious rocks (mostly also pyrite), a paper knife, the rubber-band detritu…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 29, 2014

Beauty Test Drive: Schmidt’s Natural Deodorant

I have probably asked every person I know “Do I smell?” or “Want to smell my armpits?” this week. For this week’s Beauty Test Drive, I’ve been taking whiffs of my own pits as frequently as possible. That’s right, mid-Pilates I was caught turning my head to confirm this natural deodorant was actually tackling my…

Sophie Leon / May 28, 2014

The 10 Stages Of Being Assaulted By A Bad Winter Cold

Half the office is down with a nasty cold this week, me among them. I’ve been laid up for the past couple of days, and can’t remember what the outside world looks like (kidding! Not really). We imagine some of you are also experiencing your first or fifth cold of the season, so we’ve cataloged…

Julie Gerstein / November 28, 2012

Written On The Body

Ariana Page Russell has a skin condition called dermotographia, a condition where her mega-sensitive skin swells up at even the lightest contact. Rather than wallow in her condition, Russell opted to turn her condition — and her skin — into art. Russell draws complex patterns, poems and designs into her skin, creating a creepy/cool meta-statement on how…

Julie Gerstein / November 8, 2011

31 Ways Women Worry About The Way They Look

I used to work retail and “fitting room” was my favorite shift. While my other coworkers dreaded it, I thought it was friggin’ hilarious. Let me tell you, what people say when they’re in their underpants trying to squeeze into something is comedy gold! As a grownup fat kid, I’ve always struggled with my body…

Simcha / August 3, 2010

Metabolic Gym Gives You A Workout Without Moving. Also: We Have A Bridge To Sell You.

Living in France has caused me to be constantly flummoxed by the whole “French Women Don’t Get Fat” situation. They don’t! And even though exercise has become increasingly à la mode, I can count on one hand the number of times I have seen a Parisian woman running by the Seine (sans sports bra, I…

Leonora Epstein / March 16, 2010

Beauty How-To: Exfoliate Your Body

There’s nothing sexier than the touch of silky soft skin. And while facial moisturizers and hand creams are commonplace products to keep you smooth, you need some serious exfoliating action to sloth off the dead skin that keeps your sexiest layers on lock down. Here’s how to do it.

The Frisky / March 5, 2010

Beauty How-To: Score Soft Feet

There’s nothing worse than kicking your shoes off after a long day only to gawk at your cracked heels and rough toes. Our little piggies take a lot of hits between high heels, standing at bars, and walking around the office. Do yourself, and your feet, a favor: Take the time to pamper yourself with…

The Frisky / March 5, 2010

Beauty How-To: Treat Adult Acne

Acne was a bummer when you’re going through high school, but at least you weren’t the only one walking the halls with zits. Fast forward to a few decades later and the suckers still haven’t gone away! Only now you are the only one at the office with acne. Luckily, The Frisky’s got your back…

The Frisky / March 5, 2010

Beauty How-To: Treat a Bug Bite

No that’s not a pimple. Last time we checked pimples don’t itch, turn hard, or swell up. Bug bites have all the beauty-slaughtering side effects of a zit without the easy-to-fix pop. Got a bad bite that won’t quit? Here is how to smash that sucker like the fly it came from.

The Frisky / March 5, 2010

Beauty How-To: Banish Ashy Skin

Dry skin is a pain in the ash. We all crave supple, smooth skin and now achieving that baby-bottom touch is super easy. Check out the five steps to banishing dry skin after the jump.

The Frisky / March 5, 2010

Beauty How-To: Get Rid Of Body Acne

A pimple on your face can be embarrassing, so just imagine finding blemishes on your back and body. Some people are predisposed to body acne, while others just need to jump start a decent skincare routine. Either way, steps to ridding yourself of pimples south of your collar bone are waiting for you after the…

The Frisky / March 5, 2010

Beauty How-To: Apply Body Shimmer

Body shimmer has a bad rap. OK, maybe it deserves such after the massacre known as the ’90s (rave anyone?), but here’s how you can bring glitter back with all the class and none of the skanky.

The Frisky / March 5, 2010

Beauty How-To: Use a Gradual Tanner

Whether you’re craving a sun-kissed glow in the dead of winter, or simply looking for a healthier option than baking in a UV box, gradual tanning lotions are a safe tanning bet. Prep your skin and carefully follow directions to have a golden tan all year round.

The Frisky / March 5, 2010

Beauty How-To: Find the Right Sunscreen

Sunscreen is so important that a trip down the SPF isle at a drug store ends in us holding one dozen bottles of sun-blocking-who-knows-what. Use our tips of the trade to find the perfect sunscreen for your skin.

The Frisky / March 5, 2010

Beauty How-To: Remove Bikini Hair

Removing bikini hair is a tough task that can end in a lot of pain, little red bumps, or unwanted stubble. With just a few steps, you can be silky smooth and ready to show off even the smallest string bikini. Learn how to remove bikini hair easily, after the jump!

The Frisky / March 5, 2010

Beauty How-To: Get Rid of Corns

How can we be expected to wear fabulous shoes if nasty little callouses keep causing us pain? A combination of prevention and treatment will rid you of corns forever and have you wearing skin-bearing sandals all summer long.

The Frisky / March 5, 2010

Beauty How-To: Self Tan

There is nothing sexier than a golden tan, but there is nothing less sexy than a golden tan gone orange. A fake tan leaves your palms discolored, your legs streaky, and your face blotchy. Unless you do it right…

The Frisky / March 5, 2010

Frisky Q & A: For Better Sex, Look To The Alexander Technique

Why do so many women experience mediocre, or even painful sex? It seems to be a plaguing female issue that never gets solved despite the vast and varied avenues you may have pursued—yoga, therapy, food, sex positions you didn’t even know existed. Here’s one you probably haven’t considered: Alexander Technique. An effective self-care method for…

Leonora Epstein / February 18, 2010