Posts tagged "hygiene"

Confession: I Am A White Person Who Does Not Shower Every Day

“Glee”‘s Naya Rivera is in hot water over some comments she made on “The View” this week, about how showering more than once a day is a “white people thing.”…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 14, 2015 - 11:30 am

Make It Stop: “My Roommate’s Girlfriend Is Disgusting!”

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on a

Anna Goldfarb | August 14, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Johnson & Johnson The First Major Corporation To Eliminate Harmful Ingredients From Personal Care Products

We are extremely fortunate in that our collective public consciousness of harmful chemicals used in beauty and personal care products, even those targeted towards babies and children, has grown exponentially…

Rachel Krause | August 17, 2012 - 4:40 pm

8 Shameful Hygiene Secrets I Will (Apparently Not) Take To My Grave

Hello. I am her: The woman with the grossest personal hygiene habits in the world. You wouldn’t know it if you saw me walking down the street. Because I’m dangerous…

Shoshanna Beren | June 20, 2012 - 2:00 pm

15 Interesting Beauty And Hygiene Tips From Celebrities

January Jones has a tip for staving off exhaustion as new “mum” — placenta pills. The “Mad Men” star told People about her slightly unorthodox health regimen:
“I have a…

The Frisky | March 26, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Poll: How Often Do You Shave Your Armpits?

Look, I went to a women’s college (Mount Holyoke!) for a year, and I saw a lot of hairy things. I don’t judge. But for myself, I choose to shave…

Julie Gerstein | February 22, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Would You … Make Your Own Deodorant?

Surfing the internet yesterday I came across a recipe for DIY deodorant. I’ve read the scary studies linking aluminum in conventional deodorants to increased risk of breast cancer and Alzheimer’s,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 2, 2011 - 10:40 am

14 Highly Questionable Beauty And Hygiene Tips From Celebrities

You may have assumed that Snooki’s lovely, orange glow was achieved by hours spent at the tanning salon, but she has another secret. The guidette shared a bizarre beauty tip…

The Frisky | November 22, 2011 - 2:00 pm

To Pee Or Not To Pee … In The Shower

The results are in from College Humor’s 2011 Sex Survey. Of particular interest are the results on the ever-controversial topic of peeing in the shower. According to the 50,000 people…

Ami Angelowicz | September 24, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Confession: I Don’t Wash New Underwear Before I Wear It

The other day there was a little incident where I was informed at, oh, 4 p.m. that I’d been walking around all day wearing hot pink boy shorts underneath a…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2011 - 1:20 pm

My Naughty Bits Won’t Stop Sweating

Usually I find The New York Times Style section to be embarrassingly behind the times. Recent articles include trend pieces on people playing Big Buck Hunter at bars and the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 16, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Dear Wendy Updates: “Grossed Out” Responds

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing…

Wendy Atterberry | April 18, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: The Couple That Grooms Together, Stays Together

“It’s really awesome for me that you’re not obsessed with showering every day,” my new boyfriend remarked recently. I looked at him somewhat surprised. “Well, then I don’t have to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 12, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend Grosses Me Out!”

My long-term boyfriend is a wonderful person. My only issue is that he’s a little lax about personal cleanliness. For example, last weekend he admitted that he’d had a nosebleed…

Wendy Atterberry | April 6, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Diapers And Video Games: The Grossest Thing You Will Read Today

Amazon’s “frequently bought together” feature is supposed to be a helpful search aid, and normally it is … except in the cases where it pulls up really embarrassing pairings. Like,…

Leonora Epstein | December 1, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Relevant Now: Commando Kilt-Wearing

As you may have already heard, today is “Opt Out Day,” in which people intend to protest the TSA naked x-ray machines by refusing to go through them and instead…

Leonora Epstein | November 24, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Designer Toilet Seat Covers For The Discriminating Toilet Goer

Wishing for world peace? Praying you’ll win the lottery? Perhaps you should settle for another kind of a dream come true: designer toilet seat covers. Yes, Toletta is…

Susannah Breslin | July 12, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend Doesn’t Brush His Teeth”

I have been with my boyfriend for almost a year now, and although we are both stubborn, there aren’t many things we haven’t been able to communicate with one another.

Wendy Atterberry | June 22, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Quick Tip Of The Day: Your Hand Is The Best Thing To Clean Your Lady Parts

I went to the gyno Saturday and was surprised when the nurse practitioner asked me what I use to wash the goodies. I told her Summer’s Eve Sensitive Wash. She…

Annika Harris | November 3, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Poll: Do You Pee In The Shower?

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Catherine Strawn | August 6, 2009 - 2:30 pm