Posts tagged "skin"

A Five-Step Program For Sweaty Summer Skin

The first step to getting over a problem is admitting that you have one. Now that we’ve divulged our summer beauty routines, I figured it was time to give up…

Rachel Krause | August 8, 2012 - 8:00 am

Could Chocolate Be The Answer To Your Sunburnt Skincare Woes?

My acne-ridden youth (okay, fine, it was like 20 zits total) engrained in me that chocolate was a pimple-flaring, oil-producing skincare devil to be avoided at all costs. In my…

Rachel Krause | July 17, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Makeup Bag: 10 Fresh Face Mists To Make Sweaty Summer Skin A Little More Bearable

I don’t know about the rest of the world — or the rest of the country, for that matter — but it’s depressingly hot at my latitude and longitude. Don’t…

Rachel Krause | June 22, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Help Me Find A Natural-Looking Self-Tanner That’s Right For My Fair Skin! (Snooki And John Travolta Need Not Apply)

I wouldn’t know if I could tan naturally because I’ve never actually tried. Aside from the fact that, you know, the sun wants to give you cancer and shit, I’m…

Rachel Krause | May 23, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Ro’s Argan Body Conditioner Is Coming Up Roses

I spend a lot of time making sure my skin is properly cared for. I’m a connoisseur of waters, serums, masques, cremes, and oils, so much so that my roommates…

Rachel Krause | May 17, 2012 - 11:40 am

Face Oil, Free Of Breakouts

I’m generally terrified of putting oil on my face because I have problematic sensitive skin that reacts badly to pretty much anything I put on it. If it’s feeling dry,…

Julie Gerstein | May 9, 2012 - 11:40 am

Beauty Test Drive: Clarisonic Mia 2 Sonic Skin Cleansing System

Skincare used to be a whole daunting arena of the beauty industry that I avoided out of fear. My dry, sensitive skin is so fickle. I washed daily with Cetaphil,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 7, 2012 - 11:00 am

Makeup Bag: 10 Skin-Saving Sunscreens For The Face

I hate wearing sunscreen, which is particularly unfortunate when you consider that I have the whitest, most translucent, most easily burnt skin this side of hole in the ozone layer.

Rachel Krause | March 22, 2012 - 8:00 am

Finally, The French Woman’s Secret To Beautiful Skin

Have you heard of micellar water? I never had until a few months ago, when I read an interview with the stunning French actress Roxane Mesquida. Her flawless, glowing skin…

Rachel Krause | February 1, 2012 - 10:20 am

Beauty Test Drive: Sweet Pea Body Butter Duo

It’s the least wonderful time of the year. My skin is dry year-round, but fall and winter are the worst of the worst (as in, before writing this post I…

Jessica Wakeman | November 6, 2011 - 3:00 pm

How To Look Sexy When You Wake Up (Yes, It’s Possible!)

Early in the morning is definitely when I’m at my least attractive and I’m sure many readers would say the same. It’s one thing to wake up alone looking like…

Rachel Krause | October 28, 2011 - 10:00 am

New Law Bans California Teens From Tanning Beds

That sound you hear? It’s a stampede to the nearest tanning salon before it’s too late! Tanning will be banned in California for anyone under the age of 18 beginning…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Fresh’s Umbrian Clay Treatment

One note before we begin: The picture above is not exactly the product I used. I used a loose umbrian clay powder from Fresh that can be mixed with water…

Julie Gerstein | March 18, 2011 - 11:40 am

I’m 25 And I Still Have Acne—When Will It End?

I’ve never had acne that’s been bad enough to earn me the nickname “Pizza Face” or to produce yearbook photos that needed to be burned. But I have had persistent…

Leonora Epstein | September 27, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Quick Beauty Tip: Drugstore Vitamin-E Oil Vs. The Fancy Stuff

It’s no secret that vitamin E is super healthy for your body and skin thanks to its antioxidant properties. You’ll find it’s often a nourishing ingredient in lip balms, but…

Leonora Epstein | July 21, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Vaseline Launches A Skin-Lightening Facebook App In India

Vaseline has launched a Facebook app in India that allows users to lighten or whiten their skin tone in their profile photos. The app promotes Vaseline’s skin-lightening creams for men…

Jessica Wakeman | July 14, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Got A Case Of The Chafes?

Unless you are some sort of superhuman, summer inevitably brings on the butt sweats, and, um, sweat in other private areas. This extra moisture can cause inner thigh irritation if…

Leonora Epstein | July 7, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Today’s Lady News: Dove To Cast “Flawless” Women In New “Real Beauty” Campaign

Dove is casting new models for its “Real Beauty” campaign. Cool! Who are they looking for? “Real women.” Cool! What do these real women have to look like? “Flawless skin,…

Jessica Wakeman | June 28, 2010 - 8:30 pm

The Internet Wants To Help Save Your Skin

We know the rules: wear sunscreen, get regular checkups from the dermatologist, and watch your skin for signs of oddly shaped moles. But let’s be honest. There are days you…

Bianca Posterli | June 25, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Snail Slime Apparently Has All Sorts Of Skin Benefits

There’s something a little twisted about beauty products or treatments involving ultra-gross ingredients. How, exactly, did we conclude It can’t get any worse, might as well try spreading some bird

Leonora Epstein | May 20, 2010 - 2:40 pm