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Sunscreen has a distinct smell to it most of the time, and it’s not normally a refreshing or sought-after one. So if you had the chance, would you choose to wear sunscreen that could make you smell like fried chicken? Thanks to KFC, now you can have a bottle of their Extra Crispy Sunscreen. Well, […]

We’re all familiar with tattoos on our bodies. We’ve even gotten used to permanent makeup, but have you ever thought about tattooing yourself to make it look like you have hair instead of getting someone’s name or a symbol on your skin? Men are getting their bald heads tattooed with thousands of hair follicles. This […]

August 25, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Move over, ladies. There are some men who want some MANicures, too. Men have been wearing nail polish for years, but the #malepolish trend has recently skyrocketed. Designer Marc Jacobs probably had a bit of direction in that. Mani-Monday @jinsoonchoi #deeppurple #malepolish A photo posted by Marc Jacobs (@themarcjacobs) on Mar 14, 2016 at 2:05pm […]

Can you remember the worst period pain you’ve ever felt? For me, I woke up one morning and couldn’t get out of bed. I was laying in the fetal position, clutching my stomach and wailing out in pain. Periods are different for each lady out there. Whether you: never get them, rarely get them, always […]

Fat can come from a lot of different things in life, but would you ever blame the government for your weight? A mother does. Liz Thomson, a mother of an 11-year-old girl, said she wanted more government support for those who have obese children. Many disagreed with Thomson’s opinions when she went on British TV program, […]

August 24, 2016 at 10:30 AM

When did you start using filters on your photos? Was it when you played around on Photoshop? Got an Instagram or Snapchat? No matter how you figured out about filters, it’s clear that in our selfie zeitgeist that we’re pretty reliant on them. Model Lily Aldridge spoke out about how our society relies on filters. […]

August 24, 2016 at 9:00 AM

The nude Trump statues are old news by now, but it seems that we’re not really done talking about them just yet. Actress Amber Tamblyn took to social media to speak out about those who are body shaming Trump. Or his nude statues. Body shaming is never OK. But it’s something many people do. Whether […]

We live in a culture where we value youth. It’s all about youth culture when it comes to both fashion and beauty. We try our best to cover up aging and any signs of it. However, one artist is shining a light on aging in such a gorgeous way. Noa Zilberman is a Jerusalem-based designer. […]

When life throws you a huge curveball, you’ve got to learn how to do things your own way. That’s exactly what Shanice Rayner did when she lost the ability to use her left hand. Since she was six, Rayner has had scoliosis, syringomyelia and chiara malformation. But she recently lost the use of her left […]

For some reason, there are people who are surprised that actress Constance Wu doesn’t have an Asian boyfriend. Excuse me while I blink and stare into space for a moment. What?! I’m sorry, I understand Wu is an advocate for Asians, but that doesn’t mean she will or should only date Asian men. She’s not […]

There are always hair products on the shelves for “damaged hair.” What exactly is damaged hair? And do we really realize if and how we’re damaging it? Keira Knightley has been wearing wigs for the past five years because she said her hair started falling out. She told InStyle UK that wigs have been a […]

Are we obsessed with celebrities because they have what we want, and we normally want what we can’t have? Just think about it for a second. Why do you call someone your favorite actor? Why do you follow that one musician on all his social accounts? Besides pure talent, there’s something we like about being […]

August 22, 2016 at 1:30 PM

Like many shoppers, I love a good bargain. I especially love convenience, which is why I started online shopping. But would you sacrifice privacy for convenience? We trust in websites to keep our personal information private. However, people are concerned about cosmetics website Strawberrynet and a possible information leak. Strawberrynet has this feature that lets a […]

August 22, 2016 at 12:30 PM

I don’t normally jump at the idea of wearing false eyelashes, but magnetic falsies that adhere without glue? I’d try them. First, you’re not putting a refrigerator magnet against your eyelid. According to an Allure article, how these magical things work is that you get two half-lash strips for each eye. They stick together around […]

I don’t know about you, but if someone told me lice would help solve hair-loss problems, I’d think twice. However, salons in Dubai have been collecting damaged hair to grow and sell lice to treat hair loss. What?! The salons who were doing this have been warned, but I guess it all started because scammers would […]

  Students and parents are not happy about how a South Dakota high school’s presentation documenting clothing considered inappropriate to wear to campus only included images of girls but not boys. Most schools probably have dress codes in place as a guideline for students, parents and teachers. Whether it’s written out somewhere or presented as a […]

All a parent wants is for their newborn to be healthy. So when Washington baby Harper Foy was born with a rare genetic condition that made her skin shed every four hours, her parents must’ve been worried sick. Foy, who may be the youngest person in the world with this condition, has Harlequin Ichthyosis. Infants are […]

It’s easy to let a medical condition take over your life. However, beauty vlogger and zumba instructor Marimar Quiroa isn’t letting her cystic hygroma hold her back from living life to the fullest. The 21-year-old was born with a facial tumor. She’s had surgeries to shrink the size of her face and mouth and eats through a […]

Do you ever notice all the hair clippings on the floor at a hair salon or barber shop? You’d think your hair stylist would sweep it all away and toss it out or donate it to a wig shop, right? Well, not Wang Xiaojiu. He’s turning trash into art. The 31-year-old hair stylist from the […]

August 19, 2016 at 8:10 AM

Do you remember learning about fat in school? Sure, it was in a health, nutrition or science class, right? But did you learn about fat in terms of how it relates to society? I was reading, and a quote made me stop to re-read it again because it made me go, “Wow.” The quote was: “Anti-fat […]

Would you ever give up on your dream job because of your weight? I’m sure that’s not how the plan would go, but what if that’s what just happens? That’s what Rachel Fox did. She thought she was too fat to be a scientist, and quit her job because of it. Could you imagine?! I […]

August 18, 2016 at 8:30 AM

I never understood why people were so ashamed about going to see a: psychologist, psychiatrist, therapist, counselor or shrink. I guess when I look at it from a personal point of view, I understand why people are shy when it comes to telling others they need help. I have a really hard time asking for help. […]

August 17, 2016 at 4:00 PM

  “She’s big. You know, a little overweight. But not like, obese.” So she’s fat? “No!” — Why are we so afraid to use the word fat? The word has such a negative connotation, but there’s nothing wrong with it. We all have fat, in case you’ve forgotten. We use words like, big, overweight, wide […]

August 17, 2016 at 12:00 PM

If I asked you to describe yourself in five words, what would you say? (Seriously, think about this before you continue reading). I read a quote that made me think about how I saw myself and how others saw me. Esther D. Rothblum, a writer and professor, wrote a piece called, “I’ll Die for the […]

You may be familiar with having a mimosa during a blowout or a glass of wine when you’re getting a pedicure, but do you really need alcohol while you’re at a salon? It’s a salon, not a saloon, right? There’s a proposed legislation in California that may legalize serving alcohol in barber shops and beauty […]

It’s not news that the Marinello Schools of Beauty closed all its campuses because the Department of Education found them committing fraud and for “misrepresentation.” Marinellow now owes $11 million to the government and six whistleblowers for financial aid fraud. Is it a surprise that they’d owe money? No. When you do bad things like […]

August 17, 2016 at 8:00 AM

I was enjoying my day off when I got called into work suddenly because an employee didn’t show up. “Sure, I can cover the shift,” I said. On my days off, I normally don’t wear any makeup and lounge around in comfy clothes. So I changed out of my PJs, put on some business attire and […]

August 16, 2016 at 12:45 PM

There are some people who are known as being “the funny one,” and others who are known as “the pretty one,” but why aren’t they ever combined? Well, they can be. Stand-up comedian Radhika Vaz uses her humor in a beautiful way to empower women. She grew up in India, where she said being funny […]

Growing up I thought all models looked the same. I thought the criteria to be a model was that you had to be: as tall as a skyscraper, as skinny as uncooked spaghetti, as tan as an Oompa Loompa and as blonde as bleach could make you. I didn’t realize that models could look different. […]

August 15, 2016 at 4:00 PM

I met a girl who was always talking about her weight. She was obsessed with the number on that scale and talked about her daily exercise routine and food intake fairly often. One day, I asked why she wanted to lose weight so badly. She said she wanted to “look hot.” I didn’t know what to say back […]

August 15, 2016 at 9:30 AM

Flash tattoos have always been fun and stylish, but now, they can do so much more. DuoSkin is a collaboration between MIT Media Lab and Microsoft Research. Together, they’ve created customizable interfaces you put on your skin in the form of a flash tattoo. There are three different types of on-skin interfaces: communication, input and […]

August 15, 2016 at 7:00 AM

You know that feeling when you go to get a 2 inch trim but the hair stylist cuts off 3? GASP! I know, it can be shocking. You should take a deep breath and re-assess the situation. I understand if you cry because you’re really upset when someone messes up your hair, but you’ll survive. Why […]

August 12, 2016 at 2:30 PM

Hair loss is a scary yet real issue. Columbia University researcher, Angela Christiano, is trying to tackle hair loss with her two startups. One of them is Vixen Pharmaceuticals, where they worked on developing a hair loss drug. The other is called Rapunzel, which focuses on hair transplant surgery. Christiano, who has a hair-loss condition […]

100 Women are showing off their bodies in Amy D. Herrmann‘s “Underneath, We Are Women” project. The Australian photographer’s goal is to create a a photo book to show diversity through these 100 different women, and share their stories. Women of all colors, shapes, sizes and ages get to show off their bodies and what […]

August 12, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Have you seen this video of a boyfriend ranting to his girlfriend about her makeup habits? Just watch: He’s humorous, but let’s get a few things straight:  1. “You don’t need to depend on makeup…” He’s right. No one should depend on makeup. 2. “…stop spending thousands of minutes and dollars on products you don’t […]

August 12, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Piercings are fun. Perhaps the most common piercing point is at the ear lobes. Ear piercings and other face piercings are probably the most visible to the public eye, and then there are other body piercings that you can hide (or show off) with clothing. But have you seen the recent piercing-inspired clothing trend online? […]