BEAUTY & SKIN

  • 50 Year Old Woman in the Sun

    Laurie Ember: Avoiding Sun Spots Over 50

    It’s 102 degrees out and I’m wearing a long-sleeved shirt. I don’t want to be wearing a long-sleeved shirt, but it’s also relentlessly sunny in Los Angeles and, according to the...

  • New Skin Care

    Adjustment Period to Introducing New Skincare Regimen

    Timing and consistency are everything when it comes to introducing new products into a skincare regimen Trying out new skincare products may seem as simple as pumping a tester at a...

  • Skincare Regimen

    How to Improve Your Skincare Routine Without Splurging

    Polishing up your skincare routine doesn’t need to involve spending more time at the sink or money at the store. Before we get to the good stuff, let’s quickly make sure...

  • Cold Month Skin Revitalizers

    Colder Months: Guide to Revitalising Your Skincare Routine

    Soon, the time will come to air out your winter wardrobe and start investing in some woolly numbers; it may still be August, but autumn is right around the corner. The...

  • Skin Blemishes

    Indie Lee: Back to School: Skin Care Basics

    The stress of new beginnings and putting your best foot (and face) forward can cause breakouts. School is in session and today our lesson plan is what you can do to...

  • Anti Aging Product

    Anti-Aging Products That Actually Work

    Americans’ desire for creams, salves and any other products designed to mask the signs of aging is more prominent than ever. The market for such products is expected to balloon to...

  • Brown Girl

    Justine Kay: Drugstore Beauty Products For Us Brown Girls

    I love myself a budget-friendly buy, but because of my deep, coral-y, yellow-ish undertones, I have a hard time finding makeup products that match my skin tone. After many years of...

  • Aging Skin at 50

    Vogue: Cracking the Code Behind Aging Skin

    Catherine Piercy and Sophie Pape If the future of dermatology has a face, it may look a lot like Ellen Marmur. As the former vice chair of cosmetic and dermatological surgery...

  • Being Ugly

    April Brucker: Being Ugly

    I can safely say that I was lucky to have the mother I did growing up. Less than five feet tall and a little ball of fire, my mom was barely...

  • Natural Skincare

    5 Surprising Ways To Get Great Skin

    From Mother Nature Network’s Starre Vartan: There’s so much misinformation out there regarding skin care, not to mention plenty of old-wives’ tales (some of which are actually right) and lots of...

  • Tea

    9 Amazing Beauty Benefits Of Tea

    As the temps turn colder, we’re exchanging our iced coffees for herbal teas. Sipping on the hot drink instantly brings a sense of calm to a hectic day. But did you...

  • Awesome Lemon

    9 Awesome Facts About Lemons You Should Know

    When we were kids, our introduction to lemons wasn’t so friendly. (It went something like this.) But now that we’re all grown up, we actually like the tangy flavor it adds...

  • Inner Beauty

    Maria Rodale: A Prism of Inner Beauty

    Photo courtesy of Aluminousgift.com by guest blogger Renee A. James, essayist and blogger The beautiful, confounding, and kind of miraculous thing about bright white light is that it’s nothing of the...

  • Jennifer Tress

    You’re Not Pretty Enough’: How An Insult Became A Movement

    Jennifer Tress’ first marriage ended after her husband cheated on her because, as he told her, she “wasn’t pretty enough.” Instead of letting a horrible insult destroy her, Tress — a...

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