Winter Eczema Survival Guide

While frosty months have us enjoying hot cocoa and roaring fires, there’s another wintry tradition that is far less fun: eczema. Icy temps often kickstart this common condition that affects…

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Please Don’t DIY Your Cleansing Oil

Making something with your own hands feels good and gives you an appreciation for the craftsmanship involved in making other products. But in some cases, it’s bet to leave it…

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Are Ponytails Bad for Hair Health?

Ponytails are convenient and stylish, but in general, women should treat their hair gently. You shouldn’t feel like you’re giving yourself a mini-facelift every time you pull your hair back….

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Humidifiers: Your Dry Skin’s Best Friend

You break out the humidifier whenever you’re so stuffed up you can’t breathe. But does this steamy invention provide some beauty benefits as well? Turns out, yes.

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4 Reasons to Smile Right Now (Says Science!)

Smile because… It makes you beautiful Research shows that a smile makes you look more attractive and competent. You could be the most beautiful woman in the world but no…

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3 Makeup Rules You Can Break

We’ve finally gotten to the point at which we totally ignore lame fashion rules (No white after Labor Day! Match your bag to your shoes! Don’t mix patterns!), but for…

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Want Younger Skin? Focus On Lowering Your Blood Pressure

Talk about an incentive to hit the gym and eat right. Recent research finds that women who have a low risk of cardiovascular disease also tend to look younger than their…

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What Causes That One Stubborn Chin Hair?

If you have one (or two or more) stubborn dark hairs on your chin, cheek or lip, you’re not alone. It’s common among women of all ages, and particularly after…

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3 Ways to Great Brows For Life

If you don’t err on the side of full brows, you’ll likely have little left as you age. Why? Repetitive tweezing can lead to permanent hair loss. If you pluck…

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Reset Your Skin’s Circadian Rhythm

Anyone who’s ever gotten a bad night’s sleep knows that the effects show up in the mirror the next morning: dark circles, breakouts, sallow skin… the list goes on. Along…

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