5 Things You Never Knew About Sun Protection

Last week, I sat down with New York City dermatologist Jeannette Graf, MD, to talk skin -- specifically about how to keep skin from looking like a wrinkly, well-used handbag. Graf had some fascinating things to say about retinols and the effect sleep has on skin, but the presentation took an interesting turn when she talked about sun protection. I consider myself something of an SPF expert, but some of the things she had to say really blew me away.   read more


The Face of the Future

We spend a lot of time thinking about what our faces will look like in 10 or 20 years, (oh, the joys of fine lines, sagging necks, and crows' feet), but Pittsburgh artist Nickolay Lamm has envisioned the human face in 20,000 to 100,000 years -- and it ain't pretty.   read more


8 Best New Mattifiers

I love dewy skin. It looks pretty and makes me look healthy. But too often, I leave my house with dewy skin and 10 minutes later it's crossed the line into shiny territory -- especially this time of year.

That's where mattifiers come in.   read more


If You Don't Like Swimming in Sewage, Read This

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6 Sunscreens to Keep Your Guy From Looking Like This Guy

The British tabloids have been running pictures of Prince Harry and Prince William at a bachelor party in London over the weekend, and the headlines all focus on their cocktail consumption and love of the "Harlem Shake."

However, this photo doesn't make me think of partying at all. It makes me think of sunscreen. And it makes me wish I could go back in time, crash the party (apparently the daytime portion involved a riverboat cruise), and slather the Prince in SPF.

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This Wins the Award for Weirdest Vaseline Use Yet

South Korean artist Jung-ki Beak was inspired to make body armor after applying the petroleum jelly on his chapped hands one day. "I am interested in the function of Vaseline because it has very important meaning in my individual living habits," he told Metro.   read more


Disturbing Japanese Beauty Gadgets Straight From Our Nightmares

I have fallen into the black hole that is Japanese game shows on YouTube -- I'm asking "Why?!," unable to look away as the obstacles get progressively more bizarre. And I'm just as riveted by these freakish Japanese beauty face gadgets. Shocked? Kind of. Terrified? Completely. And yet, my eyes are still glued to the computer screen.   read more


These Central Park Sunbathers Most Definitely Need More Sunscreen

Sunscreen is the hot topic this week -- with Memorial Day marking the start of summertime revelry, the shocking Consumer Reports sunscreen study, and the hard facts from Melanoma Awareness month. We all know skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the U.S., yet many people still skip the sun protection. A new study (part of Jergens' Report on Melanoma Awareness Month) found that more than a quarter of people who have already had melanoma say they never use sunscreen. And only 17% of adults report always wearing sunscreen. Basically, most of us fail at protecting ourselves from the sun. Case in point: this photographer's brief exposé on sun tanning in New York City.   read more


Your Skin on Sugar


Your Skin on Sugar

My last meal -- if I were in some unfortunate situation where I had to choose one -- would be a tray of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies, extra doughy. You can keep your lobster and filet mignon; all I really want is dessert.   See tips


This Will Really, Truly Fix Your Acne Scars

Acne sucks. But the scars acne leaves behind suck even worse -- can't spackle over them with concealer, and they never, ever go away.   read more


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