How to Ditch Your Curling Iron Forever

Flaunt curls and waves all summer long -- without melting. Heatless rollers are back, baby

The Fun, Fruity Print That's Everywhere This Summer

These chic pineapple-printed accessories are giving us island fever

7 Days of (Work-Appropriate) Glitter

Think glitter can't coexist with office life? We thought so, too. Until this happened

8 Stay-Dry Solutions for Every Sweaty Scenario

Breaking a sweat and battling B.O.? This summer, find a sweat fix that really works

Ponder This: What Does Your Hair Salon Do With All of its Waste?

Picture a typical day at a typical salon. Many heads of hair are cut, perhaps a few keratin straightening treatments performed, a couple of dye jobs, definitely some highlights -- all of these processes generating waste, and lots of it.   read more


May 30, 2014  |  11:05 AM  |  COMMENT
9 Sneaky Places Skin Cancer Hides

I should have known my trip to the dermatologist wasn't going to end well when I walked in and saw the derm's diploma was hanging lopsided on the wall. It should have been my cue that this man was not precise -- something you desperately need when it comes to checking for signs of skin cancer. After a handful of malignant moles and one basal cell carcinoma later, I am vigilant about coming in for bi-annual skin cancer checks. So when I found an unusual mole on my derriere (self checks are important too!), I knew I had to skip the embarrassment and get it checked out.   read more


May 30, 2014  |  10:05 AM  |  11 COMMENTS
Shocking But True: Jamba Juice Now Sells ... Juice

You'd think (if you really had/took the time to think about these things) that Jamba Juice would've been one of the first companies to hitch its wagon to the rising star that is (was?) juicing. After all, it's a successful, ubiquitous franchise that, as the name would have us believe, sells juice, right?   read more


May 30, 2014  |   8:05 AM  |  COMMENT
Your Bedroom Could Be Making You Fat

Color us surprised: Apparently sleeping in a room that gets "too much light" has been linked to obesity in women. Researchers at the Institute of Cancer Research in London polled more than 113,000 women, and found that women who were overweight also tended to have rooms that were much lighter than their healthy-weighted counterparts.   read more


May 30, 2014  |   6:05 AM  |  2 COMMENTS
Tennis Star Taylor Townsend Is Your New Body Positivity Hero

• Two years ago, Taylor Townsend was the top-ranked junior tennis player in the world, but the U.S. Tennis Association refused to support her U.S. Open appearance until she lost weight. Just this week, Townsend, who is the 203rd ranked tennis player in the world as an adult, debuted in the 2014 French Open with a Grand Slam win. As for the body criticism? "It helped me believe in myself more," Townsend said. "It also opened my eyes to say, 'You know, you're not going to look like everyone else.'" [Huffington Post]   read more


May 30, 2014  |   5:05 AM  |  COMMENT
Sneaky Secrets About Skin Cancer in Dark Skin

There's a handful of things that can scare you into wearing sunscreen: fine lines, age spots, wrinkles on wrinkles, a killer burn. But when you have a darker complexion, it's easy to think that all of these sun-related skin issues don't apply, because you erroneously think you're immune to the sun's aging rays. The harsh reality is, UVA and UVB rays are dangerous to everybody, no matter how dark your complexion is. And where more serious consequences like skin cancer are concerned, dark-skinned people may be at an even greater risk.   read more


May 29, 2014  |   5:05 PM  |  1 COMMENT
11 Things Causing Your Bacne and Body Blemishes

Breakouts can put a damper on just about anything, but they're especially loathsome in the summertime. Spot treatments and expert concealing can help camouflage the red bumps on your nose, but it gets exponentially harder to cover up body blemishes in hard-to-reach spots like your back.   read more


May 29, 2014  |   2:05 PM  |  1 COMMENT
How Bacon Casts its 'Eat Me Now' Spell (There's Science Behind It)

Want to know the three most accurate words in the English language?

Bacon. Is. Delicious.   read more


May 29, 2014  |  12:05 PM  |  COMMENT
Benefit's Latest 'They're Real' Release: Game Changing Eyeliner?

Those of us who live and die by Benefit's They're Real mascara have a little spring in our step this week. Pourquoi? Because, at long last, Jean and Jane Ford's company has let us know when its hotly anticipated follow-up companion piece, the "They're Real Push-Up Liner," will be available.   read more


May 29, 2014  |   7:05 AM  |  COMMENT
Home May Actually Stress You Out More Than Work

You think work stressed you out? Maybe, but it's your home life that's actually driving you bonkers, not your office. At least according to a new study in the journal Social Science and Medicine.   read more


May 29, 2014  |   6:05 AM  |  COMMENT

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