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20 Amazingly Practical Uses for Petroleum Jelly
What Is Micellar Water and Should You Try It?
Morning vs. Evening Showers: Discuss
How Often Should You Replace Your Hairbrush?
Many Hair Care Products for Black Women Contain Hormone Disrupters
Is beer really good for your hair?
The Best Face Cleansers for Your Skin Type
Are at-home microdermabrasion products good for your skin?
Oil Cleansing: Does Castor and Olive Oil Face Wash Really Work?
What Causes Ashy Skin?
5 Important Ingredients in Face Moisturizers for Women
Is Shea Butter Food For Your Face?
What Does Microneedling Do for Your Skin?
You're Probably Not Putting on Enough Sunscreen
A Hairy History of Eyebrow Trends
Should You Pop Your Blisters?
Why Do We Love to Pop Zits?
Research May Show Why Acne Today Means Younger-looking Skin Tomorrow
Why Do Bruises Change Colors as They Heal?
Midnight Snacks Could Lead to … Sunburn?
How Itches Work
Goatees: Cool and Progressive or Outdated and Passe?
Can You Get Lice in Your Beard?
Laser Razors: They're Sort of Like Lightsabers for Grooming
When to Apply Antiperspirant So It Works Best
How do deodorants keep you from stinking?
Do underarm whitening creams really work?
Two Words to Make You Consider Homeschooling: Super Lice
5 Surprising Facts About Itchy Scalp
At a Glance: Face Steaming
What's Up With the Millennial Pout?
Quick Tips: Olive Oil and Your Lips
Side Effects of Kissing Too Much
A Nail Polish With a Boring Name Just Isn't the Same
The Colorful History of Nail Polish
How Long Can Human Fingernails Grow?
Goatees have been growing on faces for, well, a long time. So has their time come and gone, or are they more popular than ever?
You can't just judge a nail polish by its color. You have to consider its name, too.
By Meg Sparwath
A new study found that black women are exposed to hazardous chemicals in the hair care products they use — often unknowingly.
By Alia Hoyt
The American Academy of Pediatrics weighs in for the first time on the safety of tattoos and piercings for teenagers.
By Diana Brown
Though sunscreen has protected our skin for decades, scientists still have questions about the intricacies of its photoprotective properties.
Scientists have long known that people who get acne early in their lives are rewarded with younger-looking skin in later years. Now, they've found one reason why.