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From thin to thick and back again, we take a pictorial look at eyebrow fashion over the last 100 years.
By Alia Hoyt May 4, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics weighs in for the first time on the safety of tattoos and piercings for teenagers.
By Diana Brown Sep 18, 2017
Though sunscreen has protected our skin for decades, scientists still have questions about the intricacies of its photoprotective properties.
By Jesslyn Shields Apr 3, 2017
A tattoo artist created 18 pieces of art inspired by the James Webb Space Telescope. Our Fw:Thinking host Jonathan Strickland now sports one of them on his back.
By Jonathan Strickland Dec 26, 2016
A startup is developing a nonpermanent tattoo that can be applied with the same technique and equipment that traditional tattoo artists use. You could snag one in 2017.
By Kate Kershner May 18, 2016
Blackout tattoos were once reserved for things like covering up the name of your short-lived (but very passionate) crush you had inscribed on your body. No longer.
By Jonathan Strickland Apr 5, 2016
A new study indicates having lots of tats might mean a healthy immune system.
By Melanie Radzicki McManus Mar 25, 2016
A recent study of U.S. college students found that women with four or more tattoos had higher self-esteem than female participants with fewer or no tattoos. Who knew?
By John Donovan Dec 2, 2015
Getting ready to spend a day in the sun? Think twice before reaching for last year's sunscreen. Even if the bottle's still full, the lotion doesn't last forever. Don't get burned!
By Jennifer Sellers
For many of us, putting on lipstick is as routine as brushing our teeth in the morning. But are there dangers lurking in your lip color?
By Laurie L. Dove
Tattoos are often colorful with vivid inks. But a red, oozing staph infection? Talk about your worst nightmare. Can a life-changing experience suddenly turn into a life-threatening one?
By Debra Ronca
Patients with serious medical needs typically wear bracelets to alert paramedics. But some people are replacing their bracelets with something new -- a tattoo.
There is a chronic disease that's sweeping through the world largely unstudied and basically untreated. It's acne. And while some antibiotics can, in fact, help it, the issue of antibiotic resistance is limiting our options.
By Alison Cooper
Giving up gluten is hard enough, but should you try gluten-free makeup. We talked to experts to get the down-low on gluten-free makeup
By Abigail Libers
Are you fairer than them all and you just want to look good on the beach?! Read on for these healthy tips!
By Jennifer Wolfe
Large pores can make you look older and cause annoying blackheads. Learn how to shrink large pores naturally with our skin care tips.
By Katie Lambert
Botox may erase wrinkles, but it can cause some serious side effects. See if this injectable fountain of youth works. Read these important botox facts
Do tanning pills work? We explain how these capsules may or may not boost your skin care routine. Read on to learn the in's and out's of tanning pills.
By Maria Trimarchi
Are anti-aging supplements the new fountain of youth? See if coenzyme q10, human growth hormone and other supplements really work.
By Discovery Fit and Health Writers
Even if you have oily skin, you still need to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays. So what's the best sunscreen for oily skin? Find out!
By Kevin P. Allen
Learn all that you need to know about what SPF numbers mean on sunscreen bottles and protect yourself with the correct SPF number sunscreen for the future.
Find the best toner for your skin with as we explain the many uses of facial toner â€“ and how it can become an essential part of your skin care routine
Though you can't get rid of freckles, lemon juice may help you lighten them. We show you how to safely alter your skin tone with lemon juice.
Trying to get rid of excess body hair? Learn all about hair removal creams â€“ and how to pick out the most effective one for you!
Brazilian waxes are becoming more popular. But what do you need to know before you sign up for this type of bikini wax? Get the latest Brazilian was info.
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