Skin and Beauty
Skin and beauty are very closely related. Learn more about skin and beauty at HowStuffWorks.
5 Things to Know About Tanning Pills
10 Celebrities Known for their Complexions
Getting Beautiful Skin Pictures
Quick Tips: How does safflower oil benefit skin?
Can you get spa treatments if you're pregnant?
How Esthetics School Works
You're Probably Not Putting on Enough Sunscreen
Chemists Are on the Hunt for a Long-lasting Sunscreen
Is expired sunscreen OK to use?
Disappearing Tattoos for the Commitment Phobes
Blackout Tattoos: Now That's Some Serious Ink
Tattoos May Be Good for Your Health
Does the lead in lipstick cause cancer?
5 Uses for Toner
Quick Tips: What Makeup Does to Your Skin
Quick Tips: 5 Tips to Get Rid of Crow's Feet
5 Ways Your Skin Changes as You Age
Do skinny people get more wrinkles?
A Hairy History of Eyebrow Trends
5 Facts to Know About Hair Removal Creams
5 Things You Should Know About Brazilian Wax
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Either way, razors are freakishly expensive. But one's got to be cheaper in the long run than the other, right? Which type of razor should you invest in to save money?
A little water therapy after a long, hard day at work can feel really good. Is that bath benefiting your health, too?
You're supposed to leave a spa refreshed and rejuvenated -- not with a nasty fungal infection or bruises on your back. What are five dangers lurking in spas, and how can you avoid them?
We seem to be perfectly comfortable with the fact that we've got hair on our heads, but we'll do just about anything to get it off other parts of the body. How did the Neanderthals remove unwanted hair?
Tyra Banks calls it one of her biggest beauty secrets. But the real secret is that you probably already have some of this inexpensive emollient around the house to sooth your cuts or grease your door hinges.
The people in Finland love saunas so much that they've been known to bring portable saunas on camping trips. What do these beloved sweat boxes do for your body anyway?
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These getting beautiful skin pictures show some great ways to take care of your skin. Check out beautiful skin pictures here.
Don't be fooled by clouds. You can get sunburn on sunny days or cloudy days -- and if you're outside all day, one application won't be enough. But if you do end up with a burn, here's how to treat it.
Wearing sunscreen is a well-known way to block UV rays, but it isn't the final word on sun protection anymore. In what other ways can sun-lovers ward off skin damage?
Laser hair removal is a popular and effective way to get rid of unwanted body hair. That said, how much should you pay for it? How much does price matter -- if at all?
The simplistic look of nude makeup is a classic that rarely goes out of style. Learn tips and tricks for letting your natural beauty shine.
Over-the-counter sunscreens offer some of the best protection available against harmful UV rays. But how long can that protection actually last?
Before you leave for work, you probably spend some time in front of the mirror so that you leave looking fresh and flawless. But by lunchtime, a glance in the mirror reveals the staying power of your makeup leaves something to be desired.
Stubble can begin appearing on your face just a few hours after shaving. You may have a five o'clock shadow -- or a 12 o'clock shadow -- but how often should you shave your beard?
Stubble can appear as early as a day after shaving, but sometimes razor burn and ingrown hairs can make you wary of picking up that razor blade again. So how often should you shave your legs?
You can minimize the risk of nicks, cuts and razor burn if you always shave with a clean, sharp blade, but how often should you replace your razor blade?
If you don't have the patience for tweezing or the money for waxing, an alternative way to get rid of eyebrow hair is threading. How does this simple method for removing unwanted facial hair work?
With several hair removal methods available, including laser treatment, waxing and creams, tweezing is by far the least expensive. All you need is a pair of tweezers. How often do you need to pluck out those pesky hairs?
It's just like taking off a bandage, right? Although waxing your eyebrows can be painful, it removes unwanted hair in a swift motion. The job also lasts longer than other, more tedious methods like plucking or shaving.
Waxing can be a painful process, but millions of women spread hot wax on their legs to remove unwanted hair -- a process they often repeat every few weeks. But how often should you wax your legs?
Oxygen facials are said to plump up skin by airbrushing oxygen and moisturizing serum into the pores, but some medical experts have their doubts. What's involved in this favorite trend of celebrities?
Many turn to permanent hair removal methods as solutions to body hair issues, without fully understanding the processes. Does "permanent" mean the hair is really gone for good?
If you love the look of eyeliner and lipstick but are tired of applying makeup each morning, you may be considering permanent makeup. But how does permanent makeup work, and is it safe?
Worried about the appearance of sagging skin? From surgeries and lasers to lotions and creams, plenty of options are out there to help you firm up your skin.
Skin color may be superficial, but the effects of pigment on our overall health can run deep. In what ways can understanding skin pigmentation help keep your body safe?