“Probiotics” is now a household word — but we’re just beginning to discover the potential these bacterial cultures have to make our guts and our skin stronger and healthier. We asked Whitney Bowe, a professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center and the author of The Beauty of Dirty Skin, to explain. Probiotics in
Fueling the probiotic skin care movement — the raison d’être for our vital blanket of bacterial goodness — are the native bugs comprising our skin’s bustling microbiome. There are more than one trillion bacteria living — crawling, snacking, metabolizing — in and on our skin, representing roughly one thousand distinct species. These essential bugs exist
Instagrammer Jenna Kutcher just made one thing very clear: She has no time for body-shaming trolls who say her husband is too hot for her because of her size. The Wisconsin-based 29-year-old, a wedding photographer who also hosts a podcast called “The Goal Digger,” just went viral with her response to a message asking how
Is it time to upgrade your sex toy drawer? Maybe you already have a tried-and-true vibrator that gets you where you want to go, but you’re looking for some variety; maybe you’re completely new to sex toy ownership; maybe you’re looking for the perfect product to try out with your partner. Whatever your intentions, ahead
Skin 100 Years of Skincare Take a look back at the last century of skincare. From Coco Chanel sparking a 1920s tanning oil fad, to cleansing with a cold cream in the 1950s, to the Korean sheet masks and snail creams of the 2010s, find out how skincare has evolved over the last 100 years.
Everyone knows that sometimes, you just need a major beauty change, and if you ask us, there’s no better way to embrace a new era than by changing up your hairstyle. Whether it’s a total color switch, a pixie cut you never thought you’d try before now, or just a quick trim, hair transformations always