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Beauty Myths: Your Anti-Persperant Is Also Probably Not Giving You Cancer

Beauty Myths: Your Anti-Persperant Is Also Probably Not Giving You Cancer When I was in elementary school, I had a hippie dippie teacher who was very certain that anti-persperant causes breast cancer....

How Does It Work? Tanning

How Does It Work? Tanning Unless you have literally never been outside (in which case I really hope you are drinking Vitamin D fortified milk), you are probably aware that being in...

What Is a Scar?

What Is a Scar? After an injury, the process of healing may result in a scar. When your body first sense a cut, it reacts by constricting blood vessels to minimize blood loss....

How Does It Work? Mascara

How Does It Work? Mascara Mascara is a handy tool for emphasizing your gorgeous eyelashes. As magical as it may seem, its mechanism is hardly wizardry. All mascara is made of three main...

Julep Maven February 2016 Review

Julep Maven February 2016 Review Although I usually skip my Julep Maven box, I did receive it this month. This was 30% because I was intrigued by the Freedom Top Coat and...

Beauty Bullshit: Revlon Eterna 27

  Beauty Bullshit: Revlon Eterna 27 Revlon's Eterna 27 is a line of creams that supposedly helps target wrinkles. Source: http://di1-3.shoppingshadow.com/images/pi/6d/fa/99/70952157-260x260-0-0_Revlon+Revlon+Eterna+27+Moisture+Cream+With+Progen.jpg Credit for this observation of pseudoscience goes to Rachel, a reader who observed some...

What Does The Labeling on My Sunscreen Tube Mean?

What Does The Labeling on My Sunscreen Tube Mean It is 81 degrees outside, Y'all, and I am wearing a long sleeve shirt. Somehow, it became summer and I did not notice....

What is Living on Robyn’s Makeup Brushes: A Horror Story

What is Living on Robyn's Makeup Brushes: A Horror Story Let me start this post by saying: wash your brushes, you dirty hippie. Not only does the process of cleaning makeup brushes remove...

Beauty Bullshit: the Vampire Facelift

Beauty Bullshit: the Vampire Facelift Reader whateveramber says “I would love to see you do a Beauty Bullshit post on the ‘vampire facial.’ My rational brain tells me that that can't possibly...

How Does It Work? Black Spotted by Opi

How Does It Work? Black Spotted by Opi We’ve already talked a little bit about a proposed mechanism for crackle nail polish. This effect is similar, but less ubiquitous and more interesting. Opi’s Black...

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