Described as a compact, portable shade device for personal sun protection, the Shader comes to us from the HGT Innovations team based out of Adelaide, South Australia. If anyone knows how harsh the sun can be, it’s the residents of the hottest, driest state in the hottest, driest continent on earth, which is why they created the Shader: to eliminate the more improvisational methods of shielding your skin from the sun, such as putting a T-shirt on your head or doing that thing where you fold your arms over your face and hope for the best. Built-in drink holders! A phone-charging solar panel! Two USB ports! A removable pillow with a chill-pack built in! The Shader has it all, except for one thing: enough money to officially go into production.
The country's top dermatologists weigh in on the best tips, tricks, and techniques on how to get rid of blackheads — once and for all.
When she was just 10 years old, Sara Geurts was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition. The disorder is known as Dermatosparaxis Ehlers-Danlos syndrome…
Korean women apply their skin-care routines within three seconds of washing their face to make sure all ingredients soak into skin.
When you’re a kid doing a cannonball into the deep end on a blazing hot July day, the last thing on your mind is whether the chemical used to keep germs at bay may also be doing serious damage to your skin and hair. Swimming in a pool without chlorine is about as good as bathing in a petri dish, but its harsh, bacteria-busting properties aren’t exactly beneficial to your moisture levels. “[Chlorine] strips our skin and hair of their natural oils, and leaves us looking dry and lackluster,” says dermatologist Shereene Idriss, MD, of Union Square Laser Dermatology.
As plenty of cautionary tales have taught us, no Summer beauty bag is complete without SPF. And while there are plenty of luxurious (and pricey!) options available online for the planners among us, that doesn't mean procrastinators or spontaneous day-trippers are out of luck.
Dr. Pimple Popper, has made her career on the gross little blemishes and built a huge following from the videos of her dealing with them. The gross, yet oddly fascinating, videos on her YouTube channel collectively have more than 675 million views since Dr. Lee started her channel in 2010. According to Dr. Lee, what’s actually going on is not an overdose of canned spinach, but a large lipoma, a type of benign fatty tumor.
Now that Acne Awareness Month is coming to a close, we’ve rounded up seven of the most moving, inspirational, and relatable stories from our readers.
A photo of a 63-year-old grandmother is going viral for her youthful appearance. On Sunday, a man named Chavo Lotti tweeted a photo of the woman, writing, “My grandma turned 63 yesterday,” and the Internet went nuts over the woman’s wrinkle-free visage and dewy glow, not to mention her oversized topknot and colorful overalls.
Except the tub wasn't actually filled with dirt — it was filled with Earl Grey tea. "It's a skin care tip that I got from my Irish nan. When you've been out in the sun, have a cool bath and pour in Earl Grey tea (leave the bags in the bath too).
Gabrielle Union has some radiantly glowing skin. Her makeup artist Vincent Oquendo said the secret to her mesmerizing luminosity lies in a handy little hair removal tool that he uses to prep her skin.
Skin care brands have gotten more advanced and inclusive, with formulations of sunscreens that sing "now you see me, now you don't" on dark skin.
At the forefront of the most gruesome ones is Dr. Sandra Lee (also known as Dr. Pimple Popper), who posts intimate excavation videos of blackheads so big and cysts so goopy, they have to be seen to be believed. With more than 1.8 million extraction videos on YouTube, Dr. Lee’s clips are in fine company. To the tune of Journey, Dr. Pimple Popper posted her most recent extraction on Instagram, using her trusty tweezers to go to town on the whiteheads and blackheads one man's upper cheek area.
We have enlisted expert advice to help break down all the do's and don'ts you need to know before your next at-home shaving session.
Sacred baths, often built over natural hot springs, can be found around the world and boast all sorts of physical and spiritual benefits. The thermal springs of Budapest, which have been open to the public for centuries, are still very popular to this day: Thanks to their mineral content, they've become quite the destination for wellness tourism — and Hungarian insurance companies even cover them as a healing treatment. A quick soak is said to ease muscle pain, joint damage, and skin conditions.