One writer explains why she felt insecure about her (very small) birthmark, and how social media encouraged her to embrace it instead.
We have the knowledge and the sunscreen — so much sunscreen — to eradicate skin cancer. That’s what makes this fact especially disconcerting: Melanoma is on the rise.
Martina Adams has made the TV talk show rounds for her extreme plastic surgery results with appearances on Botched, The Maury Show, ITV’S This Morning and most recently The Doctors. In the past, when the German native appeared on television, she held the distinction of having the largest pair of breast implants in all of Europe. But now, she’s trying to make a name for herself with another body modification that is raising eyebrows. In an effort to alter her ethnicity, ...
There are a few versions of an ancient Laotian legend about the origins of Centella asiatica out there, but this is our basic understanding: A young man, in love with the beautiful daughter of a wealthy landowner, has been slashed in the stomach by the girl's father, who deems him an unworthy suitor. Probably, but according to dermatologist Whitney Bowe, MD, the antioxidant-rich herb does work wonders (within reason) on burns, psoriasis, dermatitis, and generally itchy/dry/red/irritated/sensitive/blah skin, thanks to its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and highly moisturizing properties.
There's the idea that blackheads are stuck in your skin — and if you remove them, there's a sense of gratification and relief that they're gone.
An upcoming book alleges that Donald Trump eliminated Miss Universe contestants who were "too ethnic." Why colorism in beauty pageants is nothing new.
The founder of Project WomanKIND launched a photo-video series, #ShowMeYourScar, to encourage 'people to look past the forced idea of perfection and to more of a celebration of their own unique beauty.'
Everyone loved the powerful ad. The only problem is, people were confused about who the commercial was for. Many took to Twitter to mistakenly give Dove the credit for ... a Twitter ad.
"After I'd already got my hopes up, I was completely let down and insulted by their reason for not wanting to work with me," she said.
Following the lead of inclusive runway shows in the New York area, Italian blogger Laura Brioschi kick-started a body positive catwalk during Milan Fashion Week.
CoverGirl just chose Amy Deanna, a model with vitiligo, for its new campaign. The campaign film features the brand's TruBlend Liquid Makeup.
Researchers have lifted the lid on the chemicals and various creepy-crawlies lurking in new garments, some of which can cause skin irritations.
As someone who is tired of looking tired thanks to dark circles and puffiness around my eyes, I thought to myself, "Why the heck not give it a shot?"
When describing skin that is good, people generally resort to the same set of expressions: "as smooth as silk" (glass works, too), "lit from within," or "softer than a baby's bottom," which is a questionable basis of comparison but a thing we say nonetheless. Unsurprisingly, there is no legitimate dermatological condition classified as "orange peel skin." Rather, it's a colloquial term used to describe skin with pores so enlarged as to appear dimpled in texture — you know, like an orange peel. First, the cause (as in, why the hell does it happen in the first place?): "A combination of dehydration and slow cell reproduction contribute to this look on the nose and cheeks," explains dermatologist Kenneth Mark, MD.
You know that scene in The Notebook, where Ryan Gosling tells Rachel McAdams that he had actually written to her every day for a year, grabs her face, and rain-kisses her with such ferocity that she nearly ricochets off the boat deck?
Celebrity beauty secrets typically walk a very thin line between borderline brilliant and downright bizarre. However, our curiosity for how these beauties get so, well, beautiful, is still pretty strong, which is why we’re always on the lookout for the best under-the-radar products Hollywood’s elite just can’t seem to stop using. Our latest find? The Nurse Jamie Uplift Massaging Beauty Roller ($69). After seeing Jessica Alba use it during a skin care tutorial she did with Into the Gloss, we ...
Imagine working in television as on-camera talent for most of your career — and suddenly, your look begins to unexpectedly change. This is Lee Thomas's story.
Scientists long believed that “Cheddar Man,” Britain’s oldest complete skeleton, was fair-haired and light-skinned.
A U.K. woman with eczema has turned her eyelids into canvases, and her impressive artwork has garnered thousands of followers.