- March 1st, 2009
Treating any skin condition—psoriasis, eczema, rosacea, burns, wounds, or scars—just got easier with the beauty world’s latest darling, emu oil. Rich in both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, the oil from this Australian bird offers an anti-inflammatory, cell-regenerating solution. What makes emu oil so potent?By Lindsay Wilson
There are days when curly is really code for out of control—a mass of undifferentiated locks that are like a rain forest growing on top of my head.
- October 1st, 2008
In our hunt to find the healthiest skincare products available, we slathered on hundreds of serums, scrubs, and shampoos. Here are the ones we can't live without the winners of Natural Solutions' first-ever Beauty With a Conscience Awards.
- October 1st, 2008
Lipstick, eyeliner, mascara, perfume—Jessica Assaf applied them all, and more, before she hit 12. And by her mid teens, she estimates she was using 15 to 20 beauty products a day. Like many girls, Assaf was indoctrinated into the beauty culture at a young age, with makeover-themed birthday parties as early as kindergarten and trips to the nail salon starting in grade school.Companies now market makeup to girls as young as 3—and the health implications are huge.By Stacy Malkan
- June 1st, 2008
Ah, summer. For every delight the season promises—sundresses, outdoor activities, warm breezes—it presents a corresponding challenge—exposed skin, itchy ailments, frizz.By Kate Hanley
- February 1st, 2007
Women seem to face beauty crises night and day; men, on the other hand, rarely need emergency interventions. But while men tend to fall naturally on the low-maintenance end of the vanity continuum, an ingrown hair (pseudofolliculitis barbae) can quickly turn into a real pain in the neck for them—literally.
By Hollis Brooks
- March 1st, 2006
There are bad hair days and then, as in the case of dandruff, there are really bad hair days. Dandruff can torment your scalp—making it itchy, irritable, and excessively flaky—and create some rather embarrassing social situations.By Leigh Eising