If you hate something but beautiful people love it, that thing has to be Good, right? Wrong. So wrong. Damn—so, so wrong. Sad you would even think that, honestly?
Pads and tampons aren’t the only ways to manage your flow during shark week. Menstrual cups are another great option. But unless you’ve personally tried one, or know somebody who has, you probably see these rubbery wonders as shrouded in mystery. Today we lift the veil.
Has anyone recently told you how well the Paleo diet is working for them and tried to convince you to join them in living that nut-eating, meat-avoiding cavewoman lifestyle? One commonality across all trendy diets is how much their followers love to preach their gospels of eating. “The enthusiasm some people have for…
Polk salad (or poke sillet): Common dish in some US areas. The dish is prepared from a plant called Phytolacca Americana, or American pokeweed.
Ever wonder what the car exhaust and UV rays you soak up while walking to work and/or stuck in traffic are doing to your body? Bad news! They're very likely aging you before your time, just like your grueling work schedule and loud-ass neighbors.
• If, like me, you can't quite stomach 432 pages of Sarah Palin's mudslinging, the AP has scanned the book for the most commonly used words to give us Palin in a nutshell: "Family," "kids," "oil," "energy," and "Alaska." •
Stacy Malkan, co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, says many beauty products still contain toxic chemicals though safer alternatives exist, and the U.S. has no safety standards for cosmetics. Even pink-ribbon products promoting breast-cancer research often contain carcinogens. [Treehugger]
Like a lot of small business owners, Ann Garrity founded hers -Organic Divas - in response to her own lifestyle needs. Specifically her decision, at a dermatologist's advice, to eliminate toxins from her beauty routine. Effectively, this meant tossing "every lotion, soap and cosmetic she used" to try to curb the…
According to an article in the New York Times, a study by researchers at the University of Toronto found that children who, while in the womb, were exposed to the chemicals nail salon workers use performed worse on tests for cognitive function, language and behavior — and the intensity of exposure for salon workers is…
Women who use makeup every day are said to absorb five pounds of makeup per year into their skin; some believe the chemicals contribute to cancer. [Telegraph