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What Exactly Was it About Kaitlyn Bristowe?

Did you watch The Bachelorette? Me neither, but that won’t stop me from talking about it. Here, a cisgender ¯\_(ツ)_/¯sexual female person who has never watched the show asks a cisgender heterosexual male person who did watch the show, “What was it about this chick that 25 guys wanted to marry her?” » 7/28/15 2:23pm 7/28/15 2:23pm

Clinique Uses Tavi Gevinson and Hannah Bronfman to 'Engage Millennials' 

Clinique is hoping to transform its significance among the “millennial” set from the crusty old moisturizer your mom let you play with as a kid to products you might actually buy. And who better to convince us to open our sustainably-sourced wallets than Queen Millennial herself, Tavi Gevinson? » 7/14/15 1:10pm 7/14/15 1:10pm

L'Oréal Actually Didn't Airbrush Out Helen Mirren's Wrinkles

Last fall, our sweet angel Helen Mirren became the beauty ambassador of L’Oréal U.K., but someone called foul in regards to Mirren’s appearance on one of her ads for the cosmetic company. A complaint was filed with the U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority, claiming Mirren’s gorgeous mug was due to airbrushing and… » 7/10/15 1:00pm 7/10/15 1:00pm

Karolina Waclawiak on Disappearing Trophy Wives and Courtney Stodden

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Karolina Waclawiak’s new novel, The Invaders, focuses in on an aging trophy wife in a Connecticut beachside community who begins spiraling out of control alongside her drug-addled stepson, Teddy. While Waclawiak’s Cheryl escaped her working class life only to end up in a stifling community of wealth, Teddy, born into… » 6/24/15 6:10pm 6/24/15 6:10pm

How Backpacking Changed the Way I Looked

When I quit my job in New York to go backpacking in South America, I agonized over what to pack. I couldn’t, for instance, not bring my Ferragamo flats, even if it meant ruining their soles on dirt paths and crumbling cobblestones. I certainly couldn’t leave behind my beloved red lipstick—I wanted it for nights out… » 6/17/15 5:00pm 6/17/15 5:00pm

If Dadbod Is the Path to Mombod, Let Dadbod Lead the Way 

By now you probably know exactly what a dadbod is, even if you can’t articulate an exact definition. It has something to do with a dude whose quantifiable hotness manages to be both because of and in spite of his lifestyle, which may or may not involve exercise, beer, pizza, parenting. But what about mombod? Can we… » 5/07/15 5:00pm 5/07/15 5:00pm