Finally, a Body Scrub That Doubles as Pretzel Dip

Haven’t you always wanted a body scrub that would wash away your belly button filth and make a serviceable dip for your pretzel sticks? Because that’s the direction the odiferous beauty industry is sloshing in right now — edible lotions, salves, oils, and scrubs that you can use to get into a guilt-free 9 ½ Weeks… » 5/23/13 10:00am 5/23/13 10:00am

Men Keep Their Skin Dewy Fresh Because Their Jobs Depend On It

In the beginning of the last decade there were dozens of trend pieces about how men were starting to use beauty products, but the industry was never really able to make "metrosexual" happen. The word was thrown around a lot by the media, but it didn't translate into many men stocking up on facial cleansers. But there's… » 12/22/11 11:10am 12/22/11 11:10am

Every Time You Eat A Doughnut, An Orangutan Dies

The adorable apes you see at left may be homeless because of your junk food habit or your hair conditioner. The problem? Palm oil. As Glenn Hurowitz explains in the Los Angeles Times, palm oil "comes from the disappearing, ultra-carbon-rich rain forests of Indonesia and Malaysia, of which a whopping 25,000 square miles… » 5/19/08 3:20pm 5/19/08 3:20pm