Most Popular Lip Balm: Burt's Bees

After a record number of comments, nominations, recommendations, and votes, Burt's Bees is your choice for best lip balm by a wide margin. » 3/13/15 3:22pm 3/13/15 3:22pm

Have Prime? Treat Yourself to New Beauty Gear and Get Rewarded

Amazon is giving Prime members $10 back on a $50 purchase of select beauty and grooming products, and the selection is good. Use promo code LUXBEAUTY. [Amazon] » 3/12/15 9:45am 3/12/15 9:45am

Watch a Tiny Child Accidentally Comb His Hair with an Electric Razor

This is what happens when you just leave clippers lying around. First a kid's going to mistake it for a comb and the next thing you know they look like a tiny middle-aged office worker who's lost all faith in the world. Which is to say, still very adorable. » 12/10/14 8:45pm 12/10/14 8:45pm

Quitting Grooming Won't Get Women Anywhere

News to no one: It costs more to be a woman. We're charged more for goods and services, are more likely to take time away from work to care for kids or aging parents, and live an average of 5 years longer. We also have to do more stuff to maintain femininity. But would cutting back on grooming change anything? » 10/25/14 2:15pm 10/25/14 2:15pm

The Lady-Razor Business Is a Total Racket

Ladies! Are you looking for a place to trim your budget? Here's an idea: Stop buying shaving products marketed to women, because they're a complete ripoff. » 6/09/14 5:00pm 6/09/14 5:00pm

BBC Declares Red Lipstick Will Make Children Turn to Lives of Sin

Ever concerned with the threat the female form poses to the morality of children, the BBC has issued new wardrobe guidelines for female hosts of kids' programming on the network. Among the banned items? That serial murderer of youthful innocence known as "red lipstick." » 1/29/14 4:51pm 1/29/14 4:51pm

When It Comes to Pubes, You Have the Following Options

Pubic hair is the thatch of curlies that grows around your gennies and lets you know that you are a grown-up now. You can do all kinds of things with it, including but not limited to: waxing, shaving, dyeing, plucking, shaping, straightening, lasering, braiding, and nothing. » 1/23/14 2:30pm 1/23/14 2:30pm

Some Men Shave Their Legs but We Are All Going to Be Okay

Grab your exorcism kits, fellow women: some sort of terrible deamon has found its way into the heart of at least five British men, who are now shaving their legs because they think it looks nice and feels nice and is a pretty okay thing to do. » 9/19/13 6:00pm 9/19/13 6:00pm

The Va J-J Visor Is a Safety Hat For Your Clitoris

Here's my conflicted train of thought re: the Va j-j visor, a "a revolutionary, patent pending, disposable shield designed to help protect a woman's inner vulva area (inner labia, clitoris, and vaginal opening)" while removing pubes that's "soft and flexible and will naturally fit to the shape of your body, while… » 8/12/13 5:00pm 8/12/13 5:00pm

How Carrie Bradshaw Eradicated Pubic Lice All By Herself

Crafting press releases is difficult, thankless work that often relies on flimsy pop culture references or outrageous sensationalism to grab attention. In the case of a recent press release from the British Association of Dermatologists suggesting that Carrie Bradshaw’s adventures in pube grooming have all but made… » 7/07/13 2:00pm 7/07/13 2:00pm

Kate Upton Tells Gillette’s Razor Bro That She Prefers Her Men Hairless…

"Ah, the age-old question," intones Gillete's Winklevoss-esque razor pitchman as he strolls up to none other than KATE UPTON!!! at a poolside cocktail party that threatens, at any moment, to turn into a Roman orgy. Well, what is it that women want, Gillette? What do Kate Upton, Hannah Simone, and Genesis Rodriguez… » 3/26/13 12:10pm 3/26/13 12:10pm

A Cost/Benefit Analysis of Modern 'Womanhood'

We know that in order to be female on this earth, we spend way more money than men to live because we live a few years longer, get paid less and spend more on healthcare, to the tune of $849,000 over a lifetime. But what about the softer costs of lady-ness? In order to just be considered feminine, there's a whole… » 3/03/13 12:05pm 3/03/13 12:05pm

Ambitious DIY Pube Grooming Could Land You in the ER

People are apparently awful at removing their own pubic hair. Maybe because it's so hard to get a good angle for a decent view down there? Whatever the case, a new study shows that the number of pubic hair grooming-related emergency room visits have increased five times over between 2002 and 2010. » 2/08/13 11:50am 2/08/13 11:50am

Groupon Can Take Away Our Gun Deals, but They'll Never Take Away our…

Ladies, we must be vigilant. Groupon has recently announced they are canceling their gun deals. The inevitable question is what will they come for next? Our God-given right to the Brazilian bikini wax. Not on my watch, they won't. Not on my watch. » 1/22/13 5:00pm 1/22/13 5:00pm

A Hairless Vag May Be Hazardous For Your Health

The concept of pubic landscaping is ubiquitous at this point — even men are getting (gag) "boyzillians" — but there are also signs that au naturel pubes are coming back in fashion. Maybe that's because the fear that others won't be sexually attracted to you if your vagina doesn't look like a twelve-year-old's kind of… » 8/10/12 1:00pm 8/10/12 1:00pm

To Quicken the Demise of Humanity, Try Giving Your Dog a Temporary…

People are pretty awful, but pets are so great, right? They have fur to keep them warm and make them extra cuddly. They have those sweet little faces and charming personalities to make us fall in love with them and keep feeding them. And they, for reasons which have never been less clear, love us unconditionally, no… » 5/07/12 10:25am 5/07/12 10:25am

Men Are Getting Bikini Waxes. Our Work Here Is Done.

Since the dawn of metrosexuality and the entrance of manscaping as a legitimate term in our language, this moment has been inevitable. Guys getting waxed "down there" has finally become a trend, and business is booming as men discover the joys of having hot wax swabbed all over your genitals and the subsequent rush of… » 4/11/12 10:40am 4/11/12 10:40am

Male Athletes Discover the Delightful World of Pedicures

Isn't it always so positively charming when manly men decide to do girly things, like take ballet or get man-icures? It's just so cheek-pinchingly adorable how they go to great lengths to justify it as somehow for their health, rather than because it's fun or relaxing—because only women would be so frivolous as to do… » 4/09/12 9:30am 4/09/12 9:30am

Disneyland to Be Overrun by Terrifying Goatees, Mustaches, Beards

Who says Disney isn't a hip company? Yesterday they announced that they are totally going to chill out and let employees of their amusement parks have beards and goatees. This loosening of their notoriously strict grooming regulations comes as welcome news to Disney's cast members, as they call their employees. As one… » 1/24/12 9:30am 1/24/12 9:30am