ClearBlue Is Now Paying Celebs to Tweet Their Pregnancy Tests

Are you a woman who is thinking about becoming a parent? Are you marginally famous? Congratulations, because ClearBlue will pay you to tweet a picture of your positive pregnancy test declaring that you are with child to the world. » 10/31/13 5:40pm 10/31/13 5:40pm

P&G Backs "Black is Beautiful" Doc, Sells Skin-Lightening Cream

A new film about the prejudice of colorism has backing from an unusual source: the cosmetics and personal-care products giant Procter & Gamble. Why is that unusual? Because Procter & Gamble, when it's not backing films that aim to inspire audiences with the message that black skin is beautiful, sells skin-lightening… » 4/19/13 6:35pm 4/19/13 6:35pm

Your Lack Of Mascara Is A Sign Of Your Utter Incompetence

A new study has found that makeup doesn't just help you look pretty — it also makes people think you're more trustworthy and competent. That may be good news for makeup companies — one of whom sponsored the study. » 10/04/11 10:15am 10/04/11 10:15am

Period Advice Website Helpfully Hawks Razors, Makeup

Procter & Gamble says its website BeingGirl is meant to give young women important advice about puberty and their bodies. But some groups say it's actually a ruse to sell products. » 8/23/11 10:15am 8/23/11 10:15am

Lady Gaga And Her Meat Dress Top 2010 Fashion "Moments"

In Developing Countries, Periods Aren't The Problem

Do free maxi pads help keep girls in developing countries in school? Not if their periods weren't making them miss class in the first place. » 4/27/10 12:30pm 4/27/10 12:30pm

Kanye Buys Hoodies, Stands Up Agyness; Stella To Design For Gap

Max Factor Going To The Big Medicine Cabinet In The Sky

Max Factor cosmetics will begin disappearing from U.S. store shelves in early 2010, reports the Wall Street Journal. A sad end for an American "pioneer" of makeup. » 6/05/09 1:00pm 6/05/09 1:00pm

Procter & Gamble Loves Clean Teeth, Hates Dirty Thoughts

Procter & Gamble, the company that PETA and Earth Crisis audience members love to hate, has recently issued a 66-page legal letter to British sex toy company Love Honey, demanding that Love Honey stop incorporating Braun and Oral B electric toothbrushes into its products, such as the Brush Bunny Electric Toothbrush… » 7/03/07 11:18am 7/03/07 11:18am