Eating Your Vegetables Will Give You a Better Tan Than Fake Baking

As we head into the fall, you're probably wondering how to hold on to that tan you've accrued over the summer months. (I assume? This isn't an issue for me #humblebrag.) Research suggests that instead of stepping into the tanning booth, eating a big salad could be the key to that "inner glow." » 8/27/14 5:10pm Wednesday 5:10pm

Fair-Skinned People Are FINALLY Beginning to Embrace Being Pale

Finally, at long last, it seems people who once flocked to tanning beds for a ritual equatorial bronzing have begun to accept that there is no such thing as a healthy tan, and that achieving the color + texture of a buckskin jacket is not worth all the future skin cancer, wrinkles, and newly acquired shame it… » 8/26/14 3:30pm Tuesday 3:30pm

Should Guys Wear Tinted Moisturizer? We Made 'Em Try It.

Calling it "tinted moisturizer" instead of "makeup" seems to make men more comfortable with the idea of wearing it. But are you comfortable with men wearing it? You should be. In case you needed any convincing of its unisex benefits, we applied tinted moisturizer to the faces of our colleagues at Deadspin. Check out… » 4/15/13 2:20pm 4/15/13 2:20pm

The 5 Kinds of Flesh-Obsessed Articles You Read in the Spring

Every spring, concerned citizens spring up like so many tulips (or boners) to share their opinions on how women should and shouldn't dress when it's warm outside. Unfortunately, unlike pollen allergies, there's no known antidote for these five most obnoxious types of seasonal "Ladies! Put your clothes on/take them… » 4/11/13 3:30pm 4/11/13 3:30pm

Black Henna Dye Might Cause 'Oozing Lesions' on Some Gullible Tourists

What are some words you associate with the phrase "temporary tattoo?" Probably things like "boardwalk," "awesome," "vacation," "crooked," and "flaky." If you're talking about henna tattoos, however, your temporary tattoo word cloud might include things like: "hives," "boils," and "rash." That's because, according to a… » 3/26/13 3:30pm 3/26/13 3:30pm

Science Might Be Really Close to Developing Acne Miracle Cream, Still…

Have you ever gotten a pimple? Of course you have, you zit-riddled monster! Like many acne sufferers, you too probably turned to the commercial smorgasbord of topical acne treatments hawked by celebrities and clear-skinned teenagers from a parallel universe where everyone is attractive at every stage of development.… » 3/03/13 4:30pm 3/03/13 4:30pm

Sorry Crones: Science Can Now Tell Your Age from Your Skin

You've done everything you could to deny that you're getting older — you've suppressed your love of knitting, you've continued to wear uncomfortable shoes and then there's that old aging portrait of you that you keep hidden in the attic — but the fact remains that time marches on and there's not a lot you can do about… » 12/14/12 11:50am 12/14/12 11:50am

Can Expensive Skin Cream Tailored to Your DNA Really Make You Younger?…

Okay. Apparently this is the newest thing in face science. You spit in a jar. Then a fake scientist looks at your spit and is like, "Ahhhhhhhhhhhh, YES, birch and phoenix feather! This will do nicely!" And they hand you a jar of customized face goop that "matches" your spit, and you go home and goop up your face with… » 12/13/12 3:40pm 12/13/12 3:40pm

Rosacea Possibly Caused by Tiny Mites Without Anuses Living on Your Face

Bugs are literally everywhere. They're on your sheets (probably), they're waiting in the dark corners of your shoes, they're hiding in pantry doors ready to jump out at you as if they've been spring-loaded and now, if you have rosacea, they might even be crawling in your pores, dying and leaving their bacteria-bloated… » 8/30/12 11:10am 8/30/12 11:10am

The Pantone Chart of Every Human Skin Color

Brazilian artist Angelica Dass is attempting to catalog the entire range of human skin tones — to create what she calls a "chromatic inventory" of all humankind. Her infinite project, titled HUMANAE, involves photographing a subject, taking an 11x11 pixel "sample" of that person's skin from the resulting image, and… » 7/11/12 4:20pm 7/11/12 4:20pm

A Handy Tool to Get the Gunk Out of Your Pores

Much unlike many a magazine editor who recommends you buy all sorts of crap that they most likely got for free, your Jezebel staff doesn't get jack shit (other than books, unsolicited). And that's how it should be. But on our own time, in our personal lives, we still buy stuff. So this is Worth It, our recommendation… » 6/15/12 4:30pm 6/15/12 4:30pm