Embrace Your Blackheads. They Just Want to Be With You.

I remember when I first learned about blackheads. I was a not-quite-teenager and I had come to terms with the fact that zits were looming in my future—weathering the years of ruined photos and traumarama school dances (lol/cry @ the idea that I'd ever get asked to a dance) seemed like a rousing, communal rite of… » 9/18/13 11:10am 9/18/13 11:10am

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

Worth It: Something To Actually Get Those Pimples Off Your Face

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. Thus we're introducing Worth It, a daily… » 8/25/11 1:30pm 8/25/11 1:30pm

When Will The FDA Seriously Regulate Cosmetics?

On a typical day (those on which I'm not being a slob who doesn't shower) I expose my body to about a dozen personal care products: toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, face wash, body wash, deodorant, face moisturizer, body lotion, mascara, loose powder, chapstick, perfume, hair texturizer. I'm pretty average, according… » 6/28/11 5:00pm 6/28/11 5:00pm