How Much Do I Tip for That?: A Beauty Investigation

During a recent trip to Houston, I got a manicure and pedicure because it was spring in the south but the dead of winter in New York City and my toes were not ready for public consumption. As a woman who affords herself few mani-pedi’s, I’m never sure what to tip so I texted two girlfriends and asked. But when I gave… »4/06/15 2:30pm4/06/15 2:30pm

Thanks To Brazilian Waxes, Crabs Are an Endangered Species

When salons began ripping the hair out of follicles on women's labia and anuses until their privates were completely bald, they probably never knew they were contributing to the fight against one of the most contagious sexually transmitted infections: pubic lice. However, doctors are linking Brazilian bikini waxes… »1/14/13 1:45pm1/14/13 1:45pm

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 1:00pm8/10/12 1:00pm

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 10:40am4/11/12 10:40am