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

Earlier Puberty Sadly Means Earlier Acne for Unlucky Grade-Schoolers

It’ll come as no shock you to learn that boys and girls in these modern-day United States, fed on country-fried steroidal chicken breasts and good ol’ American colas, have begun to hit puberty at earlier ages than they ever have before. This might actually be a good thing in some respects, since early adolescence may… » 8/18/13 4:00pm 8/18/13 4:00pm

Gross YouTube Genre Is Populated By Pimple-Loving Girls

I don't know about you, but some of us on staff here are obsessed with blemishes, whether on our own bodies or those of significant others. (That's Rihanna and Chris Brown at left.) Somehow, we discovered that the zit-popping video is its own sub-genre on YouTube: There's clip after stomach-turning clip of some of the… » 11/11/08 5:00pm 11/11/08 5:00pm