Your lips are dry, so you apply a little something soothing from a tube or a tiny jar or one of those weird golf ball things. Aah, relief. But as soon as it wears off, you need more. The cycle repeats all winter. Are you practicing responsible skin care, or have you become addicted?
The late 1700s were not known for their long life-expectancy. One of the many sources of death, at the time, was a nasty little thing with the incongruously pleasant name of "cinnabar." We'll show you how fashion trends combined with chemistry to kill people off.
Despite the relative ease that things seem to pierce it, our skin actually does a pretty good job of keeping foreign materials out, especially on the molecular level. In fact, sometimes it does this job too well, making it particularly difficult for scientists to target skinborne ailments. A breakthrough technique…
If you lack a lovely beard and are well past puberty, could you use a hair growth treatment to create one?
It's the ultimate weapon of the femme fatale – the kiss of death. We've seen countless vixens ( and a rogue time agent ) use this deadly cosmetology. What were some of the most memorable of these lethal liplocks?
For once, these fashion models don't just look like robots by accident. The make-up artist for yesterday's Marios Schwab fashion show in London modeled the models' faces on "Battlestar Galactica android aliens." That included bleaching the eyebrows, using pale foundation, and putting reflective gloss on eyelids, says…