Topic: Hygiene

The Definitive Order Of Everything You Need To Do In The Shower

The Definitive Order Of Everything You Need To Do In The Shower

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Showering is something that everyone (hopefully) does since, you know, it’s good hygiene. I’ll be honest: there are days when I don’t feel like showering. It’s difficult when you’re tired or just too busy. But even when I’m short on time, I at least do a quick body wash for a few minutes so I feel clean. I’m totally not judging if you don’t shower every day, but I just have to. More »

5 Reasons You Suck At Showering

5 Reasons You Suck At Showering

Have you been showering all on your own like a big kid for ages? Perhaps you think you know what you’re doing, but you’re so very wrong. You’ve been showering like an idiot. Basically, the way you shower is turning your soft human skin into the dry scales of a crocodile. The only way to change your ways is to accept what you’ve been doing wrong. More »

How To Effectively Sneeze Without Killing Everyone

How To Effectively Sneeze Without Killing Everyone

Contagion, Steven Soderbergh’s disaster movie about a pandemic gone horribly wrong, will make you itchy. If you’re hypocondriac, you should probably avoid Contagion all costs. The movie begins with Gwyneth Paltrow on a business trip in Hong Kong and she goes to a casino with some co-workers. Then she gets a virus and brings it back to America. Chaos ensues. Spoiler: Gwyneth ruins everything.

But maybe this could have been avoided. These are the most effective ways that Gwyneth Paltrow could have not infected everyone in the world with her killer strain of bird flu. More »

Ready-To-Click: Some Fashionable Following

Ready-To-Click: Some Fashionable Following

The 10 best Twitter feeds in the fashion industry. -The High Low

Apparently Alexander Wang only eats extremely delicious foods. -Styleite

Ignore the Kardashian sticking out of it: that ivory blazer is pretty and summer perfect. -The Budget Babe

Public service announcement: how to wash your face. -YouBeauty

A checklist for getting bikini-ready (without having to hit the gym). -Birchbox

…Or you could exercise! …For your body type! -Betty Confidential

Are You a ‘Shower Alcoholic’?

Are You a 'Shower Alcoholic'?

My friend Brad emailed me after he first spent the night at his now-girlfriend’s apartment: “I think she’s a shower alcoholic.” Translation? She had so many empty and half-empty bottles in her shower that it looked like a longtime boozer’s detritus. Of course, the bottles were shampoo and body wash instead of tequila and gin, but you get the idea. More »