Topic: shaving

12 Actual Grooming Rules All Working Women Should Know

12 Actual Grooming Rules All Working Women Should Know

Naturally, as ladies who work, we were curious to see which of these 12 Grooming Rules All Working Women Should Know were relevant to us. We were surprised to find, however, that some of them were just plain old life rules–”go easy on the perfume” and “moisturize! moisturize! moisturize!”–and some of them were… not really true? Especially the ones presented as the most set in stone–”Mascara is a must” and, on the subject of leg shaving: ”If you wear something that reveals your legs, then you must shave your legs.”

Certainly, as slovenly bloggers, we Gloss editors can get away with a lot–but we figured we’d come up with a more reasonable/less gendered list ourselves. More »

When Did Pubic Hair Become The Enemy?

When Did Pubic Hair Become The Enemy?

Pubic hair. The number of stories that I’ve read addressing it in the past few weeks is boggling my mind. Apparently I live in a happy little bubble – because pubic hair has never really brought me any stress. I’ve never been on the receiving end of a Brazilian, had my vagina bedazzled, or slept with someone who insists I have a hairless vagina. It seems I may be in the minority, though. More »

Beauty Trends From History: How To Shave Without A Razor

Beauty Trends From History: How To Shave Without A Razor

Don’t let your boyfriend read this column. Especially not if your boyfriend looks at pornography and makes puppy dog eyes while pleading with you to remove every single hair down there. How do you deal with this? I have frequently pointed out that untold generations managed to lead satisfying sex lives before the mass deforestation started by late ‘80’s porn.

But it turns out that smoothness down below is not just an invention of late stage capitalism. Nope. Turns out that the ancient Greeks, alongside being masters of art, literature, philosophy, and toga parties, were also quite skilled at getting their women to engage in pubic hair depilation. More »

Summerize Your Beauty Routine

Summerize Your Beauty Routine

There’s no better way to start your summer of memories then by winning $50 worth of Skintimate  products. This spring, Skintimate asked you to submit your photographs showing how you’re Ready For Everything, and now when you vote for your favorite shots you will be entered into a daily drawing to win free Skintimate summer swag. Two grand prize winners will be flown to New York City to star in a photo shoot for In Touch and Life & Style magazines. Help us choose the winning photos now! More »