6 Types Of Beauty Products You Don’t Need Betches

The beauty industry is one of my favorite ways to blow money I don’t have, but I am also super aware that it’s mostly a total scam. I mean, here I am, spending all this money to mattify my skin, then add highlight back to make it look dewy, making my eyes look bigger, cheeks redder, eyebrows sharper, etc. For what? Idk, guys, I think I’m just a total sucker. HOWEVER, there are a few products that […]

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What Causes Human Bodies To Age?

Everything grows old. As you age, you may notice an extra wrinkle on your forehead or lower energy levels. To find out what’s going on inside our bodies that causes these age-related changes and declines, the journal Cell assembled a group of researchers in 2013. That team, comprised of scientists studying different aspects of aging, reviewed all the existing literature on aging and wrote an overview. “The Hallmarks of Aging,” as their paper was called, summed up everything […]

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Why anti-ageing is out in the beauty industry

The term anti-ageing may now be taboo, but the new era of beauty advertising still profits on womens insecurities It is no longer fashionable to be anti-ageing: it has been rebadged as pro-skin, accompanied by ads with pictures of a 41-year-old, a 46-year-old and a 51-year-old (Kerry Washington, Jennifer Garner and Nicole Kidman, so bizarrely flawless that the area between their core features looks like CGI. Or does it just resituate the discomfort back with the consumer? […]

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Startups Flock to Turn Young Blood Into an Elixir of Youth

In the early 2000s, a handful of young scientists at Stanford turned the university’s Palo Alto campus into the mouse-stitching-together capital of the world. Reviving a centuries-old procedure known as parabiosis, they connected the circulatory systems of dozens of pairs of rodents, young sutured to old, so that they’d pump one another’s blood back and forth. The grisly experiments rejuvenated the aging mice, making them stronger and healthier, and introducing the 21st century’s longevity enthusiasts to the […]

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Are Trendy Face Mists A Total Waste Of Money?

Then there are the prices, which can range anywhere from $90. As we learned with face oils, a  What is the point of a face mist?  Shea Moisture’s matcha and green tea soothing mist and One thing to note, according to But, as  Do we really need them in our skin care routines?  Lamb said facial mists are essentially just spray versions of other products, which means they aren’t necessary but can have some benefits.  “Although not necessary, […]

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The Treatments Behind Celebs “Natural” Beauty That Nobody Talks About Betches

In 2018, we’ve definitely noticed that the way we use makeup is changing (unicorn brows, anyone? JK, this trend made my eyes bleed). Specifically, we’ve seen a lot more honesty from celebs and normals alike about how much of a role makeup plays. Think: Kardashian-esque contouring, YouTube beauty tutorials, #nomakeup selfies. And often, it’s been empowering to watch people openly celebrate both natural looks and the transformative power of makeup. But recently, the tone has shifted. While […]

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The Genetics (and Ethics) of Making Humans Fit for Mars

In May of 1969, Apollo 10 flew at 25,000 miles per hour. Two months later, the crew of Apollo 11 walked on the moon. Since then, no one has flown so fast nor walked so high. NASA is now preparing for a human mission to Mars, but if our descendants ever shrug off their terrestrial bonds, it won’t be Homo sapiens who leaves, but another, more intelligently designed species. We’re not fit. For evolutionary biologists, “fitness” is […]

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What Is Retinol And Why Should You Use It? Betches

Maybe it sounds like a foreign word or maybe you have actually heard it before in like, Sephora, but have no idea what it means. It’s fine, we’re fine. I’m only about to let you in on your dermatologist’s biggest secret: retinol. What is retinol? Long definition short, retinol is a form of Vitamin A that is essentially the key to fighting skin aging, preventing acne, and enhancing collagen production. As an added bonus, it can also ease […]

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Why I Shave My Face For The Beauty Benefits & You Should Too Betches

Now, before I share said benefits, I’m going to debunk the myth that I know you’re all thinking right now: “If I shave my face, the hair is going to grow back thicker, darker, and faster.” False, false and false. I think this is a rumor that the waxing ladies at the salon started so they wouldn’t lose all their business. But, Big Waxing, we see you.  Anyways, now that we’ve settled that, I’ll tell you why […]

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