Here’s What a Doctor Really Thinks About Those Mail-In Genetic Tests

In my opinion, these tests are completely fine for those who are curious about their ancestry or their genetic makeup in general. But many of them have an option for more health-related results, and I wouldn’t advise people to make any major medical decisions based on what they say. Here’s the reason: These tests may […]

This Will Be the Biggest Hair Color Trend For Fall

We may still be rocking sun-kissed highlights and sundresses, but Hollywood is welcoming autumn. As per usual, trendsetting celebrities are already showcasing fall's hottest hair trend: a mix of burnt copper, deep red, auburn, and mulled wine hues. And we are totally on board. Originally dubbed "flannel hair" by PopSugar, the color trend is inspired […]

8 Inspiring Quotes That Will Make You Feel More Grateful

Between work, our social lives, and basic day-to-day responsibilities, it’s easy to lose sight of the wonderful people, places, and things right in front of us. We’ll say it—we’re not always as grateful as we should be. That’s what Kristi Nelson, executive director at the nonprofit A Network for Grateful Living, thought when she helped […]

I Tried a Naked Yoga Class—and Actually Loved How It Made Me Feel

I’ve done a lot of strange things in the name of journalistic intrigue—run-commute for two weeks, become a morning person, brush my teeth with charcoal, put my Tinder profile in the hands of a sexologist. So when I recently announced to a table of 12 over sushi that I'd be taking a coed naked yoga class, the […]

This Aerie Model Refuses to Apologize for Her Armpit Hair and We Are Loving It

The #AerieREAL campaign just keeps getting better. The clothing company has recently featured models who happen to have various health conditions, like alopecia and diabetes. Now the brand is putting all-natural armpits on display for the world to see. “Don’t for a second compare your beauty to anyone else’s and think you are anything less,” Aerie wrote on […]

4 Surprising Things Your Nose Can Tell You About Your Health

No one appreciates their sense of smell when they pass a trash heap or accidentally step in dog poop. But your nose knows a lot—not just when things stink. In fact, your ability to smell, or not, can tell you a lot about your health. Here, why you shouldn’t take your whiffing powers for granted. […]