skin

Blood

We Looked Into the Big Claims Around Blood Facials

They've been around for years (see: Kim K getting a Vampire Facial in 2013), but a new study tries to determine just how effective they really are.
Shaena Montanari
4 days ago
Sobriety Check

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Drinking

Here's how a substantial phase of sobriety could affect your immune system, sleep, and even your skin.
Grant Stoddard
1.9.19
Instagram

Quitting Skincare Gave Me the Skin of My Dreams

Is your six-step acid and cream regime just lining someone else's pockets?
Jessica Evans
5.23.18
feminist art

By Painting Boobs on Boobs, This Artist Subverts Instagram's Anti-Woman Censorship

Freeing the nipple with Barcelona-based artist Claudia Sahuquillo.
Kelsey Lannin
3.9.17
Features

How Flume's Signature Drop Became Soundcloud's Most Annoying Trend

A look back at Harley Streten's trademark sound, which has since been repurposed by a swarm of producers and snack commercials alike.
David Garber
1.24.17
Art

Why One Artist Tattoos Bittersweet Ink on Fruit

Sought-after tattoo artist Amanda Wachob applies her art to various surfaces for different reasons.
Andrew Salomone
12.12.16
Stuff

Did Sunny Delight Really Turn People Orange?

We spoke to experts about the 90s scare story, and found out there's plenty of other stuff still in circulation that could change the colour of your skin.
Jack Cummings
12.6.16
Art

Monstrous Little Balls of Flesh Become Gruesome Sculptures

This series of fleshy and freakish abstract sculptures illustrate the wonder and terror of the human body.
Diana Shi
11.26.16
Fashion

A Fashion Student Is Designing Clothes with Alexander McQueen’s Cloned Skin

Fashion design student Tina Gorjanc designed a collection of leather goods based on McQueen’s DNA.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.20.16
Health

We Asked Some Scientists: Does Pot Do Anything When You Put It On Your Skin?

Pot creams and soaks are exploding, but does taking a bath in weed water have any real benefits?
Markham Heid
5.27.16
Art

Tattoo Artist Covers Bodies with Sacred Geometry and Mythological Animals

Jaya Suartika makes the body a canvas for his fragmented mythologies, animals, and patterns.
Luis Carreño
2.22.16
Post Mortem

Tattoos, Diseases, and Skin Pickings: A Museum Explores the Importance of Skin

The exhibit includes wax models of grotesque skin diseases, strips of preserved tattooed skin, and an entire jar of skin pickings.
Simon Davis
2.19.16
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