Why Some People Bruise More Easily Than Others

Everything from your genetics to the type of medication you take could leave you more prone to being hurt.


Why Women Bruise More Easily Than Men

In an effort to solve one of life's greatest mysteries, we talked with a slew of dermatologists and medical experts to help us understand where the hell all these bruises came from.


Beauty Is Pain: Meet The Artist Turning Women's Bruises Into Art

Artist Riikka Hyvönen's series of paintings was borne out of a love for roller derby and the female bonding that takes place therein. We talked to her about upsetting the male gaze (with glitter).


Slapstick Reel of My Life

A drunk driver rear-ended my mom’s car. It was night and his lights were off. My mom was driving. I heard her yell my name, then the words “control” and “steering wheel.” Something collided with my head and my face felt wet. This is but one highlight...


Photographic Moratorium - Pasty Bruised Limbs

Stop taking photos of pretty girls covered in bruises.