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Your Call: What’s the Difference Between Make-Up & Photoshop?

Monday, March 24, 2014


photo via Flickr We get a lot of questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to respond to a reader. Make your call on the letter below by leaving your deep thoughts in the comments section.  Submit Your Own Question [...]

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10 Requirements for a Sexy Bedroom

Wednesday, January 8, 2014


photo via Flickr In case your bedroom has been a little worse for wear lately, here’s a quick reminder of the basics of bedroom beautification. Because a beautiful bedroom is much nicer/more inspiring/less psychically distracting to make beautiful music in. Invest in sheets with a decent thread count–there’s nothing sexy about your bare skin against [...]

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Angelina Jolie’s Boobs

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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photo via Flickr Angelina Jolie wrote an op ed in the New York Times today about her decision to have a preventive double¬†mastectomy¬†in order to greatly reduce her risk of breast cancer, which she had an almost 90% chance of getting due to a “faulty” gene (BRCA1)¬†which greatly predisposes carriers to the disease. Her acting [...]

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What’s Your Take on Chest Hair?

Monday, March 25, 2013


photo via Flickr Do you shave your male chest hair / expect your male partner to shave his chest hair?

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Comment of the Week: Love a Woman As Is

Wednesday, October 24, 2012


Egon Schiele, Reclining Female Nude with Violet Stockings, 1910 Pierre, in response to the post¬†“10 Reasons Your ‘Ugly Vagina’ Is Normal and Gorgeous”: Vulvas, just like breasts, just look their best when they are NATURAL. I really hate the tendency nowadays for the shaved look and the trimmed lips, there’s nothing left! I agree with [...]

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Morgan Spurlock’s New Doc, “Mansome”

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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Tickets go on sale today for¬†Morgan Spurlock’s new documentary, MANSOME, as part of the 2012 Tribeca Film Fesitval — but only for American Express cardholders (Amex is a founding sponsor of the festival). The rest of you plebes can¬†order tickets¬†next Monday for the screenings which start on Saturday, April 21st and run through the following [...]

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Confession: I’m a Pubic Hair Pusher Who Occasionally Goes Bare

Thursday, April 5, 2012


photo via flickr A contributor friend of ours who recently graduated college (and wishes to remain anonymous) has a confession to make: For three consecutive years, I participated in my university’s production of The Vagina Monologues. The piece I performed was entitled “Hair.” The moral of this story? You have to love hair in order [...]

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It’s You, Perfected! The Power of Photoshop

Thursday, February 2, 2012


There are many reasons¬†not¬†to read women’s magazines. One of the biggies? All the retouched photos. The genetic mutants we call models and celebrities can beat the shit out your average Jane’s self image, but Photoshop can chop it up with chainsaw. This¬†before and after cover of Red Book from a few years ago¬†thanks to Jezebel.com [...]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa, What Can I Do About Hairy Areolas?

Wednesday, July 27, 2011


photo via Flickr Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood¬ģ Federation of America, will be answering your questions here. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, My areolas are hairy — what can I do?! – Sasquatch Dear S, In [...]

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Confession: Top 10 Reasons I Don’t Own a Razor

Thursday, July 21, 2011


photo by Flickr Our contributor Abby Spector, who is majoring in Feminine/Gender/Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, confesses her love for body hair: I am not going to judge silky-smooth-shaved ladies. But here are ten reasons I do NOT own a razor And yes, this means legs, vag, and — gasp — armpit hair. Why should [...]

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