Beauty
Win a Mother’s Day Feel-Good Package from Tess & James!

sponsored post Tess & James is a new, small batch production company specializing in feel good products made from ingredients that are gentle on the skin, nice to your nose, and free of artificial colors, artificial flavors and preservatives. They believe that taking time to care for yourself enables you to give lovingly to others. So Tess & […]

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

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 […]

10 Requirements for a Sexy Bedroom

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 […]

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

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 […]

Comment of the Week: Love a Woman As Is

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 […]

Morgan Spurlock’s New Doc, “Mansome”

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 […]

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

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 […]

It’s You, Perfected! The Power of Photoshop

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 […]

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

photo via Flickr Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood® 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 […]