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Do You Really Know What's In Your Tampons? This Woman Thinks You Should.

On Dec. 12, Kotex voluntarily recalled some of its tampon products for unraveling or breaking apart inside consumers’ bodies. Kimberly-Clark, Kotex’s parent company, said in a press release it received “a small number of reports of infections, vaginal irritation, localized vaginal injury, and other symptoms” and that in some cases consumers had to seek medical […]

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Powerful Photos Show What Life With Depression Is Really Like

Depression takes on many forms. Just ask Tara Wray. “It’s not just the stereotypical photo of a person with their head in their hands looking depressed,” Wray, a Vermont-based photographer and creator of The Too Tired Project, a creativity-based mental health initiative, told HuffPost. After publishing a photo book, Too Tired for Sunshine, featuring pictures that […]

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Do You Really Need a ‘Beauty Fridge’? Here’s What Experts Say

Anyone who follows a lot of beauty accounts on Instagram is probably familiar with the #minifridgeshelfie: an adorably tiny fridge curated with ‘gram-worthy skincare essentials. It’s probably millennial pink, and chances are it contains some candy-colored Drunk Elephant bottles, a sheet mask or two, and an artfully posed jade roller. If, like me, you spend way too much […]

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'I'm Afraid To Google My Own Name': What It's Really Like To Be Body-Positive On Instagram

The internet can play wildly contradictory roles in the body-positive movement. On one hand, social media has allowed demand for inclusivity to spread quickly and broadly ― increasingly, the people in media and on runways more closely reflect what consumers and audiences actually look like. It has never been easier to find and follow people […]