Your lips are dry, so you apply a little something soothing from a tube or a tiny jar or one of those weird golf ball things. Aah, relief. But as soon as it wears off, you need more. The cycle repeats all winter. Are you practicing responsible skin care, or have you become addicted?
You would not believe how much scientists know about toenail and fingernail growth.
Who cares if smartphones give you eye cancer and brain tumors? There's something much worse that your cell and tablet are doing to your head: They're giving your neck and lower face a crease. A crease. That's horrifying and you're doing nothing to stop it.
Mites like the one pictured here are living, dying, and leaking poop on pretty much everyone's faces. So at least you're not alone.
The average human body is covered in millions of hair follicles, and follicle density is particular dense on the head. Whether those follicles are actively pushing out medulla, cortex and cuticle, however, is another story entirely.
December 21st grows nigh. Are you worried about the Maya apocalypse? Don't be. As we already told you, the Maya didn't give a shit about your dumb apocalypse. But you already knew that, right? Good. That means you've freed up a bunch of time and energy that you can now devote to panicking about other stuff. There are…
Holy crap. File this away under things you desperately wish you could un-know: lurking in your pores right now are tiny bugs, closely related to spiders, that live off your facial oils. Usually, these bugs are harmless, but harbor too many of them and their tendency to die and decompose while they're inside you…
Scientists have made the shocking discovery that it's your ankle, not your back, that feels the most awesome to scratch when you are itchy.
Cocaine users are reportedly flooding hospitals with blackened, dying skin and compromised immune systems. The culprit is not the cocaine itself, but the white powder being used to cut the drug.
Online archive DermAtlas, which compiles medical photographs of human skin, received some weird search requests, so dermatologists decided to investigate. After monitoring for six months, they reported a high statistical likelihood that people were "seeking pornography," not dermatological information.