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embracing curly jewish hair
Hair

As a Jewish-Asian, Learning To Love My Hair Was An Emotional Rollercoaster

I grew up in a WASPy town where the beauty standard was pin-straight hair.

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i stopped hiding acne pimples zits on Instagram social media confidence skin neutrality positivity essay
Beauty

This Was the Year I Stopped Hiding My Acne on Instagram

Pimples and pores shouldn't dictate my life.

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trichotillomania casey clark eyelashes
Beauty

After Years of Pulling Out My Lashes, I’m Done Living for Others

Therapy has helped me develop coping mechanisms to deal with trichotillomania.

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boobs breasts
Beauty

I Started Loving My Boobs After Years of Thinking There Was Something Wrong With Them

News flash: They're perfect.

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breastfeeding breasts confidence
Beauty

My Newborn Helped Me Feel Empowered About My Breasts

"When I look at my body in the mirror, I see strength and resilience, rather than all the little things I wish I could change."

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pepper bras review
Fashion

This Company Makes Bras For Small Boobs, And I’ve Never Felt More Comfortable In My Skin

Pepper's products are specifically designed to fit the curves of smaller chests.

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skin positive influencers
Beauty

These 10 Skin-Positive Influencers Help Us Feel Confident

Give them a follow to receive daily reminders that real skin is beautiful.

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summer arms covering up
Skin Care

Big, Full of Stretch Marks, and Powerful AF—I’m Done Covering Up My Arms

Summer is one of my favorite seasons. I enjoy the extra time I get to…

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period menstrual hygiene
Lifestyle

What Is a Normal Period? Here Are 5 Signs Your Flow Is Healthy, According to Doctors

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illustration of shark swimming near woman
Lifestyle

11 period myths you’ve probably heard, but definitely aren’t true

About half the people in the world get, have gotten, or will get their period…

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woman laying on the couch
Lifestyle

A doctor told us how to get real relief from painful period symptoms, and you can thank us later

Nothing compares to you, period pain, you royal pain in the ass. Between the cramps,…

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heavy period
Health & Fitness

7 things you need to know about heavy periods

Everyone’s period is different, and they can even change throughout our lives. No matter what…

What gynecologists want you to know about your period
What gynecologists want you to know about your period
Lifestyle

9 things gynecologists wish they could tell you about your period

Even the most woke folks are plagued by misinformation about their periods. We blame the…

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period at the beach
Lifestyle

How to stay comfortable at the beach when you have your period

Hot summer weather often means dreamy days at the beach—but the beach can turn into…

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illustration of a woman traveling
Lifestyle

The ultimate guide to traveling on your period, because bloody underwear is not on the itinerary

We’re proud of our periods, but we don’t love how unpredictable they can be. We…

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illustration of period blood on pad
Health & Fitness

This is why your period blood smells, according to a gynecologist

I remember my first period like it was yesterday. I was 11 years old, and…

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illustration of woman showering
Lifestyle

6 rituals to help you prep for your period

There’s nothing fun about getting your period—you’re bloated, tired, and breaking out, and all you…

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longer-periods.jpg
Health & Fitness

10 reasons your period might be longer than usual, according to doctors

Waiting for your period to end can be the worst. I remember being in my…