• By Self   -   Oct 16, 2017

    RENT THE RUNWAY IS LAUNCHING A NEW $89 FASHION SUBSCRIPTION

    The new Rent the Runway monthly subscription allows you to rent designer pieces that complement the wardrobe you already have.

    Fashion, Beauty
  • By Self   -   Oct 16, 2017

    MIRNA VALERIO: AN OPEN LETTER TO WOMEN WHO AREN'T PUTTING THEIR NEEDS FIRST

    Mirna Valerio, author of the Fat Girl Running blog and A Beautiful Work in Progress, recounts her health struggles and urges women...

    Women, Health, Girls, Blog, Beauty, Girl, Beautiful, Mental Health
  • By Self   -   Oct 16, 2017

    ABIGAIL BRESLIN DESCRIBES HER PTSD "EPISODES" TO RAISE AWARENESS OF THE EFFECTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

    Abigail Breslin shared a photo of a bruise that she got from an attack of PTSD, which she developed after surviving domestic violence...

    Health, Mental Health
  • By Self   -   Oct 16, 2017

    PEOPLE ARE 'CLEANSING' THEIR VAGINAS WITH CUCUMBERS NOW-AND IT'S TIME TO STOP

    First off, your vagina does not need to be cleaned. But the "cucumber cleanse" could also actually cause harm.

    Cleaning, Health, Sexual Reproductive Health
  • By Self   -   Oct 14, 2017

    22 HOLOGRAPHIC GIFTS FOR YOUR FRIEND WHO LOVES ANYTHING SHINY

    These holographic gifts are like the mood rings from your childhood-but better. Everything is going iridescent from makeup to fashion.

    Makeup, Fashion, Gift, Gifts, Beauty
  • By Self   -   Oct 13, 2017

    HOW INSTAGRAM'S 'SAD GIRLS CLUB' IS BUSTING THE STIGMA AROUND MENTAL ILLNESS

    Elyse Fox started the community to start honest discussions about mental health. "Girls need to know it's okay to have these conversations,"...

    Health, Girls, Girl, Mental Health
  • By Self   -   Oct 13, 2017

    COLTON HAYNES' CANDID INSTAGRAM SHEDS LIGHT ON THE PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION

    Haynes says his depression left him "paralyzed" for three weeks-and it's more common than you'd think.

    Depression, Health, Mental Health
  • By Self   -   Oct 13, 2017

    LENA DUNHAM IS DONE ANSWERING QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW ENDOMETRIOSIS AFFECTS HER FERTILITY

    Not only are those questions rude, they're also nearly impossible to answer because every case is so different.

    Health, Sexual Reproductive Health
  • By Self   -   Oct 13, 2017

    ARE DEPRESSION NAPS ACTUALLY HELPFUL OR JUST A MEME?

    The "depression nap" meme is everywhere, but are naps actually a good coping mechanism for depression?

    Depression, Health
  • By Self   -   Oct 13, 2017

    DON'T BUY INTO TOXIC 'TOXIN-FREE' MARKETING

    Companies play into a deep sense of chemophobia by marketing products as toxin free. But the fear that they're selling isn't based...

    Bases, Base, Health
  • By Self   -   Oct 12, 2017

    TESTING YOUR FERTILITY LEVEL GOES WAY BEYOND COUNTING EGGS

    Research suggests the classic blood tests aren't as reliable as once thought. But those aren't the only fertility tests doctors rely...

    Health, Pregnancy Motherhood
  • By Self   -   Oct 12, 2017

    CHRISTINA APPLEGATE HAD HER OVARIES AND FALLOPIAN TUBES REMOVED TO REDUCE HER CANCER RISK

    Although it seems like a drastic step, it's one many that many patients with the BRCA mutation end up considering.

    Cancer, Health
  • By Self   -   Oct 12, 2017

    GABRIELE GRUNEWALD EXPLAINS WHAT IT'S LIKE TO BE A PRO RUNNER WITH A RARE FORM OF CANCER

    She's currently in the midst of her fourth bout of the disease since first being diagnosed at the age of 22.

    Cancer, Aging, Health
  • By Self   -   Oct 12, 2017

    I THOUGHT 36 WAS WAY TOO EARLY FOR A MAMMOGRAM. THEN I GOT BREAST CANCER-TWICE

    When my doctor recommended a mammogram at 36, I didn't know the results would change my life forever.

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts, Health
  • By Self   -   Oct 12, 2017

    WE ASKED TRAUMA THERAPISTS HOW TO DEAL WITH TRIGGERING NEWS HEADLINES ABOUT SEXUAL ASSAULT

    In the wake of high-profile sexual assault allegations, it's hard to escape the headlines-which may be especially triggering for trauma...

    Health
  • By Self   -   Oct 12, 2017

    WHY SOME CHEMO PATIENTS CHOOSE EXPENSIVE COLD CAP THERAPY

    Though expensive and painful, cold cap therapy helps some women going through chemotherapy regain a sense of self.

    Women, Cold, Health
  • By Self   -   Oct 11, 2017

    YES, BIRTH CONTROL IS BASIC MEDICINE

    Birth control doesn't only prevent pregnancy. It has multiple benefits, like reducing menstrual pain and heavy bleeding, eliminating...

    Pregnancy, Acne, Health
  • By Self   -   Oct 11, 2017

    THIS SITE SELLS ALL YOUR BASIC BEAUTY NEEDS FOR JUST $3 EACH

    Get cleansers, lotions, and balms on the super cheap at Brandless.com. The site cuts out the middleman, which allows you to save major...

    Cleanser, Balm, Beauty, Beautiful, Skin
  • By Self   -   Oct 11, 2017

    DATING AND DISORDERED EATING IN THE ORTHODOX JEWISH COMMUNITY

    In the Orthodox Jewish community, intense marriage pressure is a driving force for women to take dieting too far.

    Women, Diet, Health
  • By Self   -   Oct 11, 2017

    FRANKIE MUNIZ DETAILS HIS STRUGGLE WITH MEMORY LOSS ON 'DWTS'

    After nine concussions and "mini-strokes," Muniz says he has trouble remembering many of the things he's gotten to do in life.

    Stroke, Health