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Experts Say Bath Bombs Could Be Bad for Your Vagina

Experts Say Bath Bombs Could Be Bad for Your Vagina

Brightly colored bath bombs might be the trendiest (and most Instagram-friendly!) self-care item right now. But they may also have an unexpected side effect: The chemicals in bath bombs can majorly mess with your lady parts, according to two gynecologists who recently spoke with Self. How so? Well, at any given time, your vagina is home to 10 to 20 types of bacteria, said Michael Cackovic, MD, an OB/GYN at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. In a healthy vagina, these bacteria work together to maintain a pH balance between 4 to 4.5 and fight off infection. (Read: The vagina is an…

The Weird Trick Lucy Hale Uses to Get Rid of Acne

The Weird Trick Lucy Hale Uses to Get Rid of Acne

Even though Lucy Hale always looks gorge when she steps onto the red carpet or casually digs a grave, she struggles with breakouts on the reg. The Pretty Little Liars star told Byrdie that when she turned 21, she got the acne most of us suffered from in high school. "My skin just went nuts," she said. But six years later, she's finally figured out how to tame her cystic acne. A routine of deep cleansing, exfoliating, serum, moisturizer, facials, and exercise keeps her face clear of breakouts. But there's one hack Lucy swears by that you probably never would have thought of – washing your face…

Kendall and Kylie Dropped a Lingerie Line

Kendall and Kylie Dropped a Lingerie Line

Ring the alarm, Kardashian/Jenner superfans, because Kendall and Kylie Jenner have pulled a fast one on all of you — the sisters just dropped a lingerie collection with Topshop under their namesake brand Kendall + Kylie. But here's the plot twist: They didn't tell anyone. This isn't even an ICYMI, because literally everyone missed it. The line simply appeared on Topshop's website, as if by magic. A subtle launch may not be so surprising given Kylie's recent (still unconfirmed) pregnancy rumors and the controversy surrounding the brand's last collection. There was virtually no promotion f…

Braless Kendall Jenner Will Inspire You

Braless Kendall Jenner Will Inspire You

Kendall Jenner is in love with her nips — she shows them off on the regular and has been very open about her boob obsession. "I'm weird, I love my tits being out. It's like one of my things, I guess," she told W in a 2016 interview. She's also addressed her haters in a "Free the Nipple" post on her website. "I really don't see what the big deal is with going braless!" she wrote. "I think it's cool and I really just don't care! It's sexy, it's comfortable, and I'm cool with my breasts. That's it!" In true Free the Nipple fashion, she let her nips roam free on Thursday night when she arriv…

9 Weird Things About Your Boobs

9 Weird Things About Your Boobs

Whether you were one of the first in your class to get boobs, or you're still waiting for yours to grow, it can be hard not to worry sometimes about how your chest measures up. You may not know how they're supposed to look, if your nipples should be dark or hairy, or if it's normal if your boobs feel a little lumpy. When it comes to your breasts here's what's normal — and what's not. 1. Hairy nipples. Don't freak out if you find a few dark hairs around your nipples (or more than a few!). Almost everyone has some hairs around their nipples. Many girls grow wispy little hairs on their areo…