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Why You Definitely Shouldn't Share Makeup Brushes

Model Anthea Page shared her experience contracting a staph infection from a dirty makeup brush, and all we can say is: yikes!

Is It Bad to Squat When You Pee?

Time to break this bathroom habit

8 Reasons You Have an Itchy Butt

All the possible culprits (and fixes!) for that *literal* pain in the butt.

The Weird Thing That Makes You More Likely to Get a Brazilian Wax

It has nothing to do with your relationship status

80 Percent of People Pee In the Shower

Turns out we're not just using the shower to get clean...

7 Not-So-Pleasant Side Effects of Living In Workout Clothes

You may reconsider skipping that post-gym shower.

11 Ways to Make Your Sweaty Workout Clothes Stink Less

Because a sweat sesh doesn't have to mean a smell fest.

Asking for a Friend: Are Post-Workout Showers Really Necessary?

We checked in with a skin pro to find out how important it really is to hit the showers after a sweat session.

3-D Bacteria Maps Prove That You're Covered in Germs

Ever wondered which part of you has the highest concentration of bacteria? Hint: It's not where you're thinking.

What the Germs on New York City Subways Reveal

Scientists discovered all the germs hiding on subways, and they're not as gross as you might think.

8 Things That Actually Gross Guys Out in Bed

These offenses may send him over the edge—in a bad way.

The No-Deodorant Debate

Are you brave enough to go bare?

11 Things Your Mouth Can Tell You About Your Health

Yep, it's talking—and you may not be tuning in to some of its most important messages about the rest of your body.

7 Underwear Facts That Might Surprise You

We asked our panel of experts to offer panty-related advice for ladies who lunge (and crunch, bike, hike, run, and swim).

Do You Smell? 10 Sneaky Sources of Body Odor

Do you smell? Discover the root of the problem to ditch the stench for good!

7 Health Dangers Hiding in Your Closet

Why you should think twice before slipping on those sexy heels.

Another Perk to Weight Loss? Improved Gum Health!

Losing weight can improve a lot of things about your health: your cholesterol, you blood pressure, even your self confidence. But how about your smile? New research from the Journal of Periodontology has found that when people lose fat, they improve the h

Are You a Germaphobe?

Learn the dirty truth about what germs are lurking in the so-called clean environment of a self-proclaimed germaphobe—and what it means for you!

Easy Ways to Stay Dry

Help! can't stop sweating through my clothes.

Embarrassing body bummers

Bad breath. Facial hair. Excessive sweating. New solutions for these and other problems that make you blush.

What Dentists Want You To Know About Fresh Breath

We hate to burst your bubble, but the real secret to achieving fresh breath isn't chewing gum or sucking on mints, it's flossing! PLUS! Download FREE music to your mp3 player: Heavenly Day by Patty Griffin See the World by Gomez