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How to Prevent and Deal with Boob Sweat

We asked derms for their best tips.

You Need to Detox Your Mouth and Teeth—Here’s How

You need to do this even if you're already a super-star flosser.

This Scary Photo Is Proof You Need to Take Off Your Mascara Every Night

A woman had a seriously upsetting complication after 25 years of sleep with heavy mascara use.

What Your Farts Can Tell You About Your Health

Gas happens—and when it does, it can provide some pretty handy intel. Learn about six different types of gas and what they say about your health.

What Your Urine Color Is Trying to Tell You

Docs decode the shade of your bowl.

The Important Reason Tess Holliday Won't Buy Scented Products for Her Vagina

Let's stop creating hygiene problems that don't exist, shall we?

Why You Might Want to Consider Ditching Tampons for a Menstrual Cup

I have zero plans to go back to using tampons and pads.

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!