An Opening

opening

Kenny Fries writes of injuries both physical and spiritual, and “openings” which are simultaneously literal and metaphoric.

Masculinity Is Like My Second Skin. But What Is It Really?

4261608770_a63d000fdf_z

Through the body we experience the social world, writes James W. Messerschmidt. Raoul Wieland asks what good an extreme self-awareness does for the male identity.

Your Body Wants You to Know: Sunburns Are a Big Deal

sunburn_flickr_foxtungue

One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.

Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names (Video)

buzzfeed_youtube

Do you know what a “zarf” is? How about a “lunule”?

Walking Around Shirtless

460036337_46ef7a73c0_o

Justin Cascio wants to know: Is it okay to show my scars?

News: In Case You Missed It … (our November 6th webcast)

A summary of news items from our webcast It’s Komplicated on the Geekweek Network.

Dove Giveaway to One Lucky Commenter

FREE-Dove-Men-Care-Body-Wash

One lucky commenter who will be awarded a package of Dove Men + Care products.

Caring for Your Largest Organ. (No, Your Other Really Large Organ)

photo by daedalust

Your skin is often overlooked and unappreciated, especially when it comes to its maintenance and care.

Skin Matters

sweat

If you’re not monitoring the health of your skin, you’re doing it wrong.

News: In Case You Missed It … (from our Sunday night webcast)

A summary of tech and news items from our webcast It’s Komplicated on the Geekweek Network.

Ten things I’ve learned from having acne

Don’t wash your face more than once or twice a day. It leads to increased oil build-up and break-outs. Don’t use harsh topical creams like tetracycline. It will mess you up later. Use gentle cleanser gently (I like gentle Cetaphil), and take hot showers every morning. Don’t scrub your face, don’t use a washcloth. Don’t […]