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Why Should Single Women “Settle Down”?

Why Should Single Women “Settle Down”?

I live with words. They’re my passion, my livelihood, and now that we’re in a global pandemic they’re basically the best company I’ve got — though my French press coffee gives them a run for their money. I’ve never been a big fan of the words used to describe a woman who isn’t in a…
Should You Postpone Your OB/GYN Trip Due To Coronavirus?

Should You Postpone Your OB/GYN Trip Due To Coronavirus?

Dr. Shah says that if you’re pregnant, you’ll still need to come into a doctor’s office for many of your visits, although some that don’t require exams, lab work, or a sonogram can be supplemented with telehealth, which is often covered by insurance. During a virtual visit, your doctor may ask you to take your…
Your Boss Should Not Be Asking You To Wear Makeup On Zoom

Your Boss Should Not Be Asking You To Wear Makeup On Zoom

Dr. Hafeez also spotlights the double standard this expectation holds for women, and how it can impact them long after the pandemic. "The focus on looks, particularly in women in professional settings, can wear down self-confidence and even peer perception of their leadership and results, which can affect their career path, their confidence to apply…
Should you be buying that online right now?

Should you be buying that online right now?

Earlier this month, I found myself staring at a pair of Frozen 2-themed shoes with flashing electric blue snowflakes, asking myself, is this essential? After almost six weeks in quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic, my 5-year-old’s toes had grown snug in her old sneakers. Taking her to a local store or resale shop to…
Why You Should Consider Trying A Skin-Care Fridge

Why You Should Consider Trying A Skin-Care Fridge

Like a robot vacuum or wake up light, a skin-care fridge is a kind of luxury appliance. There's a target consumer, so for someone who's never heard of Mario Badescu — or doesn't have a multi-step skin-care routine that includes essence and serum — a mini fridge for refreshing face mists and masks might seem…
Should Your Skin Care Change When You Wear A Mask?

Should Your Skin Care Change When You Wear A Mask?

According to NYC-based dermatologist Joshua Zeichner, MD, the issue lies in the deliberate occlusive nature of a protective mask. It's something that impacts everyone who wears one, but especially the doctors and nurses on the frontlines of the pandemic who have posted selfies of their skin covered in hives, red marks, and even bruises. "Protecting…
Should You Wash Your Groceries? COVID-19 Food-Safety Myths, Busted

Should You Wash Your Groceries? COVID-19 Food-Safety Myths, Busted

Okay, but isn’t a little diarrhea better than contracting COVID-19? First off, nobody said anything about a little diarrhea — you can get really sick, and so can your kids, if you have them. Secondly, that question is based on exactly the kind of false equivalency we need to be avoiding right now (along with…
Why Your Next DIY Manicure Should Have Flowers

Why Your Next DIY Manicure Should Have Flowers

Earlier this winter, we saw dreamy cloud nails trending on Instagram, but now it's an influx of sunflower- and rosebud-printed designs that are popping up in our feeds. Not only do they feel timely for spring, but they're easy to do at home on just a few nails, so we predict this classic design will…
Should You Still Go To The Dentist During COVID-19?

Should You Still Go To The Dentist During COVID-19?

Exams, cleanings, X-rays, braces removal: They'll all have to wait until the restrictions have been lifted. But while there's a long list of things to avoid going to see your dentist for, Dr. Nejad says there's a lot you can do at home to protect yourself during the COVID-19 pandemic. “I’d suggest replacing your toothbrush…
Everyone Should Be Rocked To Sleep, Science Says

Everyone Should Be Rocked To Sleep, Science Says

The researchers also believe that rocking stimulates the "vestibular system," which plays a role in the body's sense of balance and spatial awareness, in a way that promote sleep. Viani, seems to agree, saying Ensven, "stimulates the vestibular system in the inner ear, promoting recuperative deep sleep.”

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