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Can I Get Pregnant Without Having Sex?

Can I Get Pregnant Without Having Sex?

There are also a few scenarios in which you could get pregnant without penetrative intercourse, says Heather Bartos, Ob-GYN, the founder of MindShift Medicine. Say Partner A ejaculates, getting semen on their hands, then fingers Partner B. Sperm enters the vagina, where it can fertilize an egg. The same is true if Partner B gets semen…
How To Cut Your Hair At Home Without Regretting It

How To Cut Your Hair At Home Without Regretting It

Yene Damtew, hairstylist to Michelle Obama and owner of Aesthetics Salon in Arlington, Virginia, agrees. "Cut less than you think is actually needed," she says. "Since you aren’t a trained hairstylist, you don’t want to end up going shorter than intended." As for tools, Saviano says that if you use dull scissors (like kitchen or office…
“Without it, we are flying in the dark”: Why the US needs better coronavirus testing, fast

“Without it, we are flying in the dark”: Why the US needs better coronavirus...

US health officials expect more cases of the coronavirus disease, Covid-19, in the coming days and weeks, even though the risk to the general public remains low. So how will we know where those cases are and how fast the virus is spreading through the population? The answer is simple: We need diagnostic test kits.…
How To Quit Caffeine Without Withdrawals, According To A Doctor

How To Quit Caffeine Without Withdrawals, According To A Doctor

Seriously — just don't. Unless a doctor tells you need to stop consuming caffeine STAT, this isn't the best option. If you're a heavy-ish drinker who's ever been separated from your daily rocket fuel, you might know why. Suddenly cutting yourself off can trigger withdrawal symptoms. That can include headaches, fatigue, irritability, focus issues, and…
Without Cory Booker, The 2020 Presidential Race Just Became Very White

Without Cory Booker, The 2020 Presidential Race Just Became Very White

As Booker, Harris, and Castro are no longer in the running, one thing is blatantly clear: the 2020 race is now very, very white. At the start of the election season, the Democratic party boasted perhaps the most diverse pool of candidates in history: two black senators, a latinx former secretary, a black mayor, and…
The Beauty Products Gigi Gorgeous Can’t Live Without

The Beauty Products Gigi Gorgeous Can’t Live Without

“Growing up as my old gender, it was crazy to me there weren’t any men in makeup ads — it was all female supermodels," she says of her decision to market her Ipsy X Gigi Gorgeous collection as genderless. "Well, I was wearing that makeup, too, so I made this collection for myself now, but also for…
The $18 Lip Gloss Skai Jackson Never Leaves Home Without

The $18 Lip Gloss Skai Jackson Never Leaves Home Without

In the latest episode of Spill It, Jackson dumped out the contents of her designer bag, which she got as a 16th birthday gift. Aside from the electronic essentials (phones, chargers, cameras, etc.), makeup is prominent in the actress's everyday kit. She's ride-or-die for Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Lip Gloss, which she credits as her…
Our Editors Share The Best Jeans You Can Buy Without Trying On

Our Editors Share The Best Jeans You Can Buy Without Trying On

But what if we told you that you could find the perfect baby blues without even having to try them on? We asked members of Refinery29's fashion team for the pairs they swear by to save you the stress (consider this our version of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants). If you're long overdue for…
How To Get Sun-Kissed Freckles This Summer — Without The UV Damage

How To Get Sun-Kissed Freckles This Summer — Without The UV Damage

From a fine-tipped pen specifically designed for dotting freckles to a pencil eyeliner and brow pen that work double-time as a beauty markers, there are a few pro products that can be used to create natural-looking faux freckles on the skin. Find them ahead, plus the secondary steps to making your new beauty marks stay…
Here’s What This Gymnastics Pro Won’t Leave Home Without

Here’s What This Gymnastics Pro Won’t Leave Home Without

As an avid traveler, Nastia keeps plenty of things on hand for spontaneous trips: comfy socks, sunscreen, a passport. Her perfume and compact mirror are always accessible, snacks are a must-have, and she keeps both journal and pen within reach. Travel necessities aside, she also makes sure to carry a U by Kotex click-compact tampon…

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