Oil Vey!

Just the other day I met a woman working at a perfume counter who could have been forty or eighty-years-old. She had some of the usual symptoms of being older: grey hair, a 40ish-year-old...

What Cooking Oils are Best for You?

When you’re sautéing, baking, frying, gravy-making, biscuit-buttering, stir-frying, hair masking, moisturizing, or performing any other bizarre activity using some sort of fat, it's tough to know which cooking oil you should use. There are...

Get Rid of Dandruff Forever

According to commercials from the late '60s, if you have dandruff it can turn you into a social pariah, doomed to wander the earth alone, flaky, and miserable. This is evidenced by the video gem...

Absorb More Vitamins With Tasty Fat

Many horrible trends came from the 80's such as leg-warmers, fluorescent everything, those weird little plastic round discs you'd loop your shirt through (yes I owned all of these things)... But the worst trend...

Sorry Vegans, Cats are Carnivores

Let's get one...thing...straight.  Cats are obligate carnivores. For those of you who don't know what that means, it means this: "An obligate carnivore is an animal that must eat the tissue of other animals in...

Noom: The Truth Behind the Popular Weight Loss App (Part 2)

I can sum up my experience with Noom in one sentence: They recommend replacing salad dressing with lemon juice and eating ~300-calorie meals. I mean, that is some 1980's-Jane-Fonda-Jazzercise-nonfat-everything-antiquated nutrition advice. Before we get...

The Devil’s Toothpaste: Crest Pro-health

If Satan owned a toothbrush, he’d use Crest Pro Health toothpaste to brush his teeth. Ok, maybe I’m being a bit dramatic, but seriously, this toothpaste is horrible. I was a Crest user for years....

America’s Test Kitchen: Your New Cooking BFF

What I do with makeup, products, life hacks, and health, the lovely America's Test Kitchen people do with food. They've devoted their lives using science and experimentation to find the best, most efficient, and...

Do You Believe In Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of the Supplement Industry.

All you hear today is how doctors are horrible and how evil the pharmaceutical industry is. They're making us fat, they're force-feeding us dangerous pills, they're keeping us sick, and all the while laughing...

Amanda Eggimann: Best Hair Ever

My hair and I haven't always had the best of relationships. I've dyed it every color under the sun (including at one point, purple, black, and blue all at once), bleached it, straightened it,...