• Health
    What Is The Best Age To Start Using Retinol?

    Q—CHARLOTTE’S BOOK READER Sometimes I read that I am too young to start using retinol and other times I read that retinol is the end-all, be-all antiaging product and you can’t start too young. What’s the right answer? I am age 28. A—DR. JOSHUA ZEICHNER, DERMATOLOGIST Your mid 20s is certainly a reasonable time to start using […]

  • Health
    What to Eat When You Want to Ditch Belly Cellulite

    If you feel soft in the middle, you can either thank your mother for inheriting her blessed genetic predisposition for belly flab or your sweet kiddos who were created there. Whatever the reason, if you’d much rather have a sleeker midsection, as a mom of two, I can totally relate. Although it’s impossible to spot-reduce […]

  • Beauty
    This Asian Curve Model Is Out To Smash Some Stereotypes

    Women over a certain size are constantly having to shatter stereotypes. But one stereotype in particular may not last much longer. Natalie Nootenboom is a 16-year-old up-and-coming model and the niece of famous DJ Steve Aoki. She looks up to him, she told Revelist, “because he broke Asian normswith his music.” She hopes to break Asian norms, too, […]

  • Health
    Every Single One of Your Summer Legs Issues Is Solved Here

    On the first warm-weather day of Spring, I went to work in a sundress for the first time since last year. As I sat at my desk, I looked down at my previously pants-covered legs and was horrified. They looked like they were covered in dust, were paler than any other part of my body, […]

  • Health
    Breaking down the ‘fat but fit’ phenomenon

    If you’re overweight but eat a good diet and exercise often, it’s natural to think that you’re a healthy person — and you probably are. But new research has found that being overweight or obese can still affect your future health, including raising your risk of heart disease. The study, which is published in the European […]

  • Celeb Style
    Chloë Grace Moretz Was Fat-Shamed by a Male Co-Star at Age 15

    Chloë Grace Moretz has an impressive résumé for a 20-year-old actress, but her time in the spotlight hasn’t always been easy. In Variety’s Power of Young Hollywood issue, the star opens up about being fat-shamed as a teen by a male co-star on the set of a movie. “This guy that was my love interest […]

  • Style
    Chinese Restaurant Offers Women Discounts Based On Their Bra Size

    The larger the breasts, the bigger the discount ― that’s the controversial promotion a restaurant in Zhejiang province, China, offered this month. The eatery, called Trendy Shrimp, prompted furore for its provocative price-cuts, which an incensed local called“discriminatory” and “vulgar.” Trendy Shrimp, which is located in a mall in the city of Hangzhou, advertised the unusual discount […]