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This Teen Is Bringing Menstrual Products To Homeless Women Around The World

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 11.23.2016 | Women

Nadya Okamoto was 15 years old when her mother lost her job and her family became legally homeless. In an instant, Okamoto’s life became nights couc...

HERSTORY: Five of the Biggest Stories About Women in STEM in 2016

Julie Kantor | Posted 11.04.2016 | Business
Julie Kantor

Written with A. Crosser Journalists have had a field day throughout the course of 2016. With the legendary election happening in the United States, B...

The Trend of Recycling Cosmetics Packaging

Tom Szaky | Posted 07.13.2016 | Green
Tom Szaky

Cosmetics are part of a multi-billion dollar global industry expected to reach $675 billion by 2020. As with most industries today, one of its fastest...

The Wearables of Summer

Robin Raskin | Posted 06.06.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Summer brings its own set of challenges to the quantified world: sun, air quality, allergies, even relationships. And now, moving beyond basic fitness trackers, the next generation of wearables promises to let you measure everything from the sun's rays to the quality of the air you breathe.

Let's Talk About Melanoma (And Why Protecting Your Skin is Worth It)

Genesis Rodriguez | Posted 05.17.2016 | Latino Voices
Genesis Rodriguez

Some people think that having darker skin means you will not get melanoma. This is not just a myth; it is a dangerous misconception. The truth is, melanoma doesn't discriminate. All types of skin need protecting.

Susan Sarandon Says Sex Is The Secret To Staying Young

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.16.2016 | Fifty

Wonder how Susan Sarandon always manages to look so good? The 69-year-old actress puts it down to lots of time in bed ... and we're not talking about ...

5 Drugstore Mascaras Under $9 That Celeb Makeup Artists Can't Live Without

Teen Vogue | Posted 04.26.2016 | Style
Teen Vogue

For Teen Vogue, by Deanna Pai. Photo: Courtesy of REVLON Did we mention they're all under $9? The drugstore has long been a stronghold for awesome...

Women Making History, Building Stronger Communities and Changing Lives

Tracy Hoover | Posted 04.02.2017 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

For this past month, I’ve loved learning more about power-women in history and the mark they’ve made on the world. It also has me thinking a lot a...

Discovery of Egypt's Boy Pharaoh: No Ifs ands or Tuts

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 03.08.2017 | Education
Randee Mia Berman

Tired of red carpets, awards shows, insulting debates, boring Town Halls and droning political pundits? Check out the newest incarnation of the Egyptian boy wonder at The Discovery of King Tut exhibit.

Susan Sarandon On Why She's 'Looking Forward To Being Older'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.21.2016 | Fifty

Susan Sarandon says she was told her career would die out about three decades ago. But today -- at 69 -- she's got plenty of work lined up as well as ...

New York City's Microbead Moment

John F. Calvelli | Posted 10.26.2016 | Green
John F. Calvelli

Microbeads are so small, often measuring at a millimeter or smaller, that many wastewater treatment plants are not able to filter them out. Thus, microbeads make it through the treatment plants and into our waterways.

5 Of The Best Beauty Tutorials For Mature Women

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.22.2015 | Fifty

Navigating the world of hair, beauty and fashion can be challenging as we get older. Luckily, there are other women our there who understand that mat...

I Love a Cheap, Matte Foundation - By a Proudly Shiny Faced Snob.

Annie Walton Doyle | Posted 10.21.2016 | Style
Annie Walton Doyle

I'm of the mindset that the best distraction from less-than-perfect skin is not to conceal, but to blind. If the light is literally reflecting off your "problem areas," then surely it is deflecting attention from them, right?

7 Lazy Girl Beauty Hacks

Sana Alam Cordeaux | Posted 07.23.2016 | Style
Sana Alam Cordeaux

Some days I'm just not up for the whole makeup/hair routine but I still want to look put together and presentable when I head out the door. In an effort to cut out the fuss and become more efficient in my makeup application I have learned a few shortcuts.

Making Cancer Pretty

Carol Hamilton | Posted 05.07.2016 | Impact
Carol Hamilton

I decided I wanted to work for a company that was involved in that, too, so I only had one choice -- L'Oreal USA joined forces with the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) and embarked on a special mission to eradicate ovarian cancer.

KFC, Pizza Hut & Taco Bell Commit to Deforestation-Free Palm Oil. Who's Next?

Elliott Negin | Posted 06.02.2015 | Green
Elliott Negin

KFC's parent company, Yum! Brands, which also owns Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, announced today that by the end of 2017 it will only buy palm oil cooking oil from suppliers that protect tropical forests and peatlands--swampy areas that store even more carbon. That's a big deal.

Soo Joo Park Is Named the First Asian-American Face of L'Oreal Paris

Modelinia | Posted 05.30.2015 | Style

The Asian-American model -- the first in the brand's 106-year history -- has signed on with the beauty giant as its newest model ambassador, joining the likes of Karlie Kloss, Lara Stone, Barbara Palvin and Doutzen Kroes.

What My MBA Taught Me About Being ‘Different'

Emily Douglas-McNab | Posted 05.20.2015 | Women
Emily Douglas-McNab

While traveling for work, I sat next to a 26-year-old woman on a plane to Austin, Texas. She helped me relive a moment from my past that continues to be a reminder of the importance of being comfortable with who you are, especially if what you believe makes you "different."

Alanna Vagianos

After Losing Her Newborn, This Mom Is Helping Others Prevent A Condition Connected To SIDS | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 03.18.2015 | Parents

"Ten years ago I put my son Simon, who was 3 months old, down for a nap and he never woke up." That's how Phyllis Sudman, founder of Simon's Fund, ...

Alanna Vagianos

Julianne Moore On Success And Why She 'Absolutely' Considers Herself A Feminist | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 03.06.2015 | Women

What does it take to get to the top -- without losing your center? Our “Making It Work” series profiles successful, dynamic women who are standout...

Yagana Shah

Helen Mirren On Why It's Better To Be Attractive Than Beautiful | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.26.2015 | Fifty

It's safe to say Dame Helen Mirren knows a thing or two about beauty. Not only is the Oscar winner the face of cosmetics company L'Oreal Paris, she's ...

8 Drugstore Beauty Buys Under 8 Bucks

Lori Ferraro | Posted 03.18.2015 | Style
Lori Ferraro

Hello. My name is Lori, and I'm a beauty product junkie. I've been known to flip out or obsess over a new lotion, soap or mascara that I try and think is great. But I really flip out when I find a great product that is reasonably priced that I can pick up while buying milk and bananas.

Nine Rules for Effective Online Content

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 02.22.2015 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Design improvements are usually implemented incrementally, even granularly. Over time, however, the look and feel of advertising can evolve significantly when based on data that fuel content optimization: test, learn, apply.

Working the Phones on the Front Lines of Poverty

Corinne Cannon | Posted 02.11.2015 | Impact
Corinne Cannon

Today, we provide diapers, formula, baby food and hygiene items to families across the DC region through an amazing network of social service agencies.

Helping Women Off the Streets Get Back on Track

Shaaron Funderburk | Posted 02.10.2015 | Impact
Shaaron Funderburk

How many of you know of a woman who woke up one day and decided that they wanted to be a drug addict, alcoholic or prostitute? My guess? None of you!