A new study found that women who used Vaseline or other petroleum jelly vaginally had an increased risk of the common vaginal infection bacterial vaginosis.
Vaseline is the panacea of winter skin problems, but lately rumor has it that petroleum jelly is bad. But why? I know some of it has to do with the environment: Petroleum comes from the same place as gasoline, so it’s not exactly “green” beauty. But it’s not just the eco-friendly who shun petroleum; there’s also concern for the bad things it can do to your skin and body. Just don’t ask anyone why—it’s surprisingly tough to find out what’s so bad about petroleum jelly. So I asked around and found some straightforward answers, as well as some ways to make sure your winter skin isn’t left in the lurch. More
We thought that skin lightening creams were a thing of the past, but Vaseline still makes whitening creams, and their newest tactic is a facebook application launched in India that allows users to lighten their skin in their profile pictures. … More
In keeping with our recent post Vagina Monologue: 10 Things We Shove All Up In There, and the follow-up Inside Story: 10 More Things We Stick Up Our Vaginas, we now present the final installment of our trilogy: 10 Things … More