Archive | personal hygiene

Wear a Head Sock Before You Get on a Rental Moped, for the Love of God

One of the earliest pieces of advice I ever got from my mother is to never share hats with someone. My coworker Erica Lourd received similar motherly advice, forbidden from using a friend’s hairbrush. Why? Because this is how things like lice and bedbugs can spread. And now with startup Revel’s common-use electric…Read more… Continue […]

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What to Buy When You’re Getting Invisalign

Say you need to adjust your wonky teeth as an adult, and your orthodontist sets you up with Invisalign (or competitors ClearCorrect or Orthoclear). They’ll hand you your clear plastic aligners, a case or two, and maybe some Retainer-Brite. But you should also buy these:Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Tell Someone They Smell Bad, Anonymously

How can you break the news to someone who smells bad? You could be honest and compassionate, sitting down with your stinky loved one to broach the topic. But if you just want to drop a truth bomb and run away, we have a few suggestions.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Be a Clean Person, With Jolie Kerr 

This week we talked about personal hygiene with professional clean person Jolie Kerr. Jolie’s been a cleaning expert for Esquire, Deadspin and The Hairpin, and she’s the author of the New York Times bestselling book, My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag . . . and Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha. Starting this week,…Read more… […]

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Ask a Clean Person Your Personal Hygiene Questions

This week on The Upgrade, we’re talking about personal hygiene with professional clean person Jolie Kerr. Jolie’s been a cleaning expert for Esquire, Deadspin and The Hairpin, and she’s the author of the New York Times bestselling book, My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag . . . and Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha.…Read more… Continue […]

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