Day: November 14, 2019

The best non-slip sneakers to up your workout game

Footwear is probably the most technical piece of equipment that you slip on in your day-to-day gym regimen. A shoe has to fit properly, it’s got to suit the workout that you’re doing, and it has to hold your foot in place to stave off injury and make you feel super secure. So, as much as you might like your chunky tennies and HIIT trainers for everyday wear, finding a pair of well-fitting non-slip sneakers is never a bad idea.

The trick to finding a pair that’s both slip-resistant and comfortable all comes down to design. Namely, a rubberized sole

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Sebum plugs are the precursor to blackheads—here’s how to treat them

I hate to be the one to introduce you to “sebum plugs,” but if I can’t un-hear it, neither can you. Unsure as to what it was myself, I asked some experts to explain, and it turns out you can take the term literally. “Generally speaking, a sebum plug is an accumulation of the skin’s natural oils within your pore,” says dermatologist Joshua Zeichner, MD.

Basically, the sebaceous glands—which accompany every hair follicle on the body—create an oily liquid (sebum) that, when mixed with dead skin cells and bacteria, plugs the pore, says dermatologist Rachel Nazarian, MD. “Sebum plugs are

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