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More than 500 articles in The New York Times in numerous sections including Business, Style and Arts. Other outlets include New York magazine, Salon, Adweek and Studio 360. Previously served as editor for alternative newspapers in Pittsburgh, Maine and Boise.
Thanks to better procedures with more natural-looking results, beard transplants are on the rise.
The Internet is up to its armpits with women who dye their armpit hair, including Miley Cyrus, who displayed her pink underarms in a photo posted on Instagram.
More women are face-shaving, and fears that it will turn them into Zach Galifianakis are unfounded.
About 30 men gathered at the Wall Street Humidor, a cigar shop. They had come to shine their shoes.
A couple of decades ago, men were reduced to borrowing products from women, but now the shoe is on the other well-pumiced foot.
Shaving brushes are soaring in popularity, part of a broader resurgence in traditional shaving practices.
Why men increasingly are getting butt-enhancement surgery and wearing shapewear.
Advertising and Media
The hottest trend within the fast-casual segment: build your own. The format was up 22 percent in sales in 2014, compared to 11 percent for made to order.
It made the industry sexier, but also made us question how far we'd come
Sales of hand sanitizer surged during the Ebola scare, increasing about 56 percent in October 2014 over the previous year. And a hand-sanitizer billboard company soared.
Call it progress, or clutch your pearls. Bathroom humor that would have been rejected by network standards departments in earlier eras is now sailing through-and going viral.
More Americans commit suicide than die of breast cancer, but corporate support for mental illness is decidedly scant.
Banana Boat is introducing what it says is a first in the sun-care aisle, a men's line, and the commercials are no day at the beach.
How Pandora listeners suddenly got a one-on-one concert.
For LinkedIn members who change jobs, a change of underwear.
A stunt to pass off frozen meals as restaurant cuisine backfires for a Con Agra brand.
A celebrity-free departure for relating to the overweight.