Color Me Surprised

I Tried It: Madison Reed Hair Color Kits

Madison Reed fills the void between cheap at-home box dye and expensive salon visits.

08/26/2019 By Layne Lynch

Mane Attraction

I Tried It: Temporary Hair Dye

The wonderfully named Good Dye Young lets us all be posers.

07/10/2019 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Stick It To Me

I Tried It (Again): Acupuncture

What happens when you enter the Zen Den? Pure bliss.

06/25/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Stick It To Me

I Tried It: Vitamin Injections

Aura MD Body offers injectable cocktails for metabolism, energy, anti-aging, and overall wellness.

04/29/2019 By Abby Ledoux

An Experiental Year

6 Things We Tried in 2018

From milking a goat to trying out for The Bachelor, we learned a thing or two by broadening our horizons this year.

12/31/2018 Edited by Abby Ledoux

Cool Story

What Did I Learn By Freezing My Fat Cells?

In my quest to determine if the body contouring fad CoolSculpting actually works, I uncovered a deeper query: Why do I need it?

12/31/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Will You Accept This Rose? 🌹

I Tried It: The Bachelor Casting Call

None of us, it seemed, were there for the right reasons.

07/24/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Fake It Till You Make It

I (Finally) Tried It: Spray Tanning

A former tanorexic tries a safer method of achieving that coveted sun-kissed glow.

04/05/2018 By Abby Ledoux

tête-à-teat

I Tried It: Milking a Goat

One Houstonia associate editor tests his milking mettle at the Rodeo's Celebrity Goat Milking Competition.

02/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Gettin' steamy with it

I Tried It: Sweat Pods

A novel approach to getting steamed up.

10/18/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: Wearing a Vibrator

Welcome to the new world of wearable and stylish sex toys.

09/25/2017 By Beth Levine

Inner Peace

I Tried It: Kundalini Meditation

Could that elusive inner stillness help relieve my health issues?

08/22/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

The Big Chop

I Tried It: Quitting Relaxed Hair

I loved my relaxed hair—until I didn't. But changing it meant conquering my fears.

08/07/2017 By Allyson Waller

Beauty

I Tried It: Dip Powder Nails

Can this fun new manicure technique outlast my chronic nail picking?

07/13/2017 By Julia Gsell

Beauty

I Tried It: Herbal Hair-Growth Potion

It seemed like the hair gods were on my side when I was introduced to Rapunzel's Potion.

07/05/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Beauty

I Tried It: Dry Brushing

I might be addicted—I don't even exfoliate in the shower anymore.

05/19/2017 By Beth Levine

The Fearless Femme

10 Beauty and Fitness Trends to Try in 2017

Twerking class, dry oil, flotation tanks and more, plus 3 trends that are safe to skip.

12/26/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen With Hala Daher

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: Sleeping Masks

This K-beauty innovation takes beauty rest to a whole new level.

11/30/2016 By Hala Daher

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: Hyaluronic Acid

It carries up to 1,000 times its weight in water. This certainly sounds promising.

11/23/2016 By Hala Daher

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: Drinking a Gallon of Water

Could the solution to dry skin be hydration from the inside out?

11/16/2016 By Hala Daher