She’s Taking Jeff Bezos to Task

Joy Buolamwini is on a crusade against bias in facial recognition technology, and the powerful companies that profit from it.

#artificial-intelligence, #bezos-jeffrey-p, #buolamwini-joy, #china, #computer-vision, #computers-and-the-internet, #face, #facial-recognition-software, #surveillance-of-citizens-by-government, #united-states

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Your ‘Maskne’ Might Not Be Acne at All

Perioral dermatitis, a complex facial rash that is often mistaken for acne, is becoming more common, some experts say. Here’s how to spot, treat and prevent this irritating condition.

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #face, #skin, #steroids

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Norma Kamali’s Skin Care and Aging Secrets

“I just don’t feel gray,” the fashion designer said. “I feel this”

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #exercise, #face, #hair, #kamali-norma, #skin

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The Virus Has Stolen Your Face From Me

As a portrait artist, all I can do now is reconstruct the mysteries of who you are under the mask.

#art, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disabilities, #face, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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How to Cry With a Mask On and Other 2020 Dilemmas

Should masks be stored with the underwear or with the socks?

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #face, #funerals-and-memorials

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Does Wearing Glasses Protect You From Coronavirus?

After researchers noticed fewer nearsighted patients in a hospital ward in China, they speculated that wearing glasses might offer some protection against Covid-19.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #eyeglasses, #eyes-and-eyesight, #face, #protective-clothing-and-gear

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Do Masks Impede Children’s Development?

Scientists who have studied the ways children process and use the information hidden by masks say that children will find ways to communicate, and that parents and teachers can help.

#children-and-childhood, #education, #education-k-12, #face, #masks, #parenting, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #voice-and-speech

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Faces in a Nursing Home

As I helped feed these residents, I understood how our common humanity makes us ‘infinitely responsible’ to others.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #face, #levinas-emmanuel, #nursing-homes, #philosophy

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Will You Know Me if I’m Wearing a Mask?

Readers share their experiences of being recognized in the age of Covid and not.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #face, #facial-recognition, #masks

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In an Era of Face Masks, We’re All a Little More Face Blind

Your brain’s powers of facial recognition are going to need some time to get used to the coverings we’re wearing to keep each other healthy.

#emotions, #eyes-and-eyesight, #face, #masks, #prosopagnosia-brain-disorder, #psychology-and-psychologists, #research, #senses-and-sensation, #your-feed-science

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You’re Beginning to Look Dull

How to get a healthy glow even if you’ve barely laid eyes on the sun all summer.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #dubroff-pati, #face, #frank-paul-jarrod, #skin, #sturm-barbara, #ta-patrick, #vargas-joanna

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Save the Gaiters!

A small study prompted fears that neck gaiters could spread more virus droplets than they stop. But new research shows that those face coverings can protect just as well as other cloth masks.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #face, #masks, #neck, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #textiles

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Connie Culp, First Face Transplant Recipient in U.S., Dies at 57

Her near-total face transplant in 2008 was the most complex at the time. She was the fourth patient in the world to undergo such a procedure.

#cleveland-clinic, #culp-connie-1963-2020, #deaths-obituaries, #face, #face-transplant, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #plastic-surgery, #surgery-and-surgeons, #transplants

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Four Restorative Facials to Try at Home

The products, tools and tips from the professionals that you need to be your own facialist.

#beauty-concept, #content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #face, #skin

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When Face Masks Hide Your Smile and Other Emotions.

Face coverings may be here for a while. How can we adapt to a world where facial expressions are invisible?

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #emotions, #face, #masks, #psychology-and-psychologists

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Silver Lining to the Mask? Not Having to Smile

Like everything else, seasonal catcalling will be different this year.

#face, #masks, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #women-and-girls

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Medical Workers Should Use Respirator Masks, Not Surgical Masks

The surgical masks used in risky settings like hospitals offer much less protection against the coronavirus, an analysis found.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #face, #hygiene-and-cleanliness, #lancet-the-journal, #masks, #michaels-david-1954, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #research, #shortages, #workplace-hazards-and-violations, #world-health-organization

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What’s the Risk of Catching Coronavirus From a Surface?

Touching contaminated objects and then infecting ourselves with the germs is not typically how the virus spreads. But it can happen.

#bathrooms-and-toilets, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #face, #hygiene-and-cleanliness, #quarantines, #shopping-centers-and-malls, #touch-sense

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Makeup and the Mask. It’s About the Eyes.

Some pros share their tips for doing your makeup while masking.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #face, #masks

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How to Give Skin a Summer Glow

With the right application, a little highlighter or bronzer can help create a radiant, sun-kissed look, even if you’ve spent much of spring inside.

#chanel-sa, #christian-dior-sa, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #face, #kosas-cosmetics, #skin, #westman-gucci-1971

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How to Cut Your Own Bangs

This is a tutorial for people who have straight or wavy bangs. If you don’t already have bangs, stop reading now.

#face, #hair, #your-feed-fashion, #your-feed-selfcare

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Help! My Mask Fogs My Glasses

Health workers have a few tricks for solving this vexing problem, but it will take trial and error to find the one that works for you.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #diving-and-divers, #eyeglasses, #eyes-and-eyesight, #face, #masks, #protective-clothing-and-gear

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New York Orders Residents to Wear Masks in Public

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said all New Yorkers must wear face coverings when social distancing is not possible, including on public transport, in stores and on crowded sidewalks.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuomo-andrew-m, #epidemics, #face, #masks, #murphy-philip-d-1957, #new-jersey, #new-york-city, #new-york-state

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Stop Touching Your Face!

It’s a quirk of human nature that we touch our eyes, noses and mouths all day long. It’s also a major way we pick up infections like coronavirus.

#animal-behavior, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #doctors, #epidemics, #eyes-and-eyesight, #face, #hygiene-and-cleanliness, #medicine-and-health, #mouth, #nose, #research, #sars-severe-acute-respiratory-syndrome, #skin, #touch-sense

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