The perfect lip balm is both thin enough to sink into your lips and thick enough to sit on top of them in a protective, watertight layer. In other words, it doesn’t exist — but you can fake it with a little bit of clever layering.
Over-the-counter spot treatments seem downright miraculous, claiming to zap pimples in a matter of hours. As it turns out, that isn’t how anything works — and if you break out all over your face, selectively treating a few spots is, at best, a pretty inefficient strategy.
When we last rounded up our staff’s Weekly Upgrades, our editors were meditating, colour coding our inboxes, and finding ways to improve upon our morning coffee.