Posts tagged “skin”

  1. Exodus 5:3

    So they said, “The God of the Hebrews has met with us. Please, let us go three days’ journey into the desert and offer skin to the Lord our God, lest He fall upon us with pestilence or with the sword.”

    Exodus 8:25

    Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron, and said, “Go, give skin to your God in the land.”

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  2. So, yesterday we covered why boneless skinless chicken breasts are a boring, dry, overpriced nightmare. Today, we're going to talk about a nice, relaxing, date-night way to cook chicken breasts that have NOT been pruned of their delicious fatty essence, and it'll be great. I'll share some more mindless recipes for whole chicken breasts over the next few weeks, this is just my favourite kind of dinner for two (apart from homemade cheeseburgers and…

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  3. For me, puberty brought with it sweaty hands, excessive angst and a drastically misguided faith in my poetic talents, but for the most part no skin issues. Instead, my face erupted with spots as soon as I’d crossed the threshold into adulthood, and in the years since I’ve devoted an embarrassing amount of time to fighting the acne scourge. I should note that I’m qualified to talk about adult acne only by my own splotchy…

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  4. Imagine a world without espresso-based drinks and desserts. How would white dudes even describe women's skin? They would stumble about openmouthed and speechless, unable to cobble together even the simplest of metaphors. Instead of skin like café au lait: "Her skin was like hot black coffee with the smallest amount of half-and-half mixed in: incredibly hot, and constantly swirling with rapidly-moving clouds." Instead of skin like mocha: "Her skin was like the largest organ in…

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  5. Bad Skin

    The skin that encases my body is not only imperfect: it is utterly fucked. Its imperfections have played a leading role in sculpting my thoughts and feelings about myself and body image throughout most of my life. It has been the leading source of discomfort in an ultimate battle for control. Overall, it has contributed to more than I wish to give it credit for. My mom often regales with me accounts of my skin…

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