FLARE Five: Monday, June 9

Introducing The Vagina Whisperer


Health If you experience pain during sex—and one in five women do—you may finally have a champion for your cause. “Vagina whisperers,” a.k.a. pelvic physiotherapists, are cropping up around the world, from France to Canada, and they’re offering women exercises to help soothe, strengthen and relax pelvic muscles.

Fashion 2014 is the year of the nipple, thanks to Rihanna, Gisele, Kendall Jenner, and Rumer Willis, who have all publicly flashed their high beams as of late.

Pop Culture Rookie editor turned actress Tavi Gevinson gave T Magazine the scoop on her next step—preparing for her Broadway debut in This Is Our Youth. Fun fact: in the piece, Gevinson mentions that Winona Ryder recently gave her a pair of gloves which had been given to Ryder by Audrey Hepburn. The glamorous gamine circle is complete.

Beauty Get feathery, thick eyelashes like a cartoon kitten by following these simple steps from makeup artist Vincent Loquendo, the man responsible for creating the inspiringly lush ones seen on models at Stella McCartney’s 2015 resort collection.

Sex Dating a friend’s ex has long been considered taboo. But apparently this massive dramarama fest can be done both wisely and well if you follow a few simple rules, according to Cosmo. A word of warning: there are no scientific studies to support this claim, so proceed to tweet your BFF’s ex with extreme caution.

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Glass is Half-Full of Kooky Ideas
Karl Lagerfeld Cheats on Chanel
Lindsay Lohan Sparks “Sex Inventory” Trend
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