Posts Tagged: pimples

Where Are You Growing Your New Zit?

Yesterday I was pretty sure mine was going to be on the outside of my nose, but today it seems it's more on the inside. What about yours?

Photo by irina.roibu, via Shutterstock


How to React to a Blemish in the 17th Century

Brought to you anonymously by the Academy of Pleasure in 1656.

Image courtesy of the English Broadside Ballad Archive.

Previously: Joan Who Crawled Across London.

Lili Loofbourow writes about 17th-century ideas of reading and digestion, cognitive science, Chile, and femscularity. She blogs for Ms. Magazine and as Millicent over at Millicent and Carla Fran.