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  1. things we don’t talk about
    What’s the Best Vibrator?The 39 best vibrators, according to sex experts, shop owners, and professional reviewers.
  2. people’s choice
    The Best Standing Desks on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“I find myself standing for almost half my day now.”
  3. people’s choice
    The Best Standing Desk Mats on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“It makes having a standing desk fun.”
  4. people’s choice
    The Best Adjustable Dumbbells on Amazon, According to Enthusiastic Reviewers“These weights quickly turned my studio apartment into an effective home gym.”
  5. recommended by experts
    What Are the Best Face Masks for Smoke?As West Coast wildfires burn, millions are exposed to the dangers of smoke inhalation.
  6. recommended by experts
    The Best Electric Toothbrushes, According to DentistsIncluding kinds that vibrate, vibrate and rotate, and an inexpensive drugstore model.
  7. recommended by experts
    The Best SAD Lamps, According to Experts“The bigger, the better.”
  8. people’s choice
    The Best Sinus-Rinse Kits and Neti Pots, According to Amazon Reviews“My sinuses feel the way those Downy dryer-sheet commercials promise to make your towels feel.”
  9. on-site shop
    What’s in These Supplements That Famous People Can’t Live Without?Two specific supplements will get name-checked time and again by celebrities who talk to the Strategist.
  10. testing testing
    We Tested 25 Fancy Vibrators to Find the Best“While it is pricey, if it ever broke, I would go without groceries to buy a new one.”
  11. recommended by experts
    What’s the Best Natural Deodorant?No, a natural deodorant doesn’t stop sweat, but it does “allow underarms to breathe naturally,” one expert explains.
  12. people’s choice
    The Best Toothpaste on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“My teeth are better than all of my friends and everyone in the world thanks to this.”
  13. people’s choice
    The Best Hand Sanitizers on Amazon, According to Reviews“Who gets excited when their hand sanitizer comes in the mail? This guy does.”
  14. sweat week
    Does a Natural Antiperspirant Actually Exist?An unusually good natural deodorant made us wonder.
  15. the drugstore project
    The Best Over-the-Counter Mouth Guards for Teeth Grinders, According to Dentists“Teeth are stupid” — so they need a little extra support sometimes.
  16. recommended by experts
    The Best Ways to Prevent Thigh Chafe When It’s Hot and Humid OutsideSixteen experts recommend the anti-chafe products they rely on, from glide-on balms, to powders you can precisely apply, to garter-style leg bands.
  17. things we don’t talk about
    The Best Bad-Breath Remedies, According to DentistsIncluding everything from sugar-free gum to a saliva supplement.
  18. people’s choice
    The Best Electric Toothbrushes on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewsSome of these toothbrushes are so high-tech they come with their own app.
  19. recommended by experts
    The Best Lubes, According to ExpertsIncluding a flavored lube that one expert says is used to top ice cream at trade shows (because it tastes that good).
  20. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Doctors, According to Medical ProfessionalsSleep aides and stress relievers for the overworked and underslept.
  21. hot bod
    The Little Trick Hardcore Cyclists Swear ByEven if you’re more of a runner than a biker, you could probably use this.
  22. strategist investigates
    Should You Be Wearing a Face Shield?Two infectious-disease specialists weigh in on the visor-style face coverings.
  23. things we don’t talk about
    What Is the Best Menstrual Cup?We talked to gynecologists, plus menstrual-cup experts and enthusiasts, to find out.
  24. recommended by experts
    The Best Earplugs for Sleeping, According to Sleep ExpertsWe talked to sleep doctors, including the Sleep Doctor, about their favorites.
  25. the drugstore project
    The Best At-Home Hemorrhoid Treatments, According to GastroenterologistsFrom warm baths to doughnut pillows.
  26. the drugstore project
    How to Treat and Prevent Blisters, According to PodiatristsRead up before you break out your strappy sandals.
  27. the drugstore project
    The Best IBS Treatments, According to GastroenterologistsBecause as one doctor told us, “Patients should not be embarrassed to talk about it.”
  28. things we don’t talk about
    Everything You Need to Prevent and Treat Cold Sores, According to DermatologistsWhat to do before — and after — they arrive.
  29. recommended by experts
    How to Get Rid of Diaper Rash, According to DermatologistsDown to the right diapers, wipes, and creams.
  30. things we don’t talk about
    The Best Non-Vibrating Sex Toys, According to ExpertsBecause analog sex toys can do the job, too.
  31. strat investigates
    The Gold Standard Pandemic Masks Are Out of Stock, So What Should You Get?Follow the CDC’s recommendations, and be sure to keep washing your hands.
  32. things we don’t talk about
    The Best Eco-Friendly Condoms and Lubes, According to Sex ExpertsSex-toy shop owners and sex educators weigh in on the best eco-friendly and vegan condoms, plus the organic and vegan lubes to use with them.
  33. things we don’t talk about
    The Best Condoms for Every Shape, Size, and ProclivityIncluding the “Goldilocks” of condoms and ones for quickies.
  34. people’s choice
    The Best Natural Sunscreens on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding one that “offers unparalleled, chemical-free sun protection, and goes on invisible, matte, and non-greasy.”
  35. teeth week
    28 Famous People on All the Things They Use to Keep Their Teeth CleanIncluding Ryan Reynolds’s go-to toothbrush, Alicia Silverstone’s mouthwash, and Olivia Wilde’s favorite dental floss.
  36. recommended by experts
    The 5 Best Alcohol-Free Mouthwashes, According to DentistsThat won’t burn or dry out your mouth.
  37. recommended by experts
    How to Get Rid of (and Prevent) Red Wine Stains on Your TeethDentists agree: Keep on eating cheese with your wine to block stains.
  38. testing testing
    We Tried the New Start-up Adult Diapers (That Don’t Look Anything Like Diapers)“The average bladder holds one cup of urine before the feeling of ‘gotta go’ hits, so I emptied one cup of water into my Willows.”
  39. sleep week
    Do Natural Sleep Aids Like Melatonin and Valerian Actually Work?The short answer: melatonin just might, but valerian is a waste of time.
  40. strat explainer
    What Are Prebiotics? And Do I Need Them?The next wave in bacterial health.
  41. our shopping cart
    Stuff We Buy Ourselves: The Toothbrushes We Use Morning and NightSurprisingly, only one of us uses the Sonicare.
  42. recommended by experts
    How to Clean Your Ears (Properly), According to ENTsPut the Q-tip down.
  43. trust me i should know
    The Non-Smelly Mosquito Repellents I Use to Prevent Quasimodo-like ReactionsBecause even if I get ER-level allergic reactions, I refuse to spend my life smelling like a citronella candle.
  44. strat investigates
    What Does an Acupressure Mat Actually Do?A look into the massage therapy that eased my back pain in under ten minutes.
  45. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: Can You Help Me Find a Travel Toothbrush?Lucky you, I recently learned about the best one.
  46. trust me i should know
    Everything I Carry Around in a Ziploc to Combat My Chronic NauseaI’ll carry this stuff with me when lying on the couch with saltines isn’t an option.
  47. this thing’s incredible
    The Best Fancy European Toothpaste (and It’s Not Marvis)It looks like the kind of thing a cheerful WWI-era nurse would have in her supply kit.
  48. trust me i should know
    Everything I Use to Calm My Chronic AnxietyIn addition to my medication, these things help calm the feeling of dread.
  49. strat explainer
    Which Hangover Cures, Pills, and Patches Really Work, According to Science?The Strategist’s guide to the pills, patches, drinks, and IV drips that claim to make your hangovers less terrible.
  50. this thing’s incredible
    My Sculptural Desk Humidifier Quenches My Skin All Day Long“This little guy never stops misting, so there’s a continuous stream of cold air blowing on your face.”
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