Ever heard of a sexual disclaimer? Laura hadn’t either until she was a thong short of being naked and the guy she's seeing interrupts their steamy moment to tell her he only has one ball sack... It was a birth defect. One that prompted her to wonder how many times a woman or man has been so close to having sex but was then turned off due to a sudden sexual warning.
She took her curiosity to the streets for your reading pleasure so feel free to mock, empathize, celebrate, or take pity on the ten people here.
Korkscrewed, the cocktails & confessions of modern dating girls, is a series of dating revelations, anecdotes & WTF moments that we have collected over the years. We hope that by sharing our stories, we can shed some light on the good, the bad & the ugly aspects of today's dating landscape & that, on some level, you find our stories relatable. Or laughable.
Because ultimately, it's not good to keep things bottled up... least of all a good bottle of vino. Catch their latest episode here.
LATEX DRESSES: TO LOVE OR LOATHE
Apparently, latex dresses are now a thing and even encouraged at social outings and red carpet events. Not just any latex dress, either. THE latex dress - this spicy little number: Laura brings us times celebrities wore the same pink latex dress and we didn’t hate it here.
With all things going haywire in 2017, one thing finally makes sense again - nudity has returned to Playboy. Laura breaks it down and spells it out with her newest piece here.
A week before Valentine’s Day, a new age, you-won’t-believe-it’s-not-a-joke dating app surfaced the marketplace. It goes by the name Hater and it’s pretty much ridiculous enough to go viral. Read up here on 2017’s most ludicrous dating app yet
It’s that time of year, again! The 2017 SKYN Condoms “Millennial Sex Survey” is out and Laura's ready to take you through the hot findings. Catch the full recap here.
Just when you thought you’d be single for yet another Valentine’s Day…a website that offers its users the ability to build his or her own virtual girlfriend or boyfriend. Yup, you read that right. Read all about it here.
One is company, two’s a crowd, three’s a party. Yup, that sounds about right. If you’re anything like me, the second you get to the gym your headphones go in and you shut the world out. That hour in your day is your sacred ‘me time’ and if anybody thinks about bothering you they’ve got another thing coming.
That being said, I do have a select few friends that I don’t mind hitting a workout with.
So, what makes the perfect workout partner? We’re going to explore the best traits you should look for when searching for your new pal here!
See why the newest long-distance trail has been selected as one of the world's best travel destinations of 2017. For all you fit-sters, click here to find your ultimate fit-cation.
If you tell me that you’re up for a challenge every single day, you’re lying. If you sometimes lose your motivation, like me, that’s exactly what I’m here for. To help you find it again.
While my tips aren’t foolproof, and I can’t guarantee that after reading this you’ll miraculously feel like a new person ready to take on the world, I can assure you that if you take these tips into consideration you will feel even just a little bit better.
So here we go. Here are Dekks' 10 tips on regaining your motivation.
She's not trying to stereotype, but it's time we cut the stereotypes. Fitness expert Dekkel breaks down the walls and blurs the workout spectrum lines with this kick ass piece on Girl Workouts Vs. Guy Workouts. Catch the full thing here.
LIFE OUTSIDE THE GYM
Confidence and body image are both interesting concepts. One day you could be feeling like a million bucks, dancing in front of the mirror in your underwear and confident as ever, and the next you could want to curl up in a ball and hide away in the comfort of your own bedroom for days. Read up here as resident fitness expert Dekkel delves into life outside the gym.
TELL YOUR HANGOVER TO SUCK IT - ST. PATRICK'S DAY EDITION
We're surely not the only ones FEELING like there are a bunch of leprechaun’s river dancing in OUR brains after this weekend. Let our newest SKYN Fit writer Dekkel share some of her top tips and tricks to working out with even the worst of hangovers. Catch the full list here.
What happens when you take LA all-star combo Daniel J. Deitch and Tiff De Jesus and pair them with canadian import Ashley J. Hassard? Lakeside magic that's what! Catch their newest LA collaboration here.
26 YEAR OLD TAKES A STAND (AND GIVES A HUG) FOR YOUTH HOMELESSNESS
MEET LAURA HESP, THE 26 YEAR OLD TORONTONIAN WHO MANAGED TO TURN A TRAGIC LIFE EVENT INTO A BEAUTIFUL MOVEMENT FOR THE HOMELESS.
After losing her father to “homelessness and personal choices” just one year ago, Laura was moved to action, founding Inclusive Love Inc., an organization aimed at promoting the inclusion, love, and acceptance towards those experiencing housing or food insecurity in Toronto.
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Opportunities never cease to come. If today is not your day, it could be tomorrow. Don’t stop living your life just because it isn’t happening. Read more of this dope new piece by Nishi Jain here.
Check out this wicked double feature with both Vanessa Mejia and Yesy Naya. Shot at the SKYN House Miami, powered by MIJ. Photography by Eames and make-up by the talented Jackie Jorge.
Full set here.
We had the pleasure of working with the beautiful Danielle Hernandez while in Miami last month. Check out our set with her shot by Eames at the SKYN House Miami.
Full set here.
This is the second time we've had the pleasure of shooting with the beautiful Canadian model Khloë Terae. We couldn't meet up on our last trip to LA so we made it happen while we were both in Toronto. Photography by Eames and make up by Aurelie Renout. All wardrobe provided by Runway Luxe.
Full set here.
JUNGLE FEVER PT. 1
Check out the 4th feature from our last Miami trip and our first in our new Jungle Fever series shot at the SKYN House. It was our first time working with the gorgeous Maria Villalba and she was super fun and easy going. We ended up with so many great shots. Photography by Eames Alexander. Check it out here.
Meet Angela Velez - the beautiful & brilliant Colombian lawyer who's catching our eye and stealing our hearts here.
Sarah and Eames are back at it with a new exclusive set for SKYN Magazine shot at Factory Studios. Check it out here.
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Our new ongoing series of collaborations between some of our favourite models and photographers.
Check out the first two for UNDER THE RADAR and THE TOWEL SERIES below.
If you're interested in being featured in either click here.
For Pt 2. of our series we had the opportunity to profile one of Toronto's top fitness trainers, Tina Bubalo. Check her out here.
Check out pt 2 of our towel series with the beautiful Kelsey Munro. As always, Mark Tiu is the man behind the lens. Full set here.
MARK TIU'S TOWEL SERIES x CHLOE STARK
This is the first of an ongoing weekly series in collaboration with SKYN favourite Mark Tiu. Check out our first Towel Series with the beautiful Chloe M. Stark.
This is a new series featuring our picks up the most beautiful models that you may not know yet but they're definitely next to blow. First up is Toronto's Kelsey Munro. Check her out here.
Thursday, May 4th, SKYN got wild at Toronto's very own Wildflower to celebrate the launch of SKECHERS' brand new trendy line YOU. With the vibes rolling high and the lights dimmed low, influencers chilled with SKECHERS elite as they sampled out some Tonica Kombucha, Unbaked Cake Co., and of course, everything SKECHERS. Catch some of the highlights here.
Featured on the fader, format magazine and pulp, Toronto-based artist Dahae takes the Canadian art world by storm with her deconstructionist art. We sat down with her to discuss who she was, why she does what she does and searched for anything else she let us find. Read up on it here.
A little bit of John Mayer, a little bit of John Legend, and a whole lot of Alt R&B soul. Meet the cheerful, laid back, and incredibly talented Ezra Jordan.
Catch our full interview with the up and coming 23 year old here.
From a hand-made jewelry line to a full-fledged bikini kingpin, Montce Swim's on the rise. Catch Vanessa's full piece on it all and interview with the founder Alexandra here.
SEE WHO ELSE WE'VE PROFILED HERE
Do it for the gram.