The buzziest supplement on the market might just live up to the hype. Here are our favorite new products.
Between sun, water, sand, and wind, river trips are hard on the skin. Here are six packable essentials to protect you from the elements.
Stay healthy by protecting yourself from the sun
For years, one Outside editor thought cleansing his mug with a bar of soap was sufficient. Then he tried Harry’s face wash.
A simple mechanism makes Julbo's Aerospace goggles effective and easy to use
Spoiler: it isn't all that different from real ground beef
Getting outdoors in the winter doesn't have to be miserable. Here, musher Blair Braverman shares her top ten tips for keeping cozy in frigid temperatures.
Dubious about the hyped-up claims of many skin-care products, one editor tried the popular Aztec Secret face mask. Now it's part of her weekly routine.
Make sure your après involves self-care
The search for the perfect jogging top has led us here
In the latest installment of Ask a Doctor, Outside's resident physician dives into trends like vinegar shots and Theraguns
7 must-haves to keep your skin happy wherever you're headed
Don't forget to bring the bug spray, folks
Treat your skin to reef-safe protection and soothing aftercare
All that time in the sun and wind takes its toll. Be prepared with these moisturizers.
Recent studies suggest that sunlight may lower blood pressure in ways that have nothing to do with vitamin D
Don't let your insecurities stand in the way of what you want to do
If you buy the right one, it can be one of the only tops you need for the entire winter season
We could all take ourselves a little less seriously
Running with a stroller is all well and good in the milder months, but it takes a little extra planning to pull off in winter
The beginner-oriented model from Atomic features a heel riser that automatically equalizes with the slope angle
Yes, that is frostbite on your earlobe
Comfort and performance that doesn't look sloppy
Six testers ran, climbed, hiked, and played outside with 17 different deodorants. Here's what didn't stink.
Number 4: Leave it in the car, preferably under the seat
Men's trousers that are up to any task you throw at them
New Year's resolutions be damned. We like things just the way they are.
A step up in waterproof-breathable performance
Like an old friend, this stick of personal lubricant is always there when you need it, through the good times and the really awkward ones
The trick to staying the right temperature this time of year? Bring smart options.
Our writer's hands-down favorite for wind-blown and chapped lips
Soothing helpers for all your winter ailments
Are you going to paddle in to shore, find a bathroom, strip down to your ankles, use the toilet, suit back up, and risk missing waves?
How I rediscovered the joy of trails and muddy shoes following a skin-cancer scare
You want something that's powerful enough to keep you and your gear clean
Your head is pounding, your muscles are cramping, and your heart is racing. Then you get dizzy and the vomiting starts. Heatstroke kills thousands of people every year. This is what it feels like—and how to know when you’re in danger.
From plantar fasciitis to blisters, these are the top causes of foot pain for runners
What to do if one of these bloodsuckers finds its way onto you or your dog
How did I ever function without Heretic's Dirty Grass wafting from my pulse points?
Build a foundation of comfort with these technical next-to-skin garments
Play in the rays without feeling the burn
Why waste time and materials cutting the end off a cheap plastic toothbrush when you could use this overdesigned model that folds into itself? Plus, the head is replaceable when the bristles wear out.
Showers are great—when you can take them. But it’s not always possible, so make sure you have a pack of these wipes in your kit. They’re extra thick but soft enough to use in the most sensitive places, and aloe vera and vitamin E moisturize as you scrub the grime…
There are plenty of organic, biodegradable soaps out there, but it’s hard to beat the classic: Dr. Bronner’s. A liquid pure-castile soap (no chemicals or phosphates), it doubles as shampoo and bodywash. The label also makes for fun bathroom reading.
Not all Dopp kits are created equal. The North Face’s version is made from tough ballistic nylon that easily withstands shower spray and mist. More importantly, it has a wide opening, a flat bottom, and a hook, so it can sit upright on the countertop or hang from the showerhead,…
Forget stealing the hotel shampoo. Fill these durable Cordura bags with your shower and grooming essentials instead, and you’ll have everything you need in reusable, leakproof containers. Each weighs less than half an ounce and carries three ounces of liquid—well within TSA restrictions.
Whether you’re rinsing off after a bike ride or grabbing a quick shower at a hostel abroad, having your own towel comes in handy. This one is an ultralight option (6.4 ounces for the full-body version) that folds down to the size of a pocket square. It’s made from a…
Red Mountain Alpine Lodge is elevating the backcountry experience in the U.S.
Feeling hemmed in and obsessed with purging the toxins in her life, the author heads to the hot springs of the Chihuahuan Desert
For years I wrote off fur-trimmed gear as all look and no performance. I stand corrected.
Our 7 favorite scents for men who prefer ski boots to a suit jacket
Supporters say the proposed regulations are over 40 years overdue and would be a major win for public health
Her surfing students wanted swimsuits that stayed put and had a place to stash a key or money. So Andrea “Mona” Picasso created some—and they’re brilliant.
Snake oil or legitimate science?
You want protection that goes on easy and keeps your mug from resembling a wind-chapped chunk of meat
Does he not have nerve endings?
Play hard, relax hard, look good
Current guidelines for sun exposure are unhealthy and unscientific, controversial new research suggests—and quite possibly even racist. How did we get it so wrong?
Give joy without spending a fortune
Hygiene go-to's to help you freshen up
Well-thought-out rain gear from a proven manufacturer
We talked with a dermatologist to find out the best way to prevent the winter sun from damaging your skin
Owner, founder, and mechanic Binky Brown started the mobile shop and educational space to serve marginalized communities in the Bay Area
Cleaning up after sweating it out has never been so easy
Avoid coral-killing chemical sunscreens and try one of these safer sun-protection methods
Ross Edgley is in the middle of a 2,000-mile swim. Here's how that epic slog is affecting his skin, heart, and mind.
Potions to stay prepped for tomorrow’s adventure
Smear some on and hit the trail
From camping equipment and running shoes to apparel and accessories, we get to test it all. Here’s what’s on our editors’ desks today.
Testing 59 pairs of running socks, we ran everywhere from the French Alps to the sunny beach paths of California. Here’s what we found.
The right products and five extra minutes can make a big difference
After a long summer in the sun, take care of your skin with these community favorites
Eight products used by athletes and expert adventurers to protect their faces from the elements
Well, not every adventure, but certainly some
At least in the summer
But be wary. Not all reef-safe sunscreens are created equal.