BuzzFeed // March, 2015
I’d always been self-conscious about my abdomen. When I got endometriosis, everyone else became conscious of it too.
Parade // August, 2014
Virginia Sole-Smith thought her baby was healthy—until a routine doctor’s visit revealed a heart defect so severe it could have been fatal within hours. The screening test every parent needs to know about.
Prevention // June, 2014
When trauma is ongoing, there's no time to get away. Healing has to happen where you can find it.
Elle // June, 2013
Fitness-phobe Virginia Sole-Smith discovers the hidden formula.
AOL.com // April, 2010
My dad didn't give me away at my wedding. When I wrote this essay about it, a lot of AOL users were hopping mad. (Not my dad. He's cool like that.)
Marie Claire // April, 2011
Deep pore extraction for your facial? A callus mask for your heels? VIrginia Sole-Smith signs up for beauty school and learn how to sell — and dodge — the dreaded sales pitch at the spa.
Nylon // April, 2011
Virginia Sole-Smith went to beauty school and all she got was this interesting perspective.
Slate // November, 2010
The $1.8 billion business of hair removal is our most intimate and uncomfortable form of beauty labor.