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Christmas Gift Guide: Fit Gifts for Fitness Fanatics

1 hour ago / Anna Hunter

Be a good sport this festive season and give the gym goer or athlete in your life what they’ve been gunning for all year… >>>


Desktop Delving: Think Dirty App CEO Lily Tse on the tech that makes her tick

12 hours ago / Anna Hunter

What apps do you depend on when you’re the founder of an app yourself? ‘Safe’ cosmetics whizz Lily Tse tells us what scores screen time in her world >>>


Christmas Gift Guide: what to buy for the stressed out workaholic

16 hours ago / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Shopping for someone who needs a bit of a break? Call off the search, because these gifts are guaranteed to make them de-stress and sleep better and make their work day a whole lot easier too >>>


My Week In Food: Laura Agar Wilson

1 day ago / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Laura’s healthy living journey started when she managed to lose over 4 stone. Now a holistic health coach, the founder of Wholeheartedly Healthy hopes to inspire other women to live well, ditch the diet and feel fabulous too. We caught up with her to find out about her weekly food diary >>>


Christmas Gift Guide: The Wishlist for Wellbeing Warriors

1 day ago / Anna Hunter

Know someone who’s gaga for green beauty, nuts for natural skincare or lives organic? Avoid present pitfalls and wow them with the following wellness wonders... >>>

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A Healthy Curiosity: Is natural salt good for you?

November 24th 2015 / Peta Bee

Should you swap your usual table salt for Himalayan or rock varieties? Peta Bee finds out if there's ever a healthy way to consume sodium chloride >>>


Sarah Vine: Woman on the verge - a menopause diary

November 24th 2015 / Sarah Vine

Sarah Vine was feeling constantly ill, but realised she was entering the menopause. This is part one of her story... >>>


The simplest way to shop for beauty on earth

November 24th 2015 / Anna Hunter

Trawling the high street, breaking the internet while browsing and making rushed, pressurised buys need not be status quo when shopping for beauty. There’s another way, and it’s brilliant… >>>


Christmas Gift Guide: the perfect presents for the beauty junkie in your life

November 23rd 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From show-stopping collectables to perfect palettes to limited edition makeup brush sets, these are the Christmas gifts guaranteed to put a smile on their face >>>

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Eat, Play, Heal: How to boost your immunity through food

November 23rd 2015 / Rosemary Ferguson

Nutritional therapist and former model Rosemary Ferguson on how to dose up your diet for a better immune system >>>

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The YOU Diet: Amelia Freer on how to find the right diet for you

November 23rd 2015 / Amelia Freer

Nutritional therapist and author of Eat, Nourish, Glow Amelia Freer explains why there's no such thing as a one-size-fits-all diet >>>


Not Fair: the best budget foundations for olive and dark skin tones

November 23rd 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Flawless skin need no longer cost you a fortune. Here’s my pick of the best foundations for under £15 for those with olive, medium deep and dark skin tones >>>


Monthly Horoscope: December 2015

November 23rd 2015 / Jessica Adams

Astrologer Jessica Adams reveals the five things you need to know about your horoscope for December >>>


Weekly Horoscope: 23rd November - 29th November 2015

November 22nd 2015 / Jessica Adams

Astrologer Jessica Adams reveals what's in store for your horoscope this week >>>


A week in the life of an Apple watch

November 21st 2015 / Susannah Taylor

Do you need an Apple watch in your life, as well as a computer and an iPhone? Susannah Taylor is using this tiny piece of tech to better herself, not just her work life. She kept a diary for a week... >>>


What It’s Like To… run a half marathon with no proper training

November 21st 2015 / India Block

Is it possible to run a half marathon on minimal training? One writer learns how to put mind over matter for 21 kilometres... >>>


The 7 nail polishes you need to own this season

November 20th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From tip to toe, we’ve got you covered with our edit of the very best (and most beautiful) nail colours around >>>


The power list: What to do, eat and use to boost your energy this winter

November 19th 2015 / Anna Hunter

How not to let dark mornings, bad weather and seasonal partying get the better of you… >>>


Do you have seasonal affective disorder?

November 19th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

We asked a psychologist for her advice for spotting the symptoms of SAD, dealing with its consequences and how to give your mental health a boost during this time of year >>>

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Sense and Sensitivity: Best body moisturisers for sensitive skin

November 19th 2015 / Judy Johnson

Soothe your sensitive skin all over with Judy Johnson's pick of the best body lotions for fragile, easily irritated skin >>>


The Gloss Report: hairsprays, tried and tested

November 18th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Which style setters hold strong and which ones fall flat? This week, we put hairsprays to the test >>>


The niche, lesser known fragrance brands you’re about to fall in love with…

November 17th 2015 / Anna Hunter

Whether you always opt for a mass market scent or simply crave something deep, memorable and unique, the following fragrances are anything but ordinary… >>>


An Email Exchange With...Fleur De Force

November 17th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

We caught up with one of the UK’s most influential beauty bloggers to discover more about her journey to success, building her own brand and to find out what inspires and motivates a YouTube sensation >>>


5 ways your smartphone is damaging your health

November 16th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Could it be time to give your smartphone a bedtime? With a new study showing that switching off earlier could equal an hour's more sleep, we checked in with a panel of experts to see how our gadgets could be harming our health on a wider scale too >>>


Can you train to run like your younger self?

November 16th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

A new study suggests you could. We asked an expert for his top fitness tips on not letting age be a barrier to achieving your running goals >>>

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