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Herbalife: fad, fact or weight loss sham?

4 hours ago / Ayesha Muttucumaru

How does the weight loss heavyweight really measure up? We asked a nutrition expert for his honest opinion about whether the billion dollar company actually delivers bang for its buck >>>


Do you really have OCD?

October 8th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From OCD symptoms to effective treatments, we found out the facts about the condition from a consultant psychiatrist and mental health expert at the Priory >>>


Roll with it: what is your fascia, and how should you be taking care of it?

October 8th 2015 / Anna Hunter

No it’s not a word we made up, and we all have one, but have you given your fascia a second thought? >>>


Workplace bullying: how to get the upper hand on a toxic co-worker

October 8th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Tricky co-worker or horrible boss? Here’s how to stop workplace bullying in its tracks before you wind up loathing rather than loving your job >>>


Life after breast cancer: what happens now?

October 7th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

This year, The Estée Lauder Companies UK Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign asks the difficult and overlooked question of, ‘What happens afterwards?’ We spoke to a renowned psycho oncologist to find out >>>


The Gloss Report: Lash extender fibre mascaras

October 7th 2015 / Judy Johnson

Want to give fibre mascaras a go but don't know where to start? We tried and tested five of them to see which ones gave us the best looking lash extensions >>>


Shelf-improvement: the 6 best self-help books for boosting your career

October 7th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Need some shelf-help? Here are the best books to read to kickstart your career and improve self-confidence >>>


Introducing The Cult Collection…

October 6th 2015 / Anna Hunter

Some products just stand out from the crowd. These 7 do just that, and we’ve teamed up with Latest in Beauty to deliver them straight to your door... >>>


3 tasty, quick and healthy suppers that'll boost your cooking skills

October 5th 2015 / Hanna Ibraheem

With a new poll showing that young people are spending more on food because they 'lack cooking skills,' here are three easy, fast recipes from nutritionist Vicki Edgson that will keep you on the healthy straight and narrow >>>


Tummy Friendly Foods: 6 ingredients that will improve your digestion

October 5th 2015 / Zoe Stirling

Nutritionist Zoe Stirling shares her top six ingredients that will help to beat the bloat and keep your digestion moving >>>


What should you really look for in a multivitamin?

October 4th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

If you’re looking to supplement your healthy eating artilleries, here is the criteria you should mark your multivitamin against in order to find your perfect match >>>

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The Makeup Maniac: A case for messy makeup

October 4th 2015 / Anna Hunter

If you’re a perfectionist, look away now; things are about to get messy in the makeup stakes from autumn onwards. Here’s why that’s a very good thing... >>>


Weekly Horoscope: 5th October - 11th October 2015

October 4th 2015 / Jessica Adams

Your weekly astrology update from Jessica Adams - what's in store for your sign? >>>


The leggings league: why the workout wear is changing how we feel

October 4th 2015 / Susannah Taylor

Editor-in-Chief Susannah Taylor (who has tried her fair share) gives you a leg-up on the subject >>>


Is coconut oil the best value beauty product on earth?

October 2nd 2015 / Anna Hunter

Its uses supposedly span from shaving cream to cleanser, but is coconut oil all it’s cracked up to be? >>>


Mini facials, studying and SPF: The secrets of a successful makeup artist

October 2nd 2015 / Anna Hunter

Kelly Cornwell on why reading both books and people can get you far in the beauty industry… >>>


Should you become a flexitarian?

October 1st 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Are you thinking about becoming a vegetarian but your ‘meat-tooth’ is standing in your way? In honour of World Vegetarian Day, we asked a nutritionist about the benefits of going flexitarian instead... >>>


My “Aha!” moment: 3 fitness enthusiasts share their get fit epiphanies

September 30th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

We asked a trio of fitness fans about the moment that proved pivotal in changing their perceptions of health and exercise for good >>>


The 8 cream eyeshadows set to leave your powders in the dust

September 30th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Ready to take your eye makeup games to the next level? Look no further than our essential edit of the best cream eyeshadows around >>>


My Week in Food: Pippa Murray

September 30th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

What’s on the weekly menu of founder of Pip & Nut and marathon runner, Pippa Murray? We found out... >>>


My Beauty Stash: Arabella Preston

September 29th 2015 / Anna Hunter

Just what does an expert makeup artist and skincare enthusiast hold dear? We visited Arabella Preston at her very stylish North West London home to have a rummage… >>>


10 things you may not know about vitamin D...

September 29th 2015 / Anna Hunter

It’s estimated that a fifth of us are deficient in the ‘sunshine vitamin’. Here’s how urban living, sports and even butter can play a part in how much you’re getting… >>>


Protein Powders: Why they're for all women, not just pro weightlifters

September 28th 2015 / Anna Hunter

Associate protein powders with meatheads, or just, men? Think again… >>>


The Makeup Maniac: The best makeup brushes on the planet

September 28th 2015 / Anna Hunter

Brush up on the very best tools of the trade; I’ve splodged, blended and buffed to find the makeup brushes that deserve a place in your kit >>>

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Doing it All: Is there ever a 'right time' to have a baby?

September 27th 2015 / Emma Bartley

Emma Bartley discovers that egg freezing and freak outs aren't necessarily the answer to our fertility dilemmas... >>>

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