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Brand You: is work-life balance a myth?

12 hours ago / Phanella Mayall Fine

Does the fact that we're 24/7 digitally connected mean that work-life balance is over? Not if we set our own rules, say the Step Up Club's Alice and Phanella. No clue where to start? Read on.... >>>

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How dry shampoo went high fashion

14 hours ago / Anna Hunter

Post gym and lazy day hair has the official sartorial seal of approval. Here’s why, by legendary hair stylist Sam McKnight… >>>

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Air pollution - should you be worried?

February 19th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Could breaches of pollution limits mean we’re heading towards a public health crisis? We spoke to the experts to find out >>>

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The Gloss Report: Lip Plumpers

February 18th 2017 / Anna Hunter

Can you create fuller lips with the swipe of a wand? We put lip plumping products to the test >>>

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Pregnancy Pampering: The top 10 beauty buys for mums to be

February 17th 2017 / Katie Robertson

Pregnancy can be a hard nine months on the body - but with these top 10 beauty products it doesn't have to be... >>>

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Should we really be ‘exercising’ our faces?

February 17th 2017 / Anna Hunter

You’ve mastered crow pose and you’ve got ‘scissors’ down, but can you really apply yoga and exercise principles to your face? >>>

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Sense and Sensitivity: The best cleansers for sensitive skin

February 16th 2017 / Judy Johnson

Sensitive types need a gentle but effective cleanser to keep skin irritation to a minimum. Judy Johnson shares her favourite face washes that do just that >>>

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10 things you may not know about vitamin D

February 16th 2017 / 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… >>>

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The Angry Chef: “'Free-from' is not the same as healthy”

February 16th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

He's on a mission to expose the ‘Lies, pretensions and stupidity in the world of food’. We caught up with The Angry Chef to talk all things food, fads, facts and clean eating >>>

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How to become a beauty podcaster

February 15th 2017 / Anna Hunter

2017 is the year of the podcast, so whether you’re looking for a new listen or to start one yourself, let us introduce you to one of our favourite beauty podcasters… >>>

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Kayla Itsines: "I just want to help people"

February 14th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

We caught up with the fitness, social media and e-book megastar to talk all things wellness, workouts and gym bag essentials >>>

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10 ways to have a better relationship with yourself

February 14th 2017 / Annie Ashdown

This Valentine's Day, break up with low self-esteem and your inner gremlins for good. Author, intuitive coach and hypnotherapist Annie Ashdown shares her top 10 tips for boosting self-confidence with us >>>

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The beauty ‘exes’ we’d go back to

February 14th 2017 / Anna Hunter

Does a discontinued product haunt you? Pining for a lotion you once loved? You’re not the only one. Here are the former beauty flames we’d settle back in with… >>>

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How to set up a business and stay together

February 14th 2017 / Anna Hunter

The following couples started businesses in the health and fitness industries, and are still going strong on every front. Here’s how they make it work… >>>

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Sarah Vine: "The days of ‘stretch and staple’ cosmetic surgery are well and truly over"

February 13th 2017 / Sarah Vine

Today's announcement of a 40% drop in cosmetic surgery procedures ushers in a new era of anti-ageing solutions. Good news for women, says Get The Gloss' co-founder Sarah Vine >>>

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My Week in Food: Ceri Jones

February 13th 2017 / Judy Johnson

The healthy cooking instructor and Natural Kitchen Adventures writer reveals her weekly food diary >>>

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Addicted to the sweet stuff? 10 ways to kick your sugar cravings

February 13th 2017 / Katie Robertson

Sugar gives you wrinkles, rots your gums and can lead to heart disease - here are 10 ways to ensure you give it up for good >>>

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Elle Macpherson: the goddess of greens

February 12th 2017 / Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson is a huge advocate of eating greens - getting her kids interested though is a different matter. Here are the super green recipes she turns to time and again >>>

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Glossy Posse Picks: The new beauty products we've fallen for

February 11th 2017 / Anna Hunter

Which beauty launches have made the cut this week? Here are a few of the things we really rate... >>>

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Good Mood Food: How do your meals make you feel?

February 10th 2017 / Anna Hunter

Cooking and eating well aren’t always top of the agenda if you’re feeling fragile, but a new book demonstrates the powerful link between mood and food. For soulful recipes and advice, look no further… >>>

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

February 10th 2017 / 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 >>>

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The 2017 trends that fitness insiders are already following

February 9th 2017 / Caroline Lucey

Caroline Lucey, founder of activewear store Active In Style, on the wellness trends that are getting her and her fitness-forward team excited >>>

lash-extensions.jpgThe Makeup Maniac

The Makeup Maniac: The best makeup for eyelash extensions

February 9th 2017 / Anna Hunter

You’ve shelled out for doe-eyed lashes; here’s how to make the most of your flutter, without the fallout >>>

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Angela Scanlon on being a rocking redhead and breaking the rules

February 9th 2017 / Susannah Taylor

Angela Scanlon is the new kid on the presenting block at The One Show and the new ambassador for Garnier Nutrisse and Garnier Ultimate Blends. Susannah Taylor delved into her life to discover how she copes with pre-show nerves, her first-hand experience of Donald Trump, and why she refuses to conform to ‘redhead beauty rules’ >>>

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My Week in Food: Bonnie Stowell of Spring Green London

February 8th 2017 / Judy Johnson

The founder of the healthy food delivery programme shares her week on a plate >>>

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