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Weekly horoscope: Monday 25th July to Sunday 31st July 2016

1 day ago / Jessica Adams

Plan your week ahead with astrologer Jessica Adams' predictions for you star sign. >>>

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Coconut oil: is it good or bad for your skin?

1 day ago / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Coconut oil is the superfood on many a health guru’s lips, but does its superstar status extend to the world of skincare too? We found out if its benefits are all they’re cracked up to be >>>

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Monthly horoscope: August 2016

July 23rd 2016 / Jessica Adams

Astrologer Jessica Adams predicts your month ahead. >>>

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Beyond the pretty pedi: why your feet need more TLC than you think...

July 22nd 2016 / Anna Hunter

If you’re more inclined to facials than footcare, this may well change your mind… >>>

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The Gloss Report: Cushion foundations

July 22nd 2016 / Lorna Patrick

The cushion foundation is the latest product to take the beauty world by storm but which ones actually meet up to the hype? We found out... >>>

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Sense and Sensitivity: The best sun creams for sensitive skin

July 21st 2016 / Judy Johnson

SPF needn't be a hassle for sensitive skin - you just need to know which sun creams play safe with their ingredients. Here's Judy Johnson's top picks >>>

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‘No hairdryer’ hair styles for summer

July 21st 2016 / Anna Hunter

Air drying is cooler than blow drying when the heat sets in, in more ways that one. Here’s how to style au naturel for office, beach and beyond… >>>

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Vitamin D: A guide to getting enough

July 21st 2016 / Anna Hunter

Spray, supplements or sunshine: how should you be getting your daily dose of vitamin D? >>>

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Emma Willis: “A smile can get you out of a lot of trouble on live TV”

July 21st 2016 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

The Big Brother beauty and presenter talks all things makeup, motherhood and live television mishaps with us >>>

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A Healthy Curiosity: intestinal parasites, the holiday souvenir you don't want to bring back

July 20th 2016 / Peta Bee

A healthy glow, a chilled out attitude and maybe even a sombrero - all perfectly fine to bring back from abroad. But watch out for those gruesome gut stowaways, says Peta Bee >>>

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Gemma Arterton: “I drink between two and four litres of water a day"

July 20th 2016 / Victoria Woodhall

But where on earth does the Bafta-nominated former Bond Girl, 30, find the time? One of Britain’s busiest actresses talks yoga, skincare secrets and the key to a bare-faced glow. >>>

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10 foods that might make you bloat

July 20th 2016 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From the most bloat-inducing foods to the least, we asked an expert to share her recipe for beating bloated stomach woes for good >>>

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How I learned to love yoga

July 19th 2016 / Anna-Marie Solowij

The last time beauty entrepreneur Anna-Marie Solowij went to Ibiza was in the hedonistic 1980s. Now more than 25 years on, could it convert her to yoga? >>>

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The Makeup Maniac: the best makeup fixing sprays

July 18th 2016 / Anna Hunter

There’s a setting spray out there to meet your every need. Here are the fixing sprays that seal the deal… >>>

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Orthorexia: do you have an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating?

July 18th 2016 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

When does healthy eating become the disease and no longer the cure? We asked a psychologist for her advice regarding the symptoms, causes and support available for this unofficial eating disorder >>>

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Anti-pollution skincare: the final frontier in anti-ageing?

July 17th 2016 / Anna Hunter

Forgive the dramatic headline, but increasingly poor global air quality means that shielding ourselves from smog is as crucial for our skin as it is for our lungs. Can a cream really help? >>>

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Is a breakfast smoothie really the healthiest way to start your day?

July 17th 2016 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

A healthy headstart or a sugar-laden trickster in disguise? Here are the pros and cons you need to know before binning your blender for good >>>

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The coolest sportswear on earth, literally

July 16th 2016 / Anna Hunter

High tech gym kit that looks hot but helps you to keep your cool. In other words, this is probably as clever as clothing gets… >>>

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Weekly horoscope: Monday 18th July to Sunday 24th July 2016

July 16th 2016 / Jessica Adams

Astrologer Jessica Adams predicts your stars this week >>>

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Sense and Sensitivity: 7 things you need to know about sensitive skin in the sun

July 15th 2016 / Judy Johnson

From the skin conditions the sun actually helps to knowing how low you can go when picking a factor, here’s how to sun-proof your sensitive skin >>>

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Glossy Posse Picks: the products we keep going back to again and again...

July 15th 2016 / Lorna Patrick

The Gloss team's beauty and lifestyle picks this fortnight >>>

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The Makeup Maniac: Makeup for Glasses Wearers

July 14th 2016 / Anna Hunter

Life through a lens needn’t be blinkered; here’s how to make eyes smoulder behind your specs… >>>

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Honestly Healthy recipe: deliciously dairy-free avocado ice cream

July 14th 2016 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Looking for the perfect summer’s day treat? These easy-to-make Avocado Pops from Honestly Healthy are guaranteed to hit the spot >>>

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Amelia Freer: Body-boosting salad dressing recipes

July 14th 2016

Nutritional therapist Amelia Freer whizzes up delicious vinaigrettes that deliver on flavour without the sugary carbs of shop products >>>

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Ectopic pregnancy: 8 things every woman needs to know

July 13th 2016 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

What are ectopic pregnancies and what causes them? We asked a leading fertility expert for his advice regarding spotting the signs and the best modes of treatment >>>

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