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Amelia Freer: “When we eat well and are healthy, we find our natural weight”

14 hours ago / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Could your eating habits do with a dose of ‘Positive Nutrition?’ We caught up with Amelia Freer to discuss the inspiration behind her new book and how to take the fear out of food for good >>>

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Hayfever hell: how to prevent it

14 hours ago / Anna Hunter

What is hayfever, why must it ruin our lives in the spring and summer and how can we fix it? Our experts sniff out some answers >>>

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Review: Can a 'deep freeze' cryo chamber speed weight loss and boost collagen?

1 day ago / Victoria Woodhall

It claims to zap up to 800 calories in 3 minutes. We braved temperatures of -90°C in the 111CRYO chamber to find out >>>

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Budget but Brilliant: Essie & Monique Lhuillier bridal nail polishes

1 day ago / Ayesha Muttucumaru

For a wedding day manicure that’s a treat to have and to hold, Essie has it nailed thanks to its new designer collaboration. Here’s why >>>

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Bodhimaya Method: the easy science-backed intermittent fasting plan

1 day ago / Victoria Woodhall

We're wising up to the benefits of intermittent fasting - from anti-ageing to disease prevention and DNA repair. This simple four-week plan by rejuvenation experts Bodhimaya, a favourite with Kate Moss, will have you reaping the health rewards without going hungry >>>

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The 18 best makeup brushes on the planet

1 day ago / 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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My scent CV: three women on their fragrances of a lifetime

1 day ago / Anna Hunter

If you were to chart your life in fragrance, what would it look like? Three beauty industry greats share their defining moments in scent, from first sniff to wedding days… >>>

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Are you feeding your gut microbes?

March 21st 2017 / Petronella Ravenshear

You’re only as healthy as your gut microbes. To help avoid constipation, ‘leaky gut’ and low mood we need to feed them their favourite foods, says nutritional therapist Petronella Ravenshear >>>

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Do you know your true skin type?

March 20th 2017 / Judy Johnson

We’re quick to decide whether our skin is dry or oily, but the very products we’re using could be changing our natural skin type. Judy Johnson asks Paula Begoun how to really know what your skin needs >>>

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Jo Travers: “I get very fed up with people who are down on bread”

March 19th 2017 / Anna Hunter

Tried the low-fad diet yet? Here’s why a dietitian thinks we should call time on food-bashing and rethink healthy eating >>>

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Glossy Posse Picks: what we’re loving in health and beauty this week

March 18th 2017 / Anna Hunter

From toothbrushes to cookbooks, here’s what we’ve been trying and testing… >>>

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7 foods to boost better sleep

March 17th 2017 / Katie Robertson

Studies have shown that the trick to getting a good night's sleep might be in your supper - here are the top 7 foods that will help you get the shut-eye you deserve >>>

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How a car crash taught me the true meaning of a yoga body

March 17th 2017 / Kat Farrants

For years, Kat Farrants was obsessed with being good at yoga and doing advanced poses. Until a near-fatal accident changed everything... >>>

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Sense and Sensitivity: The best skincare routines for sensitive skin

March 16th 2017 / Judy Johnson

Yes you’re sensitive, but what about all your other skin woes? Judy Johnson asks Cosmetic Dermatologist Dr Sam Bunting for her top tips on gentle skin care routines that still deliver the results you need >>>

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Roaccutane for acne: A skin specialist’s view

March 16th 2017 / Anna Hunter

Considering extreme measures to tackle your acne? Give this a read first as skin doctor Dr Terry Loong explains how Roaccutane works >>>

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What to buy for Mother’s Day

March 16th 2017 / Anna Hunter

Breakfast in bed is always a good start, but a gift lasts longer. Here’s the Get The Gloss Mother’s Day gift edit, from PJs to pendants… >>>

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The five minute face mask- is it worth it?

March 15th 2017 / Anna Hunter

A new crop of morning masks promise to prime, moisturise and give you a glow as the kettle boils. Can a sub-five minute mask really make a difference? >>>

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Niacinamide: a dermatologist’s guide

March 15th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

A "brilliant all rounder" in the anti-ageing stakes, this skin barrier-boosting ingredient comes with the dermatologist’s seal of approval. Here’s how to incorporate it into your regime >>>

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Who, what, hair: should you 'low shampoo?'

March 14th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Are L’Oreal Paris’ new foam-free shampoos worth shaking up your haircare regime for? I put them to the test to find out >>>

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My Week In Food: Annie Clarke of Mind Body Bowl

March 13th 2017 / Anna Hunter

The yoga teacher, wellbeing blogger and author shares what’s on her plate (and in her bowl) from Monday to Sunday… >>>

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7 sweet potato recipe ideas from the healthy foodies

March 13th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Make your sweet potatoes pop with these delicious and easy recipes from Calgary Avansino, Nina Parker and more top-notch foodies >>>

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How to become a successful fitness blogger

March 13th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

What does it take to create a fitness blog that stands out from the crowd? We caught up with the award-winning founder of fitnessontoast.com, Faya Nilsson, to find out >>>

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Elle Macpherson: how I stay fit for life

March 12th 2017 / Elle Macpherson

Now in her fifties, our Get The Gloss columnist no longer exercises the way she did in her modelling heyday. Now it's quality over quantity >>>

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Mental health support at work: are you getting any?

March 11th 2017 / Anna Hunter

Only 27% of women feel that their employer provides enough mental health support. Here’s why and how we need to work on workplace wellbeing… >>>

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10 fake tan tips everyone needs to know

March 10th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From waxing woes to pre-tan prep, tanning expert Jules Von Hep talks us through his guide for mastering a gorgeous glow >>>

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