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Introducing our new advice column: The Shame Changer

19 hours ago / Hattie Sloggett

Done a bad thing? Confidence coach Hattie Sloggett has been there done that and now she's here to rid you of your guilt and embarrassment >>>

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Does rice water make your hair grow? A hair doctor explains

19 hours ago / Melanie Macleod

The rice water hair rinse is all over TikTok, with claims it makes your locks longer and stronger and grow faster. It's an ancient Chinese tradition, but does it work? >>>

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5 healthy lunch recipes under 400 calories to make while you're working from home

19 hours ago

Nutritionist Rob Hobson shares his favourite lunchtime recipes that will keep our bodies nourished and resilient – and are so much tastier than a meal deal. Plus they're all under 400 calories >>>

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Why scientists are getting excited about elderberries to treat Covid

1 day ago / Melanie Macleod

An NHS study will look at whether Sambucol Black Elderberry Liquid can reduce the severity of coronavirus >>>

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Why discovery fragrance sets are perfect for right now

1 day ago / Ayesha Muttucumaru

While we can't hit the beauty halls to spray endless scents onto tiny pieces of card, fragrance discovery sets are the perfect way to find a new perfume in lockdown >>>

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The best pillow sprays to help you drift off to sleep

January 20th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

Can a pillow mist really help you fall asleep? We think yes, and these are the ones we recommend >>>

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Best under-eye patches that’ll make you look instantly less tired

January 20th 2021

Meet the de-puffing and fatigue-fighting under-eye SOS treatments that’ll give your eye bags the morning off >>>

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Gut-mind connection: 21 gut health tips to make you feel lighter

January 20th 2021 / Victoria Woodhall

Want to feel better in body and mind? Gut expert Eve Kalinik says it's simpler (and cheaper) than you think >>>

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Gua sha massage: the best online gua sha tutorials for face and body

January 20th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

Firmer, sculpted face and relaxed body in mere minutes? Here are the gua sha facial and body tutorials to follow to get the best from your gua sha massage tool >>>

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Missguided makeup: Is the fast-fashion brand's beauty offering worth trying?

January 19th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

You can have a full face of makeup (and we mean everything) for £75.50 but how does Missguided Beauty measure up? >>>

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Why your neck and décolletage need just as much attention as your face

January 19th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

Are video calls making you pay more attention to your neck? If you're noticing sagging or tired-looking skin, you're not alone. Here are the neck creams to buy and the treatments to invest in for a firmer, youthful neck >>>

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The Avant Garde Vegan's lentil curry recipe is our new go-to dinner

January 19th 2021

Ready in just 40 minutes, this vegan winter warmer by YouTube chef Gaz Oakley AKA The Avant Garde vegan, is set to become a staple >>>

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Joe Wicks' tasty sage butter chicken recipe is the perfect weekday meal

January 18th 2021

From his new book The 30 Day Kickstart Plan, Joe Wicks' easy to make chicken recipe is sure to become a dinner staple >>>

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Pregnancy skincare: the best products for face and body when you’re expecting

January 18th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

These are the serums, moisturisers and SPFs recommended by experts that are safe to use in pregnancy >>>

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Why lip balm alone won’t sort out your dry lips

January 17th 2021 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Not seeing results from your lip balm? Makeup artist Caroline Barnes explains why on her Speed Beauty YouTube channel >>>

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Glossy pick me ups: beauty and wellness buys cheering us up on Blue Monday

January 16th 2021

This week our staffers select their favourite new pick-me-ups for brighter days and restful sleep. Good vibes guaranteed >>>

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Exclusive invite: Join our 'smart ageing' skincare masterclass with Zenii Skincare

January 15th 2021

We've teamed up with top aesthetic doctor Johanna Ward and Zenii Skincare for a digital masterclass on ageing skin for everyone, be they 20 or 50, complete with £150 goodie bag >>>

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Sex and The City reboot: what real women in their 50s want to see

January 15th 2021

Weak bladders, alcohol aversion, thinning hair and menopausal brain fog. It's 17 years since Sex and The City ended and this is what top 50+ women in beauty and fitness will be looking for >>>

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Hair towels: the essential item you’re probably missing from your haircare regime

January 15th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

Kylie Jenner just proclaimed her love for the humble hair towel but are they actually that much better for your hair than a traditional towel? With promises to speed up drying time and reduce damage, we investigate if you *really* need one >>>

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Recipe: Joe Wicks' banana pancake recipe is so good you'll want to make it every weekend

January 14th 2021

Easy to make and low carb? Count us in >>>

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The best peptide serums and creams for every skin type and concern

January 13th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

Think of peptides as the project managers of your skin; from sending messages to produce more collagen to encouraging hydration, peptides tell your skin what to do. Here are the ones to know >>>

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This makeup artist trick uses spoons to treat eye bags - and it's completely mesmerising

January 12th 2021

Caroline Barnes reveals why the cold spoon technique is so right for now >>>

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The Dopamine Diet: a diet plan that makes you happy as well as slim?

January 12th 2021 / Anna Hunter

Also known as the ‘Tom Kerridge’ diet, owing to the chef’s frankly astounding 70 kg weight loss, the dopamine diet is hailed as the healthy eating plan with a side-order of ‘happy’. How does that work? We did some delving… >>>

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Kettlebells: the multi-tasking fitness kit you need on your radar

January 12th 2021 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Sales of kettlebells are soaring right now – here's your easy to follow 'how-to' guide for fitness' latest big seller >>>

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VIDEO: What is Profhilo? A doctor explains

January 11th 2021

In her latest video Sophie Shotter talks Profhilo, the moisturising injectable that creates a dewy, healthy, plumper looking glow with almost zero downtime >>>

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