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The latest health reports and features from GTG

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Frankincense: the wise men’s gift that soothes skin and anxiety

December 18th 2019 / Anna Hunter

It’s the biblical gift that keeps on giving, at least where stress and burnout are concerned. From aromatherapy to skincare and fragrance, here’s why one of the most ancient essential oils of all still has a place in our frazzled modern lives… >>>

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Festive spending tips: how to make your December pay last till January

December 18th 2019 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Getting paid early is all well and good, until you hit that third week of January and start avoiding your bank balance. Here are the best ways to save money during the festive period and to make that December payday stretch a little further >>>

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The general election all-nighter: 10 ways to cope

December 11th 2019 / Anna Hunter

From stress-relievers to skincare to disguise your eye bags the next day, here are a few self-care strategies to help you stay cool and collected through the vote counting >>>

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The expert edit: 12 things this stress expert can't live without

December 10th 2019

Stress-busting skincare expert and acupuncturist Annee De Mamiel reveals the beauty and wellness products that keep her on top form >>>

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The expert's guide to how to beat the Christmas bloat

December 4th 2019 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Feeling stuffed? We chat to two health and nutrition experts to help you beat the festive bloat >>>

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Announcing the Get The Gloss Beauty and Wellness Awards finalists

November 29th 2019 / Melanie Macleod

We've been testing the hundreds of entries to our first-ever awards and are proud to present the shortlist >>>

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My name is Rob Hobson: I'm a nutritionist - and a chronic insomniac

November 26th 2019

Nutritionist Rob Hobson, author of The Art of Sleeping, reveals what really works when you're struggling with shuteye >>>

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I tried the jade yoni egg and I've never looked back

November 20th 2019 / Sophie Benge

Misleading marketing claims have landed Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop in hot water over jade vagina eggs. But it hasn't deterred writer Sophie Benge. Here's how and why she became a jade egg fan >>>

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The new purple powerhouse food you need to know about

November 15th 2019 / Melanie Macleod

We all know we need to eat the rainbow, but why are purple foods so good for us and what on earth are haskap berries? >>>

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Liz Earle's turmeric coconut latte is the perfect winter boost

November 14th 2019 / Victoria Woodhall

This aromatic, caffeine-free alternative to coffee helps fight inflammation and takes just minutes to prepare >>>

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Are you taking the right kind of vitamin D?

November 11th 2019 / Anna Hunter

The specific kind of vitamin D that's more effective and what you need to combine it with, especially after the menopause >>>

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Ask the doctor: How to avoid catching a cold when you really don't have time to get ill

November 5th 2019 / Dr Johanna Ward

Expert tips on how to stop yourself getting ill this winter, courtesy of our new resident GP and nutritional expert Dr Johanna Ward >>>

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Can a destress retreat help prevent burnout?

October 24th 2019

High-achieving entrepreneur, beauty editor and mother of twins Ateh Jewel knows first hand how stress can wreak havoc with your health - especially when you're plagued with guilt over taking time out. Could a cutting edge stress retreat put her back on track? >>>

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I would go through 3 tops a day until I found a cure for my excessive sweating

October 9th 2019 / Emma North

Do you have damp patches under your arms that just won't shift no matter how much deo you spritz? You could have hyperhidrosis. Sufferer Emma North has found a permanent cure - and it's changed her life >>>

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The idea that our periods synch up with other women is a myth – and here's why

October 8th 2019 / Martie Haselton

It’s a widely held belief that if we live or work with other women our menstrual cycles will eventually coincide. But what's behind it? Evolutionary scientist and professor of psychology Martie Haselton has the answer >>>

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Ask the doctor: Why do vitamins make my pee yellow?

October 7th 2019 / Dr Johanna Ward

Does neon wee mean you're not absorbing your vitamins? Our new resident doctor Johanna Ward - GP, nutritional expert and aesthetician - is on hand to answer your questions >>>

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7 tips to make giving up alcohol (for a month) easier

October 1st 2019 / Helen Foster

Whether you’re taking part in Go Sober for October or simply want a break from the booze, here’s some ‘been there, done that’ advice for quitting social drinking >>>

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HIIS: why HIIT skipping will get you fitter, quicker

September 18th 2019 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

It can burn almost double the calories of a spin class and is a workout favourite among A-listers and world-class boxers. With stats like that, we couldn’t wait to give it a try >>>

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How to take the stress out of itchy skin

September 17th 2019 / Victoria Woodhall

Why does dry eczema-prone skin cause a cycle of stress itching? Top skin/mind specialist Consultant Dermatologist Dr Anthony Bewley explains why we get that uncontrollable urge to scratch and he offers his top skin-calming tips for National Eczema Week >>>

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‘Super’ coffees - how to boost your morning brew

September 17th 2019 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

If you’re looking for more than just a quick energy boost from your coffee try add-ons such as collagen, maca root powder and medicinal mushrooms are the perfect way of mixing health with habit >>>

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Are you a 'Highly Sensitive Person?'

September 12th 2019 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

One in five of us are born with the trait and there's actually some serious strength in it. Here's how to find out whether you're an HSP and use your sensitivity to get ahead in work and in life >>>

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10 things they never tell you about diets

September 10th 2019 / Sarah Vine

Diets make you lie, they take your money and your friends, says Sarah Vine. But like a bad boyfriend, we go back to them. Wisdom from a woman who knows... >>>

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18 sure-fire ways to stop post-holiday stress in its tracks

September 9th 2019 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Does the post-holiday comedown always get you down? Here’s our ultimate stress management guide for shifting work anxiety, jetlag and even any extra pounds from the holiday buffet... >>>

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10 protein-packed vegetables to stock up on

September 6th 2019 / Katie Robertson

We asked Nutritionist Rhian Stephenson for her pick of the best vegetables to eat for a protein hit >>>

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7 steps to break your ‘work late’ habit

September 4th 2019 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

If working until stupid o’clock every day has left you exhausted, restore some balance in your life with these tips from the productivity experts >>>

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