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Health on Get The Gloss

Read the latest health news and features from our award-winning writers and columnists. From the latest nutrition advice to the best workouts and diet plans, our experts have the guide to a happier, healthier life

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Wellness Wallet: I’m the founder of a sustainable activewear brand and I spend £429 a month on wellness

January 17th 2020

From supplements to help her sleep to two gym memberships, here’s what Contur’s Claire Turpin spends to keep her feeling physically and mentally strong >>>

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This is what an insomniac's bedside table looks like

January 16th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

From everyday essentials to desperate measures, this is what sleep-challenged GTG editor Victoria Woodhall relies on to get through the night >>>

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Glossy picks: the beauty and wellness launches to know about this week

January 15th 2020

It's that bit of January where we're starting to get bored of our resolutions. Luckily there's a bevvy of newbies from the likes of Urban Decay and Anastasia Beverly Hills injecting a bit of excitement into the least thrilling month >>>

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Is Veganuary wrecking your hair?

January 15th 2020 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Without the appropriate dietary and hair care modifications, hair can become more brittle and thinner when on a plant-based diet. Here’s how to keep it in good health >>>

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Video: tongue cleaning is as important as brushing your teeth - you mean you're not doing it?

January 12th 2020 / Jasmine Hemsley

You wouldn't skip washing your armpits, or cleaning your teeth, so why do we neglect our tongue, which is a haven for overnight bacteria (morning breath, we're talking to you). Tongue scraping only takes 3 seconds says Jasmine Hemsley. Here's how >>>

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What a cannabis consultant wants you to know about buying CBD

January 7th 2020

CBD can be found in anything from drops to gummies and drinks, but which one is right for you? CBD specialist Alexandra Whiteley decodes this year’s biggest wellbeing trend >>>

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From 5:2 to 16:8 - which fasting diet plans do what?

January 6th 2020 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From intermittent fasting to time-restricted and periodic fasting, here’s your go-to cheat sheet for fasting diets >>>

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Ask the doctor: should I take a collagen supplement?

January 4th 2020 / Dr Johanna Ward

Collagen powders are booming right now - but how good are they for your skin and how much should you take? Our resident GP Dr Johnanna Ward has the facts >>>

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Introducing Bobbi Brown’s supplement brand Evolution_18

January 3rd 2020

From effervescent tablets to gummies to capsules, Bobbi Brown’s wellness collection Evolution_18 has everything you need to get the glow from the inside out >>>

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What is dopamine fasting and should I try it?

January 3rd 2020 / Melanie Macleod

It sounds bizarre, but could the wellness trend out of Silicon Valley help you feel happier and more present? >>>

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The biggest beauty and wellness trends for 2020

January 2nd 2020 / Melanie Macleod

From intermittent resting to genderless sex toys, these are the trends we’re predicting will rule the new decade >>>

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Why going ‘pegan’ is the new vegan

January 2nd 2020 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Searches for the part Paleo, part vegan diet are up 337 per cent on Pinterest. This is what's behind it >>>

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What a doctor wants you to know about vitamin gummies

January 1st 2020 / Melanie Macleod

From Instagram to the shelves of Holland and Barrett, vitamin and health gummies are everywhere but are they as good as a pill? We asked the experts >>>

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The game-changing discoveries of 2019, according to our experts

December 30th 2019 / Melanie Macleod

From the face cream that Bobbi Brown buys on repeat to the gut health boost that impressed nutritional therapist Daniel'OShaughnessy and the retinol alternative loved by derm Dr Justine Kluk, here are the things that our experts want to put on your radar >>>

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Intuitive eating: the 'forever' diet that’s not a diet at all

December 27th 2019 / Pandora Paloma

If you’re a yo-yo dieter, prone to body shaming or have 'good' and 'bad' diet days, let nutritionist and coach Pandora Paloma introduce the eating plan that throws away the rule book >>>

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Madeleine Spencer's best books for holiday reading

December 22nd 2019 / Madeleine Spencer

Our beauty columnist is also something of a bookworm with a penchant for well-written sagas, scandalous reads and dark tales (we're always asking her for recommendations at GTG). Here's what she's curling up with >>>

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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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Get The Gloss Beauty and Wellness Awards 2019: winners and commended finalists

December 15th 2019

Each day until Christmas we'll be announcing an award winner - think of it as a virtual advent calendar. Today it’s the turn of the Best Popular Fragrance >>>

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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 best gift ideas for the fitness fiend in your life

December 9th 2019 / Melanie Macleod

Christmas present ideas for the gym bunny in your life that already has all the leggings in the world >>>

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Is the inside of your makeup bag making you ill?

December 5th 2019

Our makeup bags are a breeding ground of superbugs, according to new research by Aston University. A quick look inside our team's bags reveals we're guilty as charged >>>

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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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