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Hilly On Health

Health editor Hilly Janes on leading a better lifestyle... most of the time

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The best pillow sprays to help you drift off to sleep

4 hours ago / 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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11 pancake recipes from our favourite chefs and foodies

9 hours ago / Anna Hunter

From healthy to quirky, sweet to savoury, there’s a pancake recipe here to please even the fussiest Shrove Tuesday guest. Pile ‘em high... >>>

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Hype around hemp: why you need to know the difference between hemp and CBD

February 22nd 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Cannabis leaves are all over our beauty and wellness products right now but what does that tell us about what we are buying? Here's how to know your cannabis sativa seed oil from your cannabidiol – and why it's important >>>

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Why everyone in wellness is booking an infrared sauna session

February 21st 2020

They’re popping up in gyms, spas and yoga studios near you, and they’re already huge in the US. Here’s what infrared saunas can do for your skin, strength and sleep, and why it’s different from your average sweat box experience >>>

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The indie beauty brands we’re getting excited about

February 19th 2020

So-called 'Skindie ' skincare is taking over. These are the small but mighty skincare brands that have something for everyone >>>

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This is why your IBS gets worse during your period

February 19th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

As if being on your period wasn't bad enough, you might find IBS symptoms rearing their ugly head too. Here's why and what do do about it >>>

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The best moisturisers for sensitive skin

February 18th 2020 / Judy Johnson

If your skin reacts to beauty products often, you might be tempted to go for doctor's orders when it comes to your face cream. But there are good ones out there for sensitive skin - you just have to find them, writes Judy Johnson >>>

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I tried at-home dermaplaning and here's what happened

February 17th 2020 / Hattie Sloggett

Fed up with her peach fuzz facial hair, Hattie Sloggett tried a new 'face shaving' kit. Would it give her the smoothest base of her life or the worst 5 o'clock shadow? >>>

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Alicia Burke: "Growing up, you weren't beautiful if you didn't straighten your hair"

February 14th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

Aged 25, the model and face of Tom Ford Beauty took the bold step of embracing her natural hair and has never felt more beautiful. She explains why she stepped away from restrictive beauty norms - and gives us a peek inside her bathroom cabinet >>>

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Why natural doesn't always = safe. What this top derm wants you to know about 'clean' beauty

February 13th 2020 / Dr Anjali Mahto

Parabens, mineral oils and chemical sunscreens are the bugbears of the clean beauty world. But what evidence is there that they are bad for us - and are clean alternatives any better? Dermatologist Anjali Mahto gives her view >>>

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8 skincare power couples that work oh so well together

February 12th 2020 / Anna Hunter

And a few skincare products that actually work best solo… >>>

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CBD bath bombs and salts for your most chilled out bath ever

February 12th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Upgrade tub time with CBD infused bath products for unrivalled relaxation >>>

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Beauty Shopaholic: what this fitness influencer spends her money on

February 11th 2020

With over 1 million followers on YouTube, PT Lucy Wyndham-Read is best known for her 7-minute workouts. But she's something of a beauty buff too. Here she shares what she spends her money on >>>

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Can daith piercings actually help with migraines?

February 10th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

There’s been much talk of this trendy piercing helping to alleviate headaches, but is there any truth in it? We spoke to acupuncturists, piercers and the Migraine Trust to find out >>>

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The expert's guide: questions to ask before you have fillers

February 9th 2020

You might not have thought about asking these questions, but it's not advisable to get fillers until you have the answers >>>

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Are you getting enough of this memory-boosting sleep?

February 7th 2020 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Slow wave sleep - it’s one of the most important sleep stages and can help with everything from memory to sharpness. However, it dwindles with age. Here’s how to get more >>>

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Find your magnetism: how to be more hireable at work and desirable in love

February 7th 2020 / Dr Magdalena Bak-Maier

This is what a top neuroscientist and coach wants you to know about getting that true glow. Follow her very do-able 5 steps >>>

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Dr Michael Mosley: why full-fat milk is better for weight loss

February 5th 2020

Meanwhile skimmed milk can make it harder to keep the pounds off, according to the doctor behind the Fast 800 Diet. He explains how your milk choice, whether it's plant-based or dairy, affects your weight and health >>>

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How to have a healthy relationship with caffeine

February 5th 2020

Coffee (aka, survival juice) is a workday staple for many of us, and a good cup of builder’s tea is the ultimate British comfort drink, but how do you know if your caffeine habit has gotten out of hand, and what do you do about it? >>>

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The sex toys we feel no shame about having on our bedside table

February 3rd 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Gone are the days of burrowing your sex toys deep in your sock drawer, these ones deserve pride of place in your bedroom >>>

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Never a dull moment: why Siberian Olive is your new skin brightener

February 3rd 2020

For years the regenerating power of this Arctic fruit was a well-kept secret. But now it’s been captured in a new clean beauty range to brighten and protect stressed urban skins. Here’s what you need to know about this new natural glow-getter >>>

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Want to fade dark spots? This is the this new doctor-approved ingredient to look out for

February 1st 2020

To help zap sun spots and dark patches, tranexamic acid is the powerhouse ingredient you're about to see everywhere >>>

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Are you getting enough iodine?

January 31st 2020 / Rob Hobson

A new study shows that dairy alternatives could be leaving you deficient in this essential mineral. From its importance to iodine-rich foods and how to boost your intake on a dairy-free diet, registered nutritionist Rob Hobson shares his advice >>>

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How cannabis is becoming skincare's hottest new ingredient

January 30th 2020 / Susannah Taylor

As more countries legalise cannabis for medicinal use, it's also becoming big news for the beauty industry with cannabis compound cannabidiol or CBD said to be a powerful soother for problem skin. Susannah Taylor investigates >>>

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How to boost your collagen levels, from food to facials

January 29th 2020 / Anna Hunter

Collagen: it’s the building block of bouncy skin, and it starts tanking in our twenties. Here’s how to enhance collagen production, from simple diet tweaks to cutting edge treatments (and the supplements that actually work) >>>

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