• Twenty-four Days of Gifts 17 Nov 17

    Make no mistake, these beauty advent calendars are the ultimate in self-indulgence. But at a time when we’re so busy shopping for others, why not allow ourselves the joy of a little daily treat, and... Read More

  • Pretty Hydrated 3 Nov 17

    With autumn in full swing, the colder weather means there’s less moisture in the atmosphere – and unfortunately, cranking up the heating at home causes the same problem. “Heated air means low... Read More

  • Putting On that Party Style! 3 Nov 17

    I have to be entirely honest and say that, as far as I’m concerned, extra preparations for a Big Night Out generally involve little more than using a particularly luxurious shower gel, indulging... Read More

  • But What If? 20 Oct 17

    If I had to describe how I feel most days the answer would most likely be ‘on edge’. I honestly cannot remember a time in my life when I haven’t been anxious. I can clearly recall from a young... Read More

  • The Elder Statesman of Medicine 20 Oct 17

    In My novel, making the elderberry remedy leads to lots of trouble for some of the characters. But that was back in the 17th century. Today, it shouldn’t cause you many problems, beyond stained... Read More

  • Are You a Lark or an Owl? 6 Oct 17

    I’ve tried everything – drinking alcohol, not drinking alcohol, eating oily fish, avoiding bananas after 4pm, buying machines that make double espressos or blast out fake sunlight and ice on my... Read More

  • Look at Life: Surveys 22 Sep 17

    Crumbs! The deadliest biscuit in the UK is the custard cream. Who knew? Luckily for safety-conscious snackers, the experts at market research firm Mindlab International have discovered that over... Read More

  • A Fresh Approach 22 Sep 17

    With so many cheap and effective deodorants on the market, is there any need to consider looking for a natural alternative? Well, ‘no’ is the short answer. There have been several studies over the... Read More

  • It's a Family Affair 8 Sep 17

    First and foremost, remember the golden rule – it is not your day. True, you may have dreamed about your child’s wedding since the day they were born but, ultimately, the final decision on... Read More

  • Post-Workout Polish 8 Sep 17

    Wearing makeup is a very personal thing, of course. Some women feel perfectly comfortable without any at all, while others wouldn’t leave the house without two layers of mascara and fully... Read More

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