• A Well-Oiled Approach 3 Aug 18

    1. They make us cleverer… For centuries the ancient Greeks and Romans exalted rosemary, and, in the village of Acciaroli, Italy, consuming it has even been linked to longevity. In Shakespeare’s... Read More

  • When Memories Fly Away 20 Jul 18

    Professor Tom Kitwood, a pioneer in the field of dementia care during the 1980s and 90s, coined the phrase ‘When you’ve met one person with dementia… you’ve met one person with dementia’. It... Read More

  • 40 Fertile Years 20 Jul 18

    ‘Just relax…’ ‘keep trying…’ ‘you’ll be next…’ are just a few of the platitudes friends and family often give to couples struggling to conceive. They mean well, but it’s small... Read More

  • Give Algae the Green Light 6 Jul 18

    it may be slippery and slimy underfoot, and distinctly unattractive when it washes limply onto the beach, but algae is an adaptive and nutrient-dense organism: a powerhouse of potent ingredients ideal... Read More

  • Pucker Up! 15 Jun 18

    Lips often get a rough deal. While the rest of our face is swathed night and morning in soft cleansers and protective moisturisers, our lips – save for a quick swipe of lipstick or lip balm... Read More

  • Say I Do… to Confidence 1 Jun 18

    1. Begin good intentions early… Start laying down the habits of good skin care routine as early as possible and find a routine that works for you, incorporating the principles of cleansing... Read More

  • A Happy Heart 18 May 18

    Greasy spoons may be under threat from today’s cappuccino culture, but heart disease is still one of Britain’s deadliest conditions, killing more than one in four people in the UK. Yet despite the... Read More

  • Nature's Nurturing 4 May 18

    Victoria Beckham won’t travel without them, Adele uses them to calm her nerves before a live show and Kate Hudson has a bowl filled with them by her bedside. What is it about crystals that makes... Read More

  • Sense and Sensitivity 20 Apr 18

    It’s known as an echo chamber – a metaphorical description of how ideas and beliefs are amplified or reinforced by repetition inside social media. I love reading about beauty and skincare and I... Read More

  • A Spotlight on Your Makeup 6 Apr 18

    I met up with an old friend in a wine bar a little while ago, a friend I’ve known for decades. As we chatted across a table full of flickering candlelight, I noticed something different about her... Read More

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