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23 Stages Every Girl Goes Through When Having A Bath

If you need an excuse to cancel all plans to be social, we feel you. After all, you deserve it! So put your feet up, well, snake 'em around the taps and enjoy a soak with soapy...

18 Things All Coffee Lovers Can Relate To

Every caffeine addict lover knows that home is wherever the coffee's at. You'll stop at nothing for that first cup of Joe in the morning because you know that without it you can't...

Everything You Need To Know About Endometriosis

Girls creator and queen of our hearts Lena Dunham underwent emergency surgery for a ruptured ovarian cyst recently. It turns out she'd been suffering from a severe case of endomet...

Here's All The Things That Could Be Causing Your UTI

There are a lot of things we all fear in life, and getting a Urinary Tract Infection is one of those. Every girl knows the pain of a UTI: the dull ache in your nethers, the burning...

Celebrity Vegans: The Famous Faces Living That Plant-Based Life

The V word is up there with some of the biggest buzz words of 2017 because going vegan is utterly hip and healthy don't you know!? Sticking to a plant-based diet sounds pretty...

We Went To A Victoria's Secret Workout And Now Have Major Respect For Those Angels

Gather round, Kendall. Take a seat Gigi. Because we have something to say to you: we're so sorry. We're sorry for all the times that we doubted how hard you work. Because contrary...

This Blogger's Brave Breast Cancer Story Will Make You Want To Hug Your Mum Forever

"I still live with cancer, because cancer took her." You probably best know Louise Pentland, AKA Sprinkle of Glitter, as the bubbly beauty blogging internet personality and Youtuber...

How I Turned My Spa-phobic Boyfriend Into A Massage Fanatic

Going to a spa retreat is one of those things you always want to do as a couple but what if your boyfriend is seriously freaked out by being touched by a stranger. There's nothing...

Scientists Invent Chocolate So Healthy It Can Be Used As Medicine

Sweet dreams are made of this: Scientists at Kuka Xoco claim they have made a chocolate that’s so super healthy it can actually be taken for medicinal purposes, which already...

We Sent Two Of Our Most Anti-Social Morning People To An Early Morning Rave

Let’s get one thing straight: I am not a morning person. Mornings are good for three things only: breakfast in bed, snoozing alarms, and sex where you can keep your eyes shut...

The Lemon Diet: How To Drop A Dress Size In 7 Days

When life gives you lemons, you use them to invent a diet that means you drop dress sizes like your clothes are made of lead, right? We give you the imaginatively named Lemon Diet...

14 Incredible Benefits of HIIT Every Girl Needs To Know

We’ve got to that time of year again. The weather’s warm and we want to get fit, but only if it involves sunbathing and eating barbecued food all summer long. It feels almost...

Zero Calories & A Healthy Heart: 8 Awesome Benefits of Black Tea

Who doesn’t like a rich cup of tea first thing in the morning? It’s the first thing we think about when we wake up, the first thing we offer when someone's upset and the first...

Sweat Your Way To Good Health! 7 Hot Yoga Benefits You Need To Know

Who'd have thought stretching your limbs and ohm-ing in a sauna-hot room for 90 minutes could do such amazing things for your health? Turns out, it really CAN. From increasing...

Channel Your Inner Ballerina! 10 Awesome Benefits Of Ballet Workout

The more you sweat the more you lose, right? Wrong. With ballet inspired workouts there's no need to fret over post-gym sweat. These trendy new moves come with some amazing benefits...

The Undervalued Superfood: 11 Amazing Health Benefits Of Mushrooms

National Mushroom Day is not only for the mushroom fans out there. Mushrooms have powerful effects on your health. Heck, many even consider it a miracle food! With immune boosting...

Time To Quit: Here's Why You're About To Give Up Soda

Got a coca-cola addiction? Science has confirmed that, your innocent bottle of soda could be doing you more harm than good. According to the new stats drinking carbonated drinks...

Bacterial Vaginosis | It's not thrush, it's BV

Aka: BV What is Bacterial Vaginosis? Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is the most common vaginal infection for women of a childbearing age. It is almost twice as prevalent as thrush and...

Balanced meals

A balanced diet isn't just a theory: it should be followed every day! Here's our guide to nutritional balance. A balanced diet isn't just a theory: it should be followed every day...

Stretch marks

Stretch marks are visible scars on the skin which usually occur during the big hormonal changes that mark a woman’s life (puberty, pregnancy and the menopause). Stretch marks...

The spa

Head to the spa for relaxation, comfort and wellbeing all under one roof! Here's our guide to the spa. Head to the spa for relaxation, comfort and wellbeing all under one roof...

Micronutrition

You’ve heard it before, you are what you eat! To stay healthy, we need our recommended daily amounts of macronutrients (protein, fats and carbs) but your diet should also provide...

Calories in fish

Like everything that comes from the sea, fish is good for you. Even oily fish is high in good fatty acids, as well as packed with good protein, phosphorus, iron, Vitamin B and...

Articifial sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners are additives found in foods such as sweets, cakes, soda and dairy products. They are being used more and more to give foods added sweetness without the...

How To Lose Belly Fat: The Fastest Way To Get Killer Abs

A lot of us suffer from stubborn belly fat. You know what we're on about...that pinch of flab that just won't get lost? Or that stubborn muffin top that you just can't get rid of...

Jealousy in friendship

Jealousy doesn't just exist in love! It can crop up in friendships and be just as destructive. Here's our advice on understanding and preventing jealousy. How is jealousy born...

Slips of the tongue

We take a closer look at slips of the tongue and what, if anything, they may reveal. A revealing slip of the tongue? When we say one word instead of another, we're said to reveal...

The dangers of salt

Humans are naturally attracted to salt and, as a result, we eat too much of the stuff (around 10g per day, whereas the recommendation is 4 to 5g). The problem with salt is that...

Sports nutrition

If you exercise lots, you have different energy and nutritional needs than someone who is sedentary. Your needs will vary according to the frequence and intensity of the exercise...

Omega 3

What are Omega 3s, what do they do and where can you find them? Here's our guide to these essential nutrients and where to find them. What are Omega 3s, what do they do and where...

10 minutes' exercise a day

The golden rule for a firm bod is regular exercise. You don't have to spend hours working out: 10 minutes a day is all it takes! A 10-minute workout is easy to fit into your day...

How to handle aggression

It’s not always easy to stay calm in a tailback or neverending queue without losing your cool. We encounter stressful situations every day, though, so instead of doing a Naomi...

Hyperactivity

Are you one of those people who never stops and is everywhere at once? If there's a party to organise, you're game. Brainstorming session at work? You produce 1001 ideas per minute...

Psychophany (voice therapy)

Psychophony or voice therapy is something anyone can undergo to understand yourself better and even change the way you react to situations. The origins of psychophony Marie Louise...

Eating organic

Organic is a big business, and while organic produce is no doubt better for the environment, is it better for our health? We take a closer look. What is organic food? A product...

Everything You Need To Know About The Dukan Diet

If you haven't heard of this top diet yet then we're not sure where you've been - ever since 2010 the Dukan Diet has been everywhere and when we say everywhere, we're talking...

The Okinawa diet

This is a health and weight loss diet invented in the 1950s by Dr Pritikin. He devised a diet to follow because his arteries were clogged with cholesterol. The Pritikin Diet and...

Glycaemic index (GI)

Forget about simple sugars and complex carbs. These days, carbs are classed according to their glycaemic index, or GI. Here's how it works. Forget about simple sugars and complex...

The Montignac GI diet

One of the pioneers of using GI (glycaemic index) in relation to weight loss was Frenchman Michel Montignac. His diet has a large number of followers and is based on the glycaemic...

23 Things Dieters Say That We So Don't Want To Hear

We all know a dieter or two that just can't help themselves. They feel obliged to overshare their food scrutiny. From counting calories to fat shaming, there are plenty of phrases...

Good Bacteria? 11 Health Benefits of Adding Probiotics To Your Diet

Not all bacteria is bad for your health. In fact, the benefits of probiotics can only do your body good. ​From bloat-busting powers, to reducing your cholesterol to achieving flawless...

8 Ways To Stop Stressing and Bust Burnout

Crazy? Busy? Insane? Ridiculous? These words sum up your general wellbeing right now? Join the club. It seems stress has become a badge of honor in our world. But stress isn't cool...

Be Green. Lose Weight. Live Longer. 5 Reasons To Get On Guilt-Free Flexitarian Diet

With a fading confidence in public food standards (horsemeat anyone?!) it’s no surprise that we're seeing a shift in the way we eat. Right now we’re obsessing over flexitarianism...

Cinnamon and Honey: Key ingredients to add to your diet

The cinnamon and honey diet has been all the rage recently with countless bloggers and dieters praising it for helping them lose weight and keep it off. But as with any new 'diet...

Monday To Friday Health Hacks: 17 Easy Ways To Make Your Days A Whole Lot Healthier

Want to be super heathy but can't find the time to prep your lunch or to go to that Tabata class? Making big changes to your lifestyle is no easy feat, but it's amazing what a...

The 10 best YouTube workout videos in the biz

If you can’t be bothered to hulk yourself down to the gym you don’t have to wave goodbye to your workout for that day. YouTube fitness videos are the way forward in the fitness...

10 Best Instagram Accounts To Follow For Fitness Motivation

If you’ve made the commitment to get fit and healthy we're telling you now, there will be times when you'll need some serious fitness motivation to stay on track. Rather than...

12 Fun Runs You Have To Try This Summer!

Giant inflatable sumo suits, Wipeout style assault causes and Subway foot-longs - these summer fun runs aren’t about racing against the clock but running for the sheer hell of...

Crush Your Cravings! 6 Foods That Keep You Fuller For Longer

So it happened: You just ate a full meal and suddenly you're hungry again. As frustrating as it can be, it's not the end of the world. Luckily, there are many foods out there...

5 Reasons You Need To Sleep Naked

Believe it or not, in 2015, there are still some folks who clutch their pearls at the thought of sleeping naked. Which is unfortunate for them because they're really missing out...

Boutique Fitness: The New Trend You Need To Try This Year

Bored of the same mundane gym exercises? Craving something new and inspiring for 2015? With demands of more effective fitness routines we've finally seen the rise of a brand new...

A Healthy Tummy, No More Colds & Beautiful Hair? The 10 Amazing Benefits of Ginger

Ginger isn't just good for adding zing to your meals, it's also pretty amazing for spicing up your health too. From detoxing ginger baths to tummy ache fighting teas, ginger has...

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Insanity Workout

If you could transform your body in just sixty days would you do it? Hell yeah you would. That's what Insanity is all about. From burpees to sprints to push ups, and everything...

Prostate Cancer Risk Reduced By Having More Sex With MORE Women

Seven in one men are diagnosed with Prostate cancer every year, but we never thought this could influence their outcome. I think we’ve heard it all now… Good news for all the...

Why You Need To Start Hula Hooping: The 5 Hula Hoop Exercises You Have To Know

Gone are the days when hula hooping was banned to your childhood, using a hula hoop is actually an incredible way to workout. It's cheap, it's easy and you can whack it out at...

How to treat mouth ulcers

Ouch, mouth ulcers are the worst. Nasty painful little blights on the inside of your mouth which ache and irritate. How to treat mouth ulcers The appear at the worst possible...

Zumbawear: What to wear to Zumba classes

You can hear your neighbours doing it at home, your colleagues sneak off early to do it and your mum can't take your calls because she's doing it too... yep, Zumba® fever...

Personal trainer job description

Ever wondered what a personal trainers job description is and whether using one would be a good choice... Personal trainer job description Maybe you want to get fit and exercise...

How To Get Instagram-worthy Abs

Can't stop watching Kanye West's vid for Fade just so you can lust over Teyana Taylor's sculpted bod? Yup we're guilty too - you could grate a block of cheese on them. But if...

Running

Want to exercise, but always manage to find a good excuse not to? Running is ideal: you can do it any time, anywhere, at your own pace, for as long as you want to, alone or with...