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  The protein supplements market is going through something of a transformation. Again. First, the big macho pots of protein powder aimed at male bodybuilders were joined on the shelves by female-friendly equivalents, aimed at helping us get leaner and more defined.   Now, the brands behind the supplements are realising that people who care about their bodies don’t just...
When your skin is dry and dehydrated, it’s tempting to slather on a thick layer of cream. But you could be harming your skin and wasting your money. ‘On average, your skin can only absorb up to 60 per cent of what you use on it,’ says Hilery Dorrian, co-founder of Barefoot Botanicals. The excess is likely to...
Maca is the coolest new kid on the block when it comes to superfoods. Originating from Peru, maca is related to the humble radish and has long been valued for its health benefits. Commonly found in powder form, maca is rich in many important vitamins and minerals, including vitamins B, C and E. This makes it a great antioxidant...

Own your period

That time of the month just keeps on coming. We don't know anyone who actually feels good when they get their period, just when it's over! So, if you're curled up with a hot water bottle in your waistband and a kilo of chocolate in your mitts (we're not judging) then have a chuckle at this Period Drama...
Feeling perpetually on edge? Stressed out? Nervous? Tossing and turning at night with tomorrow’s to-do list going round and round in your head? According to the Mental Health Foundation, almost a quarter of women say they are constantly anxious about issues such as money, work or family issues. And many feel life is spinning out of control. Think this could...
We've teamed up with shaving experts Dorco to ensure you have a close shave for the ultimate sporting performance. 5 steps for the ultimate sporting shave before exercise 1. ​Use​ ​a​ ​quality​ ​razor​ ​blade​ ​and​ ​know​ ​when​ ​to​ ​change​ ​it. A blunt blade will pull at hairs, rather than slice through them, and this can be a major cause of irritation. Your...
There are tonnes of ways to get pumped using exercise, a HIIT class with booming music that shakes the floor, sprinting your morning run because your so pumped because your earphones are so loud they're practically bursting your ear drums, or signing up for another spin class knowing full well that the instructor will be screaming at you...

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