How to get your beauty sleep when it is hot

We won’t lie, we love the summer. Those bright mornings with the birds singing. The late evenings with drinks on the terrace and friends around the BBQ. Outdoor swimming and picnics by the river. However, when it comes to beauty sleep and the heat, we aren’t so keen. We have …

What to pack for a weekend away

Packing for a weekend away sounds easy, but it can be a difficult job. Pack too much and you’ll lug loads of luggage around for 48 hours, pack too little and you end up cold and having to buy things to warm you up. Whether you are jetting off to …

Make the most of your beauty sleep

Winter evenings are for many things – cosy nights by the fire, hot chocolate after dinner as well as all those Christmas movies to eat as you eat mince pies and enjoy the odd tipple. Winter, however, isn’t always the best thing that can happen to your hair and skin. …

Keep your health game up, this winter

Let’s face it, winter isn’t the easiest time to stick to a healthy diet and fitness plan, however hard you try. With changeable weather, festive events and naughty treats putting sleigh sized obstacles in the way, it is hardly surprising that even our best intentions can get lost in the …

How to have happy winter hands

While we try to make sure we wear gloves and dry our hands thoroughly when they are wet, life is busy and quite often our digits just don’t get the love they deserve. The problem with skipping basic hand care is that is can lead to cracked skin, sore knuckles …

Hair hacks made just for you

Are you tired of having fine, limp looking hair that drops even before your straighteners have gone cold? Sick of frizz that sucks the life out of your locks? Wish your ponytail bounced on your shoulders, but instead are stuck with a messy bun that really does you no favours …

Creating a Winter Skincare Survival Kit

Whatever your skin type, winter is pretty much the toughest season for skin. The cold, wet weather, the central heating, the lack of sunlight and the tendency to hibernate indoors can all play havoc with your complexion. We thought we’d have a think about the most common skin issues to …

Quick Healthy Breakfasts

Grabbing an energy drink and a cereal bar as you run out of the door and head for the bus might be quick, but have you stopped to wonder why you are hungry again by the time you get your desk? Sugary snacks might give you an initial hit, but …

Keep hay fever at bay

It seems like only yesterday we were shovelling snow off our paths and wrapping up in thermals, but all of a sudden spring is here and with it brings the pollen that causes hay fever, and misery. The balmier climes we have been seeing recently mean trees have burst into …

Reasons to embrace the cold weather

The mornings are dark, the days are cold and the evenings are, well, both. While the chilly temperatures might have you diving for the duvet, it could actually be that the cold is good for your mind and body. Yes, that’s right. If you’re an active, healthy person, the cold …