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Five gift-able fragrances
As the year draws to a close, fragrances all vie for our attention. Whoever you’re buying for, keep these scents in mind.
Protect yourself from the sun
Rates of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, have doubled in the last 20 years – for instance, the UK registered 14,000 cases and over 2,200 deaths last year. It is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in people aged 15–34.
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Five superfoods to add to your diet
You’ve heard the word countless times: lately anything with a high concentration of much-needed nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants, from peanut butter to kale, has been dubbed a ‘superfood’. So, the next time you reach for a sugary iced latte or a bag of crisps, why not consider snacks that incorporate these five superfoods instead? Try a turmeric tea with almond milk, or a seed and nut blend with plenty of crunchy flax and chia – your body will thank you!
Men’s health issues
Men are more prone to illnesses such as heart disease, stroke, and cancer, yet they’re less likely to see the doctor. You’d take your Ferrari for a tune-up, wouldn’t you? So, let’s give your body – the machine that’s keeping you alive – the same sort of respect. When it comes to achieving overall well-being and health, the key is to balance exercise, diet, sleep, and downtime, and stay on top of stats like blood pressure and cholesterol.
Whatever your preference this autumn, these on-trend products are sure to impress.
Sun care and luscious lips for summer
Summer is all about sun-kissed skin with an all-natural glow, achieved by basking in glorious vitamin D-rich rays.
Four natural allergy remedies
Although many experience the height of their allergies as the spring flowers bloom, it’s very possible that this year the sniffles will continue well into summer.
Spring is in the air, and so is the scent of flowers and summery citrus. These five fragrances either evoke sweet spring breezes with their array of botanicals or are ‘summer in a bottle’ with popular fragrance notes such as ‘water’ and ‘solar’ and pops of citrus and fresh fruits.
While some will argue that a healthy amount of stress can help motivate you and keep your mind stimulated, stress can quickly pile up and cause serious health problems such as hypertension, heart disease, depression, and even obesity. When the pressure is on, here are four tips that will help you deal with stress levels.
Skin and hair care for warmer climes
Spring and summer are upon us, and with the departure of cold, drying air comes a new set of challenges – hotter, more humid air, the UV rays of the sun, and chlorine from the pool. From the right make-up and moisturiser to the perfect, protective hair-care product, here are some to try this season. And yes, Baz Luhrmann was right, everybody’s free to wear sunscreen.