Should you add jade-rolling to your beauty regime?

  Never heard of jade-rolling? You’re not alone. But this unusual technique is becoming a cult skincare secret in certain circles. Want to find out what the buzz is about? Here’s what you need to know about this latest trending beauty technique.   What is jade-rolling? You might have noticed that crystals and gemstones are rising in popularity. Whether they’re dangling from earlobes or sparkling on a mantlepiece, these natural beauties are popping up everywhere – and now they’ve made it into skincare regimes! Cold, smooth jade feels wonderful against the skin, so it’s perhaps little wonder that somebody created an implement for rolling the stone across your face. Jade…

5 Foods For A Flourishing Gut

  Do you take care of your gut health? While many of us try to get our five a day, balance our diets and cut down on nasties like saturated fats, far fewer of us think about the impact that our diet has on the health of our gut. With lots of people now choosing alternative diets such as veganism (which contain no animal products) our guts can miss out on the essential probiotics they need to thrive.   Why listen to your gut? So why should we be more conscious of our gut health? Well, there are all sorts of very good reasons for that. There are 100 billion…

Wine time: Which colour is the healthiest?

  Every couple of months it seems like a new article comes out either announcing or denying the health benefits of a nightly glass of wine. Suffice it to say that, whatever the “experts” are saying, we’ll probably all enjoy the odd glass as we see fit. Whether you’re a burgundy woman or a pinot grigio kind of person, a glass of wine is a hard-earned treat much of the time. But indulge us for a moment. Not all wines are the same when it comes to your health. In fact, there are some pretty big differences between red, white and rose when it comes to their contents and health…

Could castor oil give your hair a health kick?

  Recent beauty and hair trends have been all about oils and serums. Argan oil for your hair, jojoba oil for your skin, coconut oil for – well – absolutely everything. If you haven’t jumped on the(somewhat slippery) beauty oil bandwagon yet, it’s probably only a matter of time. And it could be the latest hair oil must-have which finally persuades you to give beauty oils a go. Castor oil is being heralded as a miracle hair treatment. OK, it won’t instantly give you the long flowing princess tresses of your youthful dreams, but this product does have a heap of very tempting benefits. Let’s take it from the top.…

3 Booty-boosting moves to try this summer

  It only takes five minutes on social media to realise that a peachy booty is the “must have” fashion accessory of 2018. Beauty standards really are fickle. While the early noughties had virtually nothing to say about bottoms, the 2010s are all about that bass (no treble) – and there seems to be no avoiding it. Alas, not all of us are blessed with the kind of derriere you could bounce pennies upon. While many of us are more than happy with what our mamas gave us, for others, a peachier bottom is the dream. Whether you love a trend, subscribe to the “look du jour” or have always…