Beat Boredom Snacking With These 5 Healthy Treats

Snacking out of boredom is naughty, but most of us are naughty mindless munchers from time-to-time. Whether we’re watching the clock ooze past 11.30am at our desks, or waiting for that ASOS delivery to arrive at home, chowing down on a tasty treat or twelve can become terribly tempting upon occasion.   Nutritionists will be quick to tell you that “boredom snacking” is a very bad idea. But sometimes there’s nothing for it but to surrender to the cravings, be they sweet or savoury. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can make sure that, if you do munch out of boredom, you’re doing it healthily. Here are 5 boredom…

6 Spring Nail Trends to Try in 2015

Why spring clean your house when you could give your nails a seasonal revamp instead? It’s the perfect excuse to put off dealing with all the clutter behind the sofa! To give your fingers a refresh, we’ve hunted down 6 of the hottest nail trends for 2015. Matte Bronze The statement nails on SS/15’s runways have erred towards the neutral and the nude. This matte bronze look gives you the comfort of coverage while still channeling the subtle trend. Negative Space Graphic shapes contrasted with a nude nail are huge this season. Try incorporating this “negative space” style into your next nail look for seriously in-vogue fingers. Embellished Nudes This is…

5 Reasons Why Cactus Water is The New Coconut Water

If you’ve been anywhere near a gym in the last 3 years, you’ll know only too well that cactus water is officially “a thing”. Isotonic, full of fibre, packed with potassium, low fat and chock to the brim with electrolytes, coconut water has been the hydration-conscious fitness lover’s beverage of choice for a number of years now. But the wonder drink isn’t to everyone’s taste. Now a fresh fitness water is hitting the shelves and getting into the gyms. Cactus water is made from the pink fruits you’ll recognise as prickly pears, which grow in finger-like arrangements on cactus plants. To make the drink, these common fruits are pureed and…

Contouring: Should You Try It & How It Works

If you haven’t come across contouring yet, your make up routine is about to get a whole lot more complicated. Contouring is a technique used to alter the appearance of your features, from your face shape to your nose size. Sometimes subtle and sometimes radical, this style of make up was born in vintage Hollywood and is now enjoying a renaissance thanks to ever-better products and some great tutorials from beauty bloggers who have turned this technique into something of an art form. So, should you give contouring a go? Well, there are two schools of thought on the matter. The first says: absolutely, why not! The second school asks:…

5 Unusual Yoga Trends You Really Have To Try

Yoga is having a bit of a moment in 2015. This Indian bendy technique has fallen in and out of popularity in the Western world since the 60s, but now yoga is back – and it’s more creative than ever before. New yoga styles and classes are popping up all over the UK, offering a relaxing form of exercise for just about everyone. Whether you’re a thrill-seeker, an adventurer, a foodie, or love to get a good sweat on during a workout, these 5 unusual yoga trends will have you feeling flexible and fabulous… 1. Anti-gravity Aerial Yoga If you’ve ever wished you could perform classic yoga poses whilst swinging…