Are We All Brushing Our Teeth Wrong?

  Since we were children we’ve understood how to brush our teeth. However, are we actually brushing them properly or have we developed bad habits which are subsequently affecting our dental health? Everyone remembers being taught to use a pea-sized amount of toothpaste (some use more than that) and brushing up and down, across and thoroughly, including cleaning the gums and tongue for a a recommended 2 minutes. But how many of us really brush for at least 2 minutes? It seems a long time and we probably don’t brush for as long as we should. But this isn’t the only thing we may not be doing right.   Brushing…

Access to The Dentist

A new study has found that 380,000 patients visit their doctor’s surgery with dental issues every year and there’s a good chance that this figure could rise. The strain on the NHS is well-known and GPs have made changes to the way they manage their appointments and schedules over the last decade to become more efficient, however, the influx of people with dental complaints isn’t helping the load being placed on doctors. There is a train of thought however, that in the UK there is a “hostile environment” which results in people not being able to get a dental appointment or to even “get on the books” at their local…

Rebounding: Meet Summer’s Springiest Fitness Class

It’s not always easy to stay enthusiastic about your exercise regime, especially when you’re going through the same old routine week after week. That’s why it’s always a good idea to keep up with the latest exercise trends. Whether they’re a fun novelty or ignite a new passion, keeping your workouts fresh with new activities is a brilliant way to ensure you stay motivated about your fitness and excited for your next session. With this in mind, we thought we’d take this opportunity to introduce you to summer 2015’s springiest new exercise class: Rebounding. A spin off from trampolining, rebounding is a fun new way to hop, leap and jump…

5 Clever Fixes for Infuriating Make Up Problems

From make up on your teeth, to blotchy foundation which gives you that attractive “cakey” look, there’s a whole litany of ways in which putting your face on can go wrong. Fortunately, where there’s a will there’s also usually a way. Here are five clever solutions to those common and incredibly frustrating make up problems. You’re welcome! 1. Lipstick on your teeth This might be an old trick, but sometimes the oldies are the goodies. Lipstick ends up on your teeth when you accidentally paint your inner lip. To avoid the problem, pop your finger in your mouth, purse your lips around it and pull it out. This will remove…

5 Tips for Perfect “No Mirror” Make Up

How good are your “no mirror” make up skills? Life can be pretty hectic sometimes, and whether you’re running late or on the move, a few handy mirror-free make up tips can make all the difference between feeling your best and feeling somewhat less than flawless. To help you go mirror-free when time is of the essence, we’ve compiled five helpful tips and tricks which will ensure you get your look spot on without even looking. Time to say goodbye to poking yourself in the eye with eyeliner pencils and getting half a tube of lipstick on your teeth… 1. Overblend your Foundation The good thing about applying foundation mirror-free…