Micro-volunteering: the next big craze in giving?

By Sal Lahoud A few weeks into the campaign, and there is now no escaping it. The #IceBucketChallenge is everywhere. Celebrities, individuals and companies all over the world are doing it and Facebook feeds are clogged up with the latest of your friends to have been nominated. If you haven’t been nominated yet, it’s only a matter of time. We’ve seen Arsenal football players get revenge on the referee with a nomination; Alex Salmond nominate David Cameron at a time...

Rise In Skin Cancer: Who’s To Blame?

By Tom Parker With the news yesterday that cases of skin cancer have almost doubled over the last 5 years in the UK, the question we should be asking is who or what is to blame? Many of us love a tan and enjoy nothing more than lying around on a beach somewhere, but do you think of the consequences that it may have on the health on your skin? We live in a society that values not only a...

Female Facial Rejuvenation Made Simple

By Laura Casewell @CasewellEditor As we get older it’s hard to ignore the visible signs of ageing, especially when it comes to our face. Forever exposed to the elements and responsible for our endless expressions, your face rarely stops moving. Every day, squinting, furrowing your brow and even laughing contribute to the slow but sure appearance of frown and crows feet. Of course, all of this means - along with the irrepressible natural ageing process - our skin starts to...

How to Reverse Sun Damage

By Dr Barbara Kubicka Don’t be fooled by the title of this article… The first thing you need to know about sun damage is that it is unfortunately irreversible. It is also avoidable and the best treatment is preventing it from happening in the first place. However, with advances in modern aesthetic treatments, there are more and more options to treat the common consequences of over-exposure to the sun. So back to basics… It is by far better not to...

Summertime blues: UK workers stressed

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Two in three employees in the UK (64 per cent) are placed under extra pressure over the summer from picking up colleagues’ work during the holiday period, according to Bupa. The research, which combines the views of 2,000 UK workers, shows that more than two in five (44 per cent) face a ‘dramatic’ workload increase during the summer. This is due to too many people going away at the same time in over half (54...

Men win the battle of break-up etiquette

By Steve Taggart They’re often painted as the villains when it comes to big screen break-ups, but men are actually more likely than women to play by the break-up rules, according to new research. The research, by online smartphone retailer Mobiles.co.uk, reveals that the majority (60%) of men end their relationships face-to-face, compared to 55% of women. They’re also more likely to have ‘the talk’ over the phone (41%), with just 1 in 5 (18%) doing the dirty work over...

Affairs in the workplace aren’t always as they seem

 By Sara Davison @SDDivorceCoach   The headlines are often full of stories about affairs, almost to the point where they have become an accepted part of married life. Infidelity affects people from all walks of life, from celebrities hooking up with their dance partners on Strictly Come Dancing, housewives and their personal trainers to bosses and their PA's.    The excuses or reasons are often the same "We became close as we were spending a lot of time together" Or...

The World Celebrates Michael Jackson’s 56th Birthday

By Charlotte Stringer, Style Editor at STYLIGHT.co.uk With a new album, hologram performances and still more controversy than you can shake a stick at, the media hype around Michael Jackson lives on over five years after his death. However, as what would have been his 56th birthday approaches (29th August), we've taken the opportunity to look back at Michael's top ten fashion trademarks. From his iconic penny loafers, to that red leather 'Thriller' jacket, and his now unforgettable white 'Smooth...

London men require most help when it comes to DIY

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Bank holidays, like this one, are generally spent resting, drinking or indulging in the UK’s favourite past time…DIY. Well it appears that this might not strictly be the case anymore, especially for men, traditionally the seen as the master builder of the household - AKA the first to A & E after hammering their thumb. Recent consumer research by on-demand cleaning and repair service Handybook has found that 1 in 3 UK men have had to employ a...

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