Winter skincare strategies

Winter is here, bringing with it the annual battle against chapped lips and flaky skin. Every year we find ourselves sloughing on extra servings of the same old products, hoping to fend off the dreaded winter dryness. But to really give your skin the hydration it's craving at...
Nutritionist, author and TV health expert Amanda Hamilton reveals her tips for keeping teeth beautifully white. Everybody loves a nice set of pearly whites, and while specialist toothpastes may help, it’s definitely worth thinking about the cause, rather than simply treating the symptoms. Tooth discoloration occurs in two forms: extrinsic,...

Varicose vein treatment

Do you have unsightly leg veins that make you shudder at the thought of getting your legs out in summer? H&F Chief sub Emma Lewis got hers checked out… I have pale Celtic skin, so unluckily for me, any imperfections show up quite obviously. I have a patch of...

Be a natural beauty

Looking for a natural way to look and feel your best? Carun manufactures high-quality skincare and supplements made from organic active hemp, extracted from Cannabis Sativa, famous for a host of healing properties. Carun Active Hemp products are high in cannabinoids and terpenes - the beneficial compounds of cannabis...
Your skin is the mirror to your health and wellbeing so it’s also the first organ to show the signs of ageing. You can’t stop the clock or avoid the ageing process but, by introducing a few good daily habits, such as the 10 revealed here, you can...
Want to fight the winter freeze? Pull on your apron and whip up these delicious beauty treats! When the going gets cold, the moisture gets going - and we all dash to the beauty counters for the latest hydrating masks, creams and more. But, hey, if you can make your...

Are you over-moisturising?

When your skin is dry and dehydrated, it’s tempting to slather on a thick layer of cream. But you could be harming your skin and wasting your money. ‘On average, your skin can only absorb up to 60 per cent of what you use on it,’ says Hilery...

5 gym beauty tricks

A good workout can make you feel amazing: brimming with energy and buzzing with mood-boosting endorphins.  But unfortunately the benefits of a gym session don’t always extend to your looks. From sweaty skin to greasy locks, a trip to the gym can leave your skin and hair looking more than a little...
Sensitive soles? Tough skin on your tootsies? Pounding the pavement can wreak havoc on your feet and make training a painful experience. Here’s our guide to beating the most common runner’s ailments and revitalising your feet. The problem: black toenailsThis is the result of ill-fitting footwear (too tight or...

Guilt free beauty treats

If you’re on a health kick, streamlining your diet is the first step to reaching your goals. Out goes the caffeine, sugar, salt and carbs, and in comes the fresh fruit and veg, healthy fats, lean meat and wholegrains. Hey, it’s a good plan – but don’t ditch...