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Why become a #MoSista this Movember?

Why become a #MoSista this Movember?

Activism, Featured, Health, Investigations, Society, Specials
Mo Sistas is a way for women to participate in the Movember Movement this month. "I usually pluck it or I wax it. When I was younger, it was very lush – I had a passionate moustache – but it's kind of moved to under my chin now so we'll just see what we get.” The Loose’s Women panellist Nadia Sawalha told her co-panellists on growing her stache this Movember. Sawalha is ditching her wax to show support for her husband who is growing his beard for the movement. Movember began in 2004 in Melbourne, Australia when a bunch of friends decided to grow their moustache and commit to 30 hairy days to raise awareness for prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men’s mental health. It has since become a global men’s health movement. During Novemb

Love Island’s Olivia Buckland urges us all to check and know our bodies as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Olivia Buckland, 23, fiancé to her Love Island lover, Alex Bowen, and mother to French bulldog, Reggie, hasn’t remained a beach babe since her time in the villa. She’s copping a feel too. She’s put her name, and her breasts, to the all important CoppaFeel! Campaign. The campaign raises awareness everywhere to remind men and women to check their chests to catch breast cancer as early as possible - as it’s the most common type of cancer in the UK. The campaign is all about ‘trusting your touch’, featuring Oliva Buckland, Alex Bowen, television presenter AJ Odudu, blogger Anna Newton, and vlogger Lily Pebbles. Voice of London spoke to Olivia Buckland to find out what it was like for herself and her fiancé to feature in their latest camp