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How to switch up your skincare routine for winter

How to switch up your skincare routine for winter

Beauty, Fashion
Winter is officially here. Now that the temperature has dropped, you probably thought about making changes in your wardrobe. But what about your skincare routine? As the weather gets cooler, it is worth switching things up a bit. We don't realise this but falling temperatures outside and indoor heating are some of the factors that can affect our skin and make it prone to dehydration and sensitivity. Sprinkle some wind and lack of sunshine on top of that, and you have the perfect recipe for a dull skin. Having said that, here are some of our best tips for staying radiant during these dark winter days.   Change your cleanser If you like using a foaming cleanser, put that away right now. They're good for summer when sweat is a big issue but during winter you need somethin...
DIY guide to brighten up your winter blues

DIY guide to brighten up your winter blues

Society
The subject of mental health in the UK is once again colouring this morning’s headlines. A government pledge to offer better mental-health services and support to schools has been announced, assuring a maximum waiting-time of just four weeks. Seemingly, different forms of mental illness enclose the dark winter months of the year, often urging us to sink into a bitter-sweet or horrific melancholia. However, there are some efficient ways to fight it, without digging too deep into your pocket or quitting your job to make a move to a tropical destination. You're welcome!  As to the BBC’s report, the NHS figures appoint that last year, in the UK, 1 in 10 girls aged 16-17 were referred to mental health specialists. Principally, about 50% of mental illnesses start prior to age 14. The governme
Six surprising reasons to visit the park this winter

Six surprising reasons to visit the park this winter

Featured, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle
With the cold and flu symptoms lurking around, all we want to do is lock ourselves indoors, nestle up on the couch and light the fire.  But contrary to what many believe, winter is actually the perfect season to get out of the house - no, not to the nightclub, but to any parks or open spaces close by. Even just by taking a short stroll during the day, you are doing your body great wonders that cannot be offered by the interiors of your own house. Below we've listed six great health benefits that parks have to offer almost all year round. Parks encourage exercise It’s important to try and get active every day of the year, but during winter we all lose motivation. However, science shows that you burn more calories when exercising during winter because your body works harder to warm i
Films you don’t want to miss this winter

Films you don’t want to miss this winter

Entertainment, Film & TV
Words: Claudia Jackson | Subbing: Tracey Popoola With the days getting colder, it seems like the perfect time to catch up on the films that are coming out. So grab a hot chocolate and see which films we have picked that you are not going to want to miss.   Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool Director: Paul McGuigan Starring: Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Vanessa Redgrave, Julie Waters After fleeing the glitz of Hollywood, ex Hollywood star and siren Gloria Grahame heads to Liverpool, finds love and then discovers she has breast cancer. This true story is a heart warmer for the cold winter months and a must see. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_zpvLAnOaM   Ingrid Goes West Director: Matt Spicer Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr, Wyatt...
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