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Did I accidentally sexualise children by dressing up as a school girl?

(Picture: Metro/ Rebecca Reid) I think there’s a chance that my fancy dress costume of choice might be guilty of sexualising children.  McVitie’s have confirmed that the chocolate is actually on the bottom of their biscuits The other day, while choosing an image to illustrate a story about school dress codes, I paused for a moment, wondering if the picture ...

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Life Is A Beach!

Most of us should connect to this concept. Of course we do, in some way shape or form. Well, actually if I stand by truth then I can honestly say that life is a bitch! I mean how many hardships do we need to go through? How much more sadness does life want to throw at us in order to ...

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7 Burning Questions We Have About This Summer's Glitter Booty Trend

If it hasn’t reached your Instagram feed yet, it’s only a matter of time. According to Cosmopolitan, it was artist Mia Kennington who, inspired by sand, created the glitter derrière, and we’ve got a whole lot of questions that need answering.  1. First, why? 2. Who applies said glitter to one’s buttocks? 3. How does it stick and stay put?  ...

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Five Brands That Are Empowering Women

When it comes to women’s rights and the clothing industry – we want our fashion slow and our gender equality fast! According to Fashion Revolution, “the garment industry is and has historically been one of the most female-dominated industries in the world.” So, when it comes to choosing what to put in our closets, we should keep the women making ...

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Bottomless Prosecco Blowdrys Are Exactly What We've Been Waiting For

It’s a dream come true for sparkling fizz lovers everywhere: Bottomless Prosecco Blowdrys.  Duck & Dry, a hairdressing salon located in London’s Chelsea and the West End, has launched this incredibly enticing offer just in time for Easter.  Priced at £40, you can indulge in copious amounts of Prosecco whilst getting a blow dry on a Thursday, ahead of the weekend’s ...

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How The Growth Of Athleisure Has Been A Shot In The Arm For Girl Power

One semantic stretch too far? You’d be surprised at how retail reality reflects emerging memes. More specifically, are we spending more on the way we live rather than the way we might want to live? It’s a case in point as far as consumer spending in the fashion sector is concerned. Yes, it seems that we’ve finally hit on the ...

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Leopard Print Hair Is Trending, Here's Everything You Need To Know About It

A photo of the statement-making ‘do was recently shared on Instagram by salon Bleach London, and it quickly racked up more than 7,000 likes and queries from people wanting to try the trend.  So we spoke to Eric Pascarelli, the hair stylist behind the ‘do to get the lowdown. “The idea for the look came from my client. Although I ...

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The Invisible Women – Our Culture's Obsession With Youth

Young women have an acute understanding of what the power of youth means, particularly when it comes to sexuality. Youth is something that is so sought after – we long to be able to capture our physical youth through beauty products and surgery. Youth opens many doors to exploring your appearance and sexuality, and we are so encompassed in it ...

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Meet Waldo, the happiest hedgehog you’ll ever see

(Picture: Mercury Press) Waldo is a very happy hedgehog. No wonder, really. He’s very small, very cute, and lives a lovely life with his owner Niki Brown. Marathon training: tapering off the long runs So it’s no surprise he’s always smiling. But when Waldo was first adopted, he wasn’t quite as cheery. Niki spotted little Waldo on social media, and ...

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Seven Tips For Glowing Skin Using Only Natural Remedies

Image Courtesy The skin is undoubtedly one of the most important organs in the human body. It’s your body’s first line of defense against elements such as ultraviolet radiation, pollution, germs, and physical harm. As a result, your skin is vulnerable to superficial injuries and symptoms caused by irritations and infections. Whilst completely normal, having bad skin may diminish your ...

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