Health & Beauty

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Health: Healthy Ice Cream

Everyone loves ice cream on a hot sunny day but what if you’re trying to be healthy? The BritMums community have come to the rescue with this round-up of healthy ice cream recipes and reviews.   I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love ice cream but finding alternatives when you’re on a restricted diet (such…

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4 women try Skin Republic’s best selling face mask

Sheet masks have proliferating the aisle of chemists and beauty stores in an effort to make us more beautiful. Skin Republic has launched a range of super hydrating hydrogel sheet masks to cater to this market. Scientifically formulated and dermatologist tested, these moisture-boosting masks combine the latest advances in skincare with natural plant extracts to…

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5 ‘No equipment’ exercises to do in your garden this spring

Getting more exercise is something most of us could do with, whether it’s to lose weight, improve heart and lung health, increase strength or simply for stress relief. But in reality getting to the gym or classes isn’t always convenient whether it’s busy work schedules, childcare, or the cost that’s standing in our way.  …

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Non surgical cosmetic procedures for after pregnancy

Pregnancy is amazing. We have just created a real, breathing, beautiful new life for our world. And while we may have just performed a miracle, pregnancy can be tough on a woman’s body. From the rapid weight gain (and subsequent loss), to expanding skin, to an eight-pound infant pressing against your internal organs for months…

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Are new mums really body proud?

As Mothercare launches its body proud campaign to empower new mums, blogger and new mum Jax Buckland questions whether new mums really are proud of their bodies. The Mothercare campaign is fantastic – pictures of real mums holding their newborn babies and showing their postpartum bodies. Most have stretch marks, loose skin and extra weight…

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