Dehydration

  • 1 Helping hands against the cold
    The calendar may not yet say it's winter, but the cold is beginning to nip, and, along with our faces, our hands are one of the first places we notice the lower temperatures. It's not just the discomfort...

  • 2 How menopause affects your skin
    When menopause is mentioned, we tend to think of hot flushes as the most common symptom, but they certainly aren't the only one. Along with changes to blood vessels, bones and metabolism, a lot of women...

  • 3 Healthy skin is well hydrated skin
    Depending on where you're living, you may well be wondering if we are actually going to have a summer this year. Wherever you are, though, the chances are that the sun will suddenly appear and take you...

  • 4 Your summer home work-out in just ten steps
    “I know I should exercise in summer, but I just can't be bothered!” If that's the way you feel, then be reassured that there are plenty of others just like you. After all, summer's the time for sitting...

  • 5 Know your allies and enemies in the fight for youthful eyes
    The skin around the eyes is fine and delicate and almost entirely lacking in sebaceous glands. This makes it a very delicate and vulnerable area and it's here that wrinkles and signs of ageing begin to...

  • 6 Spring into the new season
    We've had the spring equinox and spring is officially with us; the days are getting longer, the birds are nesting, gardens are bursting with life, and everywhere is brighter and lighter. Maybe you'd like...

  • 7 New Year skin care
    Hopefully you enjoyed a wonderful Christmas season with friends and family; sadly, though, all that festive fun won't have done your complexion any favours. And it isn't just your face that will have suffered:...

  • 8 Fresh ideas for hot days
    Even Jane Austen, that most genteel of English ladies, complained that the hot weather kept her “in a continual state of inelegance.” It's certainly true that when temperatures rise, tempers...

  • 9 Flying beauty tips
    If you're lucky enough to be heading off for an exotic holiday this summer, the chances are that it's preceded by a plane journey, maybe even quite a long fight. So, you've treated yourself to some new...

  • 10 On the road: wise eating, safe driving
    Just because your holiday starts with a long car journey it's no reason to leave good eating habits by the wayside. In Spain, where holidays are taken very seriously and the summer 'exodus' is expected...

  • 11 Air Conditioning: too cool to be good for you?
    Not so many years ago, air conditioning was a luxury vouchsafed only to the privileged few; now, though, it's the norm in many offices and public transport systems, so it's a part of our lives whether...



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