• Salt Awareness Week - What's your intake?

    From March 26, Salt Awareness Week will be focusing on stroke prevention due to the large amount of evidence linking salt with raised blood pressure and stroke risk. World Action On Salt and Health (WASH) was established in 2005 and is a global group with the mission to improve the health of populations throughout the world by achieving a gradual reduction in salt intake. Strong evidence links our current high salt intake to high blood pressure. High blood pressure is the main cause of strokes and a major cause of heart attacks and heart failures, the most common causes of death and

  • Victoria Beckham goes for the chop

    She shocked fans by tweeting a picture of her discarded hair on a salon floor, writing: “Chopped it off!”. Then Victoria Beckham stepped out shortly afterward to show off her new ‘do for spring. Indulging in some retail therapy on Melrose Boulevard, the 37-year-old looked lovely with her new mid-length tresses.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO SEE VICTORIA'S HAIRSTYLES THROUGH THE YEARS Celebrity hairdresser Ken Paves, (pictured below) who is also a friend of Eva Longoria, was responsible for her makeover. The star snipper replied to her tweet, saying: "Oh yes we did! That sure is a lot of hair on the

  • Revealed: The secret to Victoria Beckham's flawless skin

    All eyes were on Victoria Beckham at Eva Longoria's 37th birthday party, as she showed off perfect skin and a youthful glow. The fashion designer has recently revealed that the secret behind her flawless complexion is clever makeup tricks and a skincare regime. A fan of the Hollywood range Per-fekt Beauty, Victoria was introduced to the brand by famed makeup artist Liz Pugh who creates looks for celebrities including Keira Knightley and Eva Green.   Per-fekt Skin Perfection Gel is a multi-tasking formula which helps improve skin-tone, maintain hydration and reduce the appearance of redness and large pores, leaving skin with an airbrushed appearance. Known for being a hit

  • 'Upper Class Red': Virgin Atlantic adds flair to the air

    Virgin Atlantic has made its first foray into beauty. The glamorous airline has launched a lipstick to match its cabin crew’s uniform. ‘Upper Class Red’, in collaboration with bareMinerals, has been created with frequent fliers in mind.   A make-up artist for the brand said that it contains “micronized freshwater pearl powder which hydrates the lips alleviating the effects of cabin air pressure." The product will debut on-board flight A330 from London to New York, where all the crew will be wearing the colour, and all passengers on the flight with be generously gifted with a sample.     For everyone else, the