• Water Babies: The importance of teaching children how to swim

    The sad truth is that children have accidents in and around water, sometimes with devastating consequences. As a parent, one of the ways you can take steps to avoid a tragedy is to get your child water-safe from an early age. Across the country, classes are being run to teach babies and toddlers how to swim. As well as being a valuable life-skill, the lessons are a brilliant way of bonding with your child as their confidence grows in the water.  HELLO! Online chats to Paul Thompson, co-founder of popular swimming school Water Babies, who explains the importance of getting little ones in the

  • Skincare advice: Avoid unsightly blotching in winter months

    The cold has well and truly set in, and the drop in temperature is bad news for our skin, triggering complications for our complexion. Blotching is a common symptom that particularly affects those with sensitive skin. Although purely an aesthetic problem, dermatologists recommend taking precautions as soon as the first signs appear. Why? Because at around 35 or 40 years of age, what started as subtle blotching could result in rosacea, a much more serious dermatological complaint.     HELLO! Online gives you all the essential information you need to know about this unsightly cold weather annoyance. The consequences of the

  • Doing a Demi: Stars who have had a close shave for the big screen

    Charlize Theron has been turning more than a few heads thanks to her super short hair. Having shorn her blonde locks back in June for her latest film role, the Oscar-winner has been keeping her bold new style hidden under a series of hats. But this week she happily unveiled her shaved head as she got to work in Cape Town. Charlize is well known for her dedication to her trade - her dramatic transformation to play serial killer Aileen Wuornos in 2003's Monster helped earn her an Academy Award. CLICK ON IMAGE FOR FULL GALLERY And she is one of a number