Men’s Health Week runs from 11 – 17 June, and the organisation behind it are continuing their missions to improve awareness of men’s health, invest in research and target the big killers of men, from mental health to cancer. This year, they’re focussing on Diabetes.
Before we know it, the school summer holidays will be upon us, and parents everywhere will be desperately trying to combat cries of, “I’m bored!”. This summer, battle the lure of the screens, put the phones down and pack away the X-Box and get your kids outside instead. It’s time for the digital detox, and we’ve got some ideas to help you.
Sun care can be a bit of a nightmare if you’re battling oily skin. Your already clogged pores get another dose of oil from greasy sun creams, and this can trigger excess shine or a breakout on your face. We’ve gathered some of the best options that are non-greasy and oily skin friendly.
NHS England have released a list of 35 common conditions that will no longer be treated on prescription. The conditions chosen are short-term or minor conditions that can be treated by the patient with self-care, or over-the-counter medicines. Vulnerable patients and prescriptions for long-term conditions will not be affected.
Keeping your skin in top notch condition can be difficult. The changing seasons, central heating, pollution, hormones and even the food you eat can all have a big impact on the health and appearance of your skin. Working out what your skin is in need of can be tricky, but never fear. We have the answers, and the products to help.
On Chemist Direct, you can now shop Expert Skincare and find a wide range of Dermaskin products to help you keep your skin looking it’s best. But before you can shop, you need to identify your skin type, and any conditions.
Inspired by Chelsea Flower Show to get some florals going in your own garden? Gardening can be the perfect activity to get children involved, to encourage tiny green fingers. But what can you grow that your little one will enjoy?
Until recently, most of us probably wouldn’t have thought of using activated charcoal as an ingredient on our beauty products, but there’s been a boom in cleansers, masks and even toothpastes containing the black stuff.
Activated charcoal has actually long been used in hospitals as part of treatments for alcohol poisoning, as the charcoal grabs onto toxins into the stomach and absorbs them before the body can. The same logic applies to charcoal in beauty; it sucks up dirt and oil and washes them away when you rinse.
Lots of us add a little extra padding over the Winter, as we stay indoors more and fill up on comfort foods. If you’ve got some extra winter weight to shed, ready for bikini season, we’ve got the products to give you a helping hand.
Britain has got wedding fever, with the upcoming wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and an estimated 221,000 weddings taking place in the UK this year. If you’ve got a summer wedding to go to, you might be worried about keeping your hair in place, fighting heat, sweat and all-day wear. These products will help you create and maintain your wedding hairstyle, even if you’re rubbing shoulders with the royals.
If you’re currently going through weaning with your baby, you may have noticed they’re far more interested in feeding themselves than in being fed. Babies’ instincts are to bring things up to their mouths, so try offering them small foods they can pick up themselves. Feeding themselves is good practice for hand-eye co-ordination and sets off those touch receptors in baby’s fingers, encouraging their curiosity. If you’re running low on ideas for interesting foods to tempt with, we’ve gathered our favourite fun finger foods for baby weaning.