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Wellbeing

“Is scrolling on my phone at bedtime really that bad for me?”

A 30-year-old social media editor struggles to balance her tech use.

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Stylist Team
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Beauty

7 women on the CBD products they truly rate

Anyone else totally confused by the world of CBD?

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Shannon Peter
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Sleep Diaries: “How can I keep my energy levels up with a new baby?”
Sleep

“What happens if you drink caffeine before bed?”

Dr Nerina Ramlakhan has some advice for a busy mum who keeps drinking Pepsi Max at dinnertime.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Stylist's Sleep Diaries: why do I keep waking up at 2am?
Sleep

“Is it really so bad to go to bed late?”

Dr Nerina Ramlakhan has some advice for a stressed-out lawyer who keeps heading to bed after midnight.

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Stylist Team
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“Why do I have such vivid dreams during my period?”

Dr Nerina Ramlakhan advises a woman whose intense menstrual cramps keep her up at night.

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Health

Is ‘period flu’ real? We asked an expert to explain

A health expert explains why we feel run down before our periods.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

The physical symptoms of burnout to keep an eye out for while WFH

From delayed periods to headaches and dizziness, these are the tell-tale signs.

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Lauren Geall
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Period advert.
Life

This shame-busting video just joined the fight to show real periods on our screens

“We’ve been made to feel gross, made to feel like we’ve got no choice…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Skincare

Period skincare is on the rise, but does the science support it?

One writer finds out.

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Bethany Fulton
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Life

Why Superdrug’s new period products for “people who menstruate” are so important

It’s about time we got rid of the idea that a woman = someone who has periods.

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Lauren Geall
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Here's the exacerbating truth of working with PMDD
Long Reads

The exacerbating reality of working with chronic PMS

Women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder have found working from home life-changing but what's going to happen when lockdown eventually eases?

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Raifa Rafiq
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Victoria Sanusi
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From miscarriages to menopause: why we need to be open about our health stories

Candice Brathwaite and Lauren Mahon are encouraging women to talk about their health and intimate experiences.

Banned Tampax advert in Ireland.
Life

This banned advert has sparked a debate about period shaming

A Tampax advert received 150 complaints in Ireland.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Life

This is the reality behind the viral period video that everyone is talking about

#WombStories is trending on Twitter, and rightly so…

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Hollie Richardson
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Period poverty in lockdown.
Life

Lockdown is seriously impacting period poverty – here’s how you can help

Demand for period products is on the rise.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Strong Women

Try these yoga poses to help ease period pain

Yoga teacher Sarah Highfield explains how gentle movement can help with cramps.

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Chloe Gray
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Life

Why fans are praising I May Destroy You’s period sex scene

The third episode of Michaela Coel’s hit new series aired last night.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

4 things I’ve learned fighting to end period poverty

And why it’s more important than ever...

In partnership with
The Body Shop
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Emily Badiozzaman
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5 things you can do to help combat period poverty during this pandemic

Because periods don’t stop in a crisis

Life

4 activists on why we need to change the period narrative

Because everyone needs access to products, particularly in a pandemic

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The Body Shop