The 10 best protein powders

The 10 best protein powders to whip you into shape for 2018 Protein shakes have an image problem. Historically, their marketing has focused on images of pumped up men trying to emulate charismatic Austrians (we love you Arnie!), instantly alienating half of the population in one fell swoop. The common misconception among women was that taking protein shakes would mean being lumped with a load of muscle. But the protein world has had a bit of a shake up this decade, with products specifically targeting the female demographic as the health and fitness benefits of supplementing your diet with protein (besides the muscle building) are becoming more widely known and promoted. “Protein shakes are really useful for anyone who is doing a form of… Read More →

Photo agency bans retouched advertising

Photo agency bans Photoshopped images of women Consumers have made it clear that they no longer want to see photoshopped or retouched advertising – and brands are finally listening. US drug-store giant CVS is the most recent company to announce an end to photoshopped advertisements – and the decision by America’s largest drugstore chain has the potential to influence other companies to do the same. ADVERTISING inRead invented by Teads Announcing the change, CVS Pharmacy President Helena Foulkes said: As a woman, mother and president of a retail business whose customers predominantly are women, I realise we have a responsibility to think about the messages we send to the customers we reach each day.” READ MORE Top global photo agency… Read More →

Jow Wicks Food to avoid revealed!

Joe Wicks the body Coach has successfully made a multi million pound business in helping men and  women loose weight through his clean eating programs. Joe has revealed the one food he would never eat are are fast food chains, and said: “Any deep fried stuff. It’s the oils they use that aren’t good for you, rather than [whatever is in them, like] the chicken. They’re cheap, so they use all sorts of c***.” While many of us tuck into a take away for a ‘treat’ on the weekends, Joe’s approach to making healthy alternatives means you don’t have to miss out or give up anything! His eating clean and Hit work out plans make inches drop off  in a matter… Read More →

Small changes to a smaller waist!

12 top slimming tips ! Green Tea Green tea is an excellent complement to drinking water and it especially great for those who need more flavour and variety but want to stay hydrated. Green tea is loaded with antioxidants and catechins that are linked to weight loss. Studies have shown that the catechins prevent the accumulation of body fat, and can increase your body temperature slightly so you burn more calories. Green tea is also a great source of caffeine, which also helps you burn calories and fat. The recommended dose of green tea per day is 2 to 3 cups.   Eggs for breakfast Eggs have all sorts of health benefits and they’re packed full of protein. Eating them… Read More →

TOP TIPS TO GROW YOUR HAIR LONG

 12 Tricks for Growing Your Hair Really, Really Long Are you someone who finds growing hair a challenge? Our busy lifestyles can leave us with less time for getting ready, meaning more straightening, tying our hair up & no time for treatments! There is there is hope four all of us short haired beauties yet! I found these top 12 tricks really helpful to understanding how we cause more damage to our hair daily, and maybe theres a chance to grow your dream locks after all! 1. Remember that it can’t grow overnight. Unless your scalp unleashes new strands like a Chia Pet, gaining new length is going to take time. “Hair typically only grows about a quarter of an inch… Read More →

MIW Reviews – Sparkling Jewellery

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!!   Ok so when have we ever needed an excuse to shop !! If you feel like treating yourself or a friend, this might just be the gift to mark the sparkle of any friendship. I came across Sparkling Jewellery on Twitter earlier this year when their  iconic double coin necklace captured my attention. After visiting their website and seriously crushing over the entire range, I was super excited that Sparkling Jewellery kindly sent me some lovely pieces for our MIW Review feature. They arrived gorgeously packaged in a bright orange bag full of goodies, the jewellery itself came individually packed into pretty mesh pouches inside a bright orange box. The quality was incredible and… Read More →

Bikini Body building challenge

I took on a 12 week bikini body building challenge to tone up my post baby body ! Juggling breast feeding, sleepless nights & finding time for my husband, getting back in shape was a challenge.   Once I got into the swing of motherhood & established a routine, I craved some much needed me time. As with any kind of quest for a healthy lifestyle, support is a major factor to succeeding. I wanted to achieve a complete lifestyle change, to kick unhealthy eating habits and tone up my body. I decided to look for some expert help ! Through my research I came across a UK based Fitness Coach Michelle Brannan, Michelle is a IFBB Professional Athlete & Founder of UK’s number… Read More →

The Un-sporty Mum

Ok…. let me confirm from the get go, my little family are NOT the sporty type. We don’t revel in long hikes, we don’t all trundle up on our bikes and go for family rides nor do my husband and I have sporty hobbies. We are active of course but not in that ‘sporty’ way. At age 11, I was told that I would never been the athletic type. I was in the 2nd group (B team) at school for PE and with my curvy hips and large boobs things like long distance track or active type games requiring a less than attractive sports bra fitting at our local C&A, just didn’t fit well with my cool school cred. I… Read More →

Which colours attract men

Get Your Colours Right for Dating Success By our self-help expert and dating coach Dr Pam Spurr In my new book on dating I’ve covered how the colours you wear say so much about your personality when you go on a date. Of course every fashionista knows how colour can make a killer impact, but for the rest of us it can be a mystery.  We know the basics like if you want someone to notice you then definitely wear red. But something like black can be either sexy and sensual or conservative. In my new dating guide I mention how when certain colours work better – or worse – at creating attraction and sexual chemistry. So don’t forget you definitely… Read More →

CoppaFeel! Free Spray Tan days

Knowing your boobs can save lives! YES YOU YOU HEARD US RIGHT – FREE SPRAY TANS!!!!! Coppa Feel ! Is no ordinary charity, it was founded by an incredibly inspiring young lady Kiristin Hallenga, a girl who’s strength & courage has enabled her to dedicate her own fight for life into raising awareness and spreading the kick ass message to young girls & guys about the importance of self checking. As part of Breast cancer awareness month, Professional tanning services I Rang a Tan Fake Bake and Hutton Moor Leisure centre invite you & your #Breastmates‬ to come & Self-Check (All information packs/cards given out on the day) before receiving a complimentry FREE SPRAY TAN. The lovely girls in Creche are also their to provide FREE CHILDCARE whilst… Read More →