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Avocado Eyeshadow Is A Thing Now, And We’re Obsessed

In the last few years, avocado has exploded onto the food scene, creating a splash larger than an oversized dumpling landing in...

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Meet The Brand Revolutionising Period Education

Periods: there’s no topic closer to our hearts here at Pink Parcel. We truly believe that educating the world about menstruation is...

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Arts & Culture

#Femmecraft: How To Make A Vagina Christmas Tree Dec

When did you last dabble in something arty? Maybe not since high school? Or perhaps you’re already a total make-and-do addict? Either...

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Pink Parcel Launches Fashion Line To Fight Period Shame

We’re super excited to announce that Pink Parcel is launching its very own fashion line to challenge period shame! Teaming up with...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Tiff, Content & Creative Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Health & Wellbeing

The Body Experts: How To Fix Bad Posture

Sorry to sound like your mum here, but are you slouching rn? Do you make a point of walking tall, or have...

Pink Parcel

How To Up Your Christmas Spirit On The Go

In just over a week you’ll be nestled in with the fam for a day of food, gift-giving and celebration! But if...

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Three Reasons Why You Can’t Miss January’s Pink Parcel

January marks the start of a brand new year and we’re pretty damn excited. Now, we might be going against the wave...

Arts & Culture

Cravings Corner: For When You Want To Eat Mince Pies

Yep, the silly season is here and what better way to get into the spirit than with a bit of Crimbo baking....

Beauty

6 Party Prep Fails And How To Fix Them

Preening, prepping, pampering – oh it all feels fabulous, and as we slide towards Christmas, a little self-love should be way up...

Pink Parcel

This Earl Grey Martini Cocktail Is Christmas Magic

A good cuppa is like a comfort blanket when your period arrives; that’s why we make sure there’s a teabag in each...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Susana, Brand Partnerships

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Health & Wellbeing

The Body Experts: What To Do About Wind

Anyone who’s ever held in a fart at work, or battled with bloat on the day you want to wear bodycon, will...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Periods: What To Expect In Your 20s, 30s & 40s

Just as our skin, hair and body shape can change in our 20s, 30s and 40s, it should be no surprise that...

Beauty

The Nail Polish Brand Championing All-Natural Beauty

We’ve always been aware of what we put *in* our bodies, but what about what we put *on* them? Gone are the...

Health & Wellbeing

5 Self Love Spa Breaks You Need To Book RN

There’s nothing like the warm cocoon of a hotel spa, being swaddled in a gigantic fluffy robe and doing SFA for a...

Pink Parcel

The PP Team Talk You Through December’s ‘Metallic Edit’

Santa has nothing on December’s Pink Parcel! This month, we’re bringing you the ultimate edit of beauty and lifestyle products to see...

3 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss December’s Pink Parcel

Our lovely Pink Parcel team talk you through three of this month’s hero products: English Laundry’s Signature Purse Spray, Maggie Anne’s Nail...

Beauty

How To Get That Glossy Highlight Glow In Seconds

Between #girlbossing your job, keeping your bullet journal up to date (if you haven’t got one yet, where have you been?), drinking...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Natalia, Campaign Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Health & Wellbeing

The Body Experts: What’s The Deal With Endometriosis

If you have heavy or painful periods, with pain after sex and spotting, you could be experiencing symptoms of endometriosis. With one in...

Beauty

These Shiny Christmas Nails Are #ManiGoals

In case you hadn’t heard our Christmas clutch has landed! Packed with over £100 worth of party essentials, it’s the ultimate stocking...

Arts & Culture

Cravings Corner: For When You Want To Eat Sponge

We’re *totally* on board with all things undressed. We love a nude make up palette, believe all bodies are beautiful in the...

Beauty

The Five Pink Shop Picks We Know You’ll Want

Have you heard? The Pink Shop has launched! Meet the glossy one-stop shop for all your beauty and lifestyle needs. Whether you...

Pink Parcel

PP’s Christmas Clutch Is Here! (And It’s Unreal)

We’re a helpful bunch here at Pink Parcel. Along with your period essentials, we bring you some of life’s little luxuries each...

Beauty

Self-Love 101: How To Be Your Own Beauty Therapist

Why waste your time and cash holed up at the salon? Instead, take some inspo from the treatment room and do your...

Health & Wellbeing

What’s The Deal With All The Different Milks RN?

Since when did buying a pint of milk become such a complex decision making process? If you’ve ever stood shivering at the...

Health & Wellbeing

The Body Experts: Preparing Your Body To Conceive

Granted, when you don’t actually want to make a baby, plenty of time and effort during your “fertile years” will be spent...

Pink Parcel

Why The PP Squad Are Loving November’s Pink Parcel

We know this month has been pretty full on with preparing for the festive season, but you lovely lot have still spared...

Arts & Culture

Travel Spotlight: Take A Trip To Graz, Austria

Graz: Austria’s answer to Berlin. Mingle with the lively locals (and a fair few Austrian students as the city is home to...

Health & Wellbeing

7 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Mornings

How many life goals have you set yourself so far? Like, a trillion? All those people to meet, mountains to climb, things...

Health & Wellbeing

Skincare Trends To Work Into Your Pamper Schedule

So hands up who’s totally bored of their beauty routine? Or maybe you just want to switch up your current simple skincare...

Beauty

Power Pouts: Four Women Talk Lipstick Confidence

You’re getting ready in front of the mirror; what’s the last thing you do? Is it a spritz of hairspray, or a...

Health & Wellbeing

Here’s How To Kick Your PMS Salt Cravings

Every women has a different pre-period craving, but for many the devil is salt! Even though salt tastes darn good, it doesn’t...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

The Body Experts: Facts to Know About Your Period Flow

Without stating the obvious, a period is the most visible, outward sign of a functioning menstrual cycle (like, duh). But along with...

Health & Wellbeing

The 5 Signs You Need More Self-Love In Your Life

Sure, taking care of yourself involves a body scrub, sorting out your toe nails and deploying a much-needed hair mask, but it...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

When It Comes To Your Period, How Heavy Is Heavy?

It’s always worth noting how wonderfully unique women’s bodies are. Our boobs come in different sizes, our vaginas are totally individual, and...

Health & Wellbeing

The No BS Ways To Tackle Seasonal Affective Disorder

Whether you have a touch of the winter blues, or just that your sofa slothing is off the scale, there’s no doubt...

Pink Parcel

Three Reasons Why You Can’t Miss December’s Pink Parcel

From your desk, to the bar, to the dinner table, December is full of festive cheer. Here at Pink Parcel, we like...

Health & Wellbeing

It Happened To Me: I Learnt To Live With My Interstitial Cystitis

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Five Thought-Provoking Images Of Periods

Bleeding is normal, natural and healthy, but there’s still a long way to go before all the social taboos surrounding periods are...

Health & Wellbeing

The Body Experts: Are Hormones Killing Your Libido?

Libido, or sex drive as it’s more commonly known, is the magical mojo that governs lust, desire and the urge to reproduce...

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Christmas Clutch

Packed with over £100 worth of gorgeous treats, we’ve got your back throughout the party...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Wait, Could Your Period Be What’s Giving You Nightmares?

Did you have a strange or scary dream last night? Chances are you’re ovulating. Studies have linked changes in body temperature with...

Pink Parcel

The PP Team Talk You Through November’s Pink Parcel

Ladies, your social calendar is about to go into overdrive. However, instead of braving the cold temperatures and early Christmas shoppers, grab...

Arts & Culture

Cravings Corner: For When You Want To Eat Chocolate Bark

Calling all choc addicts. If you’re not already down with chocolate bark, you sure need to be – this hunk of joy...

3 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss November’s Pink Parcel

Our lovely Pink Parcel team talk you through three of this month’s hero products: Lipcote’s Lipstick Sealer, Nail HQ’s All In One...

Arts & Culture

#Femmecraft: How To Make Your Own Feminist Tee

When did you last dabble in something arty? Maybe not since high school? Or perhaps you’re already a total make-and-do addict? Either...

Health & Wellbeing

Surprising Things That Happen During Your Menstrual Cycle

When it comes to our periods, tummy cramps, tender boobs and a teary mood are things we expect as standard. But did...

Health & Wellbeing

I Went Vegan For A Month And Here’s What Happened

Veganism is without a doubt the biggest food and wellbeing trend among millennials RN. According to a study by the Vegan Society, the number of...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: How Can PCOS Affect My Fertility?

Whether you’re wanting a baby now, sometime soon or indeed *ever*, it goes without saying that fertility is an important part of...

Health & Wellbeing

How Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Calms Busy Minds

There’s no doubt that stress is capable of some pretty complex stuff. And, there’s even less doubt that allowing yourself a moment...

Arts & Culture

Cravings Corner: For When You Want To Eat Toast

Everyone loves toast, it’s the ultimate snack food after all, but how adventurous do you get when spreading your bread? If the...

Arts & Culture

The Fashion Line Uniting Women With Its Girl Power Motto

These days, it feels like every company has figured out – or are at least trying to figure out – how they...

Health & Wellbeing

4 Healthy Reasons For Eating Pumpkin RN

Sure, carving up a Halloween lantern is all kinds of fun, but don’t forget about *actually* eating a pumpkin this year. Whether...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Period Talk: These Artists Are Asking Us To Embrace Our Periods

The word period is not dirty. It doesn’t matter how many times we say it, sadly it still needs reiterating. While recently...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Can Discharge And Bleeding Mean Gonorrhoea?

It’s the second most common sexually transmitted infection in the UK after chlamydia, but how much do you *really* know about gonorrhoea?...

Health & Wellbeing

So, When Actually Is The Best Time To Check Your Boobs?

Incase you hadn’t heard us shouting about it already, it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Which means we’re talking about boobs every single week....

Arts & Culture

10 Facts About Animal Reproduction That Are Weird AF

Here at PP, we can’t get enough of info about our inner and outer bits. Honestly, we’re *total* vagina geeks. And it’s...

Arts & Culture

Stand Up To Cancer! How One Brave Woman Is Fighting Back

Cancer sucks. Whether you’re experiencing it first-hand or your loved ones are going through it, you’ll know the fight is never easy...

Beauty

Travel Spotlight: Take A Trip To Bari, Italy

Just above the heel of Italy’s boot, Bari with an ‘i’ – not to be confused with Barry, Wales, of Gavin and Stacey fame...

Health & Wellbeing

This Art Movement Is Creating A Convo About Mental Health

Self-expression is a fundamental part of being human, but between meetings, deadlines, giving time to friends and family, exercising and so on...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

5 Things You’re Sick Of Hearing If You Have Heavy, Painful Periods

If you’re lucky enough to have light af periods – the kind that barely register on the pain scale and pass without...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Are Sore Boobs Something To Worry About?

The girls feeling a little tender? Trust us, we feel your pain. There’s nothing worse than worrying your bra is going to...

Pink Parcel

Why The PP Squad Are Loving October’s Pink Parcel

They are plenty of reasons for loving autumn – cosy jumpers, Halloween parties, pumpkin lattes and of course this month’s fabulous Pink...

Health & Wellbeing

Why Fitness Blogger Carly Rowena Swears By Maca

It seems like every day there’s a new superfood, supplement or elixir of life to get excited about. It’s a struggle to...

Arts & Culture

Cravings Corner: For When You Want To Eat Vegan Cake

More and more millennials are switching to a vegan diet, according to a recent study by the Vegan Society. But just because...

Arts & Culture

It Happened To Me: I Had A Double Mastectomy To Save My Life

It’s all well and good telling you the stats surrounding breast cancer – more than 4,000 UK women will be diagnosed with breast...

Beauty

The PP Team Talks You Through October’s ‘Pink Edit’

Boobs. Bosom. Breasticles. Whatever you call your lady lumps, its Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, and in light of the cause,...

Beauty

The Blusher Tips That Nobody Ever Told You About

Blusher is the hero in our a/w makeup bag – it adds a flush of colour (yep, we’re missing our summer glow...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Five Reasons Why Chocolate Is Good For Mind, Body And Soul

It’s National Chocolate Week and frankly, there isn’t a celebration that speaks to our soul more. (There’s a reason it’s always in...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

How Coming Off The Pill Messed With My Mental Health

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

Pink Parcel

Three Reasons Why You Can’t Miss November’s Pink Parcel

It’s not just the twinkling high-street lights and colourful firework displays that bring some sparkle to November. Next month’s box, the ‘PP...

Arts & Culture

All About Ikigai – The New Key To Happiness

What got you leaping out of bed this morning? Be honest. Was it the shrill of your alarm (the one you snoozed...

Health & Wellbeing

How You Can Take Care Of Your Body And Mind

Sponsored by Champneys Health Spa We’re on the home stretch now; it’s getting colder and the end of the year is in...

Arts & Culture

#Femmecraft: How To Make An Origami Vagina

When did you last dabble in something arty? Maybe not since high school? Or perhaps you’re already a total make-and-do addict? Either...

Arts & Culture

Travel Spotlight: Take A Trip To Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Less in your face than Amsterdam, but arguably with a little more flair, Rotterdam is the cultural hub of The Netherlands. Coffee...

Arts & Culture

Cravings Corner! For When You Want To Eat Tacos

Our obsession with all things Mexican isn’t set to wane anytime soon. Sure, tequilla rarely turns out to be a good idea,...

Beauty

#TabooTuesday: Everything You NTK About Womb Cancer

Women’s health is something we care about deeply at Pink Parcel. From PMS to sore nipples to cancer, there’s nothing we won’t...

Beauty

Why Botanical Beauty Products Are Super-Soothing For The Skin

Sponsored by Urban Veda If you’ve got sensitive skin, searching for beauty products can be a battlefield of angry blotches, irritation and...

3 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss October’s Pink Parcel

Our lovely Pink Parcel team talk you through three of this month’s hero products – Raw Halo’s artisan chocolate, Urban Veda’s facial...

Arts & Culture

We Meet Creative Collective Gal-Dem To Talk Periods & Girl Power

“Diversity, representation, these are all buzzwords and they need some serious work,” Hannah Gooding, gal-dem’s Lifestyle Editor, told us ahead of the...

Health & Wellbeing

Sync Your Cycle: Workouts To Do At Every Stage Of The Month

It’s no surprise that our energy levels and enthusiasm for exercise go up and down throughout the month – it all depends...

Health & Wellbeing

Burning Up? The Real Reason Why You Can’t Stop Blushing

If you’re a natural born “blusher”, you’ll know full well the deeply uncomfortable feeling of your face turning redder than red. Oww....

Arts & Culture

The Peach And Rhubarb Dessert That’s (Almost) Too Pretty To Eat

Sponsored by The London Tea Company Dessert is top of the agenda when it comes to meal planning for autumn. Oh, yessss....

Health & Wellbeing

Fitness Feels: How Your Period *Really* Affects Your Workout

Ever wondered if athletes are super-human-women, or if they too have days when they’d rather hide under the duvet? Chinese swimmer Fu...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Everything You NTK About Vagina Cancer

Women’s health is something we care about deeply at Pink Parcel. From PMS to sore nipples to cancer, there’s nothing we won’t...

Arts & Culture

The Five Road Trips You Need To Put On Your Bucket List RN

Sponsored by Uber Rides Sitting in the car on the open road has got to be the best mode of transport. Planes...

Health & Wellbeing

10 Surprising Facts You NTK About Your Vagina

Sponsored by Sebamed Feminine Intimate Wash While you might think you’re well acquainted with your vagina, how much do you *actually* know...

Health & Wellbeing

The Magic Of Magnesium Salts: Stick Some In Your Bath Tonight

In an ideal world, we’d nip off to the spa every time we feel a bit meh – there’s nothing like a...

Health & Wellbeing

Gynaecological Cancer: Signs And Symptoms Every Woman Should Know

You’ve probably got to grips with your period by now but what even is life if your monthly cycle doesn’t throw a...

Arts & Culture

Love Bake Off? Then You Won’t Be Able To Live Without *This*

Sponsored by Baked In Okay, so we know there was all that drama with the channel switcheroo and the presenter swap (Mary...

Arts & Culture

Cravings Corner! For When You Want To Eat Berry Bowls

As the dark mornings draw in, give your early starts a boost by making a breakfast smoothie bowl. Not only do these...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Everything You NTK About Vulval Cancer

Women’s health is something we care about deeply at Pink Parcel. From PMS to sore nipples to cancer, there’s nothing we won’t...

Arts & Culture

Meet The Artists Putting Female Power Firmly In The Spotlight

Refinery29 and NARS Cosmetics want to expand upon the dialogue that is currently whirling around about the female form – and they...

Beauty

The Beauty Benefits Of Beetroot, Your Body’s New Saviour

It’s bold, it’s bright and it’s a b*tch for staining your fingers and turning your wee pink. There sure is nothing shy...

Arts & Culture

Cravings Corner: For When You Want To Eat Brownies

Sponsored by Baked In Chocolate is the almighty savior when PMS hits, and brownies are definitely unrivaled when it comes to chocolate...

Health & Wellbeing

*These* Few Days In Your Cycle Are The Ones To Get Brainy About

In a nutshell, “The Big O” is your body shouting, “Alrighhty lady, I’m super-fertile.” If you assumed the day you get your...

Arts & Culture

Girl On Girl: What Is The Female Gaze And How Can It Empower Us?

“We need to rethink the way we look at other women,” says Charlotte Jansen, curator and editor of Girl On Girl: Art...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Four Women Share Their Period Go-Tos

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Everything You NTK About Cervical Cancer

Women’s health is something we care about deeply at Pink Parcel. From PMS to sore nipples to cancer, there’s nothing we won’t talk about, which is why we’re...

Beauty

3 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss October’s Pink Parcel

We’ve come over all pink for October. Yes, even more than usual! We’ve carefully curated a pretty-in-pink edit of beauty and lifestyle...

Arts & Culture

28 Thoughts You Have When You Know Summer Is Over

So who’s missing summer already? Yup, we’re totally having these thoughts RN… 1. So, suuuurely I can still wear sandals today? 2....

Arts & Culture

Cravings Corner: For When You Want To Eat Red Velvet Cake

Rich, moist and oh-so moreish – a decadent cupcake certainly hits the spot. And seeing that this month’s Pink Parcel is all about the red...

Beauty

Switch Up Your Skincare To Suit Your Menstrual Cycle

If you haven’t already noticed, periods can play havoc with your skin. We’re talking brutal breakouts one day and prune-like dry patches...

Health & Wellbeing

12 Ways To Rebalance Your Hormones Naturally

Having a glowing complexion is the holy grail, but often great skin comes from within. Today, we hear from skin expert and...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Four Women Talk First Periods

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Everything You NTK About Ovarian Cancer

Women’s health is something we care about deeply at Pink Parcel. From PMS to sore nipples to cancer, there’s nothing we won’t talk...

Beauty

Why Foot Masks Are The New Face Masks

Sponsored by Skimono During the summer, we are good to our feet. Whether we’re parading around in sandals, flip flops or barefoot,...

Arts & Culture

New To Netflix! Here’s What We’ll Be Binging On This Month

It’s time to let our surge of summer plans peeter out and embrace weekday evenings in, spent under the duvet, doing our...

Arts & Culture

Travel Spotlight: Take A Trip To Zagreb, Croatia

When Croatia crops up in conversation, the first place on everyone’s lips is Dubrovnik. But, did you know that the seaside town...

Beauty

The PP Team Talks You Through September’s ‘Red Edit’

September’s Pink Parcel is super-slick (even if we do say so ourselves). Using the AW17 catwalk as inspiration for this month’s box, we’ve...

Arts & Culture

Help! Why Are My Periods So Darn Loooong?

Ever feel like your periods are too long? Like, 10 whole days of bleeding, or even worse, actual weeks! What about if...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Four Women Talk PMS

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Everything You NTK About Vaginal Discharge

It’s annoying enough when your period ruins your fave pair of pants, but what about when you’ve finally stopped bleeding and you’re...

Beauty

The Lowdown On Liquids And Happy Hydration

We all know a water bore who claims they can’t survive an hour unless they’ve got a bottle of the stuff strapped to...

Beauty

Secrets Of A Hair Care Expert: How To Show Your Locks Some Love

Whether you’ve got a trailing mane or a sharp pixie crop, your hair deserves as much TLC as the rest of your bod....

Arts & Culture

Cravings Corner: For When You Want To Eat Wellness Bowls

Why is it that eating from a bowl feels a whole lot more comforting than off a boring flat plate? And it’s not just porridge...

Arts & Culture

Travel Spotlight: Take A Trip To Ljubljana, Slovenia

As pretty as Prague, but without the men in morph suits, Ljubljana is the stag-free, less touristy answer to your city break...

Arts & Culture

Why Afternoon Tea Is the New Boozy Brunch

Sponsored by Kusmi Tea Wondering how to spend a Saturday afternoon? No need. Hit up your WhatsApp group and grab the girls...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Four Women Talk Period Cravings

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Health & Wellbeing

Period Pick–Me Up: Hormone Re-Balancing Reflexology

Have you ever taken time off work, trotted to the doctors, waited half an hour in the waiting room only to leave...

3 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss September’s Pink Parcel

Our lovely Pink Parcel team talk you through three of this month’s hero products – Ciaté’s seriously glossy nail polish, Laritzy’s ultra-creamy...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Hormone Headaches And Menstrual Migraines

Do you ever feel like your head is going to explode just before you get your period or when you come on? If...

Beauty

How To Get Best Nails Of Your Whole Damn Life

Sponsored by Nails Inc We file, we buff, we paint, but we don’t always give our nails the TLC they need. I...

Arts & Culture

On Your Period? 5 Reasons Not To Skip Your Workouts This Week

Exercising on your period is tough. You slept terribly, your stomach could pass for three-months pregnant and you’re giving the Cookie Monster...

Health & Wellbeing

Let’s Talk About Nipple Care…Because Nips Matter Too!

We beautify our faces, work-out our bodies and make sure our vaginas are healthy, but how often do you give your nipples...

Arts & Culture

So You Think You Know *Everything* About Coconut Oil?

We get it. You know about coconut oil. You cook with it because you know it’s healthier. You use it on your...

Arts & Culture

Cravings Corner: For When You Want To Eat Meatballs

Aside from stocking up with a year’s supply of tealights, who reckons a plateful of meatballs is the best thing about a...

Health & Wellbeing

Everything You NTK About Sweat: From Feet To Foreheads

Slippery armpits…a slow trickle of back sweat…that clammy, hot patch under the boobs; sweating is something we all do. And it’s not...

Arts & Culture

How To Get More ‘Me Time’ Into Your Day, Starting Now!

Like we didn’t already know this, but studies have shown that women are much happier when they make time to enjoy what matters to...

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Match Your Nails To Your Summer Cocktails: Blue Lagoon

Sponsored by Nails Inc Painting your nails in the evening with a glass of wine, or a cup of cocoa, is practically...

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Travel Spotlight: Take A Trip To Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus (pronounced are-hoos, FYI) is like the cool, rebellious younger sister of Copenhagen. It is Denmark’s second largest city, has been voted...

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Put The Kettle On! These Teas Actually Help Beat PMS

Suffer from PMS? We know, it’s the worst, but what if we told you one of the best things you can do is...

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Seriously, Your Period Could Be Making You Clumsy

Do you sometimes find yourself bumping into things at certain times of the month? It may be that your period is bringing out...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Four Women Talk Period Cringes

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Unmissable! The Five Edinburgh Fringe Festival Females You Have To See

A ton of talented peeps have descended on Scotland’s capital city this month, as the Edinburgh Fringe Festival celebrates its 70th year. Yep,...

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Is Your Period Making You Uneasy? Here’s What To Do When Anxiety Spikes

Do you ever find yourself having a really anxious moment and not understanding why? It could be that your period is causing...

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#TabooTuesday: Does Food *Really* Help With PMS?

We know it’s super-tempting to reach for burgers, XL fries, sugary drinks and chocolate by the truckload when those PMS symptoms kick...

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Suffering With Painful Periods? Here Are 4 Things To Try

Periods and pain go hand in hand for many of us. It’s thought that approximately half of all adult women experience pain...

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Period Taboos: Proof There Is Still So Much Work To Do

Here at Pink Parcel HQ, there’s not much that makes us sadder than period myths, period taboos, period prejudice – basically anything...

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31 Thoughts You Have When Your Period Is Late

(And you’re not trying to get preggers, of course) 1. Hmm. I’m sure I should have come on by now? 2. It’s...

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How To Have A Happy Period (It’s Possible, We Promise!)

If you’ve just come on you’re probably battling a spot breakout and bent over with cramps as we speak – but remember, periods...

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Cravings Corner: For When You Want To Eat Cupcakes

Can you think of an occasion where a cupcake or two (or three?) doesn’t go down a treat? Nah, us neither. Make...

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Banished For Bleeding: Nepal Criminalises Period Hut Practice

While sometimes we might feel like hiding away from the world when we’re on our period, this was a practise forced upon...

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Match Your Nails To Your Summer Cocktails: Mimosa

Sponsored by Nails Inc Painting your nails in the evening with a cup of cocoa is practically a crime in summer. Wouldn’t...

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3 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss September’s Pink Parcel

Stop the clocks! This year is speeding by and autumn is pretty much here already (don’t worry, a last-ditch heatwave is around...

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How To Buy The Perfect Fitting Bra…Every Time

Whatever your breast size – big or small – if you’re anything like us, you’ve probably got a couple of trusty bras that...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Laura, Head of PR and Social

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pussy Appreciation: 9 Kitty Pics We Can Totally Identify With

It’s International Cat Day (8th August) and in appreciation of our feline friends, we’re in the mood for some furry fan-girling. Here are our...

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#TabooTuesday: The Most Common Skin Problems…Sorted

Dry…bumpy…greasy..spotty…sore. Our skin sure can suffer because of our periods. And it’s all down to the hormone shifts that occur throughout our menstrual cycle....

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Do You Have The Gene That Gives Women Extreme PMS?

Mood swings, fatigue, acne, joint pain, not to mention the cramps and actual bleeding – periods are a ball, aren’t they? Up...

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Vag Chat: 10 Women Get Real About Their Labia

When it comes to body insecurities, one of THE BIGGIES that us women stress out about is our labia – those lovely lips that announce...

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Is It Safe To Delay Your Period?

You’ve booked your summer break but it coincides with your period. Do you brace yourself for sunbathing with a bloated tum in...

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Hungry? We Take A Trip Around The World In Thirteen Plates

Sponsored by UberEATS Hungry? Always. Cravings are definitely not just a PMS thing. When we travel, a big part of embracing a...

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Cravings Corner: For When You Want To Eat Good Stuff

Ok, ok, it might not be the first thing that springs to mind when you want to squash your PMS cravings, BUT if you’re...

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The PP Team Talks You Through August’s ‘Summer In The City’ Pink Parcel

Incase you hadn’t noticed, August’s Pink Parcel is a total beauty (even if we do say so ourselves). This month’s box is packed full of luxury...

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Match Your Nails To Your Summer Cocktails: Gin Fizz

Sponsored by Nails Inc Painting your nails in the evening with a cup of cocoa is practically a crime in summer. Wouldn’t...

3 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss August’s Pink Parcel!

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Have A Microadventure…7 Ideas You Can Totally Try This Weekend

If you haven’t heard of the microadventure, you’ve deffo been living under a rock, rather than rambling over them. Dreamed up by adventurer...

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A Chocolate Bar A Day Could Keep The Doctor Away

We’re already converted to the powers of chocolate, especially how a chunk or two of dark chocolate is good for your health –...

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Home-spo: How The Colour Of Your Bedroom Can Affect Your Mood

When it comes to your wardrobe, it goes without saying that what you wear can totally affect your mood. A white dress is fresh and calm…a...

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5 Super-Easy Ways To Up Your Eyebrow Game Right Now

As model Cara Delavigne can attest, eyebrows maketh the woman – or at least make their career go stratospheric! Eyebrows frame your...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Audrey, Group Marketing Director

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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The Girl Power Emojis We *So* Wish Existed

So the poo emoji is great and that juicy peach and phallic aubergine sure gets the message across, but how many times have...

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#TabooTuesday: Can I Get Pregnant On My Period?

The pill, the implant, condoms, or even a period app – whatever way of contraception you decide on, preventing pregnancy is probably...

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Go Tesco! Supermarket Cuts Femcare Prices To Cover 5% Tampon Tax

The next time you pop out to pick up some tampons, you might want to swerve the chemist and head to Tesco...

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10 Orgasm Facts – And Why They’re Aaaah-mazing For Periods

Yes! Yes! YEEEES! If you’re yet to celebrate National Orgasm Day (July 31st) by getting your rocks off, our ahhhh-mazing orgasm facts...

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All About Ayurveda…And How It Can Help Periods

If you’ve heard of Ayurvedic medicine, but haven’t the foggiest what it is or how it *actually* works, we give you the...

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10 Celebrity Quotes That Were Made For World Friendship Day

Nothing comes close to the love you have for your besties. Your favourite bikini, peanut butter bagels, kittens – you love them,...

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How You Can Make Your Heavy Periods More Bearable

Heavy periods, also called menorrhagia, are not fun. While they’re quite common, how do you define if your period is heavy or...

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Cravings Corner: For When You Want To Eat Kebabs

If you think a kebab is something only to be inhaled at 3am after a big night out, think again. From succulent skewers...

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Meet The Trailblazers Who Are Changing The Perception Of Periods

Let’s take a moment to celebrate the taboo-smashing peeps that through a combination of brave, bold and forward thinking actions, have made huge...

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Thinx Underwear… Your Period Is Crying Out For These Pants

We bet you have some period pants stuffed at the back of your drawers. They’re probably old, they’re definitely comfy, and you...

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Suffering from PMS? There’s a supplement for that…

You can pop a painkiller if you have stomach cramps, but wouldn’t it be nice if you could take a pill to...

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How To Get The Best Skin Of Your Whole Damn Life

  Because there’s nothing like spot-free, glowing skin to help you take on the world… Cleanse, Cleanse, Cleanse Toning and moisturising are...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Kerri, Photographer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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8 Amazing Period Facts You NTK Right Now

1. It makes you pee, A LOT Thanks to the hormone progesterone, you’ll find you’ll get that bladder busting feeling a little too...

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#TabooTuesday: Are My Nipples Normal?

All hail our wondrous nips! Everyone has them (interesting science fact; they actually develop in the womb before our sex organs), yet...

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Period Pick–Me Up: Reviving Reformer Pilates

We’re all for trying out new things at PP, especially when it comes to keeping fit. The most common reason for giving...

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5 Outdoor Cinemas To Visit This Summer

Sponsored by Joe and Seph’s Popcorn Want something special to do over the weekend? Shake up a run-of-the-mill cinema visit by heading...

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Beat PMS With The Help Of Your Summer Health Kick!

If you’re irritable, tired and doubled over with cramps, it’s easy to reach for the comfort food. Trust us, we know. Sometimes...

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Cravings Corner: For When You Want To Eat Ice Cream

Along with sunshine and BBQs, we reckon ice cream is up there with things that make summer awesome…we’re yet to meet *anyone* who doesn’t love...

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How To Get Glowing Without A Tan

Sponsored by Nip+Fab Our generation is known for living life at 100mph. Eat. Sleep. Rave. Repeat. And work too, obviously. It’s no...

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4 Reasons Why You Should Become A Morning Workout Goddess!

Always book your gym classes after work, but then wine life gets in the way and you skip that spin session for the...

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5 Songs That Are Secretly (Definitely) About Periods

Sure, these lyrics may not be explicitly about sore wombs and blood flow, but we’re onto you pop stars. We’re onto you…...

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Why Denmark Is Totally Winning At Girl Power

Sponsored by Hoogly Tea Denmark has been three times voted the happiest country in the world by the United Nation’s World Happiness...

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39 Thoughts You Have When Your Period Takes You By Surprise

1. Oh, hey you. 2. Why am I always a tiny bit shocked when you turn up? 3. It’s not like we...

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It Happened To Me: Heavy Periods Didn’t Stop Me Running An Ultra Marathon

“I first started running when I was about eight years old. My Dad used to run half marathons and on a Sunday...

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Common Period Problems – And How To Deal With Them Like A Boss

We’ve all leaked onto a chair, down the leg or through the jeans, right? We’ve also all had tummy gurgles in the middle of a meeting...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Symone, Copywriter

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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How To Deal With Adult Acne (And Banish Those Blemishes For Good)

Thought spots were only for teenagers? Think again. One in 20 women between the ages of 25 and 40 suffer from adult...

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#TabooTuesday: What’s The Deal With Millennial Anxiety?

Even if you don’t suffer from extreme anxiety, maybe you’ve experienced a more day-to-day feeling of unease. Or perhaps you’ve occasionally experienced hormone-related jangles...

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7 Ways To Boost Your Mood When PMS Is Winning

Got the PMS blues? Besides trying to find a bed full of puppies to lie in and ALL THE PIZZA, we’ve discovered some...

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Period Pick-Me-Up: Pelvic Floor Exerciser

We train our bodies and we exercise our minds, but did you know that *down there* can benefit from a workout too?...

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Chamomile Is Our New Fave Beauty Ingredient! Here’s Why…

Move over coconut (or just have a day off, we still love you), as we’re obsessing over another natural ingredient right now –...

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The 5-Minute Beach Prep For Those Who Love A Lie-In

Sponsored by Nip+Fab If there were a holiday guidebook, we’re pretty sure one of the first rules would read “one must have...

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Going Out Tonight? Our Saturday Playlist Is The Perfect Pre-Party

Saturday night is here! Whether you’re off out on a date or going out with your girls, there’s nothing like listening to a playlist of...

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Cravings Corner: For When You Want To Eat Burgers

When h-anger strikes can’t beat a juicy, delicious lip-licking burger to shut down that rumbling belly and blast your bad mood (because how...

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The PP Team Talks You Through July’s ‘Summer Chill’ Pink Parcel

Incase you hadn’t noticed, July’s Pink Parcel is a total beauty (even if we do say so ourselves). This month’s box is packed full...

3 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss July’s Pink Parcel!

Our lovely Pink Parcel team talks you through three of this month’s hero products – Hoogly Tea ‘Chill Out Mint’, Urban Veda...

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10 Smart Reasons To Swerve The Booze This Weekend

When did you last have an alcohol-free Friday, Saturday and Sunday? Like, not even a sip of prosecco or a droplet of...

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Could Your Period Be The Reason You Have A Cold – Again?

Ovulation could be the culprit when it comes to getting the sniffles! Studies have shown that during ovulation, when an egg is...

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Scotland, You Angel! Government Tackles Period Poverty With Free Tampons

Big up to our sistas in Scotland who have pushed through a groundbreaking project to tackle ‘period poverty.’ Here at Pink Parcel HQ,...

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Holiday Lingo: How To Ask For Tampons When Travelling This Summer

So you were super-organised booking your holiday, sorted your suitcase like a total pro and remembered your passport. Good work. But what happens when you...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Becky, Brand Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Getting Hygge With Hoogly Tea: We Meet The Danish Founder

Sponsored by Hoogly Tea Hygge is hot right now. Hot like a steaming cuppa, some might say. Founder of Hoogly Tea, Tina Gloggengieser,...

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#TabooTuesday: Does Your Period Really Mess Up Your Digestion?

Stomach problems and periods can seem to go hand in hand – whether it’s menstrual cramps or period poos, everything can feel a...

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3 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss August’s Pink Parcel

Spending summer in the city? It’s an art to survive the heat sans sea breeze, so we’re giving you the tools in...

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The Real Reason Why Your Period Makes You Feel Fat

We know that periods can cause you to bloat, but your brain is also guilty of creating those period fat-days! Do you...

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4 Bloggers Talk Periods Post-Pregnancy And Babies: What Happens?

Having a baby is a big deal for your body and mind (duh, yeah) but what happens to your menstrual cycle after you’ve had...

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7 Things Tea Definitely Heals (Including A Broken Heart)

Sponsored by Hoogly Tea Us Brits drink more than 60 billion cups of tea a year, according to the UK Tea and...

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Cravings Corner: For When You Want To Eat Fudge

When period cravings kick-in, often it takes something super-sweet to really hit the spot. Forget boring brown bakes though, we’re all for cool colour creations...

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101 Words For Boobs That Will Make You LOL

Every single one of us has a lovely bunch of coconuts. Sorry, melons. No, baps? Whatever you call Pinky and Perky, you...

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7 Ways To Get Your Chocolate Fix Today (Some Are Even Healthy)

Not that we ever need an excuse, but as it’s National Chocolate Day, we thought we’d take a look at different ways to...

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Get PMS Headaches? Here’s How To Give Them The Finger!

Suffering from a crippling PMS headache? Here are seven ways to help get rid of those mind-bending pains… Have Sex You might...

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It Happened To Me: I Needed Morphine For My Painful Periods

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

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5 Ways To Cut Back On Sugar (And Still Eat Chocolate)

We know those cravings are seriously hard to resist (hello, Reese’s Pieces peanut butter cups) but decreasing your sugar intake can benefit your...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Vagina Museum Founder Florence On Period Taboos

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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15 Reasons Why We’re Jel of American Girls

Sure, we know that the grass is always greener, but ladies living over the pond have some pretty cool stuff goin’ on...

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#TabooTuesday: Everything You NTK About Polycystic Ovaries

Polycystic ovaries can affect any woman at any time, usually during their late teens and early twenties. Not all symptoms are the same...

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The *No-Bake* Fridge Cake To Serve Up This Summer

Wimbledon fortnight has begun and while we’re excited for the ball play, our eyes are fixed firmly on the…er… strawbs. C’mon do you blame...

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Glycolic, Hyaluronic and Lactic Acid: Getting Under The Skin of Beauty Jargon

Sponsored by NIP+FAB Ever read the back of your lotion and potion bottles and thought why didn’t I do a Science degree...

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When Is Period Pain Not ‘Normal’? (And How You Can Cope)

Most of us experience some level of discomfort during our periods, but for some women painful periods may actually turn out to...

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4 Reasons Why Your Period Has Stopped – Apart From Pregnancy

Absent periods are quite common with an estimated 1 in 25 women affected at some point in their lives. Obviously pregnancy is...

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6 Kickass A-listers Get Candid About Their Periods

Just because they have yachts, great hair and Bradley Cooper on speed dial, it doesn’t mean they get to opt out of...

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PP Opinion: Body-Positivity vs Body-Neutrality

How dull would it be if we all had the same feelings and thoughts on life’s hot topics? Here at Pink Parcel we...

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31 Thoughts You Have When You Suffer From Heavy Periods

1. Oh good, it’s that time of the month again when I’m basically going to become anaemic. 2. I’m sure I should...

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5 Things This Sleep Expert Does Every Day *And How To Steal Her Tricks*

Want the secrets to a perfect night’s shut-eye? Us too. Dr Nerina Ramlakhan, sleep expert for Silent Night, knows the all shortcuts...

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It Happened To Me: I Ran A Burlesque Show…And Leaked On Stage

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

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Let’s All Celebrate Our Lovely Awkward Bodies

Squishy, weird, imperfect – however you view your body, it should be given the same love as say, Ryan Gosling. You might...

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6 Things That Happen To Your Mind And Body During Ovulation

Ovulation normally takes place about 12-14 days before your period starts. During this time, you body releases an egg so it’s a super-important time if...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Laura, Assistant Brand Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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12 Things You’ve Definitely Done While On Your Period

Guilty of any of these during your period week? We certainly are… 1. Bought the ingredients for a leafy stir-fry on the...

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#TabooTuesday: Let’s Talk About IBS And Periods

We all have tummy trouble now and then, but if you find yourself with on-going digestive drama, you might be suffering from irritable bowel...

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£180 Of Beauty Treats (And A Hot Flamingo Tote) For Less Than £30!

Woohoo! It’s summer, baby! And boy, do we have a treat for you… We’ve lovingly curated the ‘Pink Parcel Summer Edit’ –...

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PP Skin Clinic: Real Women Talk Real Skin

Sponsored by Balance Me The PP Squad is made up of so many different women (and a couple of men and pets,...

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6 Make Up Tricks That Help Hide Acne

Sure, acne sucks, but your make-up doesn’t have to. From priming right and colour-correcting to layering that base, meet your spot-concealing cheat...

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What Your Sleeping Position Says About You *By Lars The Pup*

Whether you’re snatching naps or getting a luxurious nine hours a night (yay you), when you’re getting some shut eye, there’s probably a go-to...

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The Big Two: It’s All About Estrogen & Progesterone

When it comes to essential hormones – the two super-important whoppers for women are estrogen and progesterone. It’s likely you’ve seen and...

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Cactus Water: Why We’re Going Crazy For This Buzzy New Drink

First we were coo-ing over coconut water, then it was cool to wet your whistle with watermelon juice. Now, it’s cactus water...

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Is it PMS Or Am I Actually Depressed?

Feeling down? It could be a classic case of PMS sadness (feeling tired, low and negative in the days before you get your...

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6 Reasons To Make A Date With Grayson Perry’s New Exhibition!

If you haven’t heard of this creative wizard, you are in for a real treat. Meet Grayson Perry: artist, cross-dresser and social...

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How To Care For Your Skin In Your 20s and 30s

Sponsored by Balance Me Whether you’re prone to pre-period or post-cycle breakouts, it’s not just hormones that alter the skin. The largest...

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It Happened To Me: A Breast Reduction Gave Me Back My Body Confidence

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

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35 Thoughts You Have During A Sweaty Heatwave

Because there’s hot, *hot*, and then off-the-scale, frickin’ sweltering… 1. Ah sunshine, finally. We’ve been waiting for your arrival. 2. Woaaahh sunshine....

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Artist Charlotte Posner On Why Self Care Is Crucial

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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5 Ways To Drink Tea When It’s Scorching Hot Out

Sponsored by The London Tea Company The sun has actually hit the UK this year! We know, it’s a miracle. Now, we...

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#TabooTuesday: What’s The Deal With Toxic Shock Syndrome?

Toxic Shock Syndrome is rare but it can be deadly so it’s best to understand the symptoms. Toxic Shock Syndrome – or...

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Sleep Your Way To A Healthy Body And Mind

When it comes to health and fitness, there’s one celebrity you can count on to stay super-strict – the ever-glowing Gwyneth Paltrow. She...

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Period Pick-Me-Up: Mind-Balancing Floatation Tank

Ever find your hormones cause your mood to crash and your brain to fog up? If you feel like you need to...

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Feeling Sluggish? Try These 8 Instant Energy Boosters

Energy levels can dip significantly during your menstrual cycle. While on your period you can feel a tad sluggish due to low...

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It Happened To Me: Being Raised By A Single Dad Made Me The Woman I Am

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

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Why Sleeping In Your Knickers Won’t Hurt Your Vagina

Scared of keeping your knickers on at night because you don’t want to suffocate your vagina? Whether you like to let your...

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Here’s How The Wellness Pros Deal With Their Periods

They’re experts in their fields, but how do the health and fitness gurus deal with periods? Here, five of our favourite wellness warriors...

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How To Stay Calm When Your PMS If Off The Scale!

Whether it’s someone pushing in front of you in a queue or the kids leaving wet towels all over the bathroom again,...

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#BathroomGoals: 10 Easy Ideas To Transform Your Space

Washing, beautifying, relaxing – it’s where the magic happens. But what if your bathroom is a little more blah than spa? Then try these...

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Sore Boobs? Here’s How To Deal With Your PMS Breasts

If it’s not enough that we bleed and have cramps each month, some of us also get to experience the joy that...

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Could Your Period Be To Blame For Your Latest Shopping Spree?

Popped to the supermarket for a pint of milk and came home with three bikinis, a summer dress and a wide-brimmed hat that...

3 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss June’s Pink Parcel!

Our lovely Pink Parcel team talks you through three of this month’s hero products – Spa To You Konjac Sponge, Balance Me Pure...

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9 Little Wins That Keep Us Smiling Throughout The Day

Sponsored by Balance Me The majority of us have the same routine day in, day out, especially on weekdays. We walk to...

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#TabooTuesday: Let’s Talk About Smear Tests

If you’ve never had a smear test, you’re probably thinking ‘oh, sh*t’. If you have had one, you know it really isn’t...

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What You NTK About Matcha *Yep It’s Still A Thing*

Whether you’re mad about matcha, or yet to even try it, you can’t escape this cult wellness ingredient – it’s *everywhere*. But...

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Can You Name The 5 Types of Gynaecological Cancer?

Public Cervix Announcement: this week is Cervical Screening Awareness Week. In the UK, 21,000 women are diagnosed with gynaecological cancer each year. Heartbreakingly, more...

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Suffering From PMS? Here Are 6 Alternative Ways To Deal

Whether it’s intense weepiness, sore boobs or horrible bloating, PMS affects everyone in different ways. While conventional medicine – such as the...

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7 Times Tumblr Totally Summed Up Our Periods

We can think of one big pro when it comes to our periods – womankind totally relates. The sad uterus, the uncontrollable moods,...

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Why Is My Period Late? 10 Reasons Besides Pregnancy

We’ve all been there… Wondered just exactly where our period has gone to and and wondered if possibly, even though the chances...

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3 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss July’s Pink Parcel

We love July here at Pink Parcel. Summer is in full swing and those patchy sunny days should hopefully peter out to...

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Purple Is The New Black: The Healing Properties Of Hibiscus

Sponsored by The London Tea Company What do you think of when you hear the word ‘hibiscus’? Do you think exotic jungle...

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Super Easy Ways To Detox (That Don’t Involve Salad)

If you want to feel healthier on the inside but the thought of eating salad night after night makes you wretch, don’t...

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It Happened To Me: I Attended An Indian Period Ceremony

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

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How To Survive Your Period At A Festival

You’re counting down the days to Glastonbury. You’ve got your floral headband, your Hunter wellies and uhhh, you’re due on your period too....

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Claire, Graphic Designer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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10 Aromatherapy Oils That Help Beat PMS

If PMS pretty much ruins your life on the run up to your period, we’ve got good news for you – now...

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#TabooTuesday: The Lowdown On Piles and Periods

Piles are enlarged blood vessels that form in and around the anus, and anyone who’s suffered with them, will agree they’re a right pain in...

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Period Pick-Me-Up: Soothing PMS Facial

From oily patches and blackheads to hormonal volcanos, we all know that periods can make you spotty as heck – but can...

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5 Ways Your Workplace Can Care About Periods

Here at Pink Parcel HQ, having your period at work is a total breeze. The toilets are stocked with a free stash...

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The Superfood Solutions We’re Loving For Seriously Spotty Skin

For PMS break-outs, hormone-related spots or ongoing acne, you don’t always have to reach for chemical loaded products to sort your skin...

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41 Thoughts You have When Getting A Wax *Down There*

Big bush or super-smooth – how do you like yours? Regardless if you whip off your pubes or let them grow, if you’ve ever had...

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Discover The Toast That’s Almost Too Pretty To Eat

If you’re a sucker for a piece of toast, we hear ya. It’s that trusty go-to when your period cravings kick in/the...

Health & Wellbeing

5 Reasons Crying Is Good For You

Some women never experience the highs and lows that is PMS, and if you’re one of those, count yourself lucky. For others, monthly tears...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

The Real Deal On Menstrual Cups: From The Women Who Use Them

You might have noticed that menstrual cups are having a moment. No longer just the period go-to for hippies or forward thinking...

Arts & Culture

It’s A Monthly Thing: 10 Reasons We Love June

Summer days are officially here: think BBQs in the back garden, lazy afternoons in the park and picnics on a packed beach....

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Fitness Star Jade Joselyn On Losing Her Periods

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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3 Bloggers Share Their Confidence-Boosting Tricks

Sponsored by BIC Soleil: Ever have one of those wobbly days…or weeks…or months, even? When your main mood is flat. When you’re...

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#TabooTuesday: Everything You NTK About The Morning After Pill

If you are thinking any of the following… ‘Uh oh. I forgot to use a condom and I am not ready for...

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7 Lovely Ways To Beautify Yourself While You Sleep

Beauty sleep takes on a new meaning when you add these simple products to your night-time regime! A cleanser While the occasional...

Health & Wellbeing

Period Pick-Me-Up: Endorphin Boosting Bootcamp

Can working out really make you feel better when you’ve got PMS? This week PP took a class at the new Barry’s...

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This Is How Your Period Is Affecting Your Sleep

It’s Menstrual Hygiene Day! This year’s theme is based around education, so if you feel like there’s a whole load more you...

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The Period Questions We *Probs* Should Know The Answers To

If you’re in your 20s or 30s you’ll have been having periods for years, huh? Yet for most of us, each time...

Health & Wellbeing

The A-Z Of Summer Confidence *And How You Can Get It*

Sponsored by BIC Soleil: With summer on the horizon it’s time to start soaking up some sunny vibes. The happy season oozes...

Arts & Culture

Why Travelling On Your Period Doesn’t Have To Be A Drama

Period dramas are supposed to be all about tight corsetry and romantic whimsy, not silent cursing over those telltale cramps on your precious...

Arts & Culture

The 5 Most Ridiculous Period Myths We’ve *Ever* Heard

Ok, so some of these myths go back to ancient times when the idea of women having periods was an absolute shocker for society. Worryingly,...

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12 Cool Ways To Get More Lemons In Your Life

You know the saying; when life gives you lemons, make frickin’ lemonade. But making a refreshing summer-time drink is not all you can...

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15 Struggles You’ll Only Understand If You Bleed From Your Vagina Every Month

1. When the pizza man comes and you yell at the kids to come downstairs but you’re really home alone, because cravings.  ...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Presenter Yinka Bokinni On Battling Her Cramps

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Spots, Dry Skin, Wrinkles – This Is How Your Period Mucks Up Your Skin

If it’s not enough that your period gives you cramps and an overwhelming desire to stuff your face with rubbish, it can...

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#TabooTuesday: How to Prevent a Bad Smell on Your Period

As the weather warms up and we all get a bit sweatier, not only are you checking your armpits for BO when no-one’s...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Gifts We Wish We Got Every Single Month (Instead Of Our Periods)

The mood swings. The cramps. The monthly batch of ruined pants. Oh, how we have a special place in our hearts for our...

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What The Heck Is Period Pain Anyway?

A YouGov poll, which surveyed 1,000 women for Radio 5 Live’s Emma Barnett, found that 52% of women have suffered from period...

Health & Wellbeing

WTF Is Keratosis Pilaris And How Can I Obliterate It?

Spring is just around the corner (honest) but if you dread getting your arms out because of those irritating little bumps covering the...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

6 Easy Ways To Beat The Dreaded PMS Bloat *Re-buttons Jeans*

Your jeans suddenly feel tight and you’re burping more than Aunty Ethel after a big Sunday lunch – the bloat is back....

Period Tips, Help & Advice

The Big Reasons To Smile When You Get Your Period (Yes, Seriously)

From weight loss and better sex to guilt-free food binges, here’s the proof that your period is actually a reason to smile…...

Health & Wellbeing

Got Tummy Trouble? 3 Easy Ways To Improve Digestion

Bloating, indigestion, abdominal pains – bad digestion is no fun. However, many of us go through life suffering in silence from our tummy troubles, believing there’s...

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Meet The Woman On A Mission To Teach The World About Vaginas

If you’ve not already heard of Florence Schechter, she’s on a mission to open the world’s very first Vagina Museum. The science...

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Stress Can Stop Your Periods – Here’s How!

Did you know that stress is one of the major reasons behind missing periods? Stress can cause many physical effects such as headaches,...

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It Happened To Me: I’ve Been Judged For Not Wanting Babies

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

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15 Times Your Period Knew Better Than You

The inconvenient truth is that your period knows more than you. So much more. Here’s 15 times it knew best. 1. When you...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Tamsin, Commercial Content Writer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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3 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Pink Parcel’s June Box

When our period arrives or when it’s giving us (ahem) friendly pre-warnings, it wreaks havoc on our skin. And as June marks...

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#TabooTuesday: Everything You *NTK* About Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cysts are common and are often not a cause for concern. However sometimes, cysts can be painful and you may need medical treatment. Today,...

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All About Charcoal…And Why It’s Good For PMS Skin

If you’ve not noticed charcoal causing a big ol’ buzz in the beauty world, you must have been living under a rock...

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33 Thoughts You Have On A Ridiculously Lazy Weekend

Because sometimes, next-level lazy is the only way to spend a weekend… 1. What day is it, even? 2. It’s official. I’m...

Arts & Culture

Glow Pops: You Need These Superfood Lollipops In Your Life

Glow pops are *the* most lickable, instagramable way to get a pop of nutrients – with minimal effort too. You just blend...

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The Ultimate Yoga Poses To Help Your Periods

Exercise might be the last thing on your mind when you’ve got your period, but some gentle yoga will relieve your aches...

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It Happened To Me: I’ve Learnt to Live With An Ostomy Bag

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Megan, Assistant To Head of Partner Relations

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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It’s A Monthly Thing: 10 Reasons Why We Love May

May = Bank Hols! So, when we’re not daydreaming about summer, we’ll be checking out the culture, doing the MoonWalk and snapping...

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#TabooTuesday: What’s The Deal With Ovulation Pain?

We’re all in the know about period pain, but some women also experience painful twinges mid-month, around the time of ovulation – when...

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30 Thoughts You Have When Your Period Spots Take Over

Because those darn period spots are never welcome…. 1. Erhmm. WTF is going on with my skin. 2. It’s all kinds of...

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10 Foods That Can Boost Your Iron Levels Naturally

Long or heavy periods suck for a heap of practical reasons, but if you’re bleeding heavily every month, there’s also a chance...

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Secrets of A Make Up Artist: How To Glow When You’ve Got Your Period

Getting a gorgeous, natural looking glow is the holy grail of skincare – even more so when you’ve got your period and your skin...

Arts & Culture

It Happened To Me: My PMS Ruined My Relationship

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

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6 Delicious Juices To Beat Those Pesky PMS Symptoms

On your period and feeling totally crap? Instead of reaching for the medicine cabinet to help with PMS, why not try a...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Adeola, Social Acquisitions Executive

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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#TabooTuesday: *Everything* You NTK About Early Menopause

The menopause is when a woman’s period stops and she’s no longer fertile. But when do you think this happens? 40s? 50s? No idea? Sometimes it...

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The History Of A Tampon: Ever Wondered Where They Came From?

You know the drill. Month in, month out you bleed, reach for a tampon or pad and job done. Apart from the...

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The Ultimate Health Booster: Pomegranate Lassi With Chilli Powder

If you’re yet to fall in love with lassis – the sweet or savoury creamy yoghurt drinks from India – you’re about...

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Could Your Period Be Making Your Allergies Worse?

Sneezing, sore eyes, runny nose, a tight throat, itchy skin…being allergic to something really is no fun at all and as UK...

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Off On A Mini-Break? Pack Your Beauty Bag Like A Pro

Have you nailed the art of traveling light or do you still hoick half the bathroom cabinet away with you on a...

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It Happened To Me: My Eating Disorder Totally Stopped My Periods

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Ellen Scott On Why She Loves Period Sex!

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Sunday Vibes: Easy Updates For An Insta-Worthy Bedroom

Hands-up if the bedroom is your hideaway. Yass, us too! And no wonder really, we spend a whole lot of hours horizontal...

Arts & Culture

Your Party Playlist For An Awesome Saturday Night

Ahhh Saturday night, we wait for you for aaaallll week long. Now you’re here, what better way to celebrate your arrival than by blasting...

Arts & Culture

Time For Tea? 8 Reasons Why We Always Love A Cuppa

Whether you’re reading this from your desk, the sofa or from under a duvet, chances are there’s a cup of tea in reaching...

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The Mash-Up Words We Use When We’ve Got Our Period

Ah, the English language is a beautiful thing. But some of the best words are the ones that aren’t real words at...

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The 4 Golden Rules For Having Gorgeous Hair All Month

It goes without saying that periods can meddle with the look and feel of our face – hands up if you’ve got...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Ali, Digital Writer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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You’ll Never Guess What Your Hands Reveal About Your Health

Apart from when you’re painting your fingernails, giving your hands a wash or slipping on a ring or two, how often do...

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#TabooTuesday: What’s The Deal With PMDD?

Periods can be a hassle for sure, but for most of us they come and go each month without too much drama....

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Here’s Why We’re Making Chocolate Our New Superfood

If you’re currently mainlining the mountain of mini-eggs you got given yesterday or that mahoosive egg is eyeballing you from across the room,...

Arts & Culture

Looking For A Healthier Way To Get Your Chocolate Fix This Weekend?

Now we’re not saying you can’t spend Sunday snaffling Easter eggs, but if you are looking for a healthier way to get...

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Your Perfect Playlist For A Super-Chilled, Super-Fun & Super-Long Weekend

Is it Friday? Is it Saturday? Frankly, who cares?! The best thing about a lush long weekend is losing track of time....

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It Happened To Me: I Had Fibroids So Large They Made Me Faint

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Becky, Assistant Brand Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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4 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Pink Parcel’s May Box

Oh May, we truly love you. Not only are there two bank holidays to get excited about (yay!) but we’re also on...

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#TabooTuesday: Can Your Period Tell You If You Have Chlamydia?

Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the UK ­– last year over 200,000 people were tested positive for the...

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No-Fail Bedtime Rituals To Try Tonight

Nailing a bedtime routine has the potential to improve your time in the sack, leaving you more rested and feeling totally ta-da...

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The Make-Up Mistakes You Might Be Making When You’ve Got Your Period

It kinda sucks that when you’ve got your period, putting on make-up just doesn’t quite feel the same as other times in...

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You’ve Got This! 5 Ways To Boost Your Self-Esteem This Weekend

Self-esteem that ebbs and flows is part of being human. Even the most confident seeming girls question if they’re useless twerps sometimes...

Health & Wellbeing

7 Reasons Why We Really Love Watermelon

Sun’s out, melons out. Now there’s a mantra we can get behind. Around the time of your period, picking the right things...

Arts & Culture

Say What?! 19 Stupid Sayings We Use For Periods

Here at Pink Parcel we like to call a spade a spade, or should we say a period a period. We reckon...

Arts & Culture

It Happened To Me: “A Tampon Got Lost In My Body”

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

Arts & Culture

It’s A Monthly Thing: 10 Reasons We Love April

The start of festival season, serious amounts of chocolate (thank you, Easter Bunny) and a hotly anticipated holiday novel that will grip...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: A Lawyer Opens Up About Leaking In Court

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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#TabooTuesday: *Everything* You NTK About Spotting

Bleeding between periods is known as spotting and can occur for a number of reasons. Often, spotting is nothing to worry about, but occasionally...

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The Natural Remedies That *Actually* Work During Your Period

Taking the natural approach to monthly niggles can be way more effective than reaching for the painkillers. Try these super-remedies to help...

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5 Things The Celebs Do When Feeling ‘Meh’

Whether you’re tired, cramping or generally feeling moody AF – follow what the celebs do to get themselves back on form. They listen...

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Paid ‘Period Leave’ – Would You Take It?

We’ve all been there. The alarm goes off, tummy cramps are next-level agonising and your mood is on the floor. It’s that...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Ellen, Customer Service Agent

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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#TabooTuesday: *Everything* You NTK About Thyroids and Periods

If your periods are irregular, heavy or missing altogether, there’s a chance you could have a problem with your thyroid. The thyroid is...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Free Tampons In UK Schools – How You Can Help Make It Happen!

Following the news that ‘period poverty’ is the harsh reality for school pupils ‘too poor’ to buy towel and tampons, a new...

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The Grown-Up Girls’ Guide To Sleepovers

FOMO? Pfff, never. We know the best nights of your life can be had from your sofa. So if you’re feeling meh,...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Eloise, Customer Service Agent

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Arts & Culture

When Do You Need The Most Sleep During Your Menstrual Cycle?

Ever get extra sleepy before your period arrives? Like, even if Tom Hardy asked you out on a date you’d have to...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

These British Girls Are ‘Too Poor’ To Buy Sanitary Products

How would you feel if, every time your period arrived, you were forced to use sticky tape to keep tissue in your underwear....

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Rebecca, Junior Graphic Designer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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3 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Pink Parcel’s April Box!

As soon as this month arrives we can’t help but become obsessed with sugar – that’s what a combination of PMS and...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

These Babes Have Just Become Our New Period Heroines!

We LOVE celebrating our female bodies here at Pink Parcel and support everyone and anyone with a positive message about periods, which...

Arts & Culture

This Sunday Playlist Will Make You Smile From The Inside Out

Whether you’ve woken up with period cramps or just need cheering up, this sunny Sunday playlist is the stuff of magic. So, we...

Arts & Culture

Meghan Markle Pens A Moving Letter About Period Shaming

Meghan Markle has spoken out about period shaming in a touching letter that addresses the stigma surrounding menstruation around the world. The 35-year-old,...

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#BeBoldForChange: Why These Girls Are Backing International Women’s Day

In celebration of #IWD2017, we asked a handful of brilliant women to join us in boldly raising our voices to further gender...

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Meet Asma Majid: Our Inspiration This International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day today! Here at Pink Parcel HQ, we thought it was the perfect opportunity for us to shine a spotlight...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Rianna, Junior Graphic Designer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Arts & Culture

It’s A Monthly Thing: 10 Reasons We Love March

March is finally here and we’re happily waving goodbye to our winter coats! This month is all about sunshine, new season scents...

Pink Parcel

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Grace, Customer Service Agent

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Arts & Culture

This Pancake Day Recipe Is Perfect For PMS Cravings

Happy Pancake Day! If this frankly amazing excuse-to-eat-food day coincides with your period, you are in for a treat as you now have...

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Why We’re Crushing On Korean Beauty Buys

The Korean beauty market has exploded over the last few years thanks to a wave of innovative products wrapped up in super-cute,...

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We LOVE This Fresh Twist On The French Manicure

Remember the French manicure? The classic nude shade finished with shocking white tips dominated the beauty world during the 90s – and now it’s...

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Exercising On Your Period Helps, Promise!

Sure, it’s the last thing you want to do when you feel like your uterus is exploding on an hourly basis, but honestly,...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Dani, Marketing Assistant

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Do Your Periods *Actually* Sync?

You might think you sync with your flatmates to create one big period party, but is there any real science behind synced...

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#TabooTuesday: What Does The Colour Of My Period Blood Mean?

Ever noticed the colour of your blood changes throughout your period? Like, the super-vibrant red of a cherry one day, then the...

Arts & Culture

#TotesEmosh: This Inspirational 7-Year-Old Has Serious Business Goals

When I was 7-years-old, I was more interested in licking raw cake from my mum’s mixing bowl, cutting my own fringe and...

Arts & Culture

*And Relax* This Is The Only Sunday Playlist You Need

Sunday mornings aren’t complete until you’ve sipped your morning coffee, snuggled your cat and listened to a playlist full of lovely, lazy...

Arts & Culture

“I Bled All Over The Stylist’s Clothes”: Period Talk With Model Abigail Kent

Fashion Week kicks off today, and in honour of all the models hitting the catwalk we’re getting real about how they feel...

Arts & Culture

Need A New Yoga Buddy? Lena Dunham Is Offering. Seriously.

If you love the idea of being a bendy yoga goddess but don’t know where to start, Lena Dunham can help! No,...

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#TabooTuesday: Is ‘Period Glow’ A Thing?

Pregnancy glow is one of the lovely perks of having a baby. Your hair becomes thick and lustrous like a Pantene model, your skin...

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So, Periods Might Be Why Women Live Longer Than Men…

Ever curse your period and think why, WHY, do I have to suffer every single month while the boys get off scot-free? Well, research indicates...

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3 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Pink Parcel’s March Box!

Lapel Yeah Is Our Latest Love You are in for such a treat. A super cute, customising badge kinda treat, as this...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Anija, Office Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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#TabooTuesday: Do Your Periods *Actually* Sync?

Ever wondered if this is an actual fact? You might think you sync with your flatmates to create one big period party (weepy chick...

Arts & Culture

4 Cool Valentine’s Day Dates That Won’t Make You Cringe

In a relationship, single or complicated – whatever your Facebook status, celebrate Valentine’s Day in style with these four *actual fun* nights out!...

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It’s A Monthly Thing: 10 Reasons We Love February

Girls’ night, date night, Leonardo DiCaprio movie night – whatever you want to do on Valentine’s Day (and the rest of the...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Anjali, Junior Videographer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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3 Reasons You Can’t Miss Pink Parcel’s February Box!

We’re Crushing On Ciaté This month at PP HQ we’re obsessing over Ciaté’s luxury paint pots! And because we’re all about spreading the...

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#TotesEmosh: This Cute Cat Cared For A Pregnant Goat!

If you love animals as much as we do, this is literally going to make you squeal because it’s so darn cute....

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Rosie, PR Account Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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#TabooTuesday: Help! I’ve Got Adult Acne

‘WTF am I going to do about this massive zit on my nose? It’s school photo day tomorrow. Has dreamy Charlie noticed it? I never...

Arts & Culture

These Pics Of Animals Hugging Are Too Cute For Words!

It’s National Hugging Day! So we suggest you spend the day wrapping your arms around friends, family, strangers, your work crush, the train driver and giving them...

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3 Reasons You Can’t Miss Pink Parcel’s January Box!

Burt’s Bees Is January’s Bae We absolutely love what Burt’s Bees stands for! Its earth-friendly ethos, not to mention the fact that...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Gemma, Partner Relations Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Meet The World’s First Reusable Tampon Applicator!

If mooncups aren’t really your thing but you don’t want to contribute to the 7,000,000,000 (that’s a lot of 0’s) plastic tampon...

Arts & Culture

Katie Piper Talks Period Cravings, Confidence And Coping With PMS

Just in case you hadn’t already noticed, we’re crushing on Katie Piper. The 33-year-old continues to inspire us daily with her kickass attitude to...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Kate, Photographer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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#TabooTuesday: Myths About The Pill, Debunked

The pill (actually called the combined oral contraceptive pill) is the most common form of contraception in the UK. Not only is...

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£150 Of Beauty Buys (And A Clutch!) For Less Than £20 *Adds To Cart*

January might be the month you give up chocolate and prosecco (sob), but it’s also the month you’re going to nail your...

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It’s A Monthly Thing: 10 Reasons We Love January

From hot TV picks and holiday inspo to the latest instalment of Fifty Shades, here are 10 things sure to cure those...

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Katie Piper Spills Her Secret To Being Super Confident

Fearless, beautiful and determined, Katie Piper is a true inspiration to us here at Pink Parcel. She suffered a horrific acid attack...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Claire, Head Of Content

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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New Year, New You? Pfft. Here’s Why You’re Already Amazing

Every year’s the same. The guilt of drinking your own body weight in mulled wine and eating all the cheese kicks in, so...

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Get Kissable Lips Just In Time For Your New Year’s Smooch

We love New Year’s Eve! The parties, the glamour, the bubbles and of course, the midnight kiss… When the clock strikes 12, you...

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Your New Year’s Eve Skincare Prep, Sorted

Prosecco – check. Party dress – check. Spots – check. ARGH! If your New Year’s Eve plans are sorted but your skin isn’t,...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Katie, Illustrator

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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#TabooTuesday: What Should My Ladybits Look Like?

I remember reading in a teen mag once that you should get to know your vagina by locking your bedroom door, removing...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

9 Things You Want For Christmas If Your Period’s In Town

If you’re one of the unlucky ones whose period is joining you and the family for this year’s festivities, here are nine gifts you...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Amber, PR Account Executive

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Why Cystitis Is Just The Worst

Ever needed the toilet so badly that the shame of (soberly) wetting yourself in public outweighs the need to pee? Oh heeeey,...

Arts & Culture

Have Yourself A Merry Little Menstrual Cycle

You probably already know this but your period doesn’t care if it’s Christmas. It’s just going to bowl on in there like...

#DoctorDoctor: All Your Questions About Polycystic Ovaries, Answered

Worried, anxious or curious about your body? We’ve set up our very own Pink Parcel surgery to...

Arts & Culture

It’s A Monthly Thing: 10 Reasons We Love December

From markets to light displays, festive Starbucks cups and oh-so-many Christmas songs, it really is the most wonderful time of the year…...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Sorrel, Partner Relations Assistant

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Health & Wellbeing

This Is The Key To Happiness (And It’s Pretty Simple!)

Think you’d be a gazillion times happier if you won the lottery? As much as you would probably like to say yes...

6 Make Up Tricks That Help Hide Acne

Sure, acne sucks, but your make up doesn’t have...

Arts & Culture

Cute Jewellery Buys To Up Your Fashion Game

Don’t underestimate the power of jewellery. A cool stack of rings or an elegant necklace can give the simplest of outfits a...

Beauty

How To Nail A Chip-Free Manicure At Home

If popping to the salon for a weekly manicure is burning a hole in your purse, why not learn to master the...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Holly, Social Media Executive

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

A Period Colouring Book Is Coming And It’s Bloody Awesome

Thought the hunky-even-though-he’s-a-drawing Ryan Gosling colouring book was cool? This might just top it. Andrea Yip – a public health practitioner and...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Be Proud Of Your Body Hair (Pubes Included)

Whether you pluck, shave and wax to your heart’s content or fully embrace the fuzz, body hair is an inevitable part of...

Arts & Culture

#TotesEmosh: This Lonely OAP Just Made Our Hearts Melt

Joe Bartley is a true inspiration. Seriously, get the tissues out before you even start reading… The 89-year-old widower has been living...

Health & Wellbeing

Suffer From Severe PMS? Therapy Could Be The Answer

The lead up to your period can be a tricky one. An easy one. An unremarkable one. A total sh*tshow in which...

Beauty

Try This Super Chic Beauty Combo For Christmas

Don’t get us wrong, there’s a time for glitter lipstick and XXL lashes (hello New Year’s Eve) but sometimes understated make-up just...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Joanna, Partner Relations Executive

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Everything You Need To Know About Fanny Farts

OK we’re putting it out there straight away, fanny farts happen to the best of us. A delicate squeak, a wet raspberry, a...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

The Government Is Causing Tampon Tax Uproar, Again

In the Autumn Statement yesterday, Philip Hammond announced that £3 million raised by the tampon tax will go to charity. The chancellor...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Laura, Partner Relations Executive

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: 4 Ways To Ease The Hell That Is Thrush

Ants in your pants? Don’t suffer in itchy, itchy silence. It’s likely that you’re suffering from our good old friend, thrush. It’s...

Beauty

Banish Bad Skin Just In Time For Party Season

It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year, so the last thing you want to be worrying about is bad skin. We...

Arts & Culture

It’s A Monthly Thing: 10 Reasons We Love November

From the launch of Kenzo x H&M, to Netflix binges and Black Friday, November’s dedicated to shopping, spice lattes and getting our...

Beauty

5 Minutes With LOOK: Sarah, Fashion Stylist

This month, we have teamed up with LOOK magazine to bring you a carefully curated surprise. In case you didn’t get the...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

This Period Rap Is The Perfect Anthem For Your Monthly Flow

Ever found yourself in an awkward situation where someone is offended by your period chat? There’s now a song for that. Thanks to...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Can This Swiss Chocolate Cure Period Pain? #BestNewsEver

We thought it was too good to be true, but the period gods have answered our prayers. Swiss chocolatier Chocolate With Love...

Pink Parcel

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Jacqui, Customer Service and HR Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Arts & Culture

This Cat Meditation Video Is The Cutest Way To Combat Stress

It’s official. We’ve found the most adorable way to reduce anxiety. Animal charity Blue Cross has teamed up with The Mindfulness Project to create...

Beauty

5 Minutes With LOOK: Victoria, Senior Picture Researcher

This month, we have teamed up with LOOK magazine to bring you a carefully curated surprise. In case you didn’t get the...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Rebecca, Head Of Partner Relations

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Beauty

Coming Soon: Meet Your Party Season Essential

With party season just around the corner, it’s important you’re looking and feeling your best. That’s why we are launching our essential...

Arts & Culture

Why The New Campaign To Legalise The Word ‘Vagina’ Matters

Last week a new public health awareness campaign launched in America with a very simple aim: to normalise the word ‘vagina’. The...

Beauty

5 Minutes With LOOK: Lydia, Beauty Editor

This month, we have teamed up with LOOK magazine to bring you a carefully curated surprise. In case you didn’t get the...

Arts & Culture

This Beauty Blogger Faced a Backlash for Using a Sanitary Pad in Her Eyeliner Tutorial

Getting the perfect winged eyeliner isn’t easy – but one beauty blogger has found a unique solution – and it involves a...

Pink Parcel

Introducing the LOOK x Pink Parcel Edit

Say hello to November’s box. This beautifully curated parcel will still provide all the sanitary products you need for the month, and as always,...

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These Clever Coconut Oil Beauty Hacks Could Save You Over £48!

According to a survey, the average British woman spends a whopping £140,000 on hair and beauty products over her lifetime. Not only...

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Arts & Culture

Why John Lewis’ Latest Boss Is Making History

Earlier this week John Lewis announced that Paula Nickolds will become its new managing director, making her the first female boss in...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Amy, Customer Services Executive

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think so....

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Arts & Culture

People Are Worried About Hillary Clinton’s Period

Since being elected in 2000 as the first female senator from New York, Hillary Clinton has achieved a lot. But apparently, for...

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Health & Wellbeing

We Need To Talk About PMS

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), feeling ‘hormonal’, an attack of the crazies. Whatever you call it, we all know that the monthly rollercoaster that...

The Pool x Pink Parcel Subscriber Competition

We’ve teamed up with The Pool to offer new subscribers the chance to win a hamper of fab MERUMAYA beauty products worth over...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Lizzie, Community Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think so....

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Beauty

Everything You Need To Know About GBBO Candice’s Lipstick Game

Forget the cakes, this series of Great British Bake Off (GBBO) all anyone cares about is contestant Candice Brown’s lipstick – which,...

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Beauty

5 Steps to Spot Free Skin

What do you do when you’re not happy with the skincare products out there on the market? If you’re Maleka Dattu, you...

Arts & Culture

Gareth Gates: “I’d love to see Cuppanut on Bake Off!”

He’s the former Pop Idol star who reinvented himself as a entrepreneur with his fledgling business, Cuppanut, featured in this month’s box....

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Pink Parcel

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Alice, Customer Service Executive

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think so....

Arts & Culture

What It’s Like To Get Your Period At Fashion Week

Fashion Week is many things, but relaxing it ain’t. So what happens when you add menstruation into the mix? You might have...

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Arts & Culture

Like You Needed Another Reason To Love Amy Schumer

Another day, another reason to obsess over our number one girl crush, Amy Schumer. The actress smashed the period taboo last night...

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Period Tips, Help & Advice

Pink Parcel Period Talk: Elle, Marketing Assistant

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think so....

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