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Wellbeing

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

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

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Wellbeing

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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Life

It Happened To Me: Coming Off The Pill Messed With My Body And Mind

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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Period Tips, Help and Advice

#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...

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Period Tips, Help and 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…...

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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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Period Tips, Help and Advice

#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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Beauty

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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Wellbeing

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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Wellbeing

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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Life

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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Period Tips, Help and Advice

#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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Life

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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Wellbeing

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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Period Tips, Help and Advice

#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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Wellbeing

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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Wellbeing

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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Life

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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Period Tips, Help and Advice

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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Life

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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Beauty

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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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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Period Tips, Help and Advice

#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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Life

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,...

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Period Tips, Help and Advice

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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#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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Wellbeing

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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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...

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Period Tips, Help and Advice

#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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Beauty

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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Life

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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Life

7 Ways To Re-invent Your Mornings

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

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Life

5 Reasons Not To Skip That Workout When You’re On Your Period

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

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Beauty

This takes less than two minutes but it could save your life

Last week at PP HQ we were lucky enough to have a visit Cathie from UK breast cancer charity CoppaFeel! She spoke eloquently...

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Life

Finding A Balance When Your Monthly Beast Arrives

Fear not PP Squad, our monthly, much-needed chocolate fix isn’t going anywhere – but we definitely don’t always have to scoff all the...

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Wellbeing

5 reasons crying is good for you

While some women never experience the highs and lows that is PMS, for some of us monthly tears are just a thing. It...

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Wellbeing

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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How to stick to your New Year resolutions

With statistics showing that most people give up their resolutions about now, we thought we’d give you some inspiration to help you...

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4 reasons to be kind today

It’s International Kindness Day today, which encourages us all to be kinder to one another. However, even though you might be doing...

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Release your inner child – and relieve stress at the same time!

Remember when you were little and you played every single day? It was fun wasn’t it? Then you grew up and the...

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A kiss a day keeps the doctor – and dentist – away!

International Kissing Day, which happened this weekend, actually began here in Blighty, but has now been adopted worldwide. Apart from kissing being...

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