Why Having a Best Friend Is Good for Your Health, According to Science

Research has long shown that friendship is essential for your physical and mental well-being. Having a social network can lengthen your lifespan, help you stay slim, and keep your brain healthy as you get older.But now picture that one friend (or two, or three, if you’re lucky) you can send selfies to even when your face is polka-dotted with acne medication, or …

How to reduce fluid retention

Do you suffer from bloating and puffiness? Fluid retention could be the culprit and here’s how you can naturally prevent it.   According to naturopath Rebekah Russell from Blackmores Australia, the following may help reduce fluid retention: Dandelion leaf: This has been used traditionally for hundreds of years for its diuretic action. It can be …

7 tips for workout success

Fitness trainer Nikki Fogden-Moore shares her tips for workout success. 1.    Find exercises you love2.    Mix up the order of things3.    Take your gym outdoors4.    Bring a friend and put an interval timer on your phone5.    Pump up the sounds6.    Be grateful that you’re able to plan and create the body and the life you …

How to apply flawless foundation

Get the perfect summer glow with make up artist Rachel Wood tips for flawless foundation. 1. Maintain moisture “Your foundation will go on so much better if your skin is thoroughly hydrated with the appropriate moisturiser for your skin type – if your skin is well balanced then it won’t be trying to suck up …

How to eat like a female fitness model

 For 30-year-old fitness model, Emily Skye, it used to be about getting skinny and slaving away on the cardio machines. It then became all about nourishing her body to becoming strong, working out and becoming healthy. Her food philosophy Don’t diet – instead just make clean eating part of your lifestyle. Learn as much as …

When Relationships Get Rocky, Husbands and Wives Cope Differently

Problems in long-term marriages trigger much different responses in wives and husbands. THURSDAY, Nov. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Problems in long-term marriages trigger much different responses in wives and husbands, a new study finds. Researchers asked 722 couples who were married an average of 39 years if they could talk to their spouse about their …

What's the difference between BB cream and CC cream?

    Confused about the latest beauty balms and colour correcting products? We’ve got the lowdown.. BB cream “BB stands for ‘beauty balm’ – they’re meant to be time-saving products that combine colour, moisture, treatment ingredients, and sun protection in one product,” says Bryan Barron, research and content director at Paula’s Choice Skincare.  CC cream “CC …