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Parents may spend months choosing a name for their newborn, but a recent survey suggests nearly a fifth (18%) regret their decision. The small-scale survey of 1,362 parents by Mumsnet found 2% acted on their regret and officially changed their child’s name.  A quarter of parents who regretted the name they chose said the main reason […]

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If David Beckham made the headlines every time he got a new tattoo, there wouldn’t be anything else to read about (probably). But his most recent inking is a move away from his much-loved script and religious iconography. Not to mention the world is pretty shocked he actually has any space on his body left. […]

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Fitness has always been a part of Jemma Thomas’ life, but after becoming a mum she found it hard to find the time for it. Balancing a full-time job and caring for two children, Thomas soon realised she was going to have to squeeze in exercise wherever she could. And if that meant 10 squats while […]

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The number of women giving birth under the age of 20 has halved over the past 10 years, newly-released NHS statistics have shown. Exactly 22,032 women under 20 gave birth in NHS hospitals in 2015/16, compared to 44,123 deliveries in 2005/6. The figures were released as part of NHS Digital’s ‘Hospital Maternity Activity’ published on Wednesday 9 […]

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Think nail polish is just for women? Think again. According to news website Mic, men have been wearing nail polish since 3,200 BC, with different colours signifying different societal classes. Flash forward a good few centuries and rockstars like the late Kurt Cobain and David Bowie made the look cool again. More recently, celebs like […]

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Ever been told you shouldn’t wear something because it’s not ‘flattering’? Whether it’s a comment from online trolls, or a piece of misguided advice from a family member, a few small words can do a lot of damage. But one fashion brand is hoping to change all that – by proving that women can wear […]

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The list of clothing brands who responded to Fashion Revolution’s #whomadeyourclothes campaign has been revealed. Back in April, the sustainable fashion organisation called on the public to question their favourite companies about their supply chain transparency. Over 70,000 people took part on social media. In total, 1251 brands responded to requests, including 372 mainstream brands […]

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London had the lowest under-18 birth rate in 2015, but the highest rate for women aged 45 and over, statistics have revealed. The opposite is true in the north east of England, where they had the highest under-18 birth rate, but the lowest birth rate for women aged 45 and over, the Office for National Statistics […]

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Forbes has revealed the highest paid models of 2016 – and the list makes disappointing reading for those hoping that fashion has finally embraced diversity. Gisele Bündchen holds on to the number one spot earning $30.5 million between 1 June 2015 and 1 June 1 2016 (before fees and taxes), despite retiring from the catwalk last year. The […]

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A beauty blogger has publicly called out Maybelline for only catering to ‘white women’ with their makeup range in the UK. Nadia Gray, from Luton, wrote a blog post titled ‘Why Is Maybelline Ignoring Women of Colour?’, revealing that the brand’s Dream Velvet Foundation is available in twice as many shades in America than in […]

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