Labour Tips for First Time Mums and Dads Throughout Covid-19
Every birthing experience is unique, so it’s impossible to know exactly what to expect. But, for first time mums and dads, there are many pieces of advice to bear in mind that will better prepare you for labour and help everything to run smoothly.
The Cost of Finding Love Through Dating Apps
Today, it feels like there's an app for all kinds of dating, whether you're on the search for something casual or ready for a committed long-term relationship. During COVID-19, many users turned to apps for a sense of companionship, even if they knew nothing was likely to come of it when in-person dating was impossible. However, with the rollout of vaccinations, people are beginning to see a light at the end of the tunnel. With this light comes a more serious look at their dating habits.
What products are on the UK's wish-list right now?
It seems that over the last year, we’ve become accustomed to waiting in long queues for basic necessities like essential shopping. At the start of the pandemic, we’d see a long queue zigzagging around Tesco car park and bolt back to our cars to try another shop. Now, queuing is just another annoying thing we have to put up with in our daily lives.
Failsafe Labour Tips for First Time Mum's and Dads
Labour can be beautiful and when you have your new-born baby in your arms, your world will feel complete. However, the difficulties of labour for both mums and dads should never go unappreciated. As you step into the unknown, be prepared to adapt your plans to every eventuality and support each other throughout.. Every birthing experience is unique, so it’s impossible to know exactly what to expect. But, for first time mums and dads, there are many pieces of advice to bear in mind that will better prepare you for labour and help everything to run smoothly.
Ethical Brands Making a Positive Change in Their Industry
One of the most important topics right now is making sure we buy from companies which are not only sustainable but also ethical. Sadly, even in the 21st century, we hear about companies that exploit workers and use unsustainable ingredients and processes. Boohoo was criticised for exploiting workers by paying them less than the minimum wage, as well as providing no COVID-19 protection in its Leicester factory.
4 Easy Reasons to Go Cruelty-Free with Your Cosmetics
There are around 8.3 million people who want animal testing to end for good – that’s a lot of people. Today, shoppers are wanting more transparency and ethical practices across virtually all aspects of our life – whether we’re spending less on fast fashion and more on second-hand stores, putting down an expensive brand for fair trade labels, or checking our favourite glow tanning product for cruelty-free labels in the beauty aisle. Shoppers want to feel confident that nobody was harmed or exploited in the making of the product.
Lockdown Nostalgia: We’re Missing These Decades the Most
Nostalgia is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “a sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past”, which likely arose as we spent months in lockdown wishing for the good old days of freedom and making fun memories.
Boosting your mood by getting 'glam' at home!
Now that the UK's roadmap out of lockdown has been revealed, the end really does seem to be in sight. Many of us are already fantasising about the first outfit and high heel wedges that we're going to wear on the 21st June when (if all goes to plan) restrictions will be lifted. Until that point, however, there are still plenty of reasons to get glammed up at home. From committing to your skincare routine to dressing up for themed Zoom parties (the perfect excuse for an iconic 90s denim on denim outfit), looking after yourself can make the world of difference to your wellbeing and sense of self.
Finding Self-Empowerment Through Beauty During the Pandemic
Establishing a beauty routine, putting on makeup, and selecting that perfect outfit that is sure to impress others – it's been a while since beauty has taken such a performative nature. Despite this, many of us have found our beauty regimes to be more important than ever this year, and beauty has evolved into a tool of self-empowerment.
Common Contraceptive FAQ's - what do you want to know?
The pill, which is the most popular form of birth control for women in England, has long been surrounded by questions and between 2019 and 2020, there have been significant increases in search volumes around pill-related queries. So, let's find out what people have been searching for the most frequently, and get to the bottom of some of the most asked questions about the pill.
Top Tips On How To Turn Your Instagram Feed Into An Empire
With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to affect our everyday lives, starting a business in 2021 comes with additional challenges depending what type of business you’re wanting to build. With this said however, the internet has created many new platforms over the years that broaden career opportunities for people across the world. One such platform is Instagram.