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Popular make-up brand recalls product over eye irritation fears

If you use this brand or know someone who does take note.

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Know the signs of modern slavery in nail bars in a bid to stop human trafficking within the beauty industry.

WARNING: Know of the signs of modern slavery in nail bars

Leading anti-slavery charity, Unseen, and The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology are asking people to know the signs of modern slavery in nail bars in a bid to stop human trafficking within the beauty industry.

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Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

One in five sunbed users are at risk of becoming ‘tanning addicts’, scientists warn.

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Talcum powder cancer claims: the facts

Talcum powder cancer claims: the facts

Most recognisable as the creator of family favourite baby products, Johnson & Johnson have been in the headlines for other reasons this week after being ordered to pay $417m (£323.4m) to a California woman who claimed their talcum powder gave her ovarian cancer after allegedly using it for 50 years.

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6 reasons to ditch high heels as researchers call for change

Researchers at Aberdeen University have said that more needs to be done to stop women being forced to wear high heels in the workplace after finding direct links between wearing high heels and injury.

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Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.

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TOWIE tans really do make men more attractive to women, suggests new research

TOWIE tans really do make men more attractive to women, suggests new research

A TOWIE-style fake tan really does make men much more attractive, according to scientific research.

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The Blossom Heat Room at Aqua Sana Woburn Forest

Woburn Forest spa shortlisted for national award

The Aqua Sana at Woburn Forest Center Parcs has been shortlisted for top industry award.

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Cancer warning over skin bleaching

Cancer warning over skin bleaching treatment

Trendy skin bleaching jabs are “potentially dangerous” and could even lead to skin cancer, tops doctors have warned.

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Students warned over 'smart drug' pregnancy risk

Taking multivitamins in pregnancy ‘a waste of time’

Mums-to-be who take multi-vitamins to boost their baby’s health are wasting their money as most don’t need them, a new study has warned.

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Jamie Houghton and Noah Kennedy run LPT Lifestyle Performance Transformations. They run classes from the Northamptonshire County Cricket Ground. Ruth Supple takes up the challenge, by taking part in a six week transformation class.  Photographs: Kelly Cooper NNL-160428-125253009

Health and fitness company promises to help people lose a stone in six weeks

A new health and fitness company set up in Northampton and Kettering by one of the top 100 trainers in the world promises to help people lose a stone in six weeks by following its exercise, nutrition and coaching programme. Ruth Supple found out more . . .

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SPRING BLOOM: Beauty shoot photographed in beautiful Northamptonshire countryside

SPRING BLOOM: Beauty shoot photographed in beautiful Northamptonshire countryside

Want to achieve a natural look with your make-up but don’t know how? Our spring beauty shoot, photographed in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, showcases clear and simple make-up set against a backdrop of beautiful flowers . .

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Extreme relaxation at two revamped health spas

Spas have come a long way from their draconian calorie-counted past and these days are ideal places to relax and unwind. Kate de la Chapelle visited two revamped spas to see what guests can expect...

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Personal trainer Becca Mclachlan

Personal trainer gives top tips for runners getting ready to pound the pavements and trailes in Northamptonshire

It’s the London Marathon this month when runners of all ages and experience will be raising millions of pounds for good causes. Personal trainer Becca Mclachlan has these top tips to encourage you to dust off your trainers and start pounding the pavements and trails around Northamptonshire...

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Scientists use space travel to make perfumes

University boffins working on a historic space mission are set to use their space-travelling knowledge create exotic new PERFUMES.

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One of Diane Clarke's post-surgery selfie. Diane spent �15k on cosmetic treatments to get the perfect selfie face. See SWNS story SWSELFIE; A woman has admitted that she spent more than �15,000 on a facelift and botox -- so she can take the perfect SELFIE.  Diane Clarke, 63, used to hate looking at photos of herself, after noticing she looked much older than her younger pals. A set of pictures taken at a friend's wedding, stunned Diane, who couldn't believe how wrinkled her face looked. The divorcee decided that no amount of face cream could fix her wrinkles and that to retrieve her youthful looks she would need to go under the knife.

Selfie photos drove Milton Keynes pensioner to spend £15,000 on cosmetic surgery

A city pensioner has told how she blew £15,000 on cosmetic surgery and botox - just so she could looked good in ‘selfie’ shots.

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Milton Keynes College to learn from experts at The Day Spa

Students at Milton Keynes College are set to enter into a beautiful relationship with a nearby spa.

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MK College's Avant Garde Hair Show at thecentre:mk

GALLERY: Hair raising show from MK College students

COLLEGE students wowed shoppers with an amazing Avant Garde hair show yesterday.

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