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    Beautivite – the secret of true beauty

    Beautivite is changing the face of beauty … an exciting new collagen supplement designed specifically for women who want to stay looking younger for longer. Beautivite (www.beautivite.com) is a natural route to true beauty and the latest addition to the renowned range from UK collagen specialists ArthoVite Ltd.   Scientifically formulated to increase hydration and elasticity and help offset the early signs of ageing, beautivite offers 6000mg of pure collagen protein per serving to provide the amino acids which support the building blocks of skin, hair and nails.   Beautivite is all about one single ingredient – 100% pure collagen. In a nutshell, that’s 100% of what you do need…

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    Ask the Experts: What’s the best way to remove lip stain?

    Q: What’s the best way to remove lip stain – I seem to have coloured lips for at least 24 hours after using it? Debbie, 50 Lip stains are designed to stay on much longer than lipstick by leaving a stain or tint of colour on your lips for anything up to 24 hours (and I’ve known it to last even longer). Although they are very convenient to use, they can take their toll on lips because most people don’t know how to remove them correctly. Over-zealously rubbing can leave your lips dry and chapped. So, if you’re going to wear this type of product, you need some effective removal options……

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    How to stop your thighs from chafing

    For those of us without a thigh gap, soreness, rubbing and chafing as our thighs get sweaty on warm days or long walks can be a real problem. Also rather unpleasantly known as ‘chub rub’ (we prefer to think of ourselves as almost mermaids!) the dreaded condition can make the prettiest of summer dresses a painful wardrobe choice. Luckily, there are now a host of products available to stop the problem – from creams and sprays to fabric bands – as well as lots of advice. Here’s our pick of the best. Keep thighs dry Sweaty thighs from exercising or a hot commute make for perfect chafing conditions. Sprinkle a…

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    Ask the Experts: I used to be a smoker, can I smooth out my wrinkles naturally?

    I used to be a smoker. Thankfully I quit five years ago but my lips and the surrounding area now have wrinkles. Are there any natural ways to smooth out these lines? Maggie, 45

  While there is no rewind button for our past choices, we can do something now to prevent and reduce their effects. PHB‘s Anti-ageing Gel Serum with Organic Rose & Sea Buckthorn (£19.95) is a wonderworker at rejuvenating the skin, smoothing wrinkles, reducing dark spots and promoting a radiant complexion. Handmade in the UK with vitamin-rich organic sea buckthorn and rose oils, the serum is full of vitamins, antioxidants and omegas that hydrate and deeply penetrate the skin, allowing…

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    The woman was shamed for not showering without being asked

    A mum who calls herself a ‘soap dodger’ has admitted that her husband has to ask her to shower.Source:istock A SELF-confessed “soap dodger” has been branded vile — after admitting her husband often has to tell her to wash. Posting on parenting blog Mumsnet as user blueberrycoconut, according to The Sun, the woman confessed, “I often can’t be arsed,” and has to be “prompted” by her partner. She said: “I rarely wash my hands. I do shower but as and when. I’m not in a fixed routine.” The mum asked if “anyone else” was in a similar position on the post — which has racked up well over 500 replies…