Our skin is the largest organ in the body and is one of the most hardworking. It provides a barrier against infection and protects our bodies from harmful elements. So it goes without saying that good skincare is vital to keep it healthy and able to do its job.
Navigating Spring weather can sometimes be tricky here in the UK as it changes so often (sometimes within the course of a single day!)
It (usually) isn’t cold enough for a heavy coat but you still need an outer layer to keep the chill out until the temperatures really start to soar (we hope!)
One of the biggest style dilemmas many of us will come across during the Summer will be dressing appropriately for work when the temperatures sore.
With the mercury rising once again in the UK this week, many of us will be wondering what is and isn’t appropriate for the office. With more and more workplaces adopting a smart/casual dress code it is important to dress for the weather whilst still looking professional.
Here are some of our top tips to help you navigate this style dilemma!
DO choose your fabrics wisely
Natural fabrics like cotton, will be more lightweight and crease less after a long day sitting down; meaning you’ll look more put together and well presented, even after a hard day of meetings and calls. If you are in a smart/casual environment you could opt for a shirt dress or linen trousers, which tend have a more relaxed cut and therefore are cooler to wear. Ensure that the material you choose isn’t too lightweight, as this can look too casual and reveal more than you may have intended.
I never wanted to look like models on the cover of magazines. I represent the majority of women and I am very proud of that.” Adele. Well said Adele, I am sure there are lots of us that agree with you.
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Research shows that the average size for a British woman is a curvy 16 and nearly half of UK women are a dress size 16 or above.
So why are we still bombarded by the media with waif-like models and celebrities? More than one popular magazine each week can be criticizing celebrities because they have put on as many as 8 lbs!