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TOP TIPS: How to ensure your procrastination is on point during exams

  Exam time is almost upon us once more and, with all that procrastinating to do, there is hardly any time to squeeze in any studying. If you are running dry on procrastination techniques, have no fear: here are the most popular methods to get you started.   FACEBOOK: During exam season, watching a video […]

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Hairspray

Image courtesy of Ellie Kurttz. Hairspray The Playhouse Run Ended On Monday February 22 the Playhouse theatre welcomed the Hairspray national tour to its stage, a brilliantly fun musical that is impossible not to enjoy so long as the the cast and creators do the classic story justice. Hairspray was colourful and bright in its […]

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New year, New Gym Gear: The Hottest Gym Trends of 2016

It’s 2016 and this year your fitness routine is definitely going to work. You will be Millie Mackintosh by summer. But before you step out onto that running machine remember that above all else, the gym is a fashion runway and you better dress to impress if you want to fit in with Edinburgh’s sporty […]

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Never underestimate the power of the brow

You must never under estimate the power of the eyebrow”; these wise words spoken by Jack Black ring true in the reigning decade of the big brow. The 80s had their shoulders and we have the power brow. Eyebrows shape and define your face and can completely alter your appearance. Anybody that has ever had […]

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The damaging effect of Instagram’s golden girls

When I scroll through my Instagram feed, I am confronted by girls with the flexibility of a Russian gymnast, doing yoga poses on a beach somewhere as the sunset on the horizon falls just in line with their blonde messy topknot. I scroll past bowls of breakfast filled with kiwi, yoghurt and goji berries, plus […]

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Parisa’s Beauty Guide: Fake eyelashes 101

A warning: Semi permanent lash extensions are a highly addictive habit. I remember the days before I was hooked. I would coat my very average eyelashes in layer upon layer of mascara. For nights out I would even put talcum powder between the layers to make them even thicker and longer but those days are […]

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The independent fashion brands you do not want to miss

Depending on your social circle, it is a Monday/Tuesday night and you have just stumbled gracefully into the Why Not/Cab Vol toilets. You’re sweaty, you’re drunk but thanks to the stylish outfit that you’ve painstakingly put together for this evening’s soiree, you’re looking and feeling top notch. However, tonight is not your night. Tragedy strikes […]