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At home skin care that won’t break the bank

Nowadays it can seem like everyone is an expert when it comes to skincare, especially at home skincare. So, though I am only a skincare enthusiast and by no means an expert, all of these DIY skincare recipes and tips are from board-certified dermatologists. Oh, and they’re also all using ingredients that you likely have […]

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Shops to cater for your cosy autumn needs

To my delight, it is now officially autumn, and we can begin to haul out our collections of all things knitted and cosy. The cold weather brings with it the perfect excuse to go on a bit of a shopping spree in order to transform into the wool-covered monster we all become during autumn. These […]

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Millennial burnout and the importance of saying no

No. A simple word that inspires so much fear for young adults. There seems to be constant pressure from friends, family, university, and work to do it all: socialise and study and work and sleep and exercise and look happy all at the same time. Of course, no one can perfectly balance it all. Many […]

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Oscars 2019: a rundown of the greatest fashion seen on the red carpet

The Oscars: a night of cinematic fanfare and a whirlwind of show-stopping, statement-making fashion. While the glamorous style of acclaimed actors and actresses rarely disappoints (or at least never fails to shock), this year’s fashions have pushed the boundaries and painted a picture of the changing trends of Hollywood. Pink, whether it be pale or […]

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What is intermittent fasting? A breakdown of a new diet trend

Content Warning: mentions of a diet restriction and disordered eating.  Intermittent fasting: the cool, new kid in the world of dieting. With the popularity of the body positivity movement and the increased awareness of the dangers of dieting, intermittent fasting sounds like an unlikely trend. However, this type of fasting is not about going for […]

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Lifestyle Recipes

Microwavable Margherita mac and cheese

Margherita mac and cheese is the pizza-pasta fusion you’ve been waiting for. This quick and warming meal can be made on a student’s budget and in a student’s kitchen – that is to say, it only costs 70p per serving and it’s made completely without a stove. If you only have a microwave in your […]