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How my fitness tracker helped me

tracking fitness

You’ve probably seen them on more and more people’s wrists – but is it really worth getting a fitness tracker? In this guest post Susan explains the difference hers has made.

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Why should laundry tablets look so much like sweets?

laundry tablets

Every parent of a young child must at some time have longed to have eyes in the back of their head. You can take every precaution – get a stairgate, a baby monitor, and a washing machine with a childproof lock. And still there is only so much you can do.

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Do you know your UVA from your UVB?

sunscreen

It’s a good time to stock up on sunscreen, but working out which bottle offers the best protection isn’t easy. This guest post from Nina Goad explains all, from SPF to star ratings.

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Boots health checks – are you happy to pay?

sore throat

If you live near some branches of Boots, you can now pop in and get a sore throat check for £7.50 or a skin cancer check for £35. But how happy would you be to pay for health services you can also get free on the NHS?

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Does the science behind shampoo stack up?

Shampoo science

Are you bamboozled by the proliferation of shampoo claims? Can it really thicken hair fibres from within? And should you be relieved or suspicious when your shampoo tells you all the things it doesn’t contain, such as parabens, silicones and fragrances?