Bakuchiol. The Must Have Natural Skincare Alternative to Retinol

While there’s no denying that retinol is the holy grail of anti-ageing skincare, it can be irritating for those with sensitive skin leaving you with a feeling of burning or stripped skin. But now there’s new natural alternative on the block, Bakuchiol.

by Anthea Ayache

The Big Problem with Microbeads in Your Skincare

Cleansers, exfoliators, shower gels and even toothpaste contain microplastics that are clogging up our oceans and entering our food chain. Many release chemicals that are carcinogenic and can cause reproductive abnormalities

by Hayley Doyle

Why You Should Say Yes To Saying No

Rather than being a negative no is one of the most positive words around, experts reveal

by Christine Fieldhouse

Could a 90s-Style Summer Teach Children Patience?

Today’s instant lifestyle has created an impatient generation but could rewinding back to the 90s help our kids enjoy the simple things in life?

by Hayley Doyle

The Ultimate Guide to the Eco-Friendly Back to School Shop

From recycling, to sourcing second-hand or buying sustainable uniforms there are lots of lessons to be learnt about reducing our family’s carbon footprint in the classroom

by Georgina Fuller

Seven Simple Ways to Make People Like You More

Being popular means getting hired, promoted and earning more money as well as being healthier – and it only takes a few tweaks to make yourself more appealing

by Christine Fieldhouse

Ten of the Best Mindfully Formulated Beauty Brands

Here are 10 of our favourite natural beauty brands to help make you look and feel good – oh and they’re all available in the UAE!

by Rebecca Barnes

Why You Should Learn to Forgive

Whether you’ve been hurt, betrayed or just slighted, forgiving others is good for your mental and physical health and gives you a sense of freedom, experts say

by Christine Fieldhouse

How to Deal with a Sanctimummy

She’s in the park, the play area and behind you in the supermarket. And while she wants the best for her child and the planet, the way the Sanctimummy judges everything you do as a parent could leave you feeling a failure. Here’s how to deal with a self-righteous Sanctimummy

by Holly Catling