As with just about every feminist campaign in history, it didn't take long before we found a backlash. Ours came from fellow students as well as university bodies, calling a boycott of The Sun illiberal, painting us an authoritarian, conservative voice out to censor people's freedoms at every corner. 'But what about the free press?' came the replies.
While exercise and healthy eating are the best routes to getting the body you want, sometimes we could all do with a helping hand, especially when a special event is on the cards. To look and feel your best with minimal effort, check out these tips for faking a slimmer figure.
By allowing ourselves to focus on the negative this can send us into a spiral of unwanted thoughts that can drain us of our energy. Switching our thoughts to positive ones and happy memories can help us to feel so much better about ourselves.
To the experienced vein surgeon, Varithena is old news. Starting off its product life as 'Varisolve', the formulation has been in development for well over 10 years and is essentially a type of foam sclerotherapy in branded packaging.
You're having a lazy day watching chick flicks in your less-than-flattering pyjamas when suddenly you get a text asking if you want to go out for lunch in 10 minutes... eek. Follow these quick tips to go from 'not too pretty' to 'you're a fitty!' in less than 10 minutes.
The results of this survey shed a little optimism on all the gloom. They suggest that women generally have a healthy view of beauty and don't aspire to the super-slimline frames that verge on the unhealthy.
From workouts to healthy diets, many of us make an effort to look after ourselves. However, we could be compromising our health on a daily basis without even knowing it. From carrying heavy handbags to wearing crippling heels, here are the top 10 female habits you should try to break.
As an adult, I feel my negative body image fuelled my crisis of confidence that was the footnote to my school years. A crippling shyness made approaching the opposite sex an impossibility. I was already described as "odd" and this behaviour merely fuelled the "fag" comments.
Vaginal surgery is one of the fastest increasing areas of cosmetic surgery in Britain. According to a recent survey by The Cosmetic Surgery Guide, intimate procedures such as labiaplasty and vaginal rejuvenation are becoming more and more popular.
Reports that Britney Spears is looking for a body double have sent the world of celebrity journalism into meltdown, as publications fall over each other to be first to publish the star's "exact measurements".
I am naturally a slim, size 8. Well, here's the truth. I didn't feel beautiful, when one of the boys I had a crush on at school ran up and asked me if I was anorexic in front of his friends. I didn't feel sexy when a group of builders drove past in a white van, shouting at me to eat some food.
As a sufferer you feel a loss of identity and self-image when you start to realize your losing your hair and it truly can be devastating. Your loss in confidence and self-esteem along with the lack of control surrounding your hair loss only amplifies your fear.
If you follow these top beauty secrets you can get the flawless, glowing complexion of a supermodel. Here are five simple tricks to make sure your skin is ready for its close up...
Miley, you might feel like you're taking risks and pushing the envelope but right now you look stuck in a belated teenage rebellion. If you really want to embrace feminism, please (and I mean this kindly) come back when you've grown up a bit.
I've proven my point that weighing yourself can be both bad for your self esteem and more importantly an inaccurate measure of body fat. So here is my one man crusade against Weight Watchers and their weapon of choice the weighing scales.
This morning I'm greeted with large swollen lumps on my cheek, pustules dotted across my jawline, and a painful third eye bulging out from my uni-brow - after surveying today's canvas I slumped back into the pillow. I'm nearing the end of my twenties, this was meant to end a decade ago!