How I Keep My Life 'Straight Up'

Em Ford | Posted 05.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Em Ford

Sharing with others what you're going through is a great way of overcoming and dealing with it. The impact of 'You Look Disgusting" meant that a lot of the online abuse actually ended due to the film. And I was completely blown away by the support - I had no idea that I would ever reach over 26 million views - and touched that so many women related to what I was saying.

No7's New Face Freddie Harrel Calls Out Hypocrisy Around Diversity In Beauty

The Huffington Post | Patricia Yaker Ekall | Posted 29.09.2017 | UK Style

Instagram star and blogger Freddie Harrel is the face of a new campaign for the Boots No7 Lift and Luminate range of products. Along with Olympic fenc...

Why It Matters That Boots Is Making The Morning After Pill More Affordable

Clare Murphy | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Murphy

As a charity which cares for tens of thousands of women facing an unwanted pregnancy every year, we know difficulties obtaining emergency contraception mean many women‎ are unable to make use of this second chance to avoid an unwanted pregnancy. And we wanted to stand up and do something against what we saw as the ultimate sexist surcharge.

Boots Apologises Over Morning-After Pill Row And Says It's Looking For Cheaper Alternatives

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Boots has said it is “truly sorry” for the way it responded to a campaign calling for it to cut the price of emergency contraception and announced...

Why Is Boots More Concerned About Anti-Contraception Sexists Than Women Who Need The Morning After Pill?

Jessica Quinter | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK
Jessica Quinter

"We would not want to be accused of incentivizing inappropriate use, and provoking complaints, by significantly reducing the price of this product." So wrote Boots chief pharmacist Marc Donovan in a letter to bpas. To what dangerous, immoral drug could he possibly be referring? Emergency contraception, of course!

Boots Accused Of ‘Straight Up Misogyny’ After Refusing To Make Morning After Pill Cheaper

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Boots has refused to drop the price of the morning after pill over fears it would “provoke complaints” and “incentivise inappropriate use”. Th...

Boots Apologises After Skin Chart Slammed For 'Implying Brown And Black Skin Is Abnormal'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A skin chart by Boots has come under fire for “implying brown and black skin is abnormal”. The chart, featuring a list of skin types and the SPF t...

Christian Louboutin Has Made Our Unicorn-Filled Dreams Come True With These Colour-Changing Boots

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Style

Christian Louboutin has created a pair of ‘unicorn skin’ booties and they’re magical. Samantha McMillen, an L.A-based stylist - whose clients i...

These Pink Boots Have Broken The Internet

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Style

It’s no secret that high-fashion can sometimes be a little impractical... or a lot. Spotted by eagle-eyed style enthusiasts, Sam Chapman aka Pixiwo...

Boots Tackles 'Period Poverty' By Making Sanitary Products Accessible

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Boots has pledged to end “period poverty” by helping women who are struggling to access basic sanitary products. The chain will trial an in-store...

Boots And Vision Express ‘Misled’ Customers On Danger Of Blue Light From Screens

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Vision Express and Boots have been “misleading” customers about the effects of blue light emitted from computer and phone screens, according to a ...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Is The New Face Of No7

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Style

Award-winning author and celebrated feminist speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the face of Boots’ new No7 campaign. Launching on Friday 21 October...

6 Primark Ankle Boots To Update Your Look

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Style

Primark’s Autumn 2016 collection has hit shops and we know what we’re going to be buying first: the ankle boots. British heatwaves are always so ...

Men's Grooming: Are You Reactive or Proactive?

Freddy Furber | Posted 16.07.2017 | UK Style
Freddy Furber

Men are expressing themselves more freely and there is a whole host of positive messages as a consequence. However, with change, there are often repercussions - for good or bad. Unfortunately, as our country has shown over the last few weeks - we're not so good at handling it!

Duchess Of Cambridge Hikes In Old Favourite Boots

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Style

The Duchess of Cambridge wisely slipped on a pair of worn-in boots to go hiking in Bhutan. On Friday 15 April, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge embar...

Petitions, Parliament and Power: It's Not Just About the Numbers

Nadia Gilani | Posted 25.02.2017 | UK
Nadia Gilani

The question shouldn't be "do petitions work?" but "how do they work best?" It's all down to the power of a strong personal story that will help you build an army of supporters who you can call on to take action, every step of the way to victory. If you do that, your campaign will be impossible to ignore - however many signatures it attracts.

Boots To Lower 'Sexist Pricing' On Razors And Eye Cream

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing more frustrating than heading to the shops and finding that a product you use, pretty much on a daily basis, is more expensive than th...

Pervert Caught Taking Pictures Up Woman's Skirt In Boots

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK

A pervert has been captured on CCTV taking pictures up a woman's skirt inside a south London branch of Boots. He can be seen bending down as the sh...

How To Navigate The Hot, Sweaty Mess That Is Between-Season Dressing

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Cafolla | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Style

As much as we love the onset of summer, dressing to suit the transitional season is hell. We're either too hot or too blimmin' cold - so how can you g...

Baby, 1, Grabbed Around Throat By Stranger In Boots

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK

A one-year-old baby boy was assaulted in his pram by a stranger as his mother shopped in a chemist. The little boy was grabbed by the throat by th...

Ed Thinks This Gives Him Enough Life Experience To Be Prime Minister...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has raised eyebrows by claiming that his time working as an adviser at the Treasury and lecturing on politics at Harvard University has gi...

Ed Miliband Gives Monaco-Based Boots Boss Both Barrels

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has fought back after Monaco-based Boots boss Stefano Pessina said Labour's policy platform would be a "catastrophe" for the country. A...

Black Friday Opening Times: All You Need To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Woman Fights Off Everyone In Wembley Asda For Flatscreen TV, Wins Black Friday Friday 28th November 2014 is Black Friday, the US-imported s...

Weekend Shopping Essentials: Rubber Rain Boots

Sarah McGiven | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

What exactly constitutes an 'essential'? If you go by Waitrose's suggestions, it's everything from raw prawns and hummus to yum yums, so I'm guessing it's pretty subjective.

Britain's Biggest Chemist Boots To Fall Into US Hands

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK

Britain's biggest pharmacy chain Boots is set to fall into US ownership today when drugs store giant Walgreens unveils a deal to buy the part of the b...