Hygiene

Regular Bleach Use Linked To Increased Risk Of Deadly Lung Disease

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

People who regularly use bleach when cleaning could be increasing their risk of developing a potentially fatal lung disease, according to a new study....

People Sharing Laundry Struggles On Twitter Will Make You Feel Better About Your Own

HuffPost | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

For some people, laundry is a tiresome chore where everything can and will go wrong. That oversize sweater made of 100 percent cotton? Of course yo...

Attention Lush Fans: Your Favourite Products Are About To Be Discontinued

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Lush fans, prepare to stockpile your favourite products because some of your go-to shower gels, body scrubs and moisturisers are about to become extin...

Why You Might Want To Think Twice Before Using The Kettle In Your Hotel Room

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you can’t go a day without your morning coffee on holiday, we’ve got bad news for you. Instead of providing you with a taste of home, the kettl...

Sorry Folks, Blowing Out Birthday Candles Does Mean More Germs On Your Cake

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Clemson University researchers have confirmed our worst fears - blowing out candles does result in more bacteria on your birthday cake. 1,400% more b...

Former McDonald's Employee Unearths Gross Find Hidden Within McFlurry Machine

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A former McDonald’s employee has shared shocking photos of a dirty tray he pulled out from a McFlurry machine while on shift. Nick, from Louisiana, ...

How Product Giving Can Help Tackle Hygiene Poverty In The UK

Robin Boles | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK
Robin Boles

A reality less known is that before people even resort to foodbanks many have stopped buying essential products such as nappies, toothpaste, tampons, razors, washing detergent and other hygiene items in order to put food on the table.

Faecal Bacteria Found In Drinks At McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Drinks at a number of popular fast food chains have been found to contain faecal bacteria due to contaminated ice. Researchers at BBC ‘Watchdog’ f...

These Are The Most Common Food Hygiene Mistakes People Make

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has revealed the most common food hygiene mistakes people make - and it’ll make you re-think your kitchen...

This Is How Often You Should Be Washing Your Bedding (According To A Microbiologist)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you can’t remember the last time you washed your bed sheets, listen up. A leading microbiologist in New York has urged people to wash their duvet...

Woman Shares Hilarious Rant After Original Source Shower Gel Leaves Her Vagina 'Ablaze'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A blogger who washed her vagina with mint and tea tree shower gel swiftly lived to regret it. The woman, who runs the Facebook page and blog ‘I Know...

Woman Highlights How Depression Impacts Her Personal Hygiene In Moving Post

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who has depression shared an eloquent and incredibly moving Facebook post, detailing her struggle with the mental illness. Katelyn Marie Todd ...

How Climate Change Threatens Progress To Reach Everyone, Everywhere With Water

Barbara Frost | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK
Barbara Frost

A woman and her child on their way to collect clean water in the village of Nerculo, Niassa, Mozambique. WaterAid/ Panos/ Adam Patterson World Water ...

Scientist Reveals The Truth About The 'Five Second Rule'

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Food that has been dropped on the floor is usually safe to eat under the so-called “five second rule”, a scientist has said. Germ expert Professor...

This Is How Often You Should Be Cleaning The Most Neglected Parts Of The House

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to cleaning, most of us are pretty good at the basics. But we swiftly forget that other areas of the home need cleaning too - you know, ...

This Is How Often You Should Clean Your House

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

No one wants to clean their house more than they need to, AMIRITE? It’s much more fun to be horizontal on the sofa than on your hands and knees in t...

The 10 Office Items Making You Sick!

Chad West | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Chad West

We are most concerned about the hygiene and cleanliness of our homes, but what about the other place we spend up to 40 hours each week - the office?

Mum Had Ingenious Solution When Her Kids Refused To Do The Dishes

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A mum got so tired of her teenage children not doing the dishes that she took matters into her own hands. Patricia Perez became so exasperated by her ...

Some Of The UK's 'Top Hotels' Are Hiding A Dirty Secret

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Next time you stay in a hotel overnight you might want to avoid the food. An investigation by Which? Travel has found that more than 650 UK hotels hav...

8 Weird Things People Do In The Shower That Have Nothing To Do With Washing

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

People have been eating oranges in the shower to avoid spilling the juice everywhere and there’s an entire subreddit dedicated to the pastime. The ...

Using Your Phone On The Toilet Could Be Making You (And Your Kids) Sick

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re a toilet texter or enjoy playing Candy Crush while spending a penny, you could be putting your health at risk. It’s estimated that aroun...

Flight Attendants Reveal The Secrets All Passengers Should Know

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Flight attendants have been revealing behind-the-scenes secrets that passengers rarely know - and it makes for pretty disturbing reading. From the rea...

Women Reveal The Things That Turn Them Off When Going To A Guy's House For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Going to a guy’s house for the first time can be a make or break situation. To prove it, women have been sharing their dating deal-breakers when it ...

Bald Men And Hairy Bodies

Scott Manley Hadley | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Manley Hadley

Do I keep my pubes impractically long because I don't want less hair, or because I don't want to spend time trimming? As a bald man, I'm objectively less attractive than I was with hair, despite (now) taking more pride in my appearance.

It's a Sh*tty Situation

Caitlin Gruer | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK
Caitlin Gruer

Everyone poops. This is a well-known fact--there is even a children's book about it. But did you also know that poop is (literally) everywhere? In ...