Hygiene

This Is How Often You Should Be Washing Your Tea Towels

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Food poisoning: it's no laughing matter. And if you don't want to spend days with your head stuck down the toilet, then you might want to address t...

Afternoon Snacks Ruining Your Teeth And Healthier Alternatives

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Cafolla | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Breakfast at your desk, mid-afternoon snacks and sugary pick-me-ups: the working week can wreak havoc on your diet- and even more so, your teeth. ...

Sorry To Break It To You, But Beards Are Full Of Bacteria

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's no disputing that facial hair is fashionable right now. But is it hygienic? In an an interview with trichologists from the Birmingham Tr...

How To Stop The Hygiene Nightmare That Is Stinky Feet

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The sun is out and our thoughts are inadvertently wandering to beer gardens, long walks in the countryside and - um - sweaty feet. The thing is, as...

15 Spring-Cleaning Hacks For People Who Really Hate Cleaning

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We love the longer days and ever-growing sunshine of spring. The downside to all this natural light is that the muck in our houses shows up all th...

This Perfume Smells Better The More You Sweat (Apparently)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Despite spraying perfume or aftershave first thing in the morning, come mid-afternoon (or even earlier) the scent has often worn off. But hope is o...

How To Poo In Peace At Work

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We may have all read 'Everyone Poops' as children, but it seems as adults we are still coy about going to the loo - especially on a date or at work. ...

The Most Common Causes Of Food Poisoning Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Millions of people suffer from food poisoning worldwide each year, and let's face it, it's never fun. But what is it that forces so many people to ...

Preventing Disease and Further Tragedy for Malawi Flood Victims

Lovemore Mvula | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK
Lovemore Mvula

When the storms first hit southern Malawi in January, Edina Anyezi, a 44-year-old mother and well-respected Senior Chief Kawinga of Mwanyali Village, rushed home to rescue her family's few belongings from the rising floodwaters.

A Cautionary Tale About Scrimping On A Good Dentist...

Caters | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most women attempt to kickstart a healthy regime before their wedding day in order to look good, but all one woman wanted was a set of nice teeth afte...

How Do Ladies With Long Nails Wipe Their Nether Regions?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It all began with a simple question pitched to Reddit. And it seems that 4,000 Reddit users have much to speculate when it comes to such a hot topi...

This Is How Often You Should Wash Your Pyjamas

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When was the last time you washed your pyjamas? A week ago? Or maybe a fortnight? Or even a month? While you might think they're clean, chances...

This Is How Often You Should Be Showering...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you love nothing more than having a shower - or five - on a daily basis then you could be putting your health at risk. Following on from our pre...

Woman Sleeps With Bedbugs For Five Years, Gets Bitten A LOT

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Regine Gries has been bitten over 85,000 times by bedbugs - but all in the name of science. The biologist has been sleeping with bedbugs for five y...

Man Pulls Longest, Grossest Ingrown Hair Out Of His Face

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're one of those people who like to squeeze blackheads, pop pimples and examine plucked hairs on your tweezers, then you've come to the right pl...

People Ditching Public Transports Due To Hygiene Concerns

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Travellers are turning their noses up at public transport because of concerns over hygiene, according to a survey. Other appear to be too posh for ...

How To Defrost Your Turkey Safely

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Millions of people have been defrosting their turkey at Christmas incorrectly, prompting a need for - wait or it - National Defrost Your Turkey Day. ...

Do You Sit Down On Public Toilet Seats? Science Tells You Why You Should

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Have you ever spent five minutes building a nest of loo roll on a public toilet seat before answering nature's call? Or do you just attempt the awkwar...

Why You Should Never Sit In The Aisle Seat On An Aeroplane

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Sitting in the aisle seat on an aeroplane may give you easy access to the loo and some extra space to stretch your legs, but it also makes you more ex...

Your Chopping Board Is Dirtier Than You Think

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You can wash your hands, food or cooking utensils as much as you like - but if you aren't cleaning your chopping boards properly you could be leaving ...

Why Hand Dryers Are Germ Machines

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It might be time to revert back to paper towels, as scientists have shown that hand dryers aren't actually that effective when it comes to combating g...

Answered: Why We Like The Smell Of Our Own Farts

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Unless you have a particularly niche fetish, there probably isn't a human alive that relishes the smell of another person's farts. Our own, howeve...

Why You Should Stop Using Hand Sanitiser...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re one of those people who smother their hands with antibacterial sanitiser the minute you step off of public transport, listen up. Regula...

Why Your Home Might Be Making You Ill

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Double-glazing and loft insulation has become de riguer in the fight to conserve energy, but a new survey reveals that we may be putting our health at...

Simple Hammer Test Shows Just How Dirty The Tube Is

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Next time the Tube doors open, you may want to think twice before rushing to get yourself a seat. A recent (not-so scientific) experiment has revea...