Rihanna's Fenty Beauty Has Made This Albino Woman Very Happy, As It Really Does Cater For All Skin Tones

The Huffington Post | Patricia Yaker Ekall | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK Style

A woman who is albino has taken to social media to sing Rihanna’s praises for her universal approach to taking on the cosmetics industry. Acondria...

Mum Slams Instagram For Removing Photo Of Son With Facial Disfigurement

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has criticised Instagram for removing a photo of her son who has a facial disfigurement, after it was reported by another social media user. Ch...

Why The 'Insta-Mum Backlash' Is A Positive Thing

Helen Bryce | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK Parents
Helen Bryce

So, I say high five to all those Insta-mums (aka business women providing for their families and sharing stories and making themselves heard) keep going. I imagine that it really stings when those you feel are your tribe are the first to criticise but take the Daily Mail headline as yet another example that you are leading the way.

It's #RealMeDay - But What Does It Really Mean?

Mike Bandar | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Bandar

Where once we'd look at movies, TV and magazines and see flawless celebrities to aspire to, social media has solidified the idea of being 'Insta-perfect' in our everyday lives. On the one hand, as visual beings, we can appreciate a beautifully crafted Instagram post, but on the other, it creates an innate pressure when we realise our lives don't mirror those of our Insta-idols.

How Athleisure Broke The Style Mainstream

Claudia Canavan | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment that athleisure broke through. The child of athletic activities and downtime leisure (pretty yoga pants for ...

Life Hacks For A More Productive Day

Claudia Canavan | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We live in a time of endless distractions, yet we’re expected to be more productive than ever. This weird conundrum (‘must maintain strong social ...

Hackers Put Contact Details Of Over Six Million Instagram Accounts Up For Sale

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Tech

The hackers responsible for scraping the personal information from some six million Instagram accounts have now reportedly put the information up for ...

Wiggle Brows Are The Beauty Trend No One Asked For

The Huffington Post | Patricia Yaker Ekall | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Style

Thanks to Instagram and the blogosphere, it seems there are beauty trends cropping up on an almost daily basis. From the weird (vagina nails) to the w...

The Social Art Revolution

Jean-David Malat | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
Jean-David Malat

Much has changed since the dawn of social media, especially for us in the art world. Instagram has revolutionised the ways artists display their work and art dealers find new talent. You can curate your Instagram page to perfection - like a gallery, giving artists an unlimited space to showcase their work.

Striking The Balance Between Social Media And Real Life

Shaz Memon | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Shaz Memon

That's the view of the social media nay-sayers, and of course, in many respects they're correct. But that's obviously not all that social media is about. It opens doors to new experiences, knowledge, new music, films and books.

The Photos You Post On Instagram Reveal A Lot About Your Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Tech

You might think that Instagram is just for heavily-filtered brunch snaps and smug selfies, but scientists have found that your grid reveals a lot more...

An Art Historian's Analysis Of David Cameron's Wilderness Photo

Laura-Jane Foley | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Politics
Laura-Jane Foley

In the history of Western Art so often the female is the beautiful muse, or mere adornment to an image. Typically she lacks power, profile or status. But in this photograph, whilst the female is turned away from the lens, her face obscured by a wig and seemingly gazing at the male subject of the photo, her clothing suggests all is not quite as it seems. For on the back of the sequinned jacket writ large across the pink heart is the name CORBYN.

The Rise Of The Insta-Mum

Jodie Andrews | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Parents
Jodie Andrews

You can paint a life that looks nice on the outside, but it's nothing if it's not authentic on the inside. The reality is that your nice white walls have once been covered in paint, felt tips, ketchup. The reality is that your kid has thrown a major tantrum in the middle of a busy supermarket. The reality is that you've been covered head to toe in sick, poo, piss. The reality in actual fact, is much better than the painted pretty picture. The reality is life as it is. Pure, authentic and real. 

Why Are We So Afraid Of Our Thirties?

Naomi Cooper | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Naomi Cooper

The idea that being 30-odd is too old to pursue your passions and dreams, even if that involves a drastic change, is ludicrous. You are not yet halfway through your life. You have survived your twenties, observed yourself change and grow, and now have a better idea of who you are and what you want than ever before.

This Mum's Instagram Will Make You Feel Better About Being An 'Imperfect Parent'

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Parents

Parenting Instagram accounts can be a blessing or a curse. They can make you feel guilty about how messy your home is and confused as to how everyone ...

15 Creative Pregnancy Announcement Ideas That Are Surprisingly Easy To Pull Off

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Parents

Nowadays, no pregnancy announcement is complete without the obligatory social media post. Forget friends and family, if your big reveal doesn’t pull...

Instagram Bullying: How Parents Can Protect Their Child From Abuse On The App

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Parents

“There was a phase at our school when people would create Instagram accounts such as ‘Local slags’ or ’School whores,” one teen told HuffPos...

The Importance Of Social Media

Paul Blanchard | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Politics
Paul Blanchard

What's clear is that social media is not just for shameless self-promoters, bored teenagers or angry trolls. It's an essential tool in raising your profile and reaching out to those you would never ordinarily have the opportunity to. Follow Jacob Rees-Mogg's example, and you stand to benefit hugely.

How Much Celebs Are Rumoured To Get Paid To Post On Instagram, From Kim Kardashian To Zoella

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The highest earners on Instagram have been revealed, with the likes of Selena Gomez, Kim Kardashian and Zoella reportedly earning tens of thousands fo...

Why I Document My Dad's Journey Through Dementia On Social Media

Mariel Kirton | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mariel Kirton

Dad can't make memories like you and me, so I make them for him with the posts I share on Instagram. I wanted to capture the happy moments to show that, although dementia changes the way he does things, it doesn't prevent him from doing them completely at this stage. He is still the person we have always loved, he is still my dad.

7 Instagram Accounts Inspiring Better Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Instagram has been named as the worst social media app for young people’s mental health. The Royal Society for Public Health asked people aged 14-24...

The Fake Authenticity Movement

Charli Cohen | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Tech
Charli Cohen

The backlash against curated Insta-perfection has been a hot topic for quite some time now. It would seem that authenticity is the new currency among influencers. But when people start being 'real' because they feel they have to, is it really real? Or is it just doing more damage?

Battle Of The Social Media Platforms - Instagram V Snapchat

Mike Bandar | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Tech
Mike Bandar

In the summer of 2016, you likely opened Instagram to quite a surprise: colourful bubbles, full-screen videos, stickers galore...all of it vanishing a...

Is This The Best Group Selfie Ever?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Unless you have the selfie-taking skills of Ellen Degeneres, it’s hard to fit all your pals in one snap. But one group of friends managed it when th...

Sienna Miller Joins Instagram, And Suddenly 2017 Is Looking Up

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Style

Sienna Miller has finally joined the rest of the world on Instagram, and 2017 is suddenly looking up. The 35-year-old British actress shared her first...