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5 Valentine's Day Perfumes She'll Like More Than A Bunch Of Flowers

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Style

Listen up, fellas. The big V-Day is now less than a week away and if you haven't got her anything, you Better. Start. Panicking. Speaking from pers...

What Do My Children Really Think of Me?

Kathryn Berens | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Parents
Kathryn Berens

Facebook's "Motherhood Challenge" which has hit in the last week or so has caused some controversy. The challenge (and it strikes me that it is not particularly challenging at all) is to post three photos which show how you are proud to be a mum and then you "challenge" other women whom you think are great mothers to do the same.

The Sexiest Valentine's Day Lingerie Sets Under £50

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK Style

It comes but once a year, the day when it's perfectly acceptable to spend a ludicrous amount of money on intangibly complicated underwear. But what...

Valentine's Day Beauty Products To Treat Yourself To

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 12.02.2016 | UK Style

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and shops are getting stocked up with all things pink and heart-shaped. With the giants of the beauty wor...

The Best Shopping Spots in Paris

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Paris is many things to many people: the city of love, the city of delicious food and most of all, the city of fabulous shopping. If you subscribe ...

Four Things You Wish You Knew About Your Clothes

Marianne Caroline Hughes | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Style
Marianne Caroline Hughes

We want to feel able to make a difference with our own impact on our planet and the people on our planet. However when it comes to something as basic as getting dressed in the morning, we're already lost. So what would be helpful for us to know about the clothes we're wearing?

12 New Year's Eve Dresses To Sparkle Up Your Life

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 27.12.2015 | UK Style

New Year's Eve is almost upon us and it's time to start the countdown. No, not that countdown. We're talking about the mad rush to get your party outf...

11 Ways To Blow Your Christmas Cash

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 26.12.2015 | UK Style

So Christmas is over, you're bored of Boxing Day, and there are days to go before New Year's Eve. What (peace) on earth do you do with yourself? Sp...

The Wind And Rain Didn't Keep Millions Of Boxing Day Shoppers Away

Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 26.12.2015 | UK

Shoppers hit the high street in their millions on Saturday as stores reopened for the Boxing Day sales. It was estimated that some 22 million Brito...

People Really Don't Think 'Panic Saturday' Is A Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.12.2015 | UK

Shops and media outlets seem to be intent on telling us that this Saturday is in fact “Panic Saturday”. This is supposedly when the whole of Br...

Christmas Presence, Not Presents

Julian Vigo | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK
Julian Vigo

Like China's Santa Claus which plays a saxophone which left me unable to explain to her last year, I am equally unable to fully explain the link between a god, his son born to a virgin and the tie-in to a fat man dressed in red fur with elves. The entire description of Christmas borders on paedophillic and spans the implausible.

Will You Be Using a 'Dementia Friendly' Checkout For Your Christmas Shopping?

Beth Britton | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Britton

As shoppers partake in a rush to buy all those Christmas essentials (and indeed all the things you think you need but probably don't), this may not have much significance for the majority of people who are queuing up to pay for their goods, but it's prompted a lot of soul-searching in my mind.

Where To Shop If You Want The Staff To Have A Merry Christmas Too

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK

If you felt bad ordering for all your Christmas gifts from Amazon last year, this list is for you. These nine retailers, selling everything from wi...

The Beauty Gifts We Want You To Buy Us

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Style

Hint, hint. We're about to drop some serious Christmas stocking inspo. The following 15 beauty gifts are the stuff of festive dreams, and what we'd...

20 Things She Actually Wants For Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Whether it's a gift for your girlfriend, wife or mum, working out what someone actually wants for Christmas, can be a total nightmare (unless she's gi...

What To Buy The Guy You Just Started Dating For Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Forget the crippling fear of texting back too soon, the question of when to meet the parents, and the constant effort it takes not to let them see you...

Kylie Jenner's Lip Kits Go On Sale Today (And Here's What They Look Like)

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Style

Kylie Jenner's Lip Kits have been the subject on everyone else's for a good few months now and the long-awaited beauty products are finally available ...

13 Little Red Dresses You Need In Your Life

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK Style

Just when we thought nothing could usurp the Little Black Dress from it's spot at the top of the fashion pile, something equally as classic has made a...

Currys Is Having A Pretty Phenomenal Black Friday

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK

Currys and sister shop PC World look set to smash its web traffic record this Black Friday, as millions flock to the shop's website to seek out online...

The Websites Making Sustainable Fashion Shopping Easier

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK Style

Shopping for sustainable fashion may seem like it's easier said than done - after all there's only so much you can divine about a garment's origins fr...

Black Friday At Topshop: Everything You Need To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK Style

Black Friday 2015 is here once again and the shopping deals are in full swing. Topshop have one of the best sales around and we're here to tell you...

18 Horrifying Pictures Of The Devastation And Carnage That Is Black Friday

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK

British manners have finally prevailed and successfully fended off the awful American tradition of Black Friday carnage. While scenes Stateside hav...

Black Friday - The Ultimate Survival Guide

Hannah Maundrell | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK
Hannah Maundrell

Don't fall into the trap of buying something just because it's heavily discounted, the clock is ticking and the flash sale is about to end - this is what shops want you to do! It's easy to be tempted, but if something's not on your list, walk away.

Black Friday or Buy Nothing Day - Which Offers More?

Dr Teresa Belton | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK
Dr Teresa Belton

This may all sound very dismal, so used are we to the ease and pleasure of shopping. But the good news is that we need not see the prospect of reducing our material expectations as one of hair-shirted sacrifice, but rather a prompt to a different and much more promising perspective on life.

Five Tips to Dealing With the Black Friday Frenzy

Susanna Halonen | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Susanna Halonen

Black Friday marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. It also often marks the beginning of pre-Christmas panic. All of a sudden Christmas is less than 4 weeks away and there is a lot to do. The urgency and chaos that Black Friday creates doesn't help you to feel confident about the situation - in fact it makes you panic even more.