Beauty

Things get ugly at beauty pageant

11:09 AM   Runner-up didn't want world peace at Brazilian contest, instead opting to rip the crown from her rival's head

Vatican condemns plastic surgery

Mary Ward   Cosmetic surgery may harm women's acceptance of themselves, a Vatican paper prepared for a meeting on the role of women says.

Gwyneth Paltrow advises women to 'steam-clean' their vaginas

Megan Blandford   Gwyneth’s at it again, this time raving about the benefits of steam-cleaning her vagina.

Wellbeing

Why your workout should be high-intensity

Jane E. Brody   High-intensity exercise may be even better than regular aerobic activities for many patients with conditions like heart disease, diabetes, stroke, pulmonary disease, arthritis and Parkinson’s disease.

The skinny on Isagenix

Imagine a company that claims its products can help you lose weight, have more energy and make money at the same time?

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Early exercise found to help weight loss

Sarah Berry   Getting up and at ‘em may mean more than just extra hours in your day.

Home & Style

New study reveals how you should stack your dishwasher

Livia Gamble   Instead of making our lives easier the dishwasher, and how to stack it, can drive a domestic wedge between couple and housemates.

Five easy tips to add value to your home

C. Mitchell   You’ve given your body an overhaul as part of your new year’s resolution – why not do the same for your living space?

DIY: Upcycled salt and pepper shakers

Livia Gamble   The Etsy Blog show you how to upcycle old salt and pepper shakers.

Life

Oldest children are more responsible but younger siblings are funnier

Jessica Sier   New research has found first-borns consider themselves more successful and organised, while youngest siblings think they're funnier and more relaxed.

Woman falls off cliff after proposal from boyfriend

Jessica Sier   So ecstatic was one Bulgarian woman at receiving a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, that she stumbled, fell from a cliff and died in Ibiza.

Not sleeping? This could be why

Siena Yates   Insomnia can be a sign of underlying health issues, from acid reflux to potentially life-threatening conditions.

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