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Golden Goddess • Feeling a little flat from the lack of (safe) sun exposure lately? The easiest way to up the glow factor on your face is with tanning drops. “Put a few drops directly onto the applicator sponge that’s included and apply it to the face for an even application that blends effortlessly,” says Bonnie Gillies, founder of Basics by B. “It also keeps your hands clean and free from staining.”
Let the Games Begin • Get ready to cheer on three powerhouses competing at the 2022 Commonwealth Games
Hot Air Convos • Feeling brushed off during a medical appointment hurts your patient-doctor relationship and can also lead to dangerous consequences. It has a name: medical gaslighting. Learn to take control with this proactive approach
Spot the Signs • Five clues you’re not being heard.
A Diary of Quitting the pill • There’s so much advice available when you’re starting the contraceptive pill, but not a lot of info about what happens if you decide to come off it. A writer shares the diary she kept of her first pill-free month
Chewing the Fat • More than 70 years after saturated fat was first cast as public enemy number one, scientists are still struggling to agree on whether meat and dairy are unfairly maligned whole foods or a heart attack waiting to happen. Now, thanks to brand new research, the saturated fat debate is heating up once again
THE HEALTHY WOMAN’S GUIDE TO SAT FATS
The Rise of Ingestible Beauty • Why we’re eating up the latest trend in skincare
Cold Sweat • Exercising outdoors will be way more chill – and fun – if you follow the genius intel of all-weather athletes
5 Classic Strength Moves • Nike trainer Nesrine Dally says scrapping the more complex strength exercises could be the key to making progress
Mind Games • Manifestation might sound like magic, but as masses of mainstream advocates swear by its power, many are left questioning its impact beyond simply thinking happy thoughts. Can you really train your brain to make your dreams a reality?
Dopamine Fasting • While this neurotransmitter is having a fashion moment, living between hits isn’t good for mental health. Can one writer break the circuit?
What I Learnt When I Ditched Booze • Like many who grew up in a drinking culture, by her twenties, Jennifer Savin felt trapped in a cycle of nights out and anxious mornings. So she took a break, reset and became a mindful drinker
“Even in Grief, Nature Reminded Me How Much Joy There is” • After her younger sister died suddenly, broadcaster Indira Naidoo’s world was shattered. Turning to her urban landscape for solace, she found hope and healing in nature
DESTINATION: Eden Health Retreat • Can this five-star wellness escape in the Gold Coast revive one exhausted soul?
We Need to Talk About Eye Cream • Yes, you really need one – and these are the cult faves you can’t miss
FORMULA WON • The clean movement has made its way to the perfume aisle. Come along as WH breaks down what that means for all our bodily scent-sations
Bright Sparks • Lacking pep in the depths of winter? Bold colours might give you the lift you need
ROAD TO RECOVERY • It’s taken a lot of time, learning and hard work, but Rachael Finch has beaten body image issues and come to love herself – just as she is
Happiness REDEFINED • The latest research shows you...