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18 Buys Under £10 For Those Slightly Embarrassing Problems You Google

You googled it. These solve it. And all for under a tenner.We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, HuffPost UK may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time […]

today9 June 2022

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Breastfeeding In Public Is Hard. For Plus-Size Women, It’s Even Harder

Suz Gillies-Smith, the body acceptance activist behind the @plussizebreastfeeding Instagram account, feeds her son at a TJ Maxx.Breastfeeding in public has become increasingly normalised over the past decade and yet, according to a 2019 survey, one in four people in the US think feeding or pumping in public is “inappropriate.” But a baby has to eat when a baby has to eat, whether that’s in a store, at a restaurant or on a plane.Mums […]

today1 June 2022 2


Ageing ‘Gracefully’ Can Be Scary. Here’s How To Shift The Narrative

It's likely that the parts about ageing that bother you most can be softened if you change your perception.The image I see of myself in my mind is that of a photograph taken in 1992, when I was 22 years old. The photo is of me and my friend, Sean. I’d gone with him to have his professional headshots taken (he’s an actor and songwriter) and the photographer offered to […]

today15 May 2022


Sports Illustrated Swimwear Model Shows C-Section Scar To Mixed Reactions

In recent years, Sports Illustrated has made a concerted effort to expand the, shall we say, limited perception of female beauty highlighted in its annual Swimsuit issue.  In 2016, the publication featured its first plus-size cover girl, Ashley Graham. In 2019, Halima Aden became the first model to appear in the magazine wearing a hijab. And in 2020, Valentina Sampaio became the first openly transgender model to appear in the issue. The latest first for the 58-year-old […]

today13 May 2022


This Is What It’s Really Like To Be The Bald Guy At Work

Should bald men have to put up with comments on their appearance from co-workers?Hair loss is far more prevalent among men than women and for some, it’s a sensitive subject. Now, an employment tribunal has ruled that commenting on someone’s baldness in the workplace is a form of sexual harassment. The ruling – made by a panel of three men – comes after an electrician, Tony Finn, claimed he’d been sexually […]

today13 May 2022


River Island’s Body Positivity Swimwear Leaves Some People Feeling Anything But

Model Charli Howard's new swimwear line for River Island.High street brand River Island has launched a new swimwear line that aims to promote body positivity – but it’s left many shoppers feeling anything but.The brand has teamed up with model and body positivity advocate Charli Howard for a collection named “Sorry not sorry: A celebration of confidence with Charli Howard”. The range includes a leopard print plunge swimsuit, a hot […]

today6 May 2022

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The Real Reason Why Women Gained More Weight Than Men In Lockdown

Women were more likely to put on weight during the pandemic.It’s totally normal to put on weight during a pandemic that closed gyms, made it illegal to leave your neighbourhood, and restricted us to the house. But research shows that women have been more prone to weight gain during this time than men.That’s because much of the responsibilities of the home, plus caring responsibilities, fell on women, leading many to stress-eat.With […]

today6 May 2022