Personal Hygiene

How to stay fragrant all summer long

We may not get wonderful summers year in year out here in the UK, but even our warmer weather can cause problems where personal hygiene is concerned. That’s because we sweat in response to high temperatures – it’s the body’s natural cooling mechanism.

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Family

Don’t fall foul of the barbie this summer

The arrival of barbecue season is something most of us look forward to, especially here in the UK. This country is, after all, the leading barbecue nation in Europe (according to the organisers of National BBQ Week, we hosted more than 130 million barbecues in 2015, with British families firing up the barbie an average of nine times each summer).

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Personal Hygiene

Are you at risk of worms?

Dog owners may be used to treating their animals for worms, but did you know there are some worms that can affect humans too?

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Bic 1 Sensitive pack of 5

Personal Hygiene

Brits shower almost nine times a week

The type of job you do may influence how many showers you take a week, suggests a survey by business insurance website constructaquote.com.

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Personal Hygiene

Tummy-safe travel hygiene tips

According to the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNac), travellers’ diarrhoea is the most common health problem to affect people travelling and on their holidays.

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Dental

How to keep your breath fresh

Almost everyone suffers from bad breath once in a while and it comes in many forms, from the very common early morning bad breath up to persistent bad breath (halitosis).

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Personal Hygiene

Hyperhidrosis: when perspiration becomes excessive

Sweating is your body’s way of controlling its temperature, so it’s natural to perspire when you’re hot.

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Gillette Fusion Manual Blades 4 razor blades

Personal Hygiene

Bathroom hygiene: keeping a lid on it

When it comes to public hygiene, many Brits are more paranoid about germs than ever before – and perhaps quite rightly, since washroom hygiene can pose a serious risk to your health.

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Lynx Shower Gel Africa 400ml

Healthy Skin & Beauty

What you need to know about hair and scalp problems

Joanne Carey, conditions category manager at AAH, has the answers to common questions about hair and scalp problems

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