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Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

One in five sunbed users are at risk of becoming ‘tanning addicts’, scientists warn.

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Talcum powder cancer claims: the facts

Talcum powder cancer claims: the facts

Most recognisable as the creator of family favourite baby products, Johnson & Johnson have been in the headlines for other reasons this week after being ordered to pay $417m (£323.4m) to a California woman who claimed their talcum powder gave her ovarian cancer after allegedly using it for 50 years.

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6 reasons to ditch high heels as researchers call for change

Researchers at Aberdeen University have said that more needs to be done to stop women being forced to wear high heels in the workplace after finding direct links between wearing high heels and injury.

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Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.

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Banksy of poetry's message to Northampton hair salons to 'keep your chin up'

More hair salons across Northampton have come forward to show their appreciation for the uplifting words of the so-called 'Banksy of poetry' after they were also sent verses from the anonymous bard.
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Johnny with the Aveda styling team from London Fashion Week

Northampton stylist chosen by leading cosmetics brand to help style London Fashion Week models

A hairdresser from a Northampton salon has helped to style the runways of London Fashion Week after being called upon by cosmetics company, Aveda.
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TOWIE tans really do make men more attractive to women, suggests new research

TOWIE tans really do make men more attractive to women, suggests new research

A TOWIE-style fake tan really does make men much more attractive, according to scientific research.

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BEAUTY: Northampton hair salon expands to include new beauty room

BEAUTY: Northampton hair salon expands to include new beauty room

A Northampton hairdressing salon has expanded and added a bespoke beauty room for its clients, as Ruth Supple reports

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Cancer warning over skin bleaching

Cancer warning over skin bleaching treatment

Trendy skin bleaching jabs are “potentially dangerous” and could even lead to skin cancer, tops doctors have warned.

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Students warned over 'smart drug' pregnancy risk

Taking multivitamins in pregnancy ‘a waste of time’

Mums-to-be who take multi-vitamins to boost their baby’s health are wasting their money as most don’t need them, a new study has warned.

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Free fitness classes launched for the ‘exercise shy’ at Northampton park

Free fitness classes launched for the ‘exercise shy’ at Northampton park

British Military Fitness is launching free finesses classes for those not so keen on exercise.

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Jamie Houghton and Noah Kennedy run LPT Lifestyle Performance Transformations. They run classes from the Northamptonshire County Cricket Ground. Ruth Supple takes up the challenge, by taking part in a six week transformation class.  Photographs: Kelly Cooper NNL-160428-125253009

Health and fitness company promises to help people lose a stone in six weeks

A new health and fitness company set up in Northampton and Kettering by one of the top 100 trainers in the world promises to help people lose a stone in six weeks by following its exercise, nutrition and coaching programme. Ruth Supple found out more . . .

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SPRING BLOOM: Beauty shoot photographed in beautiful Northamptonshire countryside

SPRING BLOOM: Beauty shoot photographed in beautiful Northamptonshire countryside

Want to achieve a natural look with your make-up but don’t know how? Our spring beauty shoot, photographed in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, showcases clear and simple make-up set against a backdrop of beautiful flowers . .

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Extreme relaxation at two revamped health spas

Spas have come a long way from their draconian calorie-counted past and these days are ideal places to relax and unwind. Kate de la Chapelle visited two revamped spas to see what guests can expect...

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Personal trainer Becca Mclachlan

Personal trainer gives top tips for runners getting ready to pound the pavements and trailes in Northamptonshire

It’s the London Marathon this month when runners of all ages and experience will be raising millions of pounds for good causes. Personal trainer Becca Mclachlan has these top tips to encourage you to dust off your trainers and start pounding the pavements and trails around Northamptonshire...

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Half of clients at new ‘intimate waxing’ salon in Northamptonshire are businessmen says owner

A new beauty salon specialising in intimate waxing has opened in Northamptonshire and half of its clients are professional businessmen daring to bare all down below, reports Ruth Supple . . .

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Alesha Dixon visits Avon at Northampton

Alesha Dixon visits staff at Avon in Northampton

Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon has visited Avon’s offices to chat to staff in Northampton.

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