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Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s haircut of 2020 – and other hot news

The beauty, health and wellness news we’re talking about this week
The ’do to do
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The ’do to do

Phoebe Waller-Bridge cannot put a foot wrong. Not only has her mega-hit show Fleabag been winning awards left, right and centre, but she was recently seen sporting the hottest haircut of 2020 – ‘The Shag’ – while collecting her many accolades. This is a style made up of a curly fringe at the front and choppy layers at the back. The messier it gets, the better it looks and it works on all hair lengths. A texture-enhancing product is a must – try SGX NYC The Do-It-All 3 in 1 Dry Texture Spray (231ml).

Memory + mindfulness = magic
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Memory + mindfulness = magic

Do you find yourself forgetful about day-to-day things? There’s only so long we can blame the January return-to-work fug. So you’ll be pleased to know a new study has found that just 10 minutes of mindfulness a day can help us remember more. Which means taking time out for yourself to quiet your mind has more benefits than you thought.

A modern-day heroine
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A modern-day heroine

If you’re unfamiliar with Australian comedian Celeste Barber, then it’s time to get acquainted. Not only is she one of the funniest women to follow on Instagram (@celestebarber), but her fundraising page for the Australian fires has raised over £26million and counting.

Veganuary beauty buys
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Veganuary beauty buys

If you’ve taken on #veganuary then why not expand it to your beauty regime as well as your meals? Here are three winners that are not only brilliant products, but come with a side of clear conscience. Starting with your skin, consider trying Garnier Organic Cornflower Micellar Water* (400ml) to get all your make-up off. Next, body care – Original Source Creamy Vanilla & Raspberry Shower Gel** (250ml) smells amazing. And finishing with your hair, Noughty Wave Hello Shampoo** (250ml) will get it squeaky clean.

Norovirus alert!
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Norovirus alert!

The pesky winter vomiting bug norovirus, which we try to avoid at all costs, is on the rise this winter in England. Yuck! Public Health England (PHE) has reported a 24% increase, so if you’re one of the unlucky ones: a polite reminder to keep washing those hands, stay off work until the symptoms have stopped for two days – and avoid visiting anyone in hospital during this time.

*Certifying body: The Soil Association. **Certifying body: The Vegan Society