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The Body Experts: How To Spot An Eating Disorder

Shockingly, in a recent survey it was revealed that more than one in three adults (34%) in the UK could not name...

Health & Wellbeing

The Body Experts: Get To Know Your Gut

Sure, it’s not the most exciting bit of our body to take care of, but looking after our digestive system and keeping...

Health & Wellbeing

The Body Experts: What To Do About Bad Circulation

Granted it’s a bit nippy outside, but if you’re shivering indoors when everyone else is comfy in a t-shirt, or you can’t...

Health & Wellbeing

The Body Experts: What’s The Deal With Pubic Hair?

Au naturel, Brazilian, or short and tidy – however you like to style yourself, from a practical perspective pubic hair is super-useful....

Health & Wellbeing

The Body Experts: Let’s Talk About Smear Tests

Looking after your body and mind is super-important, and while many of us find it easy to slap on a face pack,...

Arts & Culture

Time’s Up: The Women’s March For Equality

Chanting “Time’s Up, Time’s Up,” and carrying #MeToo placards, more than 5 million protestors worldwide took to the streets this weekend – over 100,000 in London...

Health & Wellbeing

How You Can Get Fit Eating Chocolate, Seriously

Ah, chocolate. Our bff in times of happiness, hunger, sadness and pain. Although choco is high in magnesium, which is great for...

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How The Meridian Cycle Can Help Balance Your Body

Just like having a clean home, achieving equilibrium can seem unattainable and totally overwhelming, unless you’re naturally a balanced (or clean) person...

Health & Wellbeing

The Body Experts: How To Fix Bad Posture

Sorry to sound like your mum here, but are you slouching rn? Do you make a point of walking tall, or have...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

Periods: What To Expect In Your 20s, 30s & 40s

Just as our skin, hair and body shape can change in our 20s, 30s and 40s, it should be no surprise that...

Health & Wellbeing

The Body Experts: Preparing Your Body To Conceive

Granted, when you don’t actually want to make a baby, plenty of time and effort during your “fertile years” will be spent...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

The Body Experts: Facts To Know About Your Period Flow

Without stating the obvious, a period is the most visible, outward sign of a functioning menstrual cycle (like, duh). But along with...

Health & Wellbeing

The 5 Signs You Need More Self-Love In Your Life

Sure, taking care of yourself involves a body scrub, sorting out your toe nails and deploying a much-needed hair mask, but it...

Health & Wellbeing

It Happened To Me: I Learnt To Live With My Interstitial Cystitis

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: How Can PCOS Affect My Fertility?

Whether you’re wanting a baby now, sometime soon or indeed *ever*, it goes without saying that fertility is an important part of...

Arts & Culture

This Art Movement Is Creating A Convo About Mental Health

Self-expression is a fundamental part of being human, but between meetings, deadlines, giving time to friends and family, exercising and so on...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Are Sore Boobs Something To Worry About?

The girls feeling a little tender? Trust us, we feel your pain. There’s nothing worse than worrying your bra is going to...

Health & Wellbeing

Why Fitness Blogger Carly Rowena Swears By Maca

It seems like every day there’s a new superfood, supplement or elixir of life to get excited about. It’s a struggle to...

Health & Wellbeing

It Happened To Me: I Had A Double Mastectomy To Save My Life

It’s all well and good telling you the stats surrounding breast cancer – more than 4,000 UK women will be diagnosed with breast...

Health & Wellbeing

How You Can Take Care Of Your Body And Mind

Sponsored by Champneys Health Spa We’re on the home stretch now; it’s getting colder and the end of the year is in...

Health & Wellbeing

Burning Up? The Real Reason Why You Can’t Stop Blushing

If you’re a natural born “blusher”, you’ll know full well the deeply uncomfortable feeling of your face turning redder than red. Oww....

Beauty

The Beauty Benefits Of Beetroot, Your Body’s New Saviour

It’s bold, it’s bright and it’s a b*tch for staining your fingers and turning your wee pink. There sure is nothing shy...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Everything You NTK About Cervical Cancer

Women’s health is something we care about deeply at Pink Parcel. From PMS to sore nipples to cancer, there’s nothing we won’t talk about, which is why we’re...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Everything You NTK About Ovarian Cancer

Women’s health is something we care about deeply at Pink Parcel. From PMS to sore nipples to cancer, there’s nothing we won’t talk...

Health & Wellbeing

The Lowdown On Liquids And Happy Hydration

We all know a water bore who claims they can’t survive an hour unless they’ve got a bottle of the stuff strapped to...

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Everything You NTK About Sweat: From Feet To Foreheads

Slippery armpits…a slow trickle of back sweat…that clammy, hot patch under the boobs; sweating is something we all do. And it’s not...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Are My Nipples Normal?

All hail our wondrous nips! Everyone has them (interesting science fact; they actually develop in the womb before our sex organs), yet...

Health & Wellbeing

10 Smart Reasons To Swerve The Booze This Weekend

When did you last have an alcohol-free Friday, Saturday and Sunday? Like, not even a sip of prosecco or a droplet of...

Health & Wellbeing

Could Your Period Be The Reason You Have A Cold?

Ovulation could be the culprit when it comes to getting the sniffles! Studies have shown that during ovulation, when an egg is...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

4 Reasons Why Your Period Has Stopped – Apart From Pregnancy

Absent periods are quite common with an estimated 1 in 25 women affected at some point in their lives. Obviously pregnancy is...

Health & Wellbeing

5 Things This Sleep Expert Does Every Day

Want the secrets to a perfect night’s shut-eye? Us too. Dr Nerina Ramlakhan, sleep expert for Silent Night, knows the all shortcuts...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Let’s Talk About IBS And Periods

We all have tummy trouble now and then, but if you find yourself with on-going digestive drama, you might be suffering from irritable bowel...

Health & Wellbeing

It Happened To Me: A Breast Reduction Gave Me Back My Body Confidence

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

Health & Wellbeing

Sleep Your Way To A Healthy Body And Mind

When it comes to health and fitness, there’s one celebrity you can count on to stay super-strict – the ever-glowing Gwyneth Paltrow. She...

Arts & Culture

It Happened To Me: I Attended An Indian Period Ceremony

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

The Real Deal On Menstrual Cups: From The Women Who Use Them

You might have noticed that menstrual cups are having a moment. No longer just the period go-to for hippies or forward thinking...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Everything You NTK About The Morning After Pill

If you are thinking any of the following… ‘Uh oh. I forgot to use a condom and I am not ready for...

Health & Wellbeing

Got Tummy Trouble? 3 Easy Ways To Improve Digestion

Bloating, indigestion, abdominal pains – bad digestion is no fun. However, many of us go through life suffering in silence from our tummy troubles, believing there’s...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Everything You *NTK* About Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cysts are common and are often not a cause for concern. However sometimes, cysts can be painful and you may need medical treatment. Today,...

Health & Wellbeing

It Happened To Me: I’ve Learnt to Live With An Ostomy Bag

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

#TabooTuesday: *Everything* You NTK About Early Menopause

The menopause is when a woman’s period stops and she’s no longer fertile. But when do you think this happens? 40s? 50s? No idea? Sometimes it...

Health & Wellbeing

You’ll Never Guess What Your Hands Reveal About Your Health

Apart from when you’re painting your fingernails, giving your hands a wash or slipping on a ring or two, how often do...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Myths About The Pill, Debunked

The pill (actually called the combined oral contraceptive pill) is the most common form of contraception in the UK. Not only is...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Why Cystitis Is Just The Worst

Ever needed the toilet so badly that the shame of (soberly) wetting yourself in public outweighs the need to pee? Oh heeeey,...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Everything You Need To Know About Fanny Farts

OK we’re putting it out there straight away, fanny farts happen to the best of us. A delicate squeak, a wet raspberry, a...

Health & Wellbeing

This Takes Less Than Two Minutes But It Could Save Your Life

Last week at PP HQ we were lucky enough to have a visit Cathie from UK breast cancer charity CoppaFeel! She spoke eloquently...

Health & Wellbeing

Why It’s Totally Fine To Take Time Off Work For Endometriosis

The legend that is Lena Dunham did something incredible this week. Never one to shy away from speaking her mind, the brilliantly...

Period Tips, Help & Advice

How Your Period Affects Your Ability To Quit Smoking

Giving up cigs for the New Year? Scientists have discovered that your period could be the answer to much-needed willpower! A new...

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